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Top 5 Books For Pediatricians Coming Out in 2018


There are many Pediatrics books coming out in 2018. This year has introduced more interesting literature updates in Pediatrics than the residents and Pediatricians  have ever thought to ask for. To get started, here are top books for Pediatricians releasing this year selected by the editors of Update Medicine.  The books are expected to be available in medical stores of United States within first quarter of this year. However, if you can’t wait to read, all the books listed below can be pre-ordered online from Amazon.


1. Awery Disease of New Born – 10th Edition


Lets begin the list with an amazing Neonatology book. Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, by Drs. Christine A. Gleason and Sandra E. Juul covers the evaluation and management of every key disease and condition affecting newborns. The book contains more than 500 all-new, full-color illustrations integrated within each chapter. Neonatology is the essential component of Pediatrics. As the Neonatology rotation begins from the first day of Pediatric Residency. This book is a good choice to get started with.

Initial Expected Price: $170

2. 2018 Nelson’s Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy – 24th Edition

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This is one of the best-selling and widely used reference books on Pediatric Antimicrobial therapy. The new 2018 edition provides updated recommendations for treatment of all infectious diseases in children. Each disease explained in the book contains all the antimicrobial drugs available in the market with dosing regimen. In response to growing concerns on emerging Global Antibiotic Resistance, the authors provide guidelines on when not to prescribe antibiotics and a commentary to help Pediatricians select the best of available antimicrobial choices. Infectious diseases are widely encountered by Pediatricians on tropical child care settings. This book has also been released recently on AAP Publications Website.

Initial Expected Price: $37



3. Pediatric Physical Examination: An Illustrated Handbook – 3rd Edition

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Physical Examination is one of the challenging aspects of Practical Pediatrics.  The 3rd Edition of the book is updated with tips and techniques to achieve unique range of skills needed to assess children of all ages. The book provides quiet-to-active approach to the examination and assessment of infants and young children. The most valuable features of the book is Pediatric Pearls, that highlight Physical Examination findings and skills gathered from years of practice. This is one of the best gifts that one can offer you during Pediatric Residency.

Initial Expected Price: $60



4. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children – 6th Edition


The revised edition contains must-know information on standards, techniques, and the latest advances in Pediatric Anesthesia from global experts. It also contains online access to 35 new videos on managing the difficult pediatric airway, cardiac assist devices, management of burn injuries, and many demonstrations of USG guided regional anesthesia blocks and techniques. The book introduces newer pre-anaesthetic agents, discussion of the drug approval process and detailed information on opioid safety for children with obstructive sleep.

There are many places in the world where we lack Pediatricians and Critical Care Specialists. In such settings, this book works as a useful tool for General Practitioners to stabilize and manage life threatening Pediatric Emergencies.

Initial Expected Price: $239



5.Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Chief Complaints & Differential Diagnosis

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The book aims to guide residents and pediatricians to clinically approach life threatening Pediatric Emergencies based on real patient scenarios. This edition also discusses disease processes and their differentiation, providing in-depth knowledge regarding current standards of diagnosis and care in Pediatrics Emergency Care Settings. The book is equally helpful for medical students to grow and enrich their knowledge base in Pediatrics.

Initial Expected Price : $41.59 

These are some the best ones compiled by Update Medicine Editorial Team. If you know of any other good books in Pediatrics for pediatricians coming up in 2018, feel free to mention on a comment box below. Kindly login with Facebook in order to comment.

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