Applied Knowledge in Paediatrics: : MRCPCH Mastercourse,
Edition 1
Edited by Dr. Martin Hewitt and Dr. Roshan Adappa

Publication Date: 06 Apr 2022

The essential guide to passing the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) exam.

Closely aligned to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) theory examination syllabus and also reflective of current UK practice. Applied Knowledge in Paediatrics will leave the reader with a sound knowledge of all the core topics relevant to paediatrics and child health. It will also provide a useful study aid for those undertaking the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice examination.

The book covers how and why illnesses develop in children and young people, the appropriate investigations and treatment required, the urgency of implementation and the impact of the disease process on the child and their family.

This comprehensive text is edited by Dr Martin Hewitt, a Senior Theory Examiner for the AKP examination, and Dr Roshan Adappa a Senior clinician and postgraduate trainer, with expert input from more than 60 paediatric specialists. 33 chapters provide comprehensive information of all areas of paediatric practice.

Key Features

  • Directly aligned to the Applied Knowledge in Practice syllabus and examination
  • 50 sample questions along with answers and reasoning explaining each of the answer options
  • Chapter on how to prepare for the RCPCH AKP examination
  • Clinical scenarios in each chapter outlining difficult clinical problems and proposed management plans
  • Clinical images to aid understanding
  • Level of detail to support clinical practice of paediatricians with 12-18 months experience
About the author
Edited by Dr. Martin Hewitt and Dr. Roshan Adappa
Table of Contents
1 Preparing for the AKP Exam
2 Neonatology
3 Adolescent medicine
4 Growth and puberty
5 Genetics and dysmorphology
6 Nutrition
7 Behavioural medicine and mental health
8 Emergency medicine
9 Unintentional injuries and Poisoning
10 Fluids and electrolyte management
11 Safeguarding
12 Infectious Diseases
13 Infection Control
14 Allergy
15 Immunology
16 Liver disorders
16 Cardiology
17 Respiratory
18 Hearing and ENT
19 Gastroenterology and Hepatology
20 Nephro-urology
21 Haematology
22 Oncology
23 Dermatology
24 Diabetes Mellitus
25 Endocrinology
26 Neurology
27 Neurodevelopmental Medicine
28 Ophthalmology
28 Pharmacology
29 Musculoskeletal disorders
30 Metabolic medicine
31 Palliative Care
32 Ethics and law
33 Patient safety and clinical governance
34 Evidence based paediatrics
35 Exam questions and answers
Book details
ISBN: 9780702080371
Page Count: 416
Retail Price : £89.99
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