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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (734 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
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Kids, for all their youth and vigor, areńt indestructible. Theýre always growing, which makes their health needs different from those of the average adult. Enter pediatricians: trained medical experts whose sole mission is to help children reach their maximum potential...Pediatrics, which focuses on the medical care of children from birth through adolescence, is one of the most fascinating specialized areas of modern medicine. Treating kids for everything from mild fevers to severe developmental disorders offers doctors an unrivaled set of challenges. For one thing, children often have a harder time communicating hoẃand what́theýre feeling. Furthermore, theýre constantly learning and exploring, which makes them especially prone to illness and injury. And the older they get, the more diagnostic complexities arise...As painful as it can be to see suffering kids, to step into the shoes of a trained pediatrician is to better understand how these medical heroes diagnose common and uncommon illnesses in their young patients. The world of pediatrics makes for an exciting adventure in contemporary medicine, whether yoúre..́Ø a parent or caretaker who wants to know when (and when not) to worry;.́Ø a practicing pediatrician looking for professional tips and strategies to use on the job;.́Ø a medical student considering pediatrics as a potential field of study; or.́Ø a casual learner hungry for the same medical problem-solving popularized in television and film...Filled with the same high level of intrigue and insight that hés brought to his other courses in the Medical School for Everyone series, Dr. Roy Benaroch invites you to follow him on more grand rounds caseśthis time inside a typical pediatrics office. In Medical School for Everyone: Pediatrics Grand Rounds, yoúll don the doctoŕs white coat for an accessible 24-lecture journey into the world of pediatric medicine. ..́.About Your Professor..Dr. Roy Benaroch is a general pediatrician, an author, and an educator. He earned his B.S. in Engineering at Tulane University, followed by his medical degree at Emory University. He completed his residency through the Emory Universitýs affiliated hospitals in 1997, serving as chief resident and instructor of pediatrics in 1998. He has continued his involvement on the Emory faculty as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Benaroch was board certified in general pediatrics in 1997 and works in full-time pediatric practice near Atlanta, Georgia...In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Benaroch teaches medical students and residents at his practice and gives regular lectures to physiciańs assistants at Emory University...Dr. Benaroch has published two books on parenting and pediatric health topics: Solving Health and Behavioral Problems from Birth through Preschool: A Parent́s Guide and A Guide to Getting the Best Health Care for Your Child. He also has authored two book chapters in Visual Diagnosis and Treatment in Pediatrics. Dr. Benaroch has a blog for parents and health professionals at His essays on pediatric health have been widely published on the Internet, and he has served as a featured expert on addition to his work in private practice and as a teacher and writer, Dr. Benaroch also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cobb Health Futures Foundation, a nonprofit group dedicated to public health for people of all backgrounds, and The Childreńs Care Network, a clinically integrated network of more than 1,000 Atlanta-area pediatric care providers.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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In English
Subject: Child health services.
Genre: Educational films.

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