Tutorials in Paediatric Differential Diagnosis / Edition 2

Tutorials in Paediatric Differential Diagnosis / Edition 2

by David J. Field, David Isaacs, John Stroobant
     
 

This practical handbook uses a symptom-based approach to paediatric differential diagnosis. For each symptom, the book describes its epidemiology, the physiological principles underlying the symptom, history, examination, and investigation, and features a summary management box and a case study. The 2nd Edition features a much more extensive collection of… See more details below

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This practical handbook uses a symptom-based approach to paediatric differential diagnosis. For each symptom, the book describes its epidemiology, the physiological principles underlying the symptom, history, examination, and investigation, and features a summary management box and a case study. The 2nd Edition features a much more extensive collection of symptoms-nearly twice as many as the first edition. It also discusses the community aspects of paediatric conditions. A new 2-color format and many new illustrations enhance the text.

  • Uses a symptom-based approach to diagnosing paediatric conditions, mirroring the medical school curriculum and postgraduate examinations.
  • Approaches diagnosis step by step, reviewing epidemiology, the underlying physiology, history, examination, and investigation.
  • Includes a summary management box and a case study for each topic.

  • Covers many new symptoms-nearly 50% more than the previous edition.
  • Provides expert commentary on specialist topics.
  • Features a new, two-color layout and many new illustrations.
  • Highlights the community aspects of paediatric diseases.

With 5 additional contributing experts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443071003
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/21/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Apnoea

2. Crying baby

3. Ill-looking baby

4. Neonatal convulsions

5. Neonatal jaundice

6. Small for GA babies

7. Failure to thrive

8. Ambiguous genitalia

9. Precocious puberty

10. Short and tall stature

11. Feeding problems in infancy

12. Developmental delay

13. Hypotonia

14. Headache in children

15. Fits and faints

16. Hearing problems

17. Noisy breathing

18. Cough

19. Cyanosis

20. Heart murmurs

21. Painful joints

22. Abdominal pain

23. Constipation

24. Diarrhea

25. Vomiting

26. Lumps

27. Bruising and bleeding

28. Anaemia

29. Haematuria

30. UTI

31. The wet child

32. Recurrent infections

33. Recurrent fever

34. Acute fever

35. Infectious rashes

36. Ill-looking child

37. Unexplained death and Apparent Life Threatening Events

38. Accidental and non-accidental injury

39. Sleep disorders

40. Behavioural problems

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