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Practical Paediatrics: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 6
     

Practical Paediatrics: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 6

by David Isaacs, Michael South
 

ISBN-10: 0443102805

ISBN-13: 9780443102806

Pub. Date: 11/13/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is a comprehensive textbook of paediatrics that describes childhood disease within the context of social determinants of illness, such as genetic origins and social factors. The emphasis is on differential diagnosis from a presenting-problem viewpoint, making it suitable for any problem-based learning style of curriculum. The new 6th edition is more

Overview

This is a comprehensive textbook of paediatrics that describes childhood disease within the context of social determinants of illness, such as genetic origins and social factors. The emphasis is on differential diagnosis from a presenting-problem viewpoint, making it suitable for any problem-based learning style of curriculum. The new 6th edition is more comprehensive and more concise; the clinical focus is made even stronger with clinical examples. There are more images, and the full text is online at StudentConsult, along with self-assessment, further reading and web links.

• New co-editor, Mike South
• Fully updated, rewritten and extended detailed treatment of paediatric illnesses, arranged by systems.
• Takes into account social factors in paediatrics - the family, problems of adolescence, etc.
• Clinical examples - clearly signposted - are used throughout.
• New chapters include obesity in children and adolescents, child health in a global context, child and adolescent gynaecology.
• Online version of text available on Student Consult.
• Self-assessment section and further reading, as well as web links, now online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443102806
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
874
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 10.43(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Current paediatrics.
1.1 Child health and disease
1.2 Child health in a global context
1.3 Electronic learning resources

Part 2 Clinical assessment.
2.1 Clinical consultation: history taking and examination
2.2 Developmental surveillance and assessment

Part 3 Social and preventative paediatrics.
3.1 The child and the family
3.2 Indigenous culture and health
3.3 Nutrition
3.4 Obesity in children and adolescents
3.5 Immunization
3.6 Child injury
3.7 Failure to thrive
3.8 Developmental disability
3.9 Child abuse
3.10 Sudden infant death syndrome and sudden unexpected death during sleep in infancy
3.11 Care of the adolescent
3.12 Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology

Part 4 Behaviour and mental health needs in childhood.
4.1 Life events of normal children
4.2 Common child and adolescent mental health problems
4.3 Hyperactive and inattentive children
4.4 Major psychiatric disorders

Part 5 Paediatric emergencies.
5.1 Paediatric emergencies: causes and assessment
5.2 Emergency care of the collapsed child
5.3 Poisoning and envenomation

Part 6 Fluid replacement.
6.1 The child who needs fluid replacement

Part 7 Principles of imaging in childhood.
7.1 Diagnositic imaging in infancy and childhood

Part 8 Common orthopaedic problems.
8.1 Common paediatric orthopaedic problems and fractures

Part 9 Common paediatric surgical problems.
9.1 Common surgical conditions in children

Part 10 Inherited and metabolic problems.
10.1 Birth defects, prenatal diagnosis and teratogens
10.2 Modern genetics
10.3 The dysmorphic child
10.4 Genetic counselling
10.5 Inborn errors of metabolism

Part 11 Neonatal problems.
11.1 The newborn infant: stabilization and examination
11.2 Low birth weight, prematurity and jaundice in infancy
11.3 Breathing problems arising in the newborn period
11.4 Congenital and perinatal infections
11.5 Acute neonatal surgical conditions

Part 12 Infections in childhood.
12.1 Infectious diseases of childhood
12.2 Bone and joint infections
12.3 Meningitis and encephalitis
12.4 Infections in tropical and developing countries

Part 13 Allergy, immunity and inflamation.
13.1 The atopic child
13.2 Immunodeficiency and its investigation
13.3 Arthritis and connective tissue disorders

Part 14 Respiratory disorders.
14.1 Acute upper respiratory infections in childhood
14.2 Stridor and croup
14.3 Asthma
14.4 Wheezing disorders other than asthma
14.5 Lower respiratory tract infections and abnormalities in childhood
14.6 An approach to chronic cough and cystic fibrosis in children

Part 15 Cardiac disorders.
15.1 Assessment of the infant and child with suspected heart disease
15.2 Common heart defects and diseases in infancy and childhood

Part 16 Haematological disorders and malignancies
16.1 Anaemias of childhood
16.2 Abnormal bleeding and clotting
16.3 Childhood cancers

Part 17 Seizure disorders and disorders of the nervous system.
17.1 Seizures and epilepsies
17.2 Cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative disease
17.3 Neuromuscular disorders
17.4 Large heads, hydrocephalus and neural tube defects
17.5 Children with headaches

Part 18 Urinary tract disorders and hypertension.
18.1 Urinary tract infections and malformations
18.2 Glomerular disease, renal failure and hypertension

Part 19 Endocrine disorders.
19.1 Growth and variations in growth
19.2 Thyroid disorders in childhood and adolescence
19.3 The child of uncertain sex
19.4 Childhood diabetes
19.5 Bone mineral disorders

Part 20 Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatic disorders.
20.1 Abdominal pain and vomiting in children
20.2 The child with diarrhoea
20.3 Chronic diarrhoea and malabsorption
20.4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux and Helicobacter pylori infection
20.5 Liver disease in childhood

Part 21 Skin disorders.
21.1 Skin disorders in infancy and childhood
21.2 Systemic implications of skin diseases in children

Part 22 ENT, eye and dental disorders.
22.1 Ear, nose and throat, and head and neck surgery problems
22.2 Eye disorders in children
22.3 Disorders of teeth and the oral cavity

Index

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