Nelson textbook of pediatrics / [edited by] Robert M. Kliegman, Joseph W. St Geme, Nathan J. Blum, Samir S. Shah, Robert C. Tasker, Karen M. Wilson ; editor emeritus Richard E. Behrman.
Contributor(s): Kliegman, Robert [editor.] | Stanton, Bonita [editor.] | St. Geme, Joseph W., III [editor.] | Schor, Nina Felice [editor.] | Behrman, Richard E [editor.]Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier Inc., Copyright date: �2020Edition: Edition 21Description: 1 online resource (lxxv, 3827, 14 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323568883; 0323568882; 9780323529501; 032352950XOther title: Textbook of pediatrics | PediatricsSubject(s): Pediatrics | Pediatrics -- Textbooks | Child | Humans | Infant | Pediatrics | PediatricsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Textbook. | Electronic books. | Textbooks. | Textbooks. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nelson textbook of pediatrics.DDC classification: 618.92 LOC classification: RJ45Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Revised edition of: Nelson textbook of pediatrics / [edited by] Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, Joseph W. St Geme III, Nina F. Schor. 20th edition. 
Includes bibliographical references.
The field of pediatrics -- Growth, development, and behavior -- Behavioral and psychiatric disorders -- Learning and developmental disorders -- Fluid and electrolyte disorders -- Pediatric drug therapy -- Emergency medicine and critical care -- Human genetics -- Metabolic disorders -- The fetus and the neonatal infant -- Adolescent medicine -- Immunology. Section 1: Evalution of the immune system -- Section 2: The T-, B-, and NK-cell systems -- Section 3: The phagocytic system -- The complement system -- Hematopoietic sten cell transplantation -- Allergic disorders -- Rheumatic disease of childhood (connective tissue disease, collagen vascular diseases) -- Infectious diseases. Section 1: General considerations -- Section 2: Preventive measures -- Section 3: Antibiotic therapy -- Section 4: Gram-positive bacterial infections -- Section 5: Gram-negative bacterial infections -- Section 6: Anaerobic bacterial infections -- Section 7: Mycobacterial infections -- Section 8: Spirochetal infections -- Section 9: Mycoplasmal infections -- Section 10: Chlamydial infections -- Section 11: Rickettsial infections -- Section 12: Fungal infections -- Section 13: Viral infections -- Section 14: Antiparasitic therapy -- Section 15: Protozoan diseases -- Section 16: Helminthic diseases -- The digestive system. Section 1: Clinical manifestations of gastrointestinal disease -- Section 2: The oral cavity -- Section 3: The esophagus -- Section 4: Stomach and intestines -- Section 5: Exocrine pancreas -- Section 6: The liver and biliary system -- Section 7: Peritoneum -- The respiratory system. Section 1: Development and function -- Section 2: Disorders of the respiratory tract -- The cardiovascular system. Section 1: Developmental biology of the cardiovascular system -- Section 2: Evaluation of the cardiovascular system and the child with a heart murmur -- Section 3: Congenital heart disease -- Section 4: Cardiac arrhythmias -- Section 5: Acquired heart disease -- Section 6: Diseases of the myocardium and pericardium -- Section 7: Cardiac therapies -- Section 8: Diseases of the peripheral vascular system -- Diseases of the blood. Section 1: The hematopoetic system -- Section 3: Anemias of inadequate production -- Section 4: Hemolytic anemias -- Section 5: Polycythemia (erythrocytosis) -- Section 5: The pancytopenias -- Section 6: Blood component transfusions -- Section 7: Hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases -- Section 8: The spleen -- Section 9: The lymphatic system -- Cancer and benign tumors -- Nephrology. Section 1: Glomerular disease -- Section 2: Conditions particularly associated with hematuria -- Section 3: Conditions particularly associated with proteinuria -- Section 4: Tubular disorders -- Urologic disorders in infants and children -- Gynecologic problems of childhood -- The endocrine system. Section 1: Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland -- Section 2: Disorders of the thyroid gland -- Section 3: Disorders of the parathyroid gland -- Section 4: Disorders of the adrenal gland -- Section 5: Disorders of the gonads -- Section 6: Diabetes mellitus in children -- The nervous system -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Disorders of the eye -- The ear -- The skin -- Bone and joint disorders. Section 1: Orthopedic problems -- Section 2: Sports medicine -- Section 3: The skeletal dysplasias -- Rehabilitation medicine -- Environmental health -- Laboratory medicine
Online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, April 10, 2019).
Welcome to the 21st Edition of Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics - the reference of choice among pediatricians, pediatric residents, and others involved in the care of young patients. This fully revised edition continues to provide the breadth and depth of knowledge you expect from Nelson, while also keeping you up to date with new advances in the science and art of pediatric practice. Authoritative and reader-friendly, it delivers the information you need in a concise, easy-to-use format for everyday reference and study. From rapidly changing diagnostic and treatment protocols to new technologies to the wide range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems faced by children today, this comprehensive 2-volume reference keeps you on the cutting edge of the very best in pediatric care. Includes more than 70 new chapters, including Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Approach to Mitochondrial Disorders, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, Zika, update on Ebola, Epigenetics, Autoimmune Encephalitis, Global Health, Racism, Media Violence, Strategies for Health Behavior Change, Positive Parenting, and many more. Features hundreds of new figures and tables throughout for visual clarity and quick reference. Offers new and expanded information on CRISPR gene editing; LGBT health care; gun violence; vaccinations; immune treatment with CAR-T cells; new technology in imaging and genomics; new protocols in cancer, genetics, immunology, and pulmonary medicine; and much more. Provides fresh perspectives from four new associate editors: Nathan J. Blum of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Karen Wilson of Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York; Samir S. Shah of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; and Robert C. Tasker of Boston Children's Hospital. Provides regular updates online, written exclusively for Nelson. Remains your indispensable source for definitive, evidence-based answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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