Generations of practitioners have turned to this reference for the most recent advances in therapeutic care - including medical and surgical therapies, preventive medicine, adolescent gynecology, and behavioral issues. Now, CURRENT PEDIATRIC THERAPY is more of a bargain than ever before! The 18th Edition includes access to a web site for convenient consultation wherever and whenever you need this guidance most!
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Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham. State-of-the-art in the practice of pediatrics. Contributions from a diverse group of disciplines, such as: general, cardiac, and orthopedic surgeons; neurosurgeons; urologists; dentists; and ophthalmologists. Contributors focus on approaches to management based on their personal experience and expertise. Previous edition: c1996. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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- Adds sections on Dentistry, Orthopedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, and Behavioral Science.
- Includes a new first section on Presenting Problems.
About the Author
Fredric D. Burg, MD, FAAP, Executive Director / Associate Dean's Office, UAB School of Medicine, Huntsville Campus, Huntsville, AL; Julie R. Ingelfinger, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children; Deputy Editor, New England Journal of Medicine, Boston, MA; Richard A. Polin, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital of New York, New York, NY; and Anne A. Gershon, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY