A Synopsis of Children's Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483168166, 9781483195643

A Synopsis of Children's Diseases

1st Edition

Authors: John Rendle-Short
eBook ISBN: 9781483195643
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1954
Page Count: 620
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A Synopsis of Children's Diseases is a reference of common, rare, or very rare diseases in children. The book describes the characteristics of a healthy child including the requirements for his management and proper nutrition. Examination of the child through routine physical examination or certain special examinations, such as blood tests, marrow smear, cerebrospinal fluid tests, or urine test will indicate if the child is sick.
The text describes diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases (measles, mumps), of nutrition (marasmus syndrome, infantile scurvy), of the respiratory system (tonsils, sinuses), and the alimentary system (diarrhea, intestinal obstruction). The book also describes diseases affecting the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, psychological disorders, the genitor-urinary system, the blood, and the lymph nodes. Inborn errors of metabolism include Gaucher's disease, cerebromacular degeneration, generalized xanthomatosis, diabetes mellitus, and Von Gierke's disease. The text discusses allergies, venereal disease, and accidents that can occur in childhood such as burns, scalds, lead or iron poisoning.
This book is suitable for pediatricians, general practitioners, medical students, and parents who are interested in obtaining information about childhood diseases.

Table of Contents



Part I The Healthy Child

Chapter I. Development

Chapter II. Physical Growth

Chapter III. Infant Feeding

Chapter IV. Management of the Normal Child

Chapter V. Excretion

Part II The Sick Child

Section I. General Factors

VI. Examination of Child

VII. Aetiology of Congenital Defects

Section II. The Neonatal Period

VIII. Infant Mortality and Morbidity

IX. Management of the Normal Newborn Baby

X. Extracranial Birth Injuries

XI. Cranial and Intracranial Hemorrhage

XII. Respiratory Disorders

XIII. Neonatal Infections

XIV. The Premature Baby

Section III. The Infectious Diseases

XV. Measles

XVI. German Measles

XVII. Hemolytic Streptococcal Sore Throat and Scarlet Fever

XVIII. Roseola Infantum

XIX. Chicken-Pox

XX. Vaccinia and Vaccination

XXI. Mumps

XXII.Infectious Mononucleosis

XXIII. Diphtheria

XXIV. Whooping-Cough

XXV. Tuberculosis : I. Introduction

XXVI. Tuberculosis : II. Clinical Types

Section IV. Diseases of Nutrition

XXVII. 'Marasmus' Syndrome

XXVIII. Deficiency and Overdosage of Vitamin A

XXIX. Deficiency of Vitamin B Complex

XXX. Infantile Scurvy

XXXi. Rickets

XXXII. Tetany

XXXIII. Diabetes Mellitus

XXXIV. Steatorrhoea

XXXV. Obesity

Section V. Diseases of the Respiratory System

XXXVI. Introduction

XXXVII. Diseases of Pharynx and Tonsils

XXXVIII. Diseases of the Nose

XXXIX. Diseases of Nasal Sinuses

XL. Diseases of the Ear

XLI. Diseases of Larynx and Trachea

XLII. Lung Infections

XLIII. Lung Collapse and Emphysema

XLIV. Foreign Bodies in Respiratory Tract

XLV. Idiopathic Pulmonary Elemosiderosis

XLVI. Bronchiectasis

XLVII. Intrathoracic Space-Occupying Lesions

Section VI. The Alimentary System

XLVIII. Physiology of the Digestive System

XLIX. Common Intestinal Conditions Occurring In Infancy

L. Common Intestinal Symptoms Occurring After Infancy

LI. Congenital Anatomical Defects -

LII—Congenital Defects Due To Neuromuscular Inco-Ordination

LIII. Conditions Affecting Umbilicus

LIV. Diseases of the Mouth and Teeth

LV. Diseases of the SalIVary Glands

LVI. Diseases of (Esophagus

LvII. Diseases of Stomach and Duodenum

LvIII. Diseases of Rectum and Anus

LIX. The Acute Abdomen

LX. Intestinal Obstruction

LXI. Diarrhea and Vomiting (Gastro-Enteritis)

LXII. Intestinal Parasites

Section VII—The Cardiovascular System

LXIII. The Heart and Cardiovascular System in Health

LXIV. Cardiac Failure

LXV. Rheumatic Fever

