Essentials of Paediatrics
Essentials of Paediatrics,
Edition 2
By Nandu Thalange, MRCP, MRCPCH, ILTM, Richard Beach, MD, FRCPCH, David Booth and Lisa Jackson

Publication Date: 19 Dec 2012

Get immediate access to a digital review copy

Once approved, please allow 10-14 days for delivery.

Description

2013 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Paediatrics!

The perfect portable companion for trainees and medical students on clinical placements in paediatrics.

New to this edition:

  • Two new editors
  • Thoroughly updated and revised throughout

Key features:

  • Part of the Kumar & Clark family of revision titles
  • Cases throughout
  • Key points boxes included
  • Includes self-assessment questions
  • Appendices cover resuscitation, practical procedures, prescribing, fluids and electrolytes, and common syndromes
  • Ideal for revision and examination preparation

Key Features

The perfect portable companion for trainees and medical students on clinical placements in paediatrics.

Key features:

  • Part of the Kumar & Clark family of revision titles
  • Cases throughout
  • Key points boxes included
  • Includes self-assessment questions
  • Appendices cover resuscitation, practical procedures, prescribing, fluids and electrolytes, and common syndromes
  • Ideal for revision and examination preparation
About the author
By Nandu Thalange, MRCP, MRCPCH, ILTM, Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatrics Department, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK; Richard Beach, MD, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK; David Booth and Lisa Jackson
Table of Contents

Contents

1. Assessing childhood illness
2. Children’s place in society
3. The child with chronic disease
4. Child development
5. Safeguarding children
6. Locomotion
7. Blood and cancer
8. Skin
9. Circulation
10. Respiration
11.Homeostasis and the kidney
12. Hormones and metabolism
13. Digestion and nutrition
14. Neurology and the senses
15. The mind
16. Infectious disease and immunity
17. Pregnancy, birth and the newborn
18.Congenital and genetic diseases

Appendices
I Paediatric Emergencies
II Practical procedures
III Prescribing
IV Fluids and electrolytes


Mutiple Choice questions and answers

Glossary

Index

Book details
ISBN: 9780702043598
Page Count: 378
Illustrations: Illustrated
Retail Price: €34.99