Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Pediatrics
Instant Work-ups: A Clinical Guide to Pediatrics,
Edition 1
By Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, Jonathan M. Wong, Kevin M. Haggerty, MD and Timothy J. Horita, MD

Publication Date: 22 Sept 2009

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Each portable pocket resource and quick refresher in the brand new Instant Workups series helps you develop and refine your diagnostic skills. Practical and easy-to-use, each title includes the most commonly encountered medical conditions in a specialty. Clear workup plans for each condition are presented, giving you quick and focused guidance. Topics are organized alphabetically and cover the signs, symptoms, and abnormal lab readings for all conditions. Replace information taken from memory or multiple references with one concise, indispensable book so you can make accurate diagnoses in less time!

Key Features

  • Covers the most commonly encountered pediatric conditions to provide you with a practical and useful manual for daily practice.
  • Reflects how a patient actually presents with an organization by presenting sign, symptom, or lab abnormality.
  • Includes a brief background discussion on each topic, followed by lists of important related materials (such as medications that may contribute to each condition) and laboratory and/or radiographic tests to be ordered.
  • Describes each diagnostic test so you can refresh or familiarize yourself with the purpose of the test.
  • Provides a sound framework for building a workup with algorithms for each topic.
About the author
By Theodore X. O'Connell, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano, Napa, California; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine; University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California; Jonathan M. Wong; Kevin M. Haggerty, MD, Associate Physician Southern California Permanente Medical Group Woodland Hills, California and Timothy J. Horita, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills, Wookland Hills, CA; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Partner Physician, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Woodland Hills, CA
Book details
ISBN: 9781416054627
Page Count: 352
Retail Price: £22.99
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