European Mastercourse in Paediatrics

1st Edition


  • Alfred Tenore
  • Malcolm Levene
    • Print ISBN 9780702040634

    Key Features

    • A complete multi-media course for the European Paediatrics Common Trunk.
    • An attractive, full-colour book written in a problem-orientated style, with full-colour line drawings and colour photographs.
    • Book contains references to video and audio clips on accompanying DVD that comes with the book to help with preparation for a specialist career in paediatrics.
    • An essential purchase for paediatric trainees (outside the UK), as well as for general medical practitioners with an interest in paediatrics

    Table of Contents

    How to use this book
    Index of DVD clips
    List of abbreviations

    Module 1: Normal children and child health:

    1. Child health in a changing society
    2. Child development and developmental problems
    3. Psychological and emotional development
    4. Nutrition, infant feeding and weaning

    Module 2: Toolkit for child health and disease

    5. History-taking and physical examination
    6. Diagnosis and management
    7. Communication skills
    8. Evaluation of the newborn
    9. Clinical genetics
    10. Pharmacology and therapeutics
    11. Ethics and children’s rights
    12. Practical procedures and investigations
    13. Evidence-based paediatrics and audit

    Module 3: Child public health

    14. Epidemiology
    15. Screening
    16. Immunization
    17. Health promotion and disease prevention

    Module 4: Community child health

    18. Childhood disability
    19. Adolescent health and health problems
    20. Emotional and behavioural problems: primary care aspects
    21. Child protection in the community

    Module 5: Common problems in primary care

    22. Growth: normal and abnormal
    23. Heart and lung disorders
    24. Brain and movement disorders
    25. Abdominal disorders
    26. Disorders of the urinary tract
    27. Skin disorders

    Module 6: Childhood disorders 1

    28. Central nervous system
    29. Neuro-developmental disability
    30. Child mental health
    31. The eye and vision
    32. Disorders of hearing, the ear and throat
    33. Disorders of bones and joints
    34. Inborn errors of metabolism
    35. Endocrinology and diabetes
    36. Child abuse and neglect
    37. Child health in developing countries

    Module 7: Childhood disorders 2

    38. Gastroenterology and hepatology
    39. Urinary system
    40. The cardiovascular system
    41. Respiratory paediatrics
    42. Blood and reticuloendothelial disorders
    43. Immunology and infectious disease

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    About the authors

    Malcolm Levene

    Malcolm Levene MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FMedSc retired Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Leeds, Leeds General Infirmary Leeds