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Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, 2nd ed.

By American Academy of Pediatrics
Edited by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP and Rebecca A. Baum, MD, FAAP

Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular quick reference guide provides information and advice on 190 areas of current pediatric care, everything from abdominal pain and ADHD, to headache and herpes infections, to weight loss and wheezing. This indispensable resource delivers practical, action-orientated, clinical solutions for healthcare professionals to use during or between patient encounters.

Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making.

Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to

Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms.

Order the right screening/diagnostic tests.

Implement approved therapeutic strategies.

Prescribe safe and effective medications.

Recommend proven prevention measures.

Confidently respond to parent questions.

35 new chapters including

Adjustment disorder



Coagulation disorders


Dental problems


Drug interactions and adverse effects

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Fragile X syndrome


Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria


Inflammatory bowel disease

Klinefelter syndrome

Learning difficulty

Learning disorders

Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period

Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse

Neural tube defects

Oppositional defiant disorder


Papulosquamous disease

Pierre Robin syndrome

Prader-Willi syndrome

Screening for genetic-metabolic diseases


Sexual abuse of children

Sleep disturbances

Speech and language concerns

Substance use

Symptoms of emotional disturbances in young children (birth to 5)

Temper tantrums and breath-holding spells

Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome

Vitamin D inadequacy

Bibliographic Information

Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, 2nd ed.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Edited by: 
  • Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP
  • Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP
  • Rebecca A. Baum, MD, FAAP
Copyright year: 
  • 2018
ISBN electronic: 
ISBN paper: 
Page Count: 

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