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 provides 60 real-life situations that illustrate crucial innovations in pediatrics. every one case incorporates a whole dialogue, scientific pearls, references, definitions of key words, and USMLE-style evaluate questions. With the program, you are going to examine within the context of actual sufferers, instead of basically memorize facts.p>

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  • 60 high-yield pediatrics situations, every one with USMLE-style questions
  • Clinical pearls spotlight key techniques
  • Primer on tips to method medical difficulties and imagine like a physician
  • Proven studying process maximizes your shelf-exam scores

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Until lateral cervical flexion–extension films confirm normal anatomy, contact sports and other activities that may result in forceful flexion of the neck should be avoided. CLINICAL CASES 41 Clinical Pearls ➤ Down syndrome is the most common autosomal chromosome abnormality in liveborn infants, increasing in incidence with advanced maternal age. ➤ The most common neonatal Down syndrome features are hypotonia with poor Moro reflex, flat faces, slanted palpebral fissures, laxity of joints, and excessive skin on the back of the neck.

Down syndrome (trisomy 21) B. Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18) C. Holt-Oram syndrome D. Patau syndrome (trisomy 13) E. 2 A 15-day-old infant has respiratory distress. A quick observation suggests she has slight cyanosis, hepatosplenomegaly, and features consistent with DS. The cardiac examination demonstrates a loud first heart sound, a wide and fixed split second heart sound, a low-pitched, middiastolic murmur at the lower left sternal border, and a harsh apical holosystolic murmur in the mitral area.

A. Defective humoral response B. Functional leukocyte adherence glycoproteins C. Marked neutrophilia D. Normal wound healing E. 3 A 6-month-old girl is seen after an emergency room visit for decreased intake, emesis, and watery diarrhea for the past 3 days. She was diagnosed yesterday with “stomach flu” and given IV fluids. She is doing better today with improved intake and resolution of her emesis and diarrhea. The father is concerned about her thrush since birth (despite multiple courses of an oral antifungal) and that she has been hospitalized twice for pneumonia over the past 4 months.

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