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Nelson textbook of pediatrics.
Behrman, Richard E., 1931-
Seventeenth edition / [edited by] Richard E. Behrman, Robert M. Kliegman, Hal B. Jenson.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia, PA : Saunders, [2004]

Physical Description:
xlviii, 2618 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Pt. I. The field of pediatrics -- Pt. II. Growth and development -- Pt. III. Psychologic disorders -- Pt. IV. Social issues -- Pt. V. Children with special health needs -- Pt. VI. Nutrition -- Pt. VII. Pathophysiology of body fluids and fluid therapy -- Pt. VIII. The acutely ill child -- Pt. IX. Human genetics -- Pt. X. Metabolic diseases -- Pt. XI. The fetus and neonatal infant -- Pt. XII. Special health problems during adolescence -- Pt. XIII. The immunologic system and disorders -- Pt. XIV. Allergic disorders -- Pt. XV. Rheumatic diseases of childhood (connective tissue diseases, collagen vascular diseases) -- Pt. XVI. Infectious diseases -- Pt. XVII. The digestive system -- Pt. XVIII. The respiratory system -- Pt. XIX. The cardiovascular system -- Pt. XX. Diseases of the blood -- Pt. XXI. Cancer and benign tumors -- Pt. XXII. Nephrology -- Pt. XXIII. Urologic disorders in infants and children -- Pt. XXIV. Gynecologic problems of childhood -- Pt. XXV. The endocrine system -- Pt. XXVI. The nervous system -- Pt. XXVII. Neuromuscular system -- Pt. XXVIII. Disorders of the eye -- Pt. XXIX. The ear -- Pt. XXX. The skin -- Pt. XXXI. Bone and joint disorders -- Pt. XXXII. Environmental health hazards -- Pt. XXXIII. Laboratory medicine, drug therapy, and reference tables.
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