Pediatric Physical Examination, An Illustrated Handbook

Pediatric Physical Examination

An Illustrated Handbook

By Karen Duderstadt, RN, MS, PNP, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Unit I: General Assessment
Chapter 1 Approach to Child & Adolescent Assessment
Chapter 2 Assessment Parameters
Chapter 3 Developmental Parameters
Chapter 4 Comprehensive Information Gathering
Chapter 5 Environmental Health History

Unit II: System Specific Assessment
Chapter 6 Skin
Chapter 7 Heart and Vascular System
Chapter 8 Chest and Respiratory System
Chapter 9 Head and Neck
Chapter 10 Lymphatic System
Chapter 11 Eyes
Chapter 12 Ears
Chapter 13 Nose, Mouth, and Throat
Chapter 14 Abdomen
Chapter 15 Male Genitalia
Chapter 16 Male & Female Breast
Chapter 17 Female Genitalia
Chapter 18 Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 19 Neurological System

Unit III: Comprehensive and Symptom-Focused Assessment
Chapter 20 Pediatric Health Visit Charting


A Growth and BMI charts
B Food Pyramid
C Denver II Developmental Screening Tool
D Pediatric Symptom Checklist
E Pediatric Lab Values
F Spanish to English Vocabulary and phrases
G Other Resources available online