Editor: Seckin Ulualp

Series Title: Recent Advances in Pediatric Medicine

Synopsis of General Pediatric Practice

Volume 1

eBook: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $138
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $156
ISSN: 2543-2257 (Print)
ISSN: 2543-2249 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-521-0 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-520-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2017
DOI: 10.2174/9781681085203117010002


This textbook provides a brief review of pediatric medicine practice. This book covers the diseases and disorders commonly seen in routine practice. The chapters cover pediatric disorders such as obesity, gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, allergy, sinusitis, diabetes, thyroid disorder, epistaxis, otitis media, hearing loss, laryngomalacia, obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, laryngomalacia, stridor, tonsillitis, haemophilia, autism, and anxiety.

Key features of this textbook include:

  • - Reader friendly format which explains etiology, pathophysiology, and disease management
  • - 21 chapters covering common pediatric disorders encountered by medical professionals
  • - Contributions by several experts in pediatric subspecialties

This textbook is a suitable reference for medical students, interns, residents, and specialists including pediatricians, family medicine practitioners, otolaryngologists as well as subspecialists such as pediatric cardiologists, pulmonologists, endocrinologists, otolaryngologists and allergists.


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List of Contributors

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Update on the Management of Otitis Media

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Emily Tignor, Bailey LeConte, Dayton Young, Tomoko Makishima
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Contemporary Management of Children with Hearing Loss

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Musaed Alzahrani, Issam Saliba
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Overview of Management of Recurrent Tonsillitis

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Suparna N. Shah, Harold Pine
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Therapies for Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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Anthony Sheyn
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Practical Management of Children with Stridor

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Anil Gungor
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Update on the Management of Laryngomalacia

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Mohamed Akkari, Catherine Blanchet, Michel Mondain
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Synopsis of Management of Diabetes Mellitus Types 1 and 2

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Eric Velazquez, Bethany A. Auble
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Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Carisse Orsi, Maria Rayas, Jessica Hutchins, Elia Escaname
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Practical Guide for Management of Children with Obesity

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Neslihan Gungor
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Current Concepts in the Management of Hyperthyroidism

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Abha Choudhary
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Recent Advances in Pediatric Asthma

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Amine Daher, Tanya M. Martínez Fernández, Yadira M. Rivera-Sánchez
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Evaluation and Treatment of Bronchiolitis

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Derek L. Pepiak
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What is New with Management of Pediatric Central Sleep Apnea?

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S. Kamal Naqvi
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Practical Considerations in the Treatment of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Amal Isaiah, Seckin O. Ulualp
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State of the Art of the Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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Ricardo Medina-Centeno, Rinarani Sanghavi
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Essentials of Sickle Cell Disease Management

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Jesica F. Ramirez, Melissa Frei-Jones
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Management of Recurrent Epistaxis

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Kathleen R. Billings
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Update on Management of Allergic Rhinitis

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Maria C. Veling
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The Management of Pediatric Allergic Emergencies

- Pp. 272-285 (14)
Olga Hardin, Joshua L. Kennedy
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Autism Spectrum Disorder: What a Pediatrician Should Know

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Jayne Bellando, Jaimie Flor, Maya Lopez
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Treating Anxiety in Children

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Kristine Schmitz, Mi-Young Ryee, Leandra Godoy
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Subject Index

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