By William Feldman

Designed for busy clinicians offering fundamental overall healthiness care to kids, this can be the 1st ebook dedicated to, evidence-based pediatric analysis and therapy. Prevention, analysis, remedy, and rehabilitation are all lined extensive. The emphasis is on these difficulties, in general visible in perform. The authors hide evidence-based fabric on every little thing from well-child care and administration of higher respiration infections to seizures and critical bronchial asthma. In each one bankruptcy the reader will locate reliable proof to help a selected scientific plan of action, with references to pertinent scientific trials. A severe appraisal of the literature is featured.
Key Features:
* comprises well-baby and well-child care
* provides universal difficulties in addition to infrequent, lifestyles threatening situations
* Covers prevention, analysis, remedy and rehabilitation from beginning to age 18
* presents facts essential to help medical choice making
* followed through a CD-ROM with the full textual content and illustrations of the booklet, in absolutely searchable PDF files
Audience: Pediatricians, family members Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners

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114,115 Children whose parents immigrated from endemic regions or who themselves reside in high prevalence areas should be considered for testing at 4 to 6 years and again at 11 to 16 years114 (Table 2–11). Screening for Hemoglobinopathies There are 2,000 new cases of sickle cell disease diagnosed in the United States every year. This condition is easily and inexpensively diagnosed. Universal or targeted screening is currently performed in some states, although not included as a recommendation by the CPS or AAP.

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Please see Chapter 16 for a more detailed discussion. 115 False-negative Mantoux test results can occur. Malnutrition, certain viral illnesses (such as varicella, measles, and influenza), immunodeficiency states such as HIV infection, overwhelming tuberculosis, and very young age can all significantly reduce the size of induration at the test site. 115 False-positive test results can also happen, either from prior bacille CalmetteGuérin (BCG) vaccination, nontuberculous mycobacteria infection or the booster effect caused by serial tuberculin testing.

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