Paediatric Clinical Examination Made Easy / Edition 5

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Overview

This book provides a concise, humorous, and carefully written and illustrated guide to paediatric clinical skills, including the skill of history taking from the child at various ages and from the parents, as well as examination of the body systems. The style is appealing and easy to read, and contains advice and tips based on the authors' years of experience and study.
  • Divided into short, manageable chapters
  • Useful illustrations and tables
  • All terms are clearly defined
  • Links examination technique to clinical examples
  • Includes terms and mnemonics section and clinical checklist
  • New illustrations and page design
  • New material on the acutely ill child and the terrified toddler
  • New information on syndrome recognition
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Editorial Reviews

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"...now in its fourth edition, and rightly so, beacause it is helpful to all working in pediatrics.
All in all a very handy book for the student, the resident or other professional working with children." Joav Merrick, International Journal Adolescent Medical Health, August 2003
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443103957
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/21/2006
  • Series: Made Easy
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor of Paediatrics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and The Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Consultant Paediatrician, National Maternity Hospital and The Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

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Table of Contents

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1. Introduction.
2. History taking.
3. Approaching children.
4. Examination at different ages.
5. Systems examination.
6. A measure of progress.
7. Hydration and nutrition.
8. Developmental assessment.
9. Examining excreta.
10. Using your senses.
11. Paediatric tips and topics.
Recommended reading.
Index.
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