Pediatric Bone Book

Pediatric Bone


  • Author : Francis H. Glorieux
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 885
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123820402

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Pediatric Bone Excerpt :

The second edition of this classic reference deals exclusively with the biology and diseases of bone as they affect children. Rapid advances have been made in our understanding of the mechanisms and factors controlling the growth and development of bone, and these are discussed in detail in this book. Further, the various diseases of bone that are peculiar to children are highlighted and discussed in the light of our current knowledge with regard to causation, clinical signs and treatment. The book is aimed to provide those clinicians interested in children's diseases and basic scientists with a comprehensive resource covering the various aspects of bone health and disease in children. Deals exclusively with bone development and diseases of children and each chapter is written by an expert in the field Fully referenced providing an appendix of usually difficult to find information on the investigation of pediatric bone disease and reference values Covers both the physiology of bone and mineral homeostasis in children and diseases in one book

Imaging of Pediatric Bone and Joint Trauma Book

Imaging of Pediatric Bone and Joint Trauma


  • Author : Fabio Martino
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-06-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 884701655X

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Imaging of Pediatric Bone and Joint Trauma Excerpt :

Multiauthored book dealing comprehensively with the various aspects of imaging of pediatric musculoskeletal trauma. The work is subdivided in three main sections: Overview of lesions; Imaging of traumatic injuries according to body region; typical traumatic injuries of early infancy. The third section includes also legal aspects of child abuse (battered child) and will indicate current international medical-legal guidelines. The didactical approach and the wide-ranging account of the subject makes the book particularly valuable to practitioners from various disciplines, involved in diagnosis and management of trauma of pediatric bone and joint

Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas Book

Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas


  • Author : Alberto S. Pappo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-01-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540294474

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Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas Excerpt :

The field of pediatric bone and soft tissue sarcomas has experienced a gradual but surprising transformation. Fundamental discoveries in the molecular biology of disease, recent breakthroughs in diagnostic imaging, and revolutionary surgical techniques have created unprecedented synergies and a refreshing vision with which to approach the diagnosis and treatment of these pediatric tumors. This book highlights the paths leading to the emergence of such a new vision and presents salient concepts in epidemiology, novel tools in imaging and molecular biology, and principles of drug development as the scaffold to understanding the pathophysiology and treatment of pediatric sarcomas. The book is aimed at providing an up-to-date comprehensive reference text which articulates a multidisciplinary approach for the diagnosis and treatment of each of these often challenging diseases.

Pediatric Bone Marrow Book

Pediatric Bone Marrow


  • Author : Lila Penchansky
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642187995

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Pediatric Bone Marrow Excerpt :

No other book covers the pathology of the bone marrow in children as extensively as Pediatric Bone Marrow. It provides a wide background for the understanding of bone marrow disease in children and its difference from that of the adult population. The text illustrates the morphology of the peripheral blood, bone marrow aspirate and bone marrow biopsy. It is useful for the diagnosis of pediatric disorders in the bone marrow, making it an ideal guide for pediatric pathologists, hematologists, oncologists and medical technologists or any physician involved in the diagnosis of pediatric bone marrow disorders.

Diagnostic Pediatric Hematopathology Book

Diagnostic Pediatric Hematopathology


  • Author : Maria A. Proytcheva
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-02-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 591
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521881609

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Diagnostic Pediatric Hematopathology Excerpt :

An accurate and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis of benign and malignant hematologic disorders of childhood, this is an excellent reference to ensure accurate diagnoses when evaluating peripheral blood, bone marrow, and lymph node disease. It will be a valuable tool in the practice of pathologists, pediatric pathologists, and hematopathologists.

Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology  Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care Book

Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care


  • Author : Annah N. Abrams
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 409
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319213743

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Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care Excerpt :

This textbook walks clinicians through the psychosocial issues and challenges faced by children and adolescents with cancer and their families. Through a developmental lens, the text provides guidance and resources that will enable clinicians to understand the physical and emotional impact of the disease from diagnosis onwards, to work with families in distress, and to diagnose and treat a range of behavioral, psychological, and psychiatric issues. The book also addresses the burgeoning fields of social media, complementary therapies, palliative care, and survivorship. Among the variety of useful resources supplied are assessment tools, websites, and additional reading materials. The psychosocial issues that arise for children and their families during the course of treatment are an important yet often overlooked aspect of pediatric oncology care. The reader will find that Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology: Textbook for Multidisciplinary Care covers these issues at the forefront of clinical care in a direct and approachable way, integrating research literature with practical clinical guidance.

Growth of the Pediatric Skeleton Book

Growth of the Pediatric Skeleton


  • Author : Alan Emil Oestreich
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-03-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540376903

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Growth of the Pediatric Skeleton Excerpt :

This book is an organized approach to understanding bone growth and disease. It integrates anatomic and radiologic knowledge of enchondral and membranous bone growth and emphasizes the similarities of the physis and acrophysis in development. The artwork, jointly produced by artist and author, illustrates the concepts described. The identification of abnormality is aided by the explanations of the causes in terms of pattern recognition.

