Practical Paediatrics : With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
Table of Contents
Current paediatrics. Child health and disease Child health in a global context Clinical assessment. The clinical consultation Developmental surveillance and assessment Social and preventative paediatrics. The child and the Family Indigenous culture and health Nutrition Obesity Immunization Trauma Failure to thrive Developmental disability Child abuse Sudden unexpected death in infancy Care of the adolescent Gynaecology Sleep problems Refugee health Behaviour and mental health needs in childhood. Life events of normal children Common mental health problems Hyperactivity and inattention Major psychiatric disorders Paediatric emergencies. Emergencies: causes and assessment Resuscitation Poisoning and envenomation Fluid replacement. Fluid replacement therapy Principles of imaging in childhood. Imaging Common orthopaedic problems. Orthopaedic problems Common paediatric surgical problems. Surgical conditions in older children Inherited and metabolic problems. Birth defects, prenatal diagnosis and teratogens Modern genetics The dysmorphic child Genetic counselling Inborn errors of metabolism Neonatal problems. The newborn infant: stabilisation and examination Low birth weight, prematurity and jaundice in infancy Breathing problems in the newborn Congenital and perinatal infections Surgical conditions in the newborn Infections Infectious disease Bone and joint infections Meningitis and encephalitis Infections in tropical and developing countries Allergy, immunity and inflamation. Atopy Immunodeficiency and its investigation Arthritis and connective tissue disorders Respiratory disorders. Acute upper respiratory infections Stridor Asthma Wheezing disorders other than asthma Lower respiratory tract infections and abnormalities An approach to chronic cough and cystic fibrosis Cardiac disorders. Suspected heart disease: assessment Heart disease Haematological disorders and malignancies Anaemia Abnormal bleeding and clotting Cancers Seizure disorders and disorders of the nervous system. Seizures and epilepsies Cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative disorders Neuromuscular disorders Neural tube defects, large heads and hydrocephalus Headaches Urinary tract disorders and hypertension. Urinary tract infections and malformations Glomerulonephritis, renal failure and hypertension Endocrine disorders. Growth and variations of growth Thyroid disorders The child of uncertain sex Diabetes Bone mineral disorders Gastrointestinal tract and hepatic disorders. Abdominal pain and vomiting Infective diarrhoea and inflammatory bowel disease Chronic diarrhoea and malabsorption Gastro-oesophageal reflux and Helicobacter pylori infection Liver diseases Skin disorders. Skin disorders ENT, eye and dental disorders. Ear, nose and throat disorders Eye disorders Teeth and oral cavity disorders Index Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 848
Published: 7th June 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.4 x 19.5 x 3.8
Weight (kg): 1.95
Edition Number: 7
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This is the seventh edition of a highly regarded, major textbook of paediatrics. It emphasizes on differential diagnosis from a presenting-problem point of view. It covers the social and preventative aspects of child health. It covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem approach. It contextualises the disease in description of social, genetic and epidemiological factors. It includes clinical example boxes throughout. There are key learning points in Practical Points boxes throughout. It features clearly sign-posted text. Plus free online access to the whole book through website, where you will also find: over 500 interactive self-assessment questions; further reading suggetions; links to other helpful online resources; and additional illustrations.