Key Features

  • More than 400 tables and illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures
  • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
  • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
  • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing

Table of Contents

1 History and Examination

2 Developmental Assessment

3 Investigations

4 Fever or rash

5 Heart, lung or ENT problems

6 Gut or liver problems

7 Haematuria or proteinuria

8 The patient presents with neurological problems

9 The patient presents with musculoskeletal problems

10 The patient presents with pallor, bleeding, splenomegaly or lymphadenopathy

11 Short stature or developmental delay

12 The patient presents with neonatal problems

13 Infectious diseases and immunodeficiency

14 Allergy and anaphylaxis

15 Skin disorders

16 Cardiovascular disorders

17 Disorders of the respiratory system

18 Disorders of the gastrointestinal system

19 Renal and genitourinary disorders

20 Neurological disorders

21 Musculoskeletal disorders

22 Haematological disorders

23 Malignant disease

24 Endocrine and metabolic disorders

25 Disorders of emotion and behaviour

26 Social and preventive paediatrics

27 Genetic disorders

28 The newborn

29 Accidents and emergencies

30 Nutrition, fluids and prescribing

Self assessment




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About the authors

Rajat Kapoor

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatrician, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Katy Barnes

Affiliations and Expertise

ST5, Watford General Hospital, Watford, UK