Introduction v Authors, Reviewers, and Editors vii Section 1:Common Clinical Diagnoses and Conditions Acute abdominal pain and the acute abdomen 1 Apparent life‐threatening event 2 Asthma 3 Bone and joint infections 5 Bronchiolitis 6 Central nervous system infections 8 Diabetes mellitus 9 Failure to thrive 11 Fever of unknown origin 13 Gastroenteritis 14 Kawasaki disease 16 Neonatal fever 17 Neonatal jaundice 18 Pneumonia 19 Respiratory failure 21 Seizures 22 Shock 24 Sickle cell disease 25 Skin and soft tissue infection 26 Toxic ingestion 28 Upper airway infections 29 Urinary tract infections 31 Section 2:Core Skills Bladder catheterization/suprapubic bladder tap 34 Electrocardiogram interpretation 35 Feeding tubes 36 Fluids and electrolyte management 37 Intravenous access and phlebotomy 39 Lumbar puncture 40 Non‐invasive monitoring 42 Nutrition 43 Oxygen delivery and airway management 44 Pain management 46 Pediatric advanced life support 47 Procedural sedation 49 Radiographic interpretation 50 Section 3:Specialized Clinical Services Child abuse and neglect 53 Hospice and palliative care 54 Leading a healthcare team 55 Newborn care and delivery room management 57 Technology dependent children 59 Transport of the critically ill child 60 Section 4:Healthcare Systems: Supporting and Advancing Child Health Advocacy 64 Business practices 65 Communication 67 Continuous quality improvement 68 Cost‐effective care 69 Education 71 Ethics 72 Evidence based medicine 73 Health information systems 75 Legal issues/risk management 76 Patient safety 77 Research 79 Transitions of care 80 Appendix Original Research Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: Development and Methodology Erin R. Stucky MD, Mary C. Ottolini MD, MPH and Jennifer Maniscalco MD, MPH 82
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