Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation 5th/2024

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  • John Graham, Pedro Sanchez-Lara
  • 9780443114144
  • Elsevier - Saunders, Mosby, Churchill
  • 5th
  • 2024
  • 400
  • Hard Cover
  • New
6,069.00 8,669.00

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The only reference devoted to the diagnoses and management of birth defects resulting from mechanical forces, Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation, 5th Edition, provides evidence-based management for a range of common pediatric problems affecting the limbs and craniofacial region. Continuing the tradition of excellence established by Dr. Smith’s research and teaching, this title supplies highly readable, well-illustrated guidance needed for timely intervention and effective treatment in order to avoid long-term adverse secondary consequences. It’s an ideal resource offering comprehensive, systematic coverage for residents, pediatricians, practitioners, or parents seeking further information in this complex area.

Key Features
  • Examines the initial clinical approach to suspected deformation problems, and then walks you through pathogenesis, diagnostic features, management, prognosis, and counseling for each condition.
  • Addresses a full range of lower extremity deformations; joint dislocations; nerve palsies; chest and spinal deformations; head and neck deformations; craniosynostosis and cranial bone variations; problems associated with abnormal birth presentation, birth palsies, and procedure-related defects; infant head shape variations; and torticollis.
  • Includes new chapters on early embryonic disruption and fetal disruption, new Key Points boxes throughout, new insights and references in every chapter, and a new video on the physical examination of a patient with a congenital radial nerve palsy.
  • Distinguishes deformations from malformations for appropriate management.
  • Utilizes four consistent sections in every chapter—Genesis, Features, Management and Prognosis, and Differential Diagnosis—to provide concise yet comprehensive information on 50 common pediatric conditions.
  • Provides evidence-based management recommendations on common fetal complications such as oligohydramnios, pulmonary hypoplasia, and uterine structural abnormalities, and discusses current management techniques for each.
  • Offers essential information to a range of professionals, including neonatologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, rehabilitative specialists, pediatric nurse practitioners, and residents in all fields.

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