The Rapids are a series of two-colour reference and revision pocket books that cover key facts in a simple and memorable way. Each book contains the common conditions that students and junior doctors encounter on the wards, in clinics, and in their exams. Only the core relevant facts are provided to ensure these books are perfect and concise 'rapid refreshers'. To see all titles in the series, go to: www.wiley.com/go/rapids
This pocket reference and revision guide is a must for all medical students and junior doctors preparing for major exams in paediatrics and child health or needing a rapid reminder during a clinical attachment. Now thoroughly updated and with the addition of key references, this new edition provides quick access to information on common paediatric problems and disorders, their signs, symptoms, and aetiological agents.
It includes sections on surgical problems, procedures, and general paediatric management such as resuscitation techniques, and features tips on how to take a paediatric history. It presents the contents ordered by system and conditions in alphabetical order, reflects current NICE and paediatric surgery guidelines, and features over 15 new presentations including eczema, food allergies and conduct disorder.
List of abbreviations.
Allergic rhinitis (AR).
Anaemia, iron deficiency.
Anaemia of prematurity.
Anorectal malformations (ARM).
Atrial & Atrioventricular septal defects (ASD & AVSD).
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Autistic spectrum disorder.
Chronic lung disease (CLD) of prematurity.
Cleft lip (CL) and palate (CLP).
Coarctation of the aorta (COA).
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Cow?s milk protein allergy.
Croup (acute laryngotracheobronchitis).
Cystic fibrosis (CF).
Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).
Diabetes mellitus (type I) (DM).
Down syndrome (trisomy 21).
Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy.
Epilepsy in childhood.
Exomphalos and gastroschisis.
Faecal soiling (encopresis).
Failure to thrive.
Functional abdominal pain (FAP).
Fungal skin infections.
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
Genetic skeletal dysplasias.
Global developmental delay.
Group B streptococcal (GBS) infection.
Head lice (pediculosis).
Hernia, congenital diaphragmatic (CDH).
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Hypoglycaemia in neonates.
Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE).
Inborn errors of amino acid metabolism.
Inborn errors of carbohydrate metabolism.
Inflammatory bowel disease.
Intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH).
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).
Legg-Calv e-Perthes disease.
Leukaemia, acute lymphoblastic (ALL).
Leukaemia, acute myeloid (AML).
Liver disease, chronic.
Liver failure, acute.
Lymphoma, non-Hodgkin (NHL).
Malrotation of the intestine.
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR).
Meckel?s diverticulum (MD).
Meconium aspiration syndrome.
Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC).
Obesity in children.
Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula.
Otitis media, acute and chronic.
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA).
Persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPH).
Phimosis and foreskin disorders.
Precocious puberty (complete).
Precocious puberty (partial).
Primary immune deficiency.
Pulmonary valve stenosis.
Renal failure, acute (ARF).
Renal failure, chronic (CRF).
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
Sickle cell anaemia.
Small bowel atresia.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).
Tetralogy of Fallot.
Transient tachypnoea of the newborn (TTN).
Transposition of the great arteries.
Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI).
Urinary tract anomalies.
Urinary tract infection.
Ventricular septal defect (VSD).
Vitamin D deficiency.
Whooping cough (pertussis).
Appendix 1 Taking a History in Paediatrics.
Appendix 2 Neonatal Resuscitation.
Appendix 3 Formal Assessment of the Neonate at Birth.
Appendix 4 Examination of the Newborn.
Appendix 5 Breastfeeding Versus Bottlefeeding.
Appendix 6 Infant Feeding.
Appendix 7 Paediatric Resuscitation.
Appendix 8 Developmental Stages in Children.
Appendix 9 Immunisation Schedule.
Appendix 10 Child Health Promotion Programme.
Appendix 11 Status Epilepticus.
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 3rd September 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.9 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised