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    Author(s)KAMAT D K
    Publish YearOctober 2017


    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care 2nd edition by KAMAT D K

    Significantly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular quick reference guide provides information and advice on 190 areas of current pediatric care, everything from abdominal pain and ADHD, to headache and herpes infections, to weight loss and wheezing. This indispensable resource delivers practical, action-orientated, clinical solutions for healthcare professionals to use during or between patient encounters.

    Authoritative content is presented in a concise outline format that helps speed and simplify decision-making.

    Regardless of the patient presentation you're confronted with, you'll have quick access to the help you need to

    Efficiently evaluate signs and symptoms.
    Order the right screening/diagnostic tests.
    Implement approved therapeutic strategies.
    Prescribe safe and effective medications.
    Recommend proven prevention measures.
    Confidently respond to parent questions.
    35 new chapters including

    Adjustment disorder
    Coagulation disorders
    Dental problems
    Drug interactions and adverse effects
    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
    Fragile X syndrome
    Hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, and hypercalcuria
    Inflammatory bowel disease
    Klinefelter syndrome
    Learning difficulty
    Learning disorders
    Metabolic disorders beyond the newborn period
    Munchausen syndrome by proxy: medical child abuse
    Neural tube defects
    Oppositional defiant disorder
    Papulosquamous disease
    Pierre Robin syndrome
    Prader-Willi syndrome
    Screening for genetic-metabolic diseases
    Sexual abuse of children
    Sleep disturbances
    Speech and language concerns
    Substance use
    Symptoms of emotional disturbance in young children (birth to 5)
    Temper tantrums and breath-holding spells
    Turner syndrome and Noonan syndrome
    Vitamin D inadequacy

    2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medal Winner!

    About the Author:
    Editor in Chief: Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP
    Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, is professor of pediatrics, as well as vice chair of education, in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University and designated institutional official for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

    Dr Kamat received his medical and doctorate degrees from University of Bombay, India, and then completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship training in immunology at the University of Minnesota. He is board-certified in pediatrics and in clinical and laboratory immunology.

    Dr Kamat served as director of the combined Medicine Pediatric Residency program at the University of Minnesota and as director of the Pediatric Residency Program at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He developed an international pathway for residents at the University of Minnesota and at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He has been honored with Teacher of the Year awards by medical students and residents on multiple occasions. In 2009 he received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award, in 2010 he received the national AAP Education Award, and in 2012 he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the president of Wayne State University. He served on the Pediatric Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for 6 years and was also vice chair of this committee for 2 years.

    Dr Kamat is active in multiple national and international medical societies. He has authored and coauthored more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, review articles, book chapters, and case reports. He serves on the editorial board of 3 journals and as ad hoc manuscript reviewer for many others. He is an editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first textbook, AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care. He is editor in chief of the editorial board for the AAP Web site Pediatric Care Online, as well as for the Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care. He is coeditor of the AAP publications Textbook of Global Child Health and Common Cardiac Issues in Pediatrics. In addition, he edited Challenging Cases in Pediatric Diagnosis, also published by the AAP.