Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Boynton, Rose W.; Dunn, Elizabeth S.; Pulcini, Joyce A.; St. Pierre, Sherri B.; Stephens, Geraldine R.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This pocket-sized manual is a concise, ready reference for well-child care, a compilation of the most common management problems seen in an average pediatric practice, and a drug reference.
Part I of this sixth edition provides comprehensive guidelines for well-child visits from birth to adolescence along wth management guidelines for common childrearing issues. This part has a new, more streamlined format with an emphasis on prevention.
Part II provides management protocols for the most commonly occurring childhood illnesses. This edition includes new material on behavioral problems and common childrearing concerns, childhood obesity, food allergies, ADHD, sleep problems, and peer pressure.
Part III provides a concise review of commonly used pharmaceuticals in pediatric practice, using both generic and trade names.