MRCPCH MasterCourse

Volume 2 with DVD and website access


  • Malcolm Levene, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FMedSc, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, Division of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Leeds, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

2008 BMA Medical Book Competition Awards:
First Prize Paediatrics

Prepared in conjunction with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), MRCPCH MasterCourse has been constructed as a comprehensive package for trainees facing professional examinations in paediatrics and child health.

This volume (2) has been made available separately in case candidates sitting the Diploma in Child Health (DCH) exams and doctors with a primary-care interest in child health using Volume 1 wish to study futher and go on to purchase Volume 2.

It comes with an accompanying DVD containing video clips of clinical scenarios, and PIN access to a website with self-assessment and further learning materials.
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GPs and doctors with a primary-care interest in child health who have completed the DCH and wish to take their studies in paediatrics further.


Book information

  • Published: April 2007
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10190-8

Table of Contents

How to use this book
Index of DVD clips
List of abbreviations

Module 6: Childhood disorders 1

28. Central nervous system
29. Neuro-developmental disability
30. Child mental health
31. The eye and vision
32. Disorders of hearing, the ear and throat
33. Disorders of bones and joints
34. Inborn errors of metabolism
35. Endocrinology and diabetes
36. Skin disorders in children
37. Child abuse and neglect
38. Child health in developing countries

Module 7: Childhood disorders 2

39. Gastroenterology and hepatology
40. Urinary system
41. The cardiovascular system
42. Respiratory paediatrics
43. Blood and reticuloendothelial disorders
44. Immunology and infectious disease

Module 8: The child in hospital

45. Care of the critically ill child
46. Neonatology I: problems of the prenatal and perinatal period
47. Neonatology II: respiratory and cardiac disorders
48. Neonatology III: neurology, haematology, metabolism and sepsis
49. Neonatology IV: disorders requiring surgical intervention
50. Accidents, poisoning and ALTEs
51. Oncology and palliative care