Case files. / Pediatrics by Eugene C Toy; et al

By Eugene C Toy; et al

Real-Life situations for the Pediatrics clerkship and the shelf-exam

You want publicity to high-yield circumstances to excel at the pediatrics clerkship and at the shelf-exam. Case records: Pediatrics offers 60 real-life situations that illustrate crucial thoughts in pediatrics. every one case incorporates a whole dialogue, medical pearls, references, definitions of keywords, and USMLE-style assessment questions. With the program, you will research within the context of genuine sufferers, instead of simply memorize facts.p>


  • 60 high-yield pediatrics circumstances, each one with USMLE-style questions
  • Clinical pearls spotlight key techniques
  • Primer on how one can method scientific difficulties and imagine like a physician
  • Proven studying approach maximizes your shelf-exam scores

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Severe, life-threatening infection is possible with Staphylococcus species, Enterobacteriaceae, and Candida species. Good skin and oral hygiene are important; broad-spectrum antimicrobials and surgical debridement are early considerations with infection. 3 C. SCID is an autosomal recessive or X-linked disorder of both humoral and cellular immunity. Serum immunoglobulins and T cells are often markedly diminished or absent. Thymic dysgenesis is also seen. Recurring cutaneous, gastrointestinal, or pulmonary infections occur with opportunistic organisms such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) and PCP.

E. Tell the family to bring the adolescent back for a UDS when she is exhibiting signs or symptoms such as euphoria or ataxia. 3 A previously healthy adolescent male has a 3-month history of increasing headaches, blurred vision, and personality changes. Previously he admitted to marijuana experimentation more than 1 year ago. On examination he is a healthy, athletic-appearing 17-year-old with decreased extraocular range of motion and left eye visual acuity. Which of the following is the best next step in his management?

Which of the following is the best next step in his care? A. Sweat chloride testing B. Examination of the eyes for retinal hemorrhages C. Reassurance and counseling for family about childhood normal developmental stage D. Testing of stool for parasites E. 4 23 A 4-month-old child has poor weight gain. Her current weight is less than the 5th percentile, height about the 10th percentile, and head circumference at the 50th percentile. The planned pregnancy resulted in a normal, spontaneous, vaginal delivery; mother and child were discharged after a 48-hour hospitalization.

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