Pediatric Clinical Skills,
Edition 4 With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
By Richard B. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC, Dlitt(Hon)

Publication Date: 02 Aug 2010

Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th Edition, by renowned author Richard B. Goldbloom, is your 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 indispensable 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.

Key Features

  • Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families.
  • Elicit cooperation 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.

New Features

  • Perfect the latest approaches for approaching the adolescent, clinical evaluation for possible child abuse, palliative care, examining the head and neck, evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms, surgical assessment of the abdomen, and other rapidly evolving areas.
  • Navigate growing areas of concern including obesity, autism, TV-watching, and video games.
  • Access the complete contents online at, with Integration Links to related content in other Student Consult resources…videos demonstrating different aspects of the neurological exam, including assessing cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy…additional content and images to complement Ch. 21, Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse…and full-color inserts that complement Ch. 8, Examining the Visual System, and Ch. 19, Assessing the Skin.
  • Study efficiently with the aid of Case Histories, Key Points, and Recommended Readings.
About the author
By Richard B. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC, Dlitt(Hon), Professor of Pediatrics and Chancellor Emeritus, Dalhousie University, Active Medical Staff, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Table of Contents

1. Family Interviewing and History-Taking

2. Skills for Culturally-Sensitive Care

3. Assessing Physical Growth and Nutrition

4. Evaluating the Newborn: Diagnostic Approach

5. Assessing Congenital Anomalies

6. Developmental and Behavioral Assessment

7. Examining the Head and Neck

8 Examining the Visual System

9 Evaluating the Respiratory System

10 Cardiovascular Assessment of Infants and Children

11 Evaluating Gastrointestinal Symptoms

12 Surgical Assessment of the Abdomen

13 Neurological Examination

14 Psychiatric Assessment of Children and Adolescents

15 Musculoskeletal Examination

16 Clinical Endocrine Evaluation

17 Approaching the Adolescent

18 Gynecological Assessment

19 Assessing the Skin

20 Caring for Children with Chronic Conditions and Their Families

21 Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse

22 Assessing the Appropriate Role for Children in Health Decisions

23 Palliative Care

Book details
ISBN: 9781437713978
Page Count: 360
Retail Price : £43.99
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