DescriptionEvidence Based Pediatrics and Child Health is a ground-breaking new text on pediatrics and child care management, using evidence based approach. It covers all the major childhood conditions and contains the features of both a handbook and a reference text. Each chapter combines both advice on management and how best to practice evidence based medicine with reviews of all the available evidence in a specific area.
The goal of the book is to help pediatricians and others who care for children to provide the best possible care by combining the best, most current evidence with special circumstances of each individual patient.
Searching for the evidence.
Assessing baseline risk and prognosis.
Predigested evidence: syntheses.
Strength of evidence, evidence scales.
Clinical measurement, clinical disagreement.
Quality of life.
Complementary and alternative medicine.
Communicating evidence to patients - shared decision-making.
Keeping up/continuing education.
Applying the evidence.
The well child exam: monitoring and case-finding.
newborn hearing screening.
Assessment of development.
Injury prevention and control.
Fever in the young infant.
Fever without focus.
Gastrooesophageal reflux in infants.
Gastrooesophageal reflux in adolescents.
Wound repair and tissue adhesives.
Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia.
Pain control in the neonate.
Neonatal abstinance syndrome.
Cognitive outcomes in very preterm infants
- Covers all the major childhood conditions and contains the features of both a handbook and a reference text
- Combines both advice on management and how best to practice evidence based medicine with reviews of all the available evidence in a specific area
- Provides the best, most current evidence combined with special circumstances of individual patients