MRCPCH MasterCourse

1st Edition

Volume 1 with DVD and website access


  • Malcolm Levene
    • Print ISBN 9780443101427

    Key Features

    • A complete multi-media course for the new MRCPCH examination.
    • The written component are produced as attractive, full-colour books written in a problem-orientated style, with full-colour line drawings and colour photographs.
    • Books contain references to video and audio clips on accompanying DVD that comes with the books.
    • The related website offers self-testing questions (in exam style) and answers, links to important paediatric websites (guidelines, etc.), selected content from relevant journals, such as Current Paediatrics, periodic clinical updates etc.
    • An essential purchase for all paediatric trainees in the UK and GPs taking the DCH examination.
    • Planned and written with the latest exam syllabus in mind.

    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


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    © 2007
    Churchill Livingstone
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