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• Section I: Primary Care: Skills and Concepts
Chapter 1. Primary Care: Introduction
Chapter 2. Talking with Parents
Chapter 3. Talking with Children
Chapter 4. Talking with Adolescents
Chapter 5. Telephone Management and E-Medicine
Chapter 6. Informatics
Chapter 7. Counseling Families about Internet Use
Chapter 8. Cultural Competency Issues in Pediatrics
Chapter 9. Global Child Health
Chapter 10. Child Advocacy
• Section II: Principles of Health Care and Pediatric Management
Chapter 11. Health Systems Science
Chapter 12. Population Health for Pediatricians
Chapter 13. Principles of Pediatric Therapeutics
Chapter 14. Pediatric Pain and Symptom Management
Chapter 15. Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pediatric Primary Care
Chapter 16. Principles of Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 17. Image Gently Approach to Pediatric Imaging
Chapter 18. Simulation in Pediatric Health Care
Chapter 19. Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Chapter 20. Pediatric Genomic Medicine
Chapter 21. Principles of Quality Improvement: Improving Health Care for Pediatric Patients
Chapter 22. Pediatric Palliative Care: Principles and Practice
• Section III: Health Maintenance and Anticipatory Guidance
Chapter 23. Neonatal Examination and Nursery Visit
Chapter 24. Maternal Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: The Role of the Pediatrician
Chapter 25. Newborn Screening
Chapter 26. Caring for Twins and Higher-Order Multiples
Chapter 27. Male Circumcision
Chapter 28. Nutritional Needs
Chapter 29. Breastfeeding
Chapter 30. Sleep: Normal Patterns and Common Disorders
Chapter 31. Oral Health and Dental Disorders
Chapter 32. Normal Development and Developmental Surveillance, Screening, and Evaluation
Chapter 33. Speech and Language Development: Normal Patterns and Common Disorders
Chapter 34. Literacy Promotion in Pediatrics
Chapter 35. Gifted Children
Chapter 36. Children and School: A Primer for the Practitioner
Chapter 37. Immunizations
Chapter 38. Health Maintenance in Older Children and Adolescents
Chapter 39. Health Care of International Adoptees
Chapter 40. Health Care Needs of Children in Foster Care
Chapter 41. Working with Immigrant Children and Their Families
Chapter 42. Well Child Care for Children with Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)
Chapter 43. Well-Child Care for Preterm Infants
Chapter 44. Care of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Chapter 45. Injury Prevention
Chapter 46. Fostering Self-Esteem
Chapter 47. Sibling Rivalry
Chapter 48. Toilet Training
Chapter 49. Crying and Colic
Chapter 50. Discipline
Chapter 51. Temper Tantrums
Chapter 52. Breath-Holding Spells
Chapter 53. Fears, Phobias, and Anxiety
Chapter 54. Thumb Sucking and Other Habits
Chapter 55. Enuresis
Chapter 56. Encopresis
• Section IV: Adolescent Health
Chapter 57. Culturally Competent Care for Diverse Populations: Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression
Chapter 58. Reproductive Health
Chapter 59. Vaginitis
Chapter 60. Sexually Transmitted Infections
Chapter 61. Menstrual Disorders
Chapter 62. Disorders of the Breast
Chapter 63. Substance Use/Abuse
Chapter 64. Eating Disorders
Chapter 65. Body Modifications: Tattooing and Body Piercing
Chapter 66. Depression and Suicide in Adolescents
• Section V: Acute and Emergent Problems
Chapter 67. Fever and Bacteremia
Chapter 68. Emerging Infectious Diseases
Chapter 69. Febrile Seizures
Chapter 70. Respiratory Distress
Chapter 71. Stridor and Croup
Chapter 72. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Brief Resolved Unexplained Events
Chapter 73. Syncope
Chapter 74. Shock
Chapter 75. Approach to the Traumatized Child
Chapter 76. Abdominal Trauma
Chapter 77. Acute Abdomen (Appendicitis)
Chapter 78. Head Trauma
Chapter 79. Increased Intracranial Pressure
Chapter 80. Management of Dehydration in Children: Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
Chapter 81. Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 82. Ingestions: Diagnosis and Management
Chapter 83. Disaster Preparedness
Chapter 84. Approach to the Child With Dysmorphism
• Section VI: Head, Neck, and Respiratory System
Chapter 85. Craniofacial Anomalies
Chapter 86. Common Oral Lesions
Chapter 87. Otitis Media
Chapter 88. Hearing Impairments
Chapter 89. Sore Throat
Chapter 90. Nosebleeds
Chapter 91. Strabismus
Chapter 92. Infections of the Eye
Chapter 93. Excessive Tearing
Chapter 94. Neck Masses
Chapter 95. Allergic Disease
Chapter 96. Wheezing and Asthma
Chapter 97. Cough
• Section VII: Hematologic Disorders
Chapter 98. Anemia
Chapter 99. Bleeding Disorders
Chapter 100. Lymphadenopathy
• Section VIII: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 101. Heart Murmurs
Chapter 102. Palpitations
Chapter 103. Cyanosis in The Newborn
Chapter 104. Congestive Heart Failure
Chapter 105. Chest Pain
Chapter 106. Hypertension
• Section IX: Genitourinary Disorders
Chapter 107. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
Chapter 108. Inguinal Lumps and Bumps
Chapter 109. Hematuria
Chapter 110. Proteinuria
Chapter 111. Nephrotic Syndrome
Chapter 112. Urinary Tract Infections
• Section X: Orthopedic Disorders
Chapter 113. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Chapter 114. In-toeing and Out-toeing: Rotational Problems of the Lower Extremity
Chapter 115. Angular Deformities of the Lower Extremity: Bowlegs and Knock-Knees
Chapter 116. Orthopedic Injuries and Growing Pains
Chapter 117. Sports-Related Acute Injuries
Chapter 118. Evaluation of Limp
Chapter 119. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck and Back
• Section XI: Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 120. Vomiting
Chapter 121. Gastroesophageal Reflux
Chapter 122. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Chapter 123. Diarrhea
Chapter 124. Constipation
Chapter 125. Abdominal Pain
Chapter 126. Jaundice
Chapter 127. Viral Hepatitis
• Section XII: Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Chapter 128. Hypotonia
Chapter 129. Headaches
Chapter 130. Tics
Chapter 131. Seizures and Epilepsy
Chapter 132. Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chapter 133. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Chapter 134. Psychopharmacology in Children
• Section XIII: Dermatologic Disorders
Chapter 135. Acne
Chapter 136. Disorders of the Hair and Scalp
Chapter 137. Diaper Dermatitis
Chapter 138. Papulosquamous Eruptions
Chapter 139. Morbilliform Rashes
Chapter 140. Vesicular Exanthems
• Section XIV: Social Determinants of Health
Chapter 141. Social Determinants of Health: Principles
Chapter 142. Adverse Childhood Experiences: Trauma Informed Care
Chapter 143. Commercially Exploited Children and Human Trafficking
Chapter 144. Physical Abuse
Chapter 145. Sexual Abuse
Chapter 146. Failure to Thrive
Chapter 147. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Chapter 148. Infants of Substance Using Mothers
Chapter 149. Divorce
Chapter 150. School-Related Violence and Bullying
Chapter 151. Intimate Partner Violence
• Section XV: Chronic Diseases of Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 152. Cancer in Children
Chapter 153. Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 154. Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 155. Childhood Obesity
Chapter 156. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Benign Joint Pains of Childhood
Chapter 157. Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases
Appendix: List of Acronyms

