Paediatrics in the Tropics / Edition 1

Paediatrics in the Tropics / Edition 1

by R. G. Hendrickse, D. G. D. Barr

ISBN-10: 0632026758

ISBN-13: 9780632026753

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

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Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
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Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1Child Health in Developing Countries1
2Medical Services and Hospital Care for Children15
Medical Services for Children15
Caring for Children in Hospital: The Paediatrician's View25
3Paediatric Procedures30
4Laboratory Tests and Special Investigations52
5Growth and Development68
6Nutrition in Childhood90
7Protein-Energy Malnutrition119
8Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance132
9The Fetus and the Newborn151
General Considerations151
Systematic Neonatology158
Low Birthweight and Prematurity198
11The Cardiovascular System233
12The Respiratory System274
13Disorders of the Digestive System301
Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract301
Liver Disease323
14Disorders of the Blood336
General Haematology336
Haemorrhagic Disorders and the use of Blood Products360
15The Genito-Urinary System373
16Disorders of the Skeleton410
17Disorders of the Eye434
18Disorders of the Ears, Nose and Throat454
19Disorders of the Central Nervous System470
20Metabolic Disease521
21Malignant Diseases540
22Infectious Diseases570
Common Specific Infections570
Tuberculosis: Clinical Presentation661
Chemotherapy of Tuberculosis677
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)685
23Parasitic Diseases695
24Immunological Disorders765
25Rheumatic Diseases783
26Endocrine Disorders and Diabetes807
27Chromosome and Genetic Disorders849
28Poisoning in Childhood876
30Venomous Bites and Stings903
31Emotional and Psychiatric Disorders, and Mental Handicap914
32Vaccines and Immunization947
Appendix 1: Endocrine Tests and Pharmaceuticals956
Appendix 2: Normal Values960
Appendix 3: Useful Addresses968

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