By Eugene Toy, Robert Yetman, Mark Hormann, Sheela Lahoti, Margaret McNeese, Mark Jason Sanders, Abby M. Geltemeyer
Sixty high-yield pediatrics instances assist you sharpen your diagnostic and problem-solving skills
You want publicity to high-yield circumstances to excel at the pediatrics clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case documents: Pediatrics offers sixty real-life instances that illustrate crucial techniques. every one case comprises whole dialogue, scientific pearls, references, definitions of keywords, and USMLE-style overview questions with designated causes of the proper solutions. With the program, you will research within the context of genuine sufferers, instead of in basic terms memorize facts.
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New cases include sickle cell disease, rectal bleeding, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, primary syphilis, pityriasis rosacea, and congenital cataracts. We reviewed the clinical scenarios with the intent of improving them; however, their “real-life” presentations patterned after actual clinical experience were accurate and instructive. The multiple-choice questions have been carefully reviewed and rewritten to ensure that they comply with the National Board and USMLE format. Through this fourth edition, we hope that the reader will continue to enjoy learning how to diagnose and manage patients through the simulated clinical cases.
In a similar patient, when the clinical presentation is not so clear, perhaps the best “next step” may be diagnostic in nature such as blood cultures to determine if bacteremia is present. ” Sometimes the next step is therapeutic. WHAT IS THE MOST LIKELY MECHANISM FOR THIS PROCESS? This question goes further than requiring the student to make the diagnosis; it also requires the student to understand the underlying mechanism for the process. For example, a clinical scenario may describe a 5-year-old child with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) who develops abdominal pain and heme-positive stools a week after diagnosis.
It offers good organ and anatomic detail, but it can be operator dependent. Not all organs are accessible to sonography. Common examinations include the head for intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in the premature infant, the abdomen for conditions such as pyloric stenosis, and the kidneys for abnormal structure. 3. Computer tomography (CT) provides good organ and anatomic detail and is quick, but it is fairly expensive, may require contrast, and does involve radiation. Some children require sedation to complete the procedure.
Case Files Pediatrics, Fourth Edition by Eugene Toy, Robert Yetman, Mark Hormann, Sheela Lahoti, Margaret McNeese, Mark Jason Sanders, Abby M. Geltemeyer