Written by highly experienced clinicians, this volume is the first text to integrate basic concepts of vision development with clinical diagnosis and treatment of pediatric vision disorders. Coverage begins with a thorough review of the normal course of vision development, focusing on the years from birth through preschool. The next section presents a comprehensive, step-by-step clinical methodology for evaluating visual function. Subsequent chapters discuss treatment strategies, including parameters for prescribing lenses for children, notes on when not prescribing is appropriate, options in strabismus and amblyopia, and visual therapy for very young children. More than 200 illustrations complement the text.
This second comprehensive edition of Visual Development, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient combines basic concepts of vision development with clinical diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders in infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents. Heavily updated, with new sections on timely issues and topics, the book is ideal for anyone who needs to know the practical aspects of evaluation and care of pediatric patients.
From the fundamental science of vision to clinical techniques and the management of common ocular conditions, this book encompasses the essence of contemporary optometric practice. Now in full colour and featuring over 400 new illustrations, it has been revised significantly.
The cornerstone text on visual science – now more clinically relevant than ever SELF-ASSESSMENT QUIZ IN EACH CHAPTER Through five acclaimed editions, this trusted text has bridged the gap between basic visual science and clinical application. The Fifth Edition continues this mission with a more streamlined presentation and an even greater focus on clinical relevancy. Wide in scope, the book covers every clinically important aspect of visual science, including color vision and its defects, spatial vision, temporal aspects of vision, psychophysics, physiology, and development and maturation of the visual system. This edition has been dramatically enhanced, with all figures in beautiful full color and the addition of new clinical images (including color vision tests and fundus photographs). All chapters have been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest advances in basic science, while increasing their clinical orientation. You will also find self-assessment questions at the end of every chapter and current references from leaders in each subfield. The information presented in Visual Perception, Fifth Edition cannot be found in any other single volume. The book’s unique linkage of basic science and clinical application makes it of value to optometric and ophthalmologic students, faculty, and researchers. If you require a comprehensive text on visual science that imparts fundamental concepts in an engaging and interesting style, your search ends here.
This book provides timely clinical information on the ambulatory and i npatient medical care of children from birth through infancy and adole scence. Highlights in this new edition include new chapters on eating disorders and rehabilitation and sports medicine, along with the revi sion and reorganization that the old chapters underwent.
Authoritative, timely pediatrics coverage in a "find it now" format Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pediatrics 18e offers concise, clinically-oriented coverage of the ambulatory and hospital care of children, from birth through infancy and adolescence. Utilizing the popular Current Series format, this handy guide answers all the questions that come up in daily practice and provides the details necessary to make a sound diagnosis and treatment plan.
The Classic On-the-Go Guide to Pediatric Practice--Now More Current and Essential Than Ever! A Doody's Core Title! CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics has long been the go-to guide for students, residents, and practitioners looking for concise, reliable, and up-to-date information. It continues to provide succinct, up-to-date, and clinically relevant coverage of how to assess and treat common disorders in children, from eating disorders and cardiovascular diseases to STDs. Features: Easy-to-follow LANGE CURRENT outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis and Typical Features, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis Organized by general topics such as care of the newborn and community pediatrics, as well as by organ system and specific disease/problems "Essentials of Diagnosis and Typical Features" provide instant guidance on identifying both common and rare problems Accessible overviews of important pediatric health concerns, including substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse and neglect, normal childhood nutrition and its disorders, and emergencies and injuries NEW to this edition: chapter on Sport Medicine (a key area of pediatrics for which students and residents state they need more training--ACGME survey), completely reorganized section on Infectious Diseases reflecting the most recent clinical perspectives, expanded section on lab and reference values
Evidence-based information on the care of children from birth through adolescence in an easy-to-use, find-it-now presentation CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Pediatrics, 21e delivers concise, up-to-date, and clinically relevant coverage of how to assess and treat common disorders in children. Known as the on-the-go guide to pediatrics, the book features the easy-to-follow LANGE CURRENT outline presentation, which consists of: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinical Features, Treatment, Prognosis. Written by experienced pediatricians to ensure that every chapter reflects the needs and realities of day-to-day practice, this is an essential resource for pediatricians, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, and the critical care unit. Emphasizes the clinical aspects of pediatric care while also covering important underlying principles Provides a quick, authoritative guide to the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of a wide range of pediatric medical conditions Includes detailed description of diseases as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures Organized by general topics as well as by organ systems Presented in time-saving LANGE CURENT outline format: Problem, Essentials of Diagnosis & Typical Features, Clinical Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis Delivers concise overviews of important pediatric health concerns, including childhood nutrition and eating disorders, substance abuse, psychiatric disorders, child abuse, oral medicine and dentistry, immunization, and emergencies and injuries
The classic on-the-go guide to pediatric practice -- now more current and essential than ever! Market / Audience Pediatricians (80,000 w/w) Pediatric Residents (8,307 US) Nurse Practitioners (>10,000 US) Family Practice Physicians (93,000 US) Medical Students (70,349 US) About the Book Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics has long been a popular component of the Lange Current series, traditionally selling 20,000+ copies worldwide with each edition. Also, the eBook of the 20th edition is currently the second highest-selling eBook on our pediatrics list, after Gomella's Neonatology. Known as the "go-to" guide to pediatric care, the book is updated every two years to keep it current, concise, and practical enough for everyday use by medical students, residents, and pediatricians alike. The 20th edition featured new chapters and an overall expansion of content leading to a higher page count. For the 21st edition, the editors will focus on critical updates, as per usual, but also on fine-tuning the previous edition additions to bring the page count back down. New to this edition is Professor Mark J. Azbug as editor to replace Judy Sondheimer. Dr. Azbug will provide a fresh perspective to the project, particularly to the popular infectious disease chapters. Critical to this title is the timely revision for new generations of incoming students and residents. With the 20th edition, we improved the September publication date by six weeks. For the 21st edition, we aim to improve the date even further by publishing in June 2012, just in advance of the July start of residency programs. This should increase our laydown and adoption opportunities. Features Easy-to-follow Lange Current outline format Organized by general topics as well as by organ systems Comprehensive scope of content with a clinical focus for practical information you can use No other pediatrics text is as up-to-date! Follows "Current" outline format for easy use and quick reference Comprehensive scope Clinical focus About the Authors William W. Hay, Jr., MD is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology and the Division of Perinatal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver. Myron J. Levin, MD, is Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver. Robin R. Deterding, MD, is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver. Mark J. Abzug, MD, is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital, Denver.
A concise, yet comprehensive source of current information on the medical problems of children –-- from birth through adolescence A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! •A practical, up-to-date well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of the most commonly seen medical conditions in children •Excellent coverage of The Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP) curriculum used in pediatric clerkship •46 chapters cover a wide range of topics, including neonatal medicine, child development and behavior, emergency and critical care medicine, and diagnosis and treatment of specific disorders according to major problems, etiologies, and organ systems •A wealth of tables and figures provide quick access to important information, such as acute and critical care procedures in the delivery room, the office, the emergency room, and the critical care unit; anti-infective agents, drug dosages, immunization schedules, differential diagnoses, and developmental disorders •Includes detailed descriptions of diseases as well as diagnostic and therapeutic procedures •Complete with handy guide to normal laboratory values •Presented in the consistent, easy-to-follow CURRENT format •Valuable to medical students, pediatric residents, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers who work with infants, children, and adolescents •Authors are practicing pediatricians to ensure that each chapter reflects the needs and realities of day-to-day practice