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Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT) Pediatrics provides practical, expert information on the diagnosis and treatment of the medical problems of infants, children, and adolescents when you need a quick, concise answer. It is a single-source reference designed for quick and easy access to the information you need in the clinical setting. Content is derived from the latest edition of CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Pediatrics, the leading pediatrics textbook for hospital and outpatient settings, edited by William W. Hay, Jr., Myron J. Levin, Robin R. Deterding, and Mark J. Abzug. Pediatric topics have been edited by Jennifer Bernstein to match the format of Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (QMDT).

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Structured alphabetically, each topic consists of just the right amount of information to give you the key diagnostic and treatment features of 400 essential pediatric diseases, disorders, and injuries. The bulleted format promotes rapid comprehension so that you can immediately apply what you learn from this quick consult.

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Each disease entry includes:

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  • Key Features: Essentials of diagnosis and general considerations

  • Clinical Findings: Symptoms and signs and differential diagnosis

  • Diagnosis: Laboratory tests, imaging studies and diagnostic procedures

  • Treatment: Medications, surgery, and therapeutic procedures

  • Outcomes: Complications, prognosis, when to refer, and when to admit

  • References: Up-to-date, evidence-based clinical guidelines, targeted references, and web sites for clinicians and patients

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