Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780723438717, 9780723438731

Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics

5th Edition

Editors: Tom Lissauer Will Carroll
Paperback ISBN: 9780723438724
eBook ISBN: 9780723438731
Paperback ISBN: 9780723438717
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 9th February 2017
Page Count: 600

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the fifth edition of this prize-winning title retains the high level of illustration and accessibility that has made it so popular worldwide with medical students and trainees approaching clinical specialty exams. Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics has been translated into eight languages over its life.

Key Features

  • Case studies.
  • Summary boxes.
  • Tips for patient education.
  • Highly illustrated with 100s of colour images.
  • Diseases consistently presented by Clinical features; Investigations; Management; Prognosis; and, where appropriate, Prevention.
  • Comes with an e-book for portability and ease of reference on the move.

Table of Contents

1. The child in society

2. History and examination

3. Normal child development, hearing and vision

4. Developmental problems and the child with special needs

5. Care of the sick child and young person

6. Paediatric emergencies

7. Accidents and poisoning

8. Child protection

9. Genetics

10. Perinatal medicine

11. Neonatal medicine

12. Growth and puberty

13. Nutrition

14. Gastroenterology

15. Infection and immunity

16. Allergy

17. Respiratory disorders

18. Cardiac disorders

19. Kidney and urinary tract disorders

20. Genital disorders

21. Liver disorders

22. Malignant disease

23. Haematological disorders

24. Child and adolescent mental health

25. Dermatological disorders

26. Diabetes and endocrinology

27. Inborn errors of metabolism

28. Musculoskeletal disorders

29. Neurological disorders

30. Adolescent medicine

31. Global child health


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About the Editors

Tom Lissauer

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London, UK

Will Carroll

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical and Academic Lead & Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospital of the North Midlands Newcastle Road Stoke-on-Trent UK