Publisher description for 5-minute pediatric consult / editor, M. William Schwartz.


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The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this best-selling reference provides immediate, practical advice on problems seen in infants, children, and adolescents. More than 460 chief complaints and diseases are covered in the fast-access two-page outline format that makes The 5-Minute Consult Series titles so popular among busy clinicians. Other features include a medication index, syndromes glossary, surgical glossary, laboratory values, and tables. The Fifth Edition has new emergency department material including ingestion of caustics, opioids, and "ecstasy-type" drugs. New material on childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, and probiotics is also included. A brand-new companion Website will offer the fully searchable text plus full-color clinical photographs from Chung/Boom/Datto/Matz, Visual Diagnosis in Pediatrics. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, Fifth Edition is also available for PDAs.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pediatrics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pediatrics -- Handbooks.