Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics
Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics,
Edition 5
Edited by Tom Lissauer, MB, BChir, FRCPCH and Will Carroll, MD MRCP MRCPCH Bm BCh BA MA(Oxon)

Publication Date : 07 Mar 2017

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Description

Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of this prize-winning title retains the high level of illustration and accessibility that has made it so popular worldwide with medical students and trainees approaching clinical specialty exams. Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics has been translated into eight languages over its life.

Key Features

  • Case studies.
  • Summary boxes.
  • Tips for patient education.
  • Highly illustrated with 100s of colour images.
  • Diseases consistently presented by Clinical features; Investigations; Management; Prognosis; and, where appropriate, Prevention.
  • Comes with an e-book for portability and ease of reference on the move.

New Features

Separate chapters on

  • Accidents
  • Child protection
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism

New chapter on Global child health

New co-editor, Will Carroll, Chair of MRCPCH Theory Examinations.

About the author
Edited by Tom Lissauer, MB, BChir, FRCPCH, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London, UK and Will Carroll, MD MRCP MRCPCH Bm BCh BA MA(Oxon), Clinical and Academic Lead & Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospital of the North Midlands Newcastle Road Stoke-on-Trent UK
Table of Contents

1. The child in society

2. History and examination

3. Normal child development, hearing and vision

4. Developmental problems and the child with special needs

5. Care of the sick child and young person

6. Paediatric emergencies

7. Accidents and poisoning

8. Child protection

9. Genetics

10. Perinatal medicine

11. Neonatal medicine

12. Growth and puberty

13. Nutrition

14. Gastroenterology

15. Infection and immunity

16. Allergy

17. Respiratory disorders

18. Cardiac disorders

19. Kidney and urinary tract disorders

20. Genital disorders

21. Liver disorders

22. Malignant disease

23. Haematological disorders

24. Child and adolescent mental health

25. Dermatological disorders

26. Diabetes and endocrinology

27. Inborn errors of metabolism

28. Musculoskeletal disorders

29. Neurological disorders

30. Adolescent medicine

31. Global child health

Book Reviews

"an excellent all round offering ... I think the accolades given to this book are well deserved."

2018 BMA Awards: Winner, Paediatrics

From customer reviews of the previous edition:

‘This is a brilliant textbook for anyone taking a placement in Paediatrics.’

‘This book is an excellent one, and I am clearly not the only medical student to feel this way judging by its popularity.’

‘I love this book, lots of pictures very use full and very visual, useful for practical paramedics.’

‘Awesome book! I read cover to cover as a medical student.’

‘This book is great! Very nicely written, lots of pictures, and pretty comprehensive too.’

Book details
ISBN: 9780723438717
Page Count: 588
Illustrations: Approx. 739 illustrations (649 in full color)
Retail Price: €45.99