An Aid to the MRCPCH Viva

2nd Edition

Editors:

  • Alan Cade
  • Tracy Tinklin
  • Donald Hodge
    • Print ISBN 9780443064944

    Table of Contents

    1. Basic sciences and pathophysiology
    Differentiation of the gonads and ambiguous genitalia
    Immunomodulation
    Apoptosis
    Nitric oxide
    Embryology of the gastrointestinal tract
    The differences between cellular and humoral immunity
    Bilirubin metabolism
    Haemoglobin and the oxygen dissociation curve
    Calcium metabolism
    Renal physiology

    2. Emergency paediatrics
    Diabetic ketoacidosis
    Status asthmaticus
    Status epilepticus
    Stridor
    A child with multiple injuries
    An unconscious child
    Meningococcal disease
    Basic life support
    Poisoning
    Resuscitation fluids
    Management of burns
    Drowning
    Management of cardiac arrhythmias
    Electrolyte disturbances

    3. Neonatology
    Hypoglycaemia
    Necrotising enterocolitis
    Breastfeeding
    Ventilation
    Milks in neonatology
    Bone disease in neonatology
    Management of polycythaemia
    Intraventricular haemorrhage
    Jaundice
    Antenatal screening
    Management of inborn errors of metabolism
    Ethical dilemmas on the neonatal unit
    Metabolic acidosis
    Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
    Neonatal fits
    Breaking bad news
    Morbidity and mortality on the neonatal unit

    4. Cardiology and respiratory medicine
    Developments in cystic fibrosis
    Asthma
    Bronchiolitis
    Cough in children
    Cardiomyopathy
    Primary ciliary dyskinesia
    Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Post-operative complications of cardiac surgery
    Kawasaki disease
    Complication of congenital heart disease

    5. Gastroenterology and infection
    Obesity in childhood
    Recurrent abdominal pain
    Failure to thrive
    Management of gastroenteritis
    Pyrexia of unknown origin
    Inflammatory bowel disease
    HIV and AIDS
    Dehydration and rehydration
    Vomiting
    Diarrhoea

    6. Endocrinology, growth and renal medicine
    Use of growth hormone in paediatrics
    Short stature and constitutional delay in puberty
    Diabetes - latest developments
    Urinary tract

    Details

    No. of pages:
    304
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2002
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443064944

    About the editors

    Alan Cade

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Paediatrics and Honorary Specialist Registrar, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

    Tracy Tinklin

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Specialist Registrar in Paediatrics, Southampton, UK

    Donald Hodge

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health, Academic Unit of Paediatrics and Child Health, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK