Table of Contents

Dedication v
Foreword ix
Preface xi
Preface to the first edition xiii
Acknowledgements xv
Abbreviation xvii
Introduction xxxiii

1 Approach to the examination 1

2 The long case 7

3 The short case 14

4 Achievement psychology 17

5 Behavioural and developmental paediatrics 25
Long Cases
Anorexia nervosa 25
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 35
Autistic disorder (autism) 49
Short Cases
Child suspected of having
ADHD 61
Child with possible autism/autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) 64

6 Cardiology 67
Long Case
Cardiac disease 67
Short Case
The cardiovascular system 91

7 Endocrinology 107
Long Cases
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia 107
Diabetes mellitus 116
Short Cases
Disorders of Sexual Development (ambiguous genitalia) 132
Diabetes 135
Short stature 136
Tall stature 150
Obesity 157
Normal puberty 163
Precocious puberty 164
Delayed puberty 169
Disorders of Sexual Development
(virilisation in the postneonatal period) 177
Thyroid disorders 182
Thyroid disorders in infants 186

8 Gastroenterology 190
Long Cases
Inflammatory bowel disease 190
Chronic liver disease (CLD) 200
Malabsorption/maldigestion 212
Short Cases
Gastrointestinal system 217
The abdomen 222
Jaundice 229
Nutritional assessment 236
Failure to thrive 244
Poor feeding 246
Weight loss—older child/adolescent 246

9 Genetics and dysmorphology 253
Long Cases
Down syndrome 253
Turner syndrome 265
Short Case
The dysmorphic child 277

10 Haematology 287
Long Cases
Haemophilia 287
Sickle cell disease (SCD) 297
Th alassaemia: β-thalassaemia major 311
Short Cases
The haematological system 321
Thalassaemia 329

11 Neonatology 332
Short Cases
The neonatal examination 332
The 6-week check 337

12 Nephrology 338
Long Cases
Chronic kidney

Details

No. of pages:
626
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729582490
eBook ISBN:
9780729579407
Print ISBN:
9780729539401

About the author

Wayne Harris

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Staff Specialist in Paediatrics, West Moreton South Burnett Health Service District; Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Australia