Pediatric clinical skills [electronic resource] / [edited by] Richard B. Goldbloom.
Contributor(s): Goldbloom, Richard BPublisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier/Saunders, 2011Edition: 4th edDescription: 1 online resource (xvi, 330 p. : ill.)ISBN: 9781455706372 (ebk); 145570637X (ebk)Subject(s): Pediatrics | Clinical MedicineAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Pediatric clinical skills.DDC classification: 618.920075 Online Resources: Available via ClinicalKey
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Family interviewing and history-taking / Richard B. Goldbloom -- Skills for culturally sensitive care / Richard B. Goldbloom -- Assessing physical growth and nutrition / Richard B. Goldbloom -- Evaluating the newborn : diagnostic approach / Alexandra A. Howlett, Krista A. Jangaard -- Assessing congenital anomalies / Mark D. Ludman -- Developmental and behavioral assessment / Sarah E. Shea -- Examining the head and neck / D. Anna Jarvis -- Examining the visual system / G. Robert LaRoche -- Evaluating the respiratory system / Daniel M. Hughes -- Cardiovascular assessment of infants and children / Andrew E. Warren, Douglas L. Roy -- Evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms / Mohsin Rashid -- Surgical assessment of the abdomen / Michael Giacomantonio -- Neurological examination / Joseph M. Dooley -- Psychiatric assessment of children and adolescents / Harriet L. MacMillan, Jan Ellen Fleming, Ellen Jamieson -- Musculoskeletal examination / Bianca A. Lang -- Clinical endocrine evaluation / Elizabeth A. Cummings, Sonia R. Salisbury -- Approaching the adolescent / Alexa L. Bagnell -- Gynecological assessment / Joan B. Wenning -- Assessing the skin / Laura A. Finlayson -- Caring for children with chronic conditions and their families / Richard B. Goldbloom -- Clinical evaluation for possible child abuse / Steven Bellemare -- Assessing the appropriate role for children in health decisions / Nuala P. Kenny, Linda E. Skinner -- Palliative care / Gerri Frager, David LaPierre.
Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th edition, edited by Richard B. Goldbloom, is an ideal guide to mastering necessary, often complex and challenging, pediatric clinical skills. Written in a clear informal tone, this book explains the nuances of the child/family interview and history, pediatric physical exam, crucial interpersonal skills and important issues such as cultural sensitivity, chronic conditions and athletic participation. An indispensible learning tool for in-training physicians, this book is also a valuable resource for pediatric and family practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants and all healthcare personnel who work with children. Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families. Elicit co-operation and gain the maximum value from physical exams of patients of all ages, including preterm and low-birth-weight infants. Enhance cultural sensitivity and capably navigate issues associated with chronic conditions, athletic participation and more.
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