Key Features

The perfect portable companion for trainees and medical students on clinical placements in paediatrics.

Key features:

  • Part of the Kumar & Clark family of revision titles
  • Cases throughout
  • Key points boxes included
  • Includes self-assessment questions
  • Appendices cover resuscitation, practical procedures, prescribing, fluids and electrolytes, and common syndromes
  • Ideal for revision and examination preparation

Table of Contents

Contents

1. Assessing childhood illness
2. Children’s place in society
3. The child with chronic disease
4. Child development
5. Safeguarding children
6. Locomotion
7. Blood and cancer
8. Skin
9. Circulation
10. Respiration
11.Homeostasis and the kidney
12. Hormones and metabolism
13. Digestion and nutrition
14. Neurology and the senses
15. The mind
16. Infectious disease and immunity
17. Pregnancy, birth and the newborn
18.Congenital and genetic diseases

Appendices
I Paediatric Emergencies
II Practical procedures
III Prescribing
IV Fluids and electrolytes


Mutiple Choice questions and answers

Glossary

Index

Details

No. of pages:
394
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702051289
eBook ISBN:
9780702056697
Print ISBN:
9780702043598

About the authors

Nandu Thalange

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatrics Department, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK

Richard Beach

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Paediatrician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK