8th Edition for 2018–2019

Built for Your Success

MedStudy 8th Peds Core

The 8th Edition Pediatrics Core is packed with new content and features!
Our most comprehensive edition yet is full of exciting updates to help you succeed. Targeting the 2018–2019 ABP and AOBP exams, the 8th Edition Core includes all-new content that aligns with the ABP Content Outline. Created with MedStudy’s unique conversational writing style, the Core is the indispensable starting point to passing your boards and staying up to date in your practice. And now you can earn MOC points along with your CME.

Updates include:

  • Exam alignment. Content restructured to reflect the new ABP Content Outline and the latest guidelines and standards of care.
  • New sections. We’ve expanded the Core from 19 to 25 sections, including all-new topics such as Pharmacology and Pain Management.
  • New Preview | Review questions let you self-test before and after each topic to identify your learning gaps and focus your study time.
  • Chronological sections. Content ordered in a logical progression, starting with Neonatology, then Growth & Development, etc.
  • Color-coded Table of Contents make topics and subtopics easier to find.
  • Updated StudyWise guide includes exam tips and evidence-based learning techniques to help you study smarter.


Specialties/subspecialties covered:
Growth & Development
Preventive Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine & Sexual Health
Behavioral Medicine & Substance Abuse
Emergency Medicine & Maltreatment
Pharmacology and Pain Management
Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Nephrology & Urology
Allergy & Immunology
Infectious Disease
Biostatistics, Ethics, Patient Safety, and
Quality Improvement
Ophthalmology & ENT
Metabolic Disorders



Take the Core with you wherever you go! Our new digital version has been revamped from top to bottom with:

  • Easier navigation
  • Clearer font and spacing
  • New progress tracking bar
  • Improved notes and bookmarking




The Pediatrics Core includes a 56-page StudyWise guide thoroughly updated to provide the latest evidence-based learning techniques and exam tips.

MedStudy EDGE for Pediatrics



2018 MedStudy Edge for Pediatrics is now included in your 8th Edition Core purchase. The only resource designed with MOCA-Peds pilot program users in mind. A $349 value!

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8th Edition | 2018–2019
Pediatrics Core

942 pages, plus 56-page StudyWise guide

Print version includes 5 books within a shelf case and ships FREE.

Digital version includes new features for an improved user experience.

2018 MedStudy Edge digital edition included in your 8th Edition Core purchase—a $349 value! 


Online access available until product’s CME expires on 9-1-20.

No refunds or exchanges on online products.

Peds Vitals

Pediatrics Vitals

Our redefined package includes our three core study and self-testing components in both print and digital formats, along with a pass guarantee.*

  • Pediatrics Core in print and digital
  • Edge for Pediatrics digital book (online access)
  • Board-Style Q&A Premium (special 24-month online access)
  • Pediatrics Flashcards in print and premium (12-month online access)
  • Our Pass Guarantee*

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Core Features

Preview | Review

Short questions appear under many primary and secondary headings so you can self-test before and after reading each topic.

8th Peds Core - Preview | Review

Must-Know Highlights

Must-know concepts and answers to Preview | Review questions are highlighted in yellow for exam prep at a glance.

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Medical Images

Illustrated throughout with scans, x-rays, scopes, and photos for visual clarification.

8th Peds Core - X-ray image

Tables, Charts, and Illustrations

Extensive information is condensed into a concise presentation.

8th Peds Core - illustration

Accent Type for Emphasis

Burgundy type provides tonal emphasis. Bold type denotes important lists and defined terms.

Accent type for emphasis

MedStudy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 150 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 150 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Note: Customers may claim ABP MOC once the maximum number of MOC points have been achieved. Partial credit may not be claimed or reported to the American Board of Pediatrics.