Pediatric Clinical Skills, With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 4th Edition

Pediatric Clinical Skills

4th Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By Richard B. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC, Dlitt(Hon), Professor and Former Head, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine; Former Physician-in-Chief and Director of Research, The IWK Grace Health Centre for Women, Children, and Families, Halifax, Nova Scotia


1. Family Interviewing and History-Taking

2. Skills for Culturally-Sensitive Care

3. Assessing Physical Growth and Nutrition

4. Evaluating the Newborn: Diagnostic Approach

5. Assessing Congenital Anomalies

6. Developmental and Behavioral Assessment

7. Examining the Head and Neck

8 Examining the Visual System

9 Evaluating the Respiratory System

10 Cardiovascular Assessment of Infants and Children

11 Evaluating Gastrointestinal Symptoms

12 Surgical Assessment of the Abdomen

13 Neurological Examination

14 Psychiatric Assessment of Children and Adolescents

15 Musculoskeletal Examination

16 Clinical Endocrine Evaluation

17 Approaching the Adolescent

18 Gynecological Assessment

19 Assessing the Skin

20 Caring for Children with Chronic Conditions and Their Families

21 Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse

22 Assessing the Appropriate Role for Children in Health Decisions

23 Palliative Care