Paediatrics at a Glance / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$28.94
(Save 37%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $11.16
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 75%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $11.16   
  • New (3) from $57.28   
  • Used (6) from $11.16   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$57.28
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(53)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
"New, ships through UPS and DHL. Excellent customer service. Satisfaction guaranteed!! "

Ships from: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$72.29
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(0)

Condition: New
Hardcover New in new dust jacket. Brand New US edition, 3-5 days shipping!

Ships from: foxboro, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$125.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(148)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Commended in the Paediatric category at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2008

This popular title in the at a Glance series is structured into seven sections which reflect the full range of paediatrics and the real-life presentation of children. With new material on childhood obesity, allergy and living with chronic illness, Paediatrics at a Glance reflects the changing face of modern paediatrics and now features:

  • Organisation by presenting symptom or problem, making the text highly relevant to clinical practice and problem-based learning
  • Key points on history, examination and investigations listed with each presentation for rapid revision
  • Expanded material on investigations, congenital abnormalities, newborn screening and immunisations
  • Highly visual colour presentation and self-assessment case studies to make revision more rewarding

Paediatrics at a Glance is an ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees. In addition, the text will provide valuable insight for nursing students, physiotherapists and other health professionals.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Barry Starr, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This is the second edition of a title in the At A Glance series intended primarily for medical students that also is helpful for interns, nurses, and allied health professionals. The book covers common areas in pediatrics in typically one- to two-page chapters with photos and illustrations from a problem-based or symptom-based approach.
Purpose: It seeks to be a general pediatric resource for medical students and pediatric trainees. This edition has been revised so that the order of chapter topics reflects normal child development. The authors intend this as a quick overview of a number of topics across pediatrics and they have succeeded in this objective.
Audience: Written with medical students or early pediatric trainees in mind, the book would also be useful for nursing and allied health professionals as well as anyone wanting a quick overview of common pediatric topics.
Features: The book is arranged in short, well-illustrated chapters that follow normal child development. The chapters are brief and touch upon the high points of each problem or symptom. A "Key Points" summary follows each chapter and a short set of questions and answers concludes the book. What stands out is the book's accessibility as it provides brief but relatively complete overviews of a variety of topics. Such a format would be helpful for students as part of their clinical rotation to help jog their memory about pediatric differential diagnoses.
Assessment: Well written at a level suitable for medical students, the book is an excellent companion for students during a pediatric rotation as an overview of symptoms with their differential diagnoses as well as jumping off point for further investigation into more detailed pediatric disease literature. The preface notes that each chapter has been revised to reflect current practice, that the chapters have been rearranged to facilitate better understanding, and that new chapters have been added to address emerging problems in pediatrics.
From the Publisher

“It is an accessible, user-friendly and basic practical guide to identifying and treating general paediatric conditions … This book will be useful for nurse practitioners deciding on differential diagnosis.” (Nursing Standard, 23 May 2012)

"An ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees." (BMA Medical Book Competition - Programme and Award Winners, September 2008)

"This book does exactly what its title portrays, in that it gives an overview of paediatrics 'at a glance'. Each chapter gives clear, well-presented, detailed information that reflects current practices and advances in treatments and technology." Paediatric Nursing, December 2007

"This highly readable text is an excellent revision tool for students. unlike other books it manages to give a high level of detail whilst maintaining the 'at a glance' perspective" Medical Student, Oxford Univeristy

"The book is easily accessible, covers the UG curriculum well and is useful as both core text and rapid revision aid. Clear diagrams and excellent key point summaries make learning a breeze." Medical Student, University of East Anglia

"...This book does exactly what its title portrays...Each chapter gives clear, well-presented, detailed information that reflects current practices and advances in treatments and technology."
Paediatric Nursing

"Part of the "At a Glance" series, it is a very useful introduction to pediatrics for medical students, residents, general practitioners and pediatric nurses. It covers in 7 sections the major fields of pediatrics, including how to take the history (the doctor looks at the mother and child and not at the computer). Each topic has illustrations (drawings or photos), key points, tables, all very didactic." Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews

“Well written at a level suitable for medical students, the book is an excellent companion … as well as jumping off point for further investigation.” Doody's Book Reviews

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405148450
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Series: At a Glance Series , #6
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Miall, Consultant Neonatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, St. James’ University Hospital, Leeds, UK

Mary Rudolf, Consultant Paediatrician in Community Child Health and Organiser MMedSc in Child Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Malcolm Levene, Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Part 1 Evaluation of the child.

1 The paediatric consultation.

2 Systems examination.

3 Development and developmental assessment.

4 Growth and puberty.

5 Understanding investigations.

Part 2 The developing child.

6 Nutrition in childhood.

7 Common problems for parents.

8 Child care and school.

9 Child health promotion.

10 Immunization and the diseases they protect against.

11 Adolescent issues.

12 Neglect and abuse.

Part 3 The newborn infant.

13 The newborn baby.

14 Congenital abnormalities.

15 Screening and surveillance tests.

16 The premature baby.

17 Jaundice.

18 Congenital heart disease.

19 Heart murmurs in older children.

Part 4 Common problems in childhood.

Growth and development.

20 Developmental delay.

21 Weight faltering and failure to thrive.

22 Short stature and poor growth.

23 Obesity.

Respiratory tract.

24 Fever.

25 Persistent fever and serious recurrent infections.

26 Cough and wheeze.

27 Stridor.

28 Swellings in the neck.

Abdomen.

29 Acute abdominal pain.

30 Vomiting.

31 Acute diarrhoea and dehydration.

32 Persistent diarrhoea.

33 Recurrent abdominal pain.

34 Constipation.

Urogenital.

35 Urinary tract infections.

36 Haematuria and proteinuria.

37 Bedwetting and daytime wetting.

38 Swellings in the groin and scrotum.

Neuromuscular.

39 Headache.

40 Fits, faints and funny turns.

41 Swollen joints.

42 Leg pain and limp.

Skin.

43 Rashes—types of skin lesions.

44 Rashes—acute rashes.

45 Rashes—chronic skin problems.

46 Rashes—discrete skin lesions.

47 Rashes—nappy rashes and itchy lesions.

48 Allergy.

49 Anaemia and pallor.

Part 5 Emergency paediatrics.

50 The acutely ill child.

51 The collapsed child.

52 Sudden infant death.

53 The unconscious child.

54 The fi tting child.

55 Accidents and burns.

56 Poisoning.

Part 6 Chronic illness in childhood.

57 Living with chronic illness.

58 Asthma.

59 Diabetes.

60 Cystic fi brosis.

61 Juvenile chronic arthritis.

62 Epilepsy.

63 Childhood cancer.

Part 7 The child with a disability.

64 Living with a disability.

65 Cerebral palsy.

66 Learning disability.

67 Visual and hearing impairment.

Self-assessment case studies: questions.

Self-assessment case studies: answers.

Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)