First Aid for the Pediatrics Clerkship, Third Edition

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October 22, 2010


Electronic book text, 607 pages

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0071712992 / 9780071712996

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Main description

The pediatrics clerkship survival guide written by students who aced the clerkship.

This powerful review for the pediatrics clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts--written by students and based on the clerkship's core competencies--review everything students need to know for the clerkship. Margin notes highlight common exam and "pimp" questions to really help students shine. New to this edition, mini-cases are integrated throughout to give a clinical "face" to disease discussions. A section of "classifieds" include scholarship and award opportunities. A new color insert contains 4 pages of full color images to amplify the text.


  • High-yield yet comprehensive review for the pediatrics clerkship based on the clerkship's core competencies
  • Written by students who just completed the clerkship
  • NEW: Integrated mini-cases add clinical relevance and prepare students for questions they will see on the shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2 CK
  • Exam tips and wards tips in the margins help students shine
  • Edited by a pediatrician and reviewed by top faculty to ensure relevance and accuracy

The content you need to excel on the pediatric clerkship:
Section I: How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship; Section II: High-Yield Facts, Gestation and Birth, Prematurity, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Health Supervision and Prevention of Injury and Illness in the Well Child, Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal, Anomalies, Metabolic Disease, Immunologic Disease, ID, GI Disease, Respiratory Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease, Hematologic Disease, Endocrine Disease, Neurologic Disease, ENT, Musculoskeletal Disease, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Section III: Awards and Opportunities, Color Image Section

Table of contents

1. How to Succeed in the Pediatrics Clerkship
2. Gestation and Birth
3. Prematurity
4. Growth and Development
6.Health Supervision and Prevention of Illness and Injury in Children and Adolescents
7. Congenital Malformations and Chromosomal Anomalies
8. Metabolic Disease
9. Immunologic Disease
10. INfectious Disease
11. Gastrointestinal Disease
12. Respiratory Disease
13. Cardiovascular Disease
14. Renal, Gynecologic, and Urinary Disease
15. Hematologic Disease
16. Endocrine Disease
17. Neurologic Disease
18. Special Organs-Eye, Ear, Nose
19. Musculoskeletal Disease
20. Dermatologic Disease
21. Psychiatric Disease
22. Pediatric Life Support

Author comments

Author Profile
Volume Editor: Muhammad Waseem, MD
is Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine (Clinical Pediatrics) at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York.
Series Editors: Latha G. Stead, MD and Matthew S. Kaufman, MD
Latha G. Stead, MD, MS, FACEP is Chief, Division of Clinical Research and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine at Gainesville. She is also Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Rochester, MN) and serves as Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Emergency Medicine.

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