Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this practical quick-reference manual presents authoritative patient management guidelines based on the extensive clinical experience at The Children's Hospital in Boston. Coverage includes normal newborn, well-child, and adolescent care, acute care, disorders of each organ system, behavioral disorders, and management of the child with developmental disabilities and specialized health care needs. The text includes numerous easy-to-scan tables and a popular "A to Z" drug formulary.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE Caring for Children John W. Graef, Joanne Wolfe, and Christina Ullrich Principles of Normal Newborn, Well-Child, and Adolescent Care Wanessa Risko and Sara Forman ACUTE CARE Fluid and Electrolytes Cynthia Wong and John T. Herrin Antimicrobials and Infectious Diseases Marvin B. Harper and Charlotte A. Mao Management of Sick Newborn Tanzeema Hossain and Anne Hansen Emergency and Intensive Care Mark I. Neuman, Michael L. McManus, and Andrew J. Capraro Poisoning Alan Woolf DISORDERS OF ORGAN SYSTEMS Renal Disorders Michelle A. Baum and Michael J.G. Somers Cardiac Disorders John M. Costello and Edward P. Walsh Management of Nutritional, Gastrointestinal, and Hepatic Disorders Douglas S. Fishman and Athos Bousvaros Metabolic Disorders Edward Neilan and Deborah Marsden Endocrine Disorders Joseph I. Wolfsdorf and Diego Botero PrepUbertal and Adolescent Gynecologic Disorders Susan H. Gray and Marc R. Laufer Hematologic Disorders Christy Duncan and Matthew M. Heeney Allergic and Immunodeficiency Disorders Bryce A. Binstadt and Lynda Schneider Dermatologic Disorders Stephen Gellis Inflammatory Disorders Robert Sundel Musculoskeletal Disorders Richard G. Bachur and Peter M. Water s Neurologic Disorders Omar Khwaja, Alexander Rotenberg, and Scott L. Pomeroy Management of the Child with Developmental Disabilities and Specialized Health Care Needs Laurie Glader and Nedda Hobbs Behavioral Disorders Carolyn Bridgemohan and Barbara Burr FORMULARY Formulary Shannon F. Manzi and Brenda Dodson