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Practical Paediatrics: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 7
     

Practical Paediatrics: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 7

by Michael South
 

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ISBN-10: 0702042927

ISBN-13: 9780702042928

Pub. Date: 08/08/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is the seventh edition of a highly regarded, major textbook of paediatrics.

Key features


Covers the social and preventative aspects of child health


Covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem

Overview

This is the seventh edition of a highly regarded, major textbook of paediatrics.

Key features


Covers the social and preventative aspects of child health


Covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem approach


Clinical examples throughout


Key learning points in Practical Points boxes throughout


Clearly sign-posted text

New to this edition:


51 new chapter authors


All chapters brought up to date with major re-writes of several chapters


New chapter on Sleep Problems


New chapter on Refugee Health

Plus

Free online access to the whole book through www.studentconsult.com, where you will also find:


Over 500 interactive self-assessment questions


Further reading


Links to other helpful online resources


Additional illustrations

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• Empahasis on differential diagnosis from a presenting-problem point of view..
• Covers the social and preventative aspects of child health
• Covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem approach
• Contextualises the disease in description of social, genetic and epidemiological factors.
• Clinical example boxesthroughout
• Key learning points in Practical Points boxes throughout
• Clearly sign-posted text

Plus

Free online access to the whole book through www.studentconsult.com, where you will also find:

• Nearly 400 interactive self-assessment questions
• Further reading suggetions
• Links to other helpful online resources
• Additional illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702042928
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/08/2012
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.50(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 Part 2 Clinical assessment. 2.1 The clinical consultation 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 3.5 Immunization 3.6 Trauma 3.7 Failure to thrive 3.8 Developmental disability 3.9 Child abuse 3.10 Sudden unexpected death in infancy 3.11 Care of the adolescent 3.12 Gynaecology 3.13 Sleep problems 3.14 Refugee health Part 4 Behaviour and mental health needs in childhood. 4.1 Life events of normal children 4.2 Common mental health problems 4.3 Hyperactivity and inattention 4.4 Major psychiatric disorders Part 5 Paediatric emergencies. 5.1 Emergencies: causes and assessment 5.2 Resuscitation 5.3 Poisoning and envenomation Part 6 Fluid replacement. 6.1 Fluid replacement therapy Part 7 Principles of imaging in childhood. 7.1 Imaging Part 8 Common orthopaedic problems. 8.1 Orthopaedic problems Part 9 Common paediatric surgical problems. 9.1 Surgical conditions in older 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: stabilisation and examination 11.2 Low birth weight, prematurity and jaundice in infancy 11.3 Breathing problems in the newborn 11.4 Congenital and perinatal infections 11.5 Surgical conditions in the newborn Part 12 Infections 12.1 Infectious disease 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 Atopy 13.2 Immunodeficiency and its investigation 13.3 Arthritis and connective tissue disorders Part 14 Respiratory disorders. 14.1 Acute upper respiratory infections 14.2 Stridor 14.3 Asthma 14.4 Wheezing disorders other than asthma 14.5 Lower respiratory tract infections and abnormalities 14.6 An approach to chronic cough and cystic fibrosis Part 15 Cardiac disorders. 15.1 Suspected heart disease: assessment 15.2 Heart disease Part 16 Haematological disorders and malignancies 16.1 Anaemia 16.2 Abnormal bleeding and clotting 16.3 Cancers Part 17 Seizure disorders and disorders of the nervous system. 17.1 Seizures and epilepsies 17.2 Cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative disorders

17.3 Neuromuscular disorders 17.4 Neural tube defects, large heads andhydrocephalus 17.5 Headaches Part 18 Urinary tract disorders and hypertension. 18.1 Urinary tract infections and malformations 18.2 Glomerulonephritis, renal failure and hypertension Part 19 Endocrine disorders. 19.1 Growth and variationsof growth 19.2 Thyroid disorders 19.3 The child of uncertain sex 19.4 Diabetes 19.5 Bone mineral disorders Part 20 Gastrointestinal tract and hepatic disorders. 20.1 Abdominal pain and vomiting 20.2 Infective diarrhoea and inflammatory bowel disease 20.3 Chronic diarrhoea and malabsorption 20.4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux and Helicobacter pylori infection 20.5 Liver diseases

Part 21 Skin disorders. 21.1 Skin disorders Part 22 ENT, eye and dental disorders. 22.1 Ear, nose and throat disorders 22.2 Eye disorders 22.3 Teeth and oral cavity disorders Index

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