Avoiding Common Pediatric Errors Softbound Author(s):
Anthony D Slonim MD, DrPH
Lisa Marcucci MD ISBN-10: 0-7817-7489-6
Pub Date: March 2008
This pocket book succinctly describes 250 errors commonly made by physicians caring for children in all clinical settings and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Easy to read during a short rotation, the book identifies all the key pitfalls in data gathering, interpretation, and clinical decision making.
Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas tested on the American Board of Pediatrics certification and recertification exams.