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Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year: Pediatrics

by Tanya Fernandez and Amy Akerman Springer Publishing Company
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9780826195258
Format:
Pbk 316 pages
Price:
AU$63.00 NZ$66.09
Product Status: Available in Approx 14 days
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The first pocket-size resource to guide PA students through their pediatrics rotation

Prepare for and thrive during your clinical rotations with the quick-access pocket guide series, The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year. The Pediatrics edition of this 7-volume series delineates the exact duties required in this specialty.

Written by experienced PA educators, this guide details the clinical approach to common presentations such as cough, fever, and skin changes. It also provides a systems-based approach to more than 60 of the most frequently encountered disease entities you will see in this rotation, including dermatitis, pharyngitis, and otitis media.

Distinguished by brief, bulleted content with handy tables and figures, the reference offers all pertinent laboratory and imaging studies needed to confirm a diagnosis, with medication and management guidelines. This guide also describes the most common procedures you will learn during the pediatrics rotation, including foreign body removal, reduction of subluxed radial head, and administration of nebulizer treatments.A special chapter on management of urgent pediatric conditions, such as asthma exacerbation, head injuries, and fractures, is also included.

Key Features:

  • Provides a pocket-size overview of the PA pediatrics rotation
  • Describes common clinical presentations, disease entities, and procedures
  • Offers a step-by-step approach to diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Includes clinical pearls throughout
  • Reflects the 2019 NCCPA PANCE blueprint
  • Includes two bonus digital chapters! Three guided case studies to reinforce clinical reasoning plus 25 rotation exam-style questions with remediating rationales

Other books in this series:

The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery
  • OB-GYN
  • Behavioral Health