Pediatric Differential Diagnosis – Top 50 Problems (Original PDF from Publisher)


By Denise Goh MBBS (Hons) MMed (Paeds) FRCPCH
MRCP MD Dip ABMG FACMG FAMS, Elizabeth Ang MBBS (Hons) MMed (Paeds) MRCPCH

Using symptom-based and problem-based approaches, this indispensable text teaches medical students how to apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning to develop diagnostic competence. It is also suitable for any doctor who wishes to refresh his/her clinical approaches to pediatric patients.

With 50 carefully selected pediatric problems that are likely to be encountered in medical practice, each chapter is written in a user-friendly style and takes you through the fundamental thought process needed to arrive at the most likely diagnosis. This thought process includes:

  • Understanding the correct definition of the clinical problem
  • Recognizing the symptoms of the clinical problem
  • Analyzing the pathophysiology behind the problem
  • Creating a prioritized list of differential diagnosis
  • Having a robust clinical approach/algorithm that enables one to arrive at the correct diagnosis
  • Evaluating for red flag signs and symptoms
  • Honing the thought process through the use of over 50 clinical case scenarios with structured self-reflection questions and answers

Product Details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd; 1st edition (December 4, 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 598 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9814570419
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9814570411
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9789814570411

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