The reference of choice for pediatricians, residents and medical students, the newly revised and expanded 6th edition provides clear, practice-oriented guidance on the core knowledge in pediatrics. Edited by a leading primary care authority with more than one hundred contributors, the 6th edition provides comprehensive coverage of hundreds of topics ranging from temper tantrums and toilet training to adolescent depression and suicide.
More than 155 (including 5 brand new) clinical chapters review pertinent epidemiology and pathophysiology, then give concise guidelines on what symptoms to look for, what alternative diagnoses to consider, what tests to order, and how to treat your patient.

New in the 6th edition
• All chapters have been reviewed and updated to address current issues.
• Five new chapters are included on the following:
- Health Systems Science
- Population Health for Pediatricians
- Social Determinants of Health: Principles
- Adverse Childhood Experiences: Trauma Informed Care
- Commercially Exploited Children and Human Trafficking
- Student worksheets corresponding to each chapter's case study questions will be posted online in a user-friendly format so that they can be completed in preparation of discussions.
- Case study questions have been enhanced; resources, revised; and acronyms added as an appendix.
- This edition is completely reorganized into 15 sections using a systems-based approach.

Carol D. Berkowitz, MD, FAAP is currently Executive Vice Chair in the Department of Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Distinguished Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is a former President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and has held numerous other national leadership positions including serving on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). She is a delegate from the AAP to the American Medical Association (AMA) and serves on the AMA's Council on Medical Education. In addition to serving as editor for Berkowitz's Pediatrics she has authored several hundred articles and book chapters.

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