Overview

Paediatrics and Child Health is a core textbook which provides a comprehensive and practical guide to paediatric disorders as they present to the practitioner, grouped together by system for easy navigation.  Now fully supported by a suite of online resources, including child examination videos, as well as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition.

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Paediatrics and Child Health

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Overview

Paediatrics and Child Health is a core textbook which provides a comprehensive and practical guide to paediatric disorders as they present to the practitioner, grouped together by system for easy navigation.  Now fully supported by a suite of online resources, including child examination videos, as well as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118293669
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/18/2011
  • Series: CourseSmart
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 496
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Mary Rudolf- Professor of Child Health, East Leeds PCT and University of Leeds

Malcolm Levene- Professor of paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary

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Table of Contents

1 How to use this book 1
2 About children 3
3 History taking and clinical examination 17
4 Developmental assessment 46
5 Investigations and their interpretation 52
6 Taking an evidence-based approach 63
7 Introduction to common symptoms and complaints 70
8 The febrile child 72
9 Respiratory symptoms 91
10 Gastrointestinal symptoms 104
11 Pain 124
12 Urinary symptoms 140
13 Rashes and skin lesions 149
14 Genitalia 174
15 Lumps, bumps and swelling 179
16 Growth problems 189
17 Developmental concerns 208
18 Emotional and behavioural problems 222
19 Other problems 230
20 Emergency paediatrics 252
21 Chronic medical conditions 283
22 The child with a disability 322
23 The newborn 338
24 The adolescent 367
25 Health care and child health promotion 379
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