Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care (Volume 1)
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN 10: 1610021118
ISBN 13: 978-1610021111
Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making.
Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to
- Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms.
- Order the right screening/diagnostic tests.
- Implement approved therapeutic strategies.
- Prescribe safe and effective medications
- Recommend proven prevention measures.
- Confidently respond to parent questions.
35 new chapters including
- Coagulation disorders
- Drug interactions and adverse effects
- Fetal alcohol syndrome
- Fragile X syndrome
- Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Klinefelter syndrome
- Learning disorders
- Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period
- Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse
- Papulosquamous disease
- Pierre-Robin syndrome
- Prader-Willi syndrome
- Symptoms of emotional disturbance in young children (Birth to 5 Years)
- Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome
- And more...
"This is an extraordinarily helpful, practical, concise, go-to resource for busy pediatric providers. It covers an extensive list of varied topics, signs, and symptoms and is written in a manner that likely will make it a trusted real-time resource."
Maria Alcocer Alkureishi, MD
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Doody's Book Reviews™
About the Author
Dr. Kamat has been honored with “Teacher of the Year” awards by medical students and residents on multiple occasions. In 2009, he received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award. and in 2010 he received the National AAP Education Award/
Dr. Kamat is an editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care and Pediatric Care Online. He is also editor-in-chief of the AAP Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care and Challenging cases in Pediatric Diagnosis. He is the co-editor of the AAP Textbook of Global Child Health. He is editor for the Index of Suspicion in Pediatrics in Review. He has been a member of Pediatric RC of ACGME for last 6 years and also served as the vice chair of the committee for the last 18 months.
Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP: Until recently, Dr. Henry M. Adam was a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College and studying as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow at Yale University, he graduated from the State University of NY-Upstate Medical Center in 1979, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following pediatric residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, he was a Fellow in general and behavioral pediatrics and then joined the faculty at Einstein.
He has directed the Pediatric Outreach Program (1984-86), the AIDS Day Care Center (1987-90), and the Pediatric AIDS Primary Care Program (1990-94), all at Jacobi Medical Center. As an educator, Dr. Adam directed the pediatric residency training program at Montefiore Medical Center (1994-2002), has received the Lewis Fraad Teaching Award, and has been elected to the Leo Davidoff Teaching Society.
Deborah Campbell, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director for the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She conducts the Low birth weight infant Evaluation and Assessment Program (LEAP) and has served various leadership roles at the American Academy of Pediatrics, New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs and Networks, NYC Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council, and Greater New York March of Dimes Health Professionals Advisory Board and National March of Dimes.
She is a member of the Greater New York Hospital Association Perinatal Safety Collaborative Advisory Group, the National Quality Forum Perinatal Collaborative, and the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative Neonatology Expert Workgroup. She also serves on the NYS Palliative Care Education and Training Council, an expert panel that has developed guidance and advice for the New York State Department of Health on best practices in pain management and end-of-life care. She served as a member on the AAP Taskforce on Implementation of Newborn Hearing Screening and the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program. She is currently co-chair of the Bright Futures Guidelines, 4th edition Infancy Expert Panel.
Dr DeWitt served as president of the Academic Pediatric Association and chair of both the Steering Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Research in Office Settings network and the Committee on Pediatric Education. He served as a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force, chairing their methodology workgroup, and is currently a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Pediatric Residency Review Committee and the national board of Reach Out and Read. As associate chair, he has led the department in pursuing innovative and effective approaches to graduate education, including an innovative online masters in medical education program.
With more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, Dr DeWitt is nationally and internationally known for his publications and presentations in the areas of faculty development and community-based education and research.
Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP, has spent more than 35 years in pediatric primary care, public health, administration, and medical teaching. Her special interests include mental health services in pediatric primary care and school settings, access to health care for underserved populations, primary care of children with special health care needs, and residency training in mental health, community pediatrics, and advocacy.
Dr Foy received her bachelor of arts from Wellesley College and her doctorate of medicine from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at University of North Carolina hospitals. She has held several academic positions and is currently professor of pediatrics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and medical director of the Northwest Community Care Network (a regional network of North Carolina Medicaid providers). She is active in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), having served as chair of the AAP Task Force on Mental Health from 2004 to 2010 and currently serving as past chair of the AAP National Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health; member of the AAP Mental Health Leadership Work Group, and member of the AAP Board of Directors. Roles in other organizations have included the presidency of the North Carolina Pediatric Society (North Carolina Chapter of the AAP) from 1998 to 2000 and cofounder and director of the School Health Alliance for Forsyth County from 1999 to 2011.