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Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set, 20th Edition

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"The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." By Neel Kamal, Sep 2015

 "All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money..truly a textbook for the global community" By glycosmedia.com, Sep 2015

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New to This Edition

    • A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use.
    • Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world.
    • Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare-Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury.
    • Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities.

    • Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis.
    • Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features

    • Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors-many new to this edition.

Published Reviews

    "In keeping with the traditional responsibility acquired the current Edition has ensured that the essentials of pediatric medicine knowledge base relevant to practitioners is provided as well as modern approach of evidence base health care across the world , and across the entire child population world-wide is covered . The coverage of such a wide range of subjects relating to child health makes this textbook still the gold standard and companion for all pediatricians across the world." By Neel Kamal, Sep 2015

     "All in all, this is an excellent and detailed paediatric review textbook which represents excellent value for money. Now in a mature 20th edition and up to date, it is an excellent resource which offers print and digital access all bundled within the purchase price." By glycosmedia.com, Sep 2015

Author Information

    By Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ; Bonita M.D. Stanton, MD, Vice-Dean of Research, Professor of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan ; Joseph St. Geme, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Physician-in-Chief, Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nina F Schor, MD, PhD, William H. Eilinger Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Professor, Department of Neurology, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

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Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set, 20th Edition
  • Expert Consult
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  • 3408 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-7566-8
  • Copyright: 2016