Fundamentals of Pediatric Orthopedics Book

Fundamentals of Pediatric Orthopedics


  • Author : Lynn T. Staheli
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 0781741254

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Fundamentals of Pediatric Orthopedics Excerpt :

Geared to the everyday needs of pediatricians, primary care physicians, and orthopedists, the Third Edition of this best-selling book is a complete and user-friendly guide to the diagnosis and management of pediatric orthopedic problems. Treatment plans are reviewed and illustrated and pitfalls, including normal variations, are discussed. The emphasis is on the welfare of the whole child, and parent education information is included. This edition is updated to include a revamped chapter on growth and substantially revised chapters on evaluation, management, lower limb, trauma, and infection.

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Book

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine


  • Author : Lynn Max Taussig
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1401
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323040488

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Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Excerpt :

This user-friendly text presents current scientific information, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for the care of children with acute and chronic respiratory diseases. A consistent chapter format enables rapid and effortless location of the most current protocols on manifestations, etiologies, triggers, approaches to treatment, complications, and preventative strategies. Includes guidance on differential diagnosis to help determine which disease or condition the patient may have. Uses extensive color-coded algorithms to facilitate quick diagnosis, management, and treatment decisions. Provides the latest scientific information and diagnostic and management strategies for the care of children with respiratory illnesses. Presents cutting-edge coverage with new information on the biology of, and the influences on, the respiratory system during childhood, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common (ie, wheezing infant, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis) and.

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology E Book Book

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology E Book


  • Author : James T. Cassidy
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-10-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 817
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437735963

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Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology E Book Excerpt :

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology examines the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents, detailing the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Drs. James T. Cassidy, Ross E. Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, and Carol B. Lindsley discuss recent developments in diagnosis, treatment, genetics, immunology, imaging, and more. Diagnose and treat effectively through exhaustive reviews of the complex symptoms and signs and lab abnormalities that characterize these clinical disorders. Choose treatment protocols based on the best scientific evidence available today. Apply the knowledge and experience of the leading experts in the field. Keep current with coverage of new topics including macrophage activation syndrome, pediatric sarcoidosis, uveitis, imaging, and occupational and physical therapy. Tap into detailed discussions of recent advances in the field, new research on the immunologic mechanisms of inflammatory disease, and new developments on biologic treatments for arthritis in ten new chapters. Master complex concepts and key techniques with a full-color design and full-color illustrations.

Pediatric Orthopedic Deformities Book

Pediatric Orthopedic Deformities


  • Author : Frederic Shapiro
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2002-01-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 953
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080538563

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Pediatric Orthopedic Deformities Excerpt :

Specific operative and nonoperative techniques and their results are stressed. The book is extensively illustrated with drawings, most of which were made for this book, microscopy photos, and serial radiographs. The reader learns of pediatric orthopedic deformity in relation to normal and abnormal developmental biology, the worsening of untreated disease with growth, and the diagnostic and treatment interventions required based on the stage of progression. * Treatments are correlated with the pathologic state of the disorder * Discusses disorders from earliest onset to the final state showing how the altered biology leads to progressively greater clinical deformity * Initial chapter focuses on development bone biology stressing a broad based approach involving histologic, gene and molecular, and biomechanical features * Subsequent chapters discuss the pathogenesis of the various deformities, natural history, radiographic and imaging findings and orthopaedic and surgical management

Feigin and Cherry s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases E Book Book

Feigin and Cherry s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases E Book


  • Author : James Cherry
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-10-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 5004
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323186605

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Feigin and Cherry s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases E Book Excerpt :

Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases helps you put the very latest knowledge to work for your young patients with unparalleled coverage of everything from epidemiology, public health, and preventive medicine through clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Ideal for all physicians, whether in an office or hospital setting, Feigin and Cherry’s equips you with trusted answers to your most challenging clinical infectious disease questions. Meet your most difficult clinical challenges in pediatric infectious disease, including today’s more aggressive infectious and resistant strains as well as emerging and re-emerging diseases, with unmatched, comprehensive coverage of immunology, epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Find the answers you need quickly thanks to an organization both by organ system and by etiologic microorganism, allowing you to easily approach any topic from either direction.

Handbook of Pediatric Obesity Book

Handbook of Pediatric Obesity


  • Author : Michael I. Goran
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420026634

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Handbook of Pediatric Obesity Excerpt :

Understanding the numerous factors involved with body weight regulation and identifying interventions to prevent or treat the problem is an enormous task in and of itself. Addressing this issue in growing children is further complicated by the diverse challenges specific to children. Because of this, the field of childhood obesity is both extremely