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.
- 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.
Separate chapters on
- 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.
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
10. Perinatal medicine
11. Neonatal medicine
12. Growth and puberty
15. Infection and immunity
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
"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.’