LXVI. Congenital Heart Disease. I

LXVII. Congenital Heart Disease. II

LXVIII. Bacterial Endocarditis

LXIX. Disorders of Rate and Rhythm

LXX. Disease of Pericardium

LXXI. Disease of Blood-Vessels

Section VIII. Diseases of the Nervous System

LXXII. Examination of the Child

LXXIII. Head Injuries and Vascular Lesions

LXXIV. Nerve Lesions

LXXV. Diseases of the Spinal Cord

LXXVI. Hydrocephalus

LXXVII. Infantile Cerebral Palsy

LXXVIII. Diseases of Extrapyramidal System

LXXIX. Epilepsy and Convulsions

LXXX. The Ataxias

LXXXI. Demyelinating Diseases of Central Nervous System

LXXXIl. Meningitis

LXXXIII. Diseases Caused by Bacterial Toxins

LXXXIV. Encephalitis

LXXXV. Poliomyelitis

LXXXVI. Toxoplasmosis

LXXXVII. Space-Occupying Lesions of Skull

LXXXVIII. Pink Disease

Section IX. Psychological Disorders

LXXXIX. Mental Deficiency

XC. Compulsive Habits

XCI. Enuresis and Encopresis

XCII. Speech Defects

XCIII. Neuroses and Psychoses

Section X. Diseases of the Genito-Urinary System

XCIV. Introduction

XCV. Abnormal Substances in Urine

XCVI. Abnormalities of Genitalia in Boys

XCVII. Abnormalities of Genitalia in Girls

XCVIII. Abnormalities of Urethra

XCIX. Malformations of Ureter

C. Malformation of Kidney

CI. Renal Failure

CII. Phimosis and Paraphimosis

CIII. Infections of Urinary Tract

CIV. Cystitis

CV. Nephritis

CVI. Renal Tumours

CVII. Urinary Calculus

CVIII. Idiopathic Renal Acidosis

Section XI. Diseases of the Blood

CIX. Introduction

CX. Anatomy and Physiology

CXI. Dyshaemopoietic Anaemias

CXII. Purpuric and Hemorrhagic Diseases

CXIII. The Leukemias

CXIV. The Hemolytic Anemias

CXV. Aplasia and Hypoplasia of Bone-Marrow

Section XII. Diseases of Lymph-Nodes

CXVI. Enlargement of Lymph-Nodes

Section XIII. Diseases of Liver and Biliary System

CXVII. Jaundice

CXVIII. Infective Hepatitis (Catarrhal Jaundice) and Homologous Serum Jaundice

CXIX. Subacute and Chronic Hepatitis

Section XIV. Diseases of Bone and Joint

CXX. Generalized Abnormalities of Bone

CXXI. Abnormalities Mainly Affecting Limb Bones

CXXII. Abnormalities Mainly Affecting Spine

CXXIII. Abnormalities Mainly Affecting Skull

CXXIV. Acute Infection of Bones and Joints

CXXV. Tuberculosis of Bones and Joints

CXXVI. Osteochondritis Juvenilis

CXXVII. Rheumatoid Arthritis

CXXVIII. Diseases of Hip-Joint

CXXIX. Tumours Benign and Malignant

CXXX. Postural Defects

Section XV. Diseases of Muscles

CXXXI. Congenital Absence of Muscle

CXXXII. Muscle Atrophy

CXXXIII. Muscular Dystrophies

CXXXIV. Myositis

CXXXV. Epidemic Myalgia

CXXXVI. Unclassified Diseases of Muscle

Section XVI. Diseases of Skin

CXXXXVII. Congenital Abnormalities

CXXXVIII. Napkin Rash and Meatal Ulcer

CXXXIX. Vesicular Eruptions

CXL. Parasitic Infections of Skin

CXLI. Fungous Infection of Skin

CXLII. Bacterial Infections of Skin

CXLIII. Virus Infections of Skin

CXLIV. Toxic and Drug Eruptions

CXLV. Diseases of Subcutaneous Fat

CXLVI. Diseases of Subcutaneous Glands

CXLVII. Diseases of Hair

CXLVIII. Dermatitis and Eczematoid Lesions

CXLIX. Papular Urticaria

CL. Diseases Due To Cold

Section XVII. Diseases of Endocrine System

CLI. The Pituitary and Hypothalamus

CLII. The Adrenal Glands

CLIII. The Gonads

CLIV. Sexual Precocity

CLV. The Thyroid Gland

Section XVIII. Allergic Diseases

CLVI. General Discussion

CLVII. Allergic Skin Diseases

CLVIII. Asthma

CLIX. Allergic Rhinitis

CLX. Milk Allergy

Section XIX. Inborn Errors of Metabolism

CLXI. Introduction

CLXII. Disorders of Lipoid Metabolism

CLXIII. Galactosaemia

CLXIV. Glycogen Storage Disease

CLXV. Disorders of Cystine Metabolism

CLVI. Phenylketonuria

Section XX. Venereal Diseases

CLXVII. Syphilis

CLXVIII. Gonorrhea

XII Contents

Section XXI. Accidents in Childhood

CLXIX. Iron Poisoning

CLXX. Lead Poisoning

CLXXI. Methaemoglobinaemia

CLXXII. Moth-Ball (Naphthalene) Poisoning

CLXXIII. Burns and Scalds

CLXXIV. Sudden Death

Appendix I. Dosage of Drugs

Appendix II. Clinical Pathology in Children : Normal Values



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