The Third Edition of Oski’s Pediatrics has been thoroughly updated and completely reorganized for greater accessibility. Spanning the entire range of contemporary pediatric medicine, this book is an authoritative, easy-to-use, and clinically relevant reference for students, residents, and clinicians.This edition’s new Rapid Access section provides succinct overviews of 200 common problems, including definition, etiology, clinical presentation, studies, and treatment for quick reference. Each entry is cross-referenced to the appropriate text chapter.The text chapters are detailed, succinct, and clinically relevant, with numerous tables and algorithms. They cover every aspect of pediatrics, including neonatology, ambulatory care, psychiatric and behavioral disorders, chronic illness, adolescent medicine, sports medicine, infectious diseases, organ system disorders, and critical care. New chapters include measuring the quality of care in pediatrics; genetic testing in pediatric primary care; gene therapy; adoption; antiretroviral therapy in pediatric AIDS; postexposure prophylaxis in pediatric AIDS; acquired cytomegaloviral infections; the cestodes; hernia; childhood obesity; neuroendocrine disorders; amyloidosis; and care of the child with a solid organ transplant. A Pediatrician’s Companion: Things You Forgot to Remember section provides easy access to frequently needed information: presenting signs and symptoms, normal lab values, pediatric procedures, and an atlas of syndromes with morphologic anomalies.Now available on CD-ROM! Oski’s Pediatrics, Third Edition can also be purchased with an accompanying interactive CD-ROM that includes the full text and illustrations plus the text of Dr. Loren D. Walensky’s companion handbook, Rapid Access Pediatrics.
- Hardcover: 2848 pages
- Publisher: LWW; Third edition (June 16, 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0781716187
- ISBN-13: 978-0781716185
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 3 x 10.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.8 pounds