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Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics

Edited by Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP and Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP

This convenient handbook is a comprehensive guide to the evaluation and treatment of more than 80 signs and symptoms.

It is organized alphabetically, and each entry includes history and physical examinations; causes; differential diagnosis; diagnostic procedures; treatment approaches including when to refer and when to admit; ongoing care and follow-up; and prevention.

Contents include:

Abdominal pain


Back pain

Chest pain


Diarrhea and steatorrhea

Dizziness and vertigo

Fatigue and weakness



Heart murmurs



Red eye/pink eye

Sleep disturbances

Speech and language concerns



And more!

Bibliographic Information

Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics
Edited by: 
  • Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP
  • Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP
Copyright year: 
  • 2015
ISBN electronic: 
ISBN paper: 
Page Count: 

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