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Pediatric Clinical Skills

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ISBN: 9781437713978

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Pediatric Clinical Skills , 4th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By Richard B. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC, Dlitt(Hon)

360 pages
Trim Size 8 7/16 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2011
$94.99, Paperback, Reference

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Pediatric Clinical Skills, 4th Edition, by renowned author Richard B. Goldbloom, is your ideal guide to mastering necessary, often complex and challenging pediatric clinical skills. Written in a clear, informal tone, this book explains the nuances of the child/family interview and history, pediatric physical exam, crucial interpersonal skills, and important issues such as cultural sensitivity, chronic conditions, and athletic participation. An indispensable learning tool for in-training physicians, this book is also a valuable resource for pediatric and family practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and all healthcare personnel who work with children.

Key Features

  • Discover the best approach and demeanor for interviewing patients and their families.
  • Elicit cooperation and gain the maximum value from physical exams of patients of all ages, including preterm and low-birth-weight infants.
  • Enhance cultural sensitivity and capably navigate issues associated with chronic conditions, athletic participation, and more.

New to this Edition

  • Perfect the latest approaches for approaching the adolescent, clinical evaluation for possible child abuse, palliative care, examining the head and neck, evaluating gastrointestinal symptoms, surgical assessment of the abdomen, and other rapidly evolving areas.
  • Navigate growing areas of concern including obesity, autism, TV-watching, and video games.
  • Access the complete contents online at studentconsult.com, with Integration Links to related content in other Student Consult resources…videos demonstrating different aspects of the neurological exam, including assessing cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy…additional content and images to complement Ch. 21, Clinical Evaluation for Possible Child Abuse…and full-color inserts that complement Ch. 8, Examining the Visual System, and Ch. 19, Assessing the Skin.
  • Study efficiently with the aid of Case Histories, Key Points, and Recommended Readings.


Medical students in clerkship/rotation (years 3 & 4), NPs, PAs, advanced nurses, pediatric healthcare professionals,

Residents in Pediatrics and Family Medicine

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By Richard B. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC, Dlitt(Hon), Professor of Pediatrics and Chancellor Emeritus, Dalhousie University, Active Medical Staff, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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