Berman's Pediatric Decision Making

Berman's Pediatric Decision Making

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Bermana€™s Pediatric Decision Making uses an algorithmic, structured approach to lead you to the right diagnosis and treatment every time. Drs. Lalit Baja, Simon Hambidge, Ann-Christine Nyquist, and Gwendolyn Kerby use evidence-based research and flow charts for each presenting complaint or specific disorder to provide quick access to the information you need for effective decision making. With updated drug tables and revised algorithms, this streamlined new edition makes it even easier for you to diagnose and manage common clinical problems from infancy through adolescence. Rapidly access guidance on diagnosis and management from algorithms for each clinical disorder. Treat the full range of diseases and disorders with comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, assessment of severity, and clinical management. Choose the best treatment for each case thanks to indications for surgical interventions as well as expensive diagnostic procedures Stay current on recent developments and make effective decisions for movement disorders, physical abuse in children, sexual abuse in children, eating disorders, ADHD, and other hot topics. Find answers quickly and easily with a new table of contents organized into two sections-Presenting Complaints and Specific Disorders-that reduces the need to flip between chapters. Tap into the diverse perspectives of expert authors from all over the country. Get only the information you need in the streamlined new edition with shorter, more user-friendly flow diagrams and fewer specialized chapters.Antibiotic Choices by Age Group Age Group Oral Intravenous Birth to 3 weeks Not recommended 4 to 21 years Ampicillin plus ... pneumonia (higher fever but only mild increased work of breathing, localized lung disease [crackles], and able to take fluids well) can be ... Patients with uncomplicated pneumonia do not need followup chest radiographs if they have full resolution of respiratory symptoms.

Title:Berman's Pediatric Decision Making
Author:Lalit Bajaj, Simon Hambidge, Ann-Christine Nyquist, Gwendolyn Kerby
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2011-08-08


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