The Little Black Book of Pediatrics provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents. This book features a simple, accessible template for each subject, and quick and easy references to the relevant literature, including up-to-date pediatric journals. This pocket guide is a convenient resource offering instant access to vital information.
The Little Black Book of Pediatrics is a great, quick reference for everything from well-child visits to pressing pediatric problems on the ward or in the clinic.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Emergency Pediatrics
Chapter 2 Neonatology
Chapter 3 Pulmonology
Chapter 4 Infectious Diseases
Chapter 5 Gastroenterology
Chapter 6 Nephrology
Chapter 7 Hematology and Oncology
Chapter 8 Neurology
Chapter 9 Endocrinology
Chapter 10 Adolescence
Chapter 11 Cardiology
Chapter 12 Rheumatology
Chapter 13 Psychiatric Conditions
Chapter 14 Dermatology
Chapter 15 General Topics
Chapter 16 Genetics
Chapter 17 Childhood Immunizations
Chapter 18 Growth Charts
About the Author(s)
Chiedza G. Jokonya, MD, DTM&H-Faculty, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program, Augusta, Maine
Born in Chivu, Zimbabwe, Africa, Dr. Jokonya grew up in England. She has practiced both pediatric and adult medicine in different cities in Africa and in England. In addition, she has worked as a director for a clinic specializing in family practice for the diplomatic, international and expatriate community in Malawi. Chi has received a Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and a Certificate of Tropical Epidemiology from the Swiss Tropical Institute, Basle, Switzerland. Her volunteer activities are international in scope, including relief work in Haiti, as well as founding a trust to support a variety of social and economic development programs in her home district, Chikomba.
Chi joined the faculty of MDFMR in Augusta in 2007 and is currently coordinator
of the Pediatric Curriculum at the residency.
Sydney R. Sewall, MD, MPH-Divison of Pediatrics, The Vickery, Kennebec Pediatrics
Dr. Sewall is a graduate of University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, and he received his pediatric training at University of New Mexico. In 1982, after spending 3 years in the Indian Health Service, he and his family moved to Maine, where he has been on the staff of MaineGeneral Medical Center. He has served several terms as the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics over these decades, as well as serving one term as Chief of Staff. In 1997, he completed work on an MPH degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He is also a past president of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and he teaches pediatrics to medical students at University of New England.