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Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Daniel A. Rauch (editor) Snezana Nena Osorio (editor)

ISBN: 9781610024563

Publication Date: Nov 2020

Format: Paperback

Presents a collection of pediatric hospital medicine cases that address clinical conundrums or issues and are to be used as teaching cases of clinical reasoning. Other cases will use inpatient care as a launching point for complex ethical dilemmas or system-based care.
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Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine is a collection of interesting pediatric hospital medicine cases that address clinical conundrums or issues and are to be used as teaching cases of clinical reasoning. Other cases will use inpatient care as a launching point for complex ethical dilemmas or system-based care.
 
Each chapter begins with the clinical competencies that will be addressed and the patient presentation. Next, the chapter steps through the case workup and management, as well as the case outcome and follow-up. Chapters conclude with valuable pearls, discussions of aspects of care that are not just disease management but a true reflection of the scope of pediatric hospital medicine. Recommended readings round out each chapter.
Pages 280
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Nov 2020
Publisher American Academy of Pediatrics
Subject/s Medicine: general issues   Health systems & services   Paediatric medicine   Paediatric nursing  
  • 1. Asthma Care Challenges in Adolescents
  • 2. Prolonged Fever and Rash
  • 3. Thinking Beyond Bronchiolitis
  • 4. Apnea in Infancy
  • 5. Cough and Chest Pain
  • 6. Pelvic Pain
  • 7. Chronic Leg Pain
  • 8. Right Upper Quadrant Pain in an Adolescent
  • 9. Palliative Care in Hospital Medicine
  • 10. Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 11. Managing Eating Disorders in the Hospital
  • 12. Altered Mental Status
  • 13. Persistent Neonatal Jaundice
  • 14. Fever and Refusal to Walk
  • 15. Failure to Thrive Beyond Infancy
  • 16. Breastfeeding Difficulties
  • 17. Intentional Ingestion
  • 18. Convulsive-like Movements
  • 19. Hypotonia and Poor Feeding
  • 20. Unintentional Lead Poisoning
  • 21. Prolonged Fever and Joint Pain
  • 22. Newborn with In Utero Polysubstance Exposure
  • 23. Developmental Regression and Transaminitis
  • 24. Food Allergy in Infancy
  • 25. Attention-Seeking Behaviors in Parents
  • 26. Severe Headache
  • 27. Hand Swelling After an Animal Bite
  • 28. Care of Medically Complex Patients
  • 29. Fever of Unknown Origin in a Child Who Has Immigrated
  • 30. Case of Extreme Inflammatory Response
  • 31. Chronic Congestion and Wheezing
  • 32. A Newborn with Black Stools
  • 33. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • 34. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Complications
  • 35. Recurrent Stridor
  • 36. Sickle Cell Disease and Cognitive Biases
  • 37. Incomplete Maternal History Confounds Diagnosis
  • 38. Recurrent Pancreatitis
  • 39. Direct Hyperbilirubinemia in a Newborn
  • 40. Clavicular Mass and Fever
  • 41. Abdominal Mass and Fever
  • 42. Agitation in an Adolescent
  • 43. Newborn Screening and Failure to Thrive
  • 44. Unusual Bruising in an Active Child
  • 45. Infant with Fever
  • 46. Staphylococcal Skin Abscess
  • 47. Neonatal Hypoglycemia
  • 48. Urinary Tract Infection
  • 49. Kawasaki Shock Syndrome
  • 50. Cardiac Arrest
Daniel A. Rauch, MD, FAAP, SFHM is the Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine.  Dr Rauch has been very involved in the development of the field of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) with leadership roles in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Academic Pediatric Association, planning the national PHM conference and 2 separate regional conferences, starting the national PHM Fellows meeting, and helping move forward the PHM certification effort.  He is coeditor of Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics, 2e, and Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

Snezana Nena Osorio, MD, MS, FAAP is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Osorio, who serves as Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Pediatrics, leads the Department's Quality and Patient Safety initiatives, provides clinical care in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics, and serves as an educator in the Department. She is also an Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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