The Ultimate Pediatric Clerkship Companion The only resource that delivers a top-to-bottom overview of the most clinically relevant material-just the right amount to absorb during your clerkship Emphasizes comprehension of key concepts rather than memorization of facts Focuses directly on major issues and symptoms required to master the core competencies in pediatric clerkship Prepares you to learn clinical techniques, pass written exams, and answer challenging on-the-spot questions from physician faculty on the wards Provides an unmatched orientation to pediatrics, offering an up-close, insider's perspective on the clinical material of the specialty Features "Chief Complaints" and "Common Acute Illnesses" you are most likely to encounter-from fever and ear pain to trauma and infectious diseases-with a table of "Don't Miss Diagnoses" And much more!
"A multitude of clerkship books on the market share the author's stated goal, but the chief complaint format distinguishes it from others...The book is first-rate and concise, with adequate depth for its intended audience. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Doody's 20070126
Pediatrics: First Exposure I. Introductory Information A. Introduction to Pediatrics B. Professional Conduct and Attitudes C. History D. Physical Examination II. General Pediatrics A. Health Supervision B. Growth C. Development D. Behavior E. Prevention F. Nutrition G. Immunizations H. Child abuse I. Child advocacy J. Neonatal issues K. Adolescent issues III. Chief Complaints/Common Acute Illnesses A. Cough B. Fever C. Sore throat D. Ear pain E. Upper respiratory tract infection F. Abdominal pain G. Vomiting H. Diarrhea I. Rash J. Trauma K. Joint/limb problems L. Central Nervous System problems IV. Specific Clinical Problems/Disease Entities A. Cardiology B. Endocrinology/Metabolic Disorders C. Genetics D. Gastroenterology E. Hematology/Oncology F. Infectious Diseases G. Nephrology H. Neurology I. Orthopedics J. Pulmonary K. Rheumatology L. Trauma/Emergency Medicine
Joseph Gigante, MD is Student Clerkship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Judy Karen, MD is Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Rush College of Medicine Keith Boyd, MD is Student Clerkship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Rush College of Medicine