Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics (CHOP Morning Report)

Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics (CHOP Morning Report)

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A CASE-BASED GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DIAGNOSIS, CONVENIENTLY ORGANIZED BY PRESENTING SYMPTOMS Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics features 19 chapters, each devoted to a common pediatric complaint. Within each chapter, five to eight case presentations teach the diagnostic approach to the symptom. The case presentations follow a consistent outline of History, Physical Examination, and Course of Illness, and are followed by discussion of the Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis Incidence and Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Approach, and Treatment. Cases are illustrated with vibrant full-color photographs and include numerous tables comparing potential diagnoses. Organized by symptoms--the way patients actually present More than 100 cases teach the diagnostic approach to a symptom Cases illustrate how the same complaint can have a variety of causes Full-color clinical photos and illustrations sharpen your visual diagnosis skills Valuable tables detail the most frequent causes of common symptoms CASE-BASED COVERAGE OF THE SYMPTOMS YOU'RE MOST LIKELY TO ENCOUNTER IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE Wheezing * Decreased Activity Level * Vomiting * Coughing * Back, Joint, and Extremity Pain * Poor Weight Gain * Abdominal Pain * Altered Mental Status * Rash * Pallor * Fever * Constipation * Neck Swelling * Chest Pain * Jaundice * Abnormal Gait * Diarrhea * Syncope * SeizuresChest radiograph may show evidence of recurrent pulmonary aspiration, particularly in the right upper or right middle lobe. ... The tracheal aspect of the fistula is located in the upper third of the posterior tracheal wall, appearing as a pit or ... Primary repair is preferred but a staged repair during the first several weeks or months of life is recommended for preterm infants as well as those with comorbidanbsp;...

Title:Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics (CHOP Morning Report)
Author:Samir Shah, Stephen Ludwig
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2014-01-03


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