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The third edition of this classic textbook has been fully revised and updated by thirty-nine contributing authors. Essential information about the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents is presented in a highly readable self-instructional format for medical students. The text may also be used in training programs for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The thirty chapters present dynamic scenarios illustrating a variety of medical situations involving children and then take the reader through decision-making processes for diagnosis and treatment. Features: Full coverage from birth through adolescence Charts, tables, and illustrations detailing diagnostic tools, emergency procedures, differential diagnoses, and clinical findings and their proper interpretation Concise self-instruction based on specific topics and objectives Self-test (with answers) for each chapterEven experienced parents find that different infants have different eating habits. ... Health professionals often inadvertently support bottlefeeding by giving samples of formula when the newborn is ... OVERFEEDING On her second day in Dr. Olsona#39;s office, Carla examines a 2-month-old infant who at birth had a length ... Weight at 9 weeks was above the 95th percentile, while height remained at the 25th percentile. ... Instead, the clinician should prioritize the infanta#39;s nutritional needs.

Author:C. William Daeschner, Jr., C. Joan Richardson
Publisher:JHU Press - 1997-06-30


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