Paediatrics Manual The Children's Hospital at Westmead Handbook / Edition 2

Paediatrics Manual The Children's Hospital at Westmead Handbook / Edition 2

by Henry Kilham, Nicholas Wood, David Isaacs, Shirley Alexander
     
 

First published in 1964, this book has evolved into its present format as a renowned practical and accessible guide for pediatricians, physicians, residents, and nurses involved in pediatric medicine. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach, covering serious child-specific conditions and common clinical situations, and clearly explains good management techniques and… See more details below

Overview

First published in 1964, this book has evolved into its present format as a renowned practical and accessible guide for pediatricians, physicians, residents, and nurses involved in pediatric medicine. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach, covering serious child-specific conditions and common clinical situations, and clearly explains good management techniques and treatment of sick children.

Key Selling Features:

- Contributions from leading specialists at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead

- New chapters on obesity and rheumatology
- Chapter summaries, checklists, and bulleted lists

- Updated growth charts and medication dosage guidelines

- Thumb tabs and a two-color internal design for improved readability

- Handy pocket size and moisture-proof cover

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070271890
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/25/2009
Edition description:
Australian Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface
1 Practical paediatrics
2 Laboratory reference ranges
3 Emergencies
4 Nutrition and infant feeding
5 Haematology
6 Pain management
7 Fluid and electrolyte therapy
8 Neonatal medicine
9 Biochemical genetic emergencies
10 Anti-infective drugs and guidelines
11 Fever and severe infections
12 Infectious diseases and immunisation
13 Cardiology
14 Respiratory diseases
15 Endocrinology and diabetes
16 Gastroenterology
17 Neurology and neurosurgery
18 Renal medicine
19 Psychiatry
20 The adolescent patient
21 Oncological emergencies
22 Abuse of children
23 Important skin conditions
24 Ocular emergencies
25 Common ENT conditions
26 Dental and oro-facial emergencies
27 Acute poisoning and envenomation
28 Preparing a child for surgery
29 Sedation for procedures
30 Management of burns
31 General surgery
32 Trauma and orthopaedics
33 Rheumatology
34 Obesity in children and adolescents
35 Growth charts
36 Developmental assessment
37 Dying and death
Appendix: medication dosage guidelines
Index

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