The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year: Pediatrics

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Author: Maureen Knechtel, MPAS, PA-C, Tanya Fernandez, MS, PA-C, IBCLC, Amy Akerman, MPAS, PA-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 0826195253
ISBN 13: 9780826195258
eISBN: 9780826195357
Edition: 1st
The first pocket-size resource to guide PA students through their pediatrics rotation Prepare for and thrive during your clinical rotations with the quick-access pocket guide series, The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year. The Pediatrics edition of this series, delineates the exact duties required in this specialty. Written by experienced PA educators, this guide details the clinical approach to common presentations such as cough, fever, and skin changes. It also provides a systems-based approach to more than 60 of the most frequently encountered disease entities you will see in this rotation, including dermatitis, pharyngitis, and otitis media. Distinguished by brief, bulleted content with handy tables and figures, the reference offers all pertinent laboratory and imaging studies needed to confirm a diagnosis, with medication and management guidelines. This guide also describes the most common procedures you will learn during the pediatrics rotation, including foreign body removal, reduction of subluxed radial head, and administration of nebulizer treatments.A special chapter on management of urgent pediatric conditions, such as asthma exacerbation, head injuries, and fractures, is also included.
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