A Synopsis of Children's Diseases, Sixth Edition provides information pertinent to children's diseases. This book discusses the growth and development of body, personality, and intellect of children. Organized into 22 sections encompassing 174 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of the limits of each individual child's capacity to achieve optimal structural and functional maturity. This text then discusses the recognition of macroscopic abnormalities of structure attributable to faulty development and present at birth. Other chapters consider the rate of perinatal mortality and morbidity, which is caused by placental failure, congenital abnormalities, hypoxia, birth injury, infection, hemolytic disease, toxemia, and other pregnancy complications. This book discusses as well the natural method of breast feeding and artificial feeding. The final chapter deals with the syndrome of recurrent injuries inflicted on child by attendant. This book is a valuable resource for pediatricians, psychologists, physiotherapists, family doctors, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and clinicians.
Section 1 Developmental Paediatrics Section 2 The Neonatal Period Section 3 Infectious Diseases — Viral Section 4 Infectious Diseases — Bacterial and Protozoal Section 5 Immunologiealdisorders Section 6 Diseases of Nutrition Section 7 Fluids, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance Section 8 Metabolic Disorders Section 9 Diseases of the Respiratory System Section 10 the Alimentary System Section 11 Diseases of the Liver, Biliary System, Pancreas and Small Intestine Section 12 The Cardiovascular System Section 13 Diseases of the Nervous System Section 14 Psychological Disorders Section 15 Renal Diseases Section 16 Diseases of the Blood Section 17 Diseases of Lymphatic System and Lymph Nodes Section 18 Diseases of Bone and Joint Section 19 Neuromuscular Diseases Section 20 Diseases of Skin Section 21 Diseases of Endocrine System Section 22 Accidents in Childhood Appendices Index
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1985
- 22nd October 2013
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