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1.1        Development and behavior in pediatrics

-          Normal development

-          Development assessment

-          Development delay (excluding mental retardation)

-          Behavior

-          Normal versus abnormal

-          Common behavioral problems (e.g., temper, tantrum, attention seeking, etc.)

 

1.2        Nutrition

-          Breast feeding

-          Bottle feeding

-          Normal nutritional needs

-          Protein-calorie malnutrition

-          Failure to thrive

-          Obesity

-          Vitamin deficiency (Vit D deficiency)

 

1.3        Neonatology

-          Normal newborn

-          Common disorders; respiratory distress, sepsis, others

 

1.4        Genetics

-          Basics of inheritance

-          Approach to dysmorphic children

-          Examples of common syndrome e.g., Trisomy 21, 13, 18; Turner syndrome

 

                  1.5    Metabolic disorders

-          Presentation and detection

-          Approach to suspected metabolic diseases e.g., galactosemia, aminoacidopathies, organic acidemia, storage diseases

 

 

1.6        Allergy and Clinical Immunology

-          Basics of immunity

-          Common immune deficiency disorders

-          Active and passive immunization

-          Common allergic disorders

 

1.7        Rheumatic and autoimmune disorders

-          Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

-          Systemic lupus erythematosus

-          Henoch-Schonlein purpura

-          Kawasaki syndrome

 

                  1.8    Infectious Diseases

                              -     Common Infections:

-           measles, chicken pox, rubella, scarlet fever, stomatitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, URI, sinusitis, infectious mononucleosis, cellulitis, congenital infections, poliomyelitis, tetanus

      -     Serious Infections:

-          Meningitis, encephalitis, osteomyelitis, tuberculosis, brucellosis, malaria, leishmaniasis, HIV infection

 

1.9        Gastroenterology and hepatology

-          Acute diarrhea (etiology, management)

-          Chronic diarrhea (clinical approach)

-          Childhood liver diseases (infantile cholestasis, hepatitis, liver failure and metabolic liver disease)

 

1.10    Respiratory disorders

-          Upper respiratory tract infections e.g.:

-          Croup

-          Epiglottitis

-          Bronchiolitis

-          Pneumonia (exclude tuberculosis)

-          Obstructive airway diseases (asthma and others)

-          Lower respiratory tract disorders e.g.

-          Immobile cilia syndrome

-          Bronchiolitis obliterans

-          Emphysema

 

1.11    Congenital and acquired heart diseases

-          Common congenital defects

-          Rheumatic fever

-          Infective endocarditis

-          Heart failure

 

1.12    Hematology

-          Common hematological problems (anemias)

-          Disorders of hemostasis

 

 

1.13    Oncology

-          Pediatric malignancies

-          Side effects of chemotherapy

 

1.14    Diseases of the urinary system

-          Nephrosis - nephritis - renal failure

-          UTI and obstructive uropathies

 

1.15    Fluid, electrolytes and acid base disturbances

 

1.16    Neurology

-          Seizure disorders

-          Mental retardation and cerebral palsy

-          Neuromuscular disorders and hypotonia

 

1.17    Endocrine disorders

-          Ambiguous genitalia, puberty, thyroid disorders

-          Polydipsia, polyuria and hypoglycemia

 

1.18    Growth                       

-          Normal

-          Abnormal

 

1.19    Dermatology

-          Description

-          Neonatal skin rashes

-          Dermatitis

-          Skin infections

 

1.20    Pediatric surgery

 

1.21    Emergency

-          Coma

-          Shock

-          Burns

 

1.22    Poisoning

-          Treatment

-          Prevention

-          Environmental hazards

 

 
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