Essence of Pediatrics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131228043

Essence of Pediatrics

1st Edition

Authors: M R Khan
Paperback ISBN: 9788131228043
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th June 2011
Page Count: 560

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From their vast knowledge and experience, authors bring the essence of the subject "pediatrics" in the form of this text book, which will serve the purpose for students (both undergraduate and postgraduates), teachers and practicing pediatricians.

Key Features

  • Covers all common pediatric problems prevailing in the Indian sub-continent in lucid and easy-to-understand language.
  • Concise, contains the recent updates, more community oriented, edited more frequently, less voluminous.
  • Written by well-experienced eminent authors, who are serving as Professors and Consultants, facing day-to-day challenges of the subject.
  • Designed as a textbook for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and as a guide to the teachers of pediatrics and practicing pediatricians.
  • Chapters like Neonatology, Infant Feeding, Growth and Development, Neurology, Oncology, Connective Tissue Diseases, and Immunization have been revised completely; and topics like Nephrotic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, Newer Vaccines, Infectious Diseases, Genetic Disorders, Neurometabolic and Seizure Disorders have been updated extensively.
  • New chapter, ‘Drug Therapy’, has been added; all critical emergency information, including shock, resuscitation, and life-threatening conditions are discussed duly.
  • Management of common pediatric problems has been written following most recent WHO guidelines.

Table of Contents

1 History Taking and Physical Examination

2 Neonatology

3 Infant and Young Child Feeding

4 Growth and Development

5 Nutritional Problems

6 Community Pediatrics

7 Respiratory Diseases

8 Diseases of Gastrointestinal System

9 Cardiovascular Diseases

10 Renal Diseases

11 Fluid Electrolytes and Acid–Base Disturbances

12 Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases

13 Neurology

14 Muscle Disorders

15 Hematology

16 Oncology

17 Connective Tissue Diseases

18 Child Psychiatry and Developmental Disorders

19 Dermatology

20 Poisoning

21 Immunization and Infectious Diseases

22 Genetic Disorders

23 Common Surgical Problems

24 Procedures in Practice

25 Some Selected Syndromes

26 Laboratory Medicine

27 Drug Th erapy in Children

28 Growth Charts



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About the Author

M R Khan