Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Pediatrics, 2nd Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know when caring for children in the hospital, ICU, emergency department, and subspecialty outpatient clinics. This practical reference presents brief, logical approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of common inpatient pediatric problems, as well as evidence-based references where they are available. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 2nd Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, and medical students, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance – all in one convenient and easily accessible source.
Thoroughly revised chapters with up-to-date, clinically applicable content that is easy for providers at all levels.
New chapters on Development Milestones, Child Maltreatment, and Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Coverage includes growth and nutrition, emergencies, poisonings, newborn medicine, critical care, surgery, adolescent medicine, child maltreatment, allergy and immunology, radiology, sedation, genetic diseases, and much more.
Numerous tables, algorithms, and evidence-based references keep you up to date.