Pediatrics, third edition
An Approach to Independent Learning
A new edition of a classic textbook in pediatrics—for course use or self-study.
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.
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 chapter
About the Authors
C. William Daeschner, Jr., M.D., is Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. C. Joan Richardson, M.D., is the director of the Division of Neonatology and a professor of pediatrics at the same institution.
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