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Can anyone recommend a good resource for learning Pediatric Cardiology? Online lectures, textbooks, and qbanks are all good. Right now all I really know about the entire subject is a very vague understanding of the Fontan procedure, and I feel like I should be going into residency with a better understanding of congenital heart disease and how its fixed.
 

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Can anyone recommend a good resource for learning Pediatric Cardiology? Online lectures, textbooks, and qbanks are all good. Right now all I really know about the entire subject is a very vague understanding of the Fontan procedure, and I feel like I should be going into residency with a better understanding of congenital heart disease and how its fixed.

I used these two websites as general info when doing a peds cards rotation this year (as MS4)

http://www.childrenshospital.org/cfapps/mml/index.cfm?CAT=site&SITE_ID=457

http://www.pted.org/
 
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Rounding out some other resources:

http://www.amazon.com/Pediatric-Car...1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1335475687&sr=1-1-spell
I like Park a lot. I have minor quibbles with it here and there, but find it useful and he wrote it geared toward primary care docs as well. I think every pediatrician and family doc who sees kids should have a copy.

Different institutional accesses to mdconsult will have different book resources, but the one I see has Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology. Gets a little more heavy into physiology and outcomes without going so heavy as to be overly esoteric. Still a good resource for the motivated reader. While the overall book is big, the chapters come in very manageable sizes.
 

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Rounding out some other resources:

http://www.amazon.com/Pediatric-Car...1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1335475687&sr=1-1-spell
I like Park a lot. I have minor quibbles with it here and there, but find it useful and he wrote it geared toward primary care docs as well. I think every pediatrician and family doc who sees kids should have a copy.

Different institutional accesses to mdconsult will have different book resources, but the one I see has Nadas' Pediatric Cardiology. Gets a little more heavy into physiology and outcomes without going so heavy as to be overly esoteric. Still a good resource for the motivated reader. While the overall book is big, the chapters come in very manageable sizes.
Thank you again. Did you read park like a textbook or would you recommend using it more as a reference.
 

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Thank you again. Did you read park like a textbook or would you recommend using it more as a reference.

It really can be used either way. It's very readable and hits high-yield points only (you're not going to learn morphology from it, but as a peds resident you don't need to).

To add my 2 cents (though its probably not worth even that), this was recommended to me in the past. Very simplistic and you can get free access through MD Consult or OVID books (forget which one).

http://www.amazon.com/Fundamentals-...=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1335559455&sr=1-1

I like this book, but, honestly, for its scope and depth I see it more as best suited to medical students (in fact one med student absconded with my copy when I was a fellow:mad:)
 
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