Practical Paediatrics - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780702042928, 9780702051265

Practical Paediatrics

7th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Michael South David Isaacs
Paperback ISBN: 9780702042928
eBook ISBN: 9780702051265
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 7th June 2012

Description

  • This is the seventh edition of a highly regarded, major textbook of paediatrics.

    Key features

    • Covers the social and preventative aspects of child health
    • Covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem approach
    • Clinical examples throughout
    • Key learning points in Practical Points boxes throughout
    • Clearly sign-posted text

    New to this edition:

    • 51 new chapter authors
    • All chapters brought up to date with major re-writes of several chapters
    • New chapter on Sleep Problems
    • New chapter on Refugee Health

    Plus

    Free online access to the whole book through www.studentconsult.com, where you will also find:

    • Over 500 interactive self-assessment questions
    • Further reading
    • Links to other helpful online resources
    • Additional illustrations

     

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  • Key Features

     

    • Empahasis on differential diagnosis from a presenting-problem point of view..
    • Covers the social and preventative aspects of child health
    • Covers the common diseases of childhood and their treatment with a presenting-problem approach
    • Contextualises the disease in description of social, genetic and epidemiological factors.
    • Clinical example boxes throughout
    • Key learning points in Practical Points boxes throughout
    • Clearly sign-posted text

    Plus

    Free online access to the whole book through www.studentconsult.com, where you will also find:

    • Nearly 400 interactive self-assessment questions
    • Further reading suggetions
    • Links to other helpful online resources
    • Additional illustrations

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Current paediatrics.
    1.1 Child health and disease
    1.2 Child health in a global context

    Part 2 Clinical assessment.
    2.1 The clinical consultation
    2.2 Developmental surveillance and assessment

    Part 3 Social and preventative paediatrics.
    3.1 The child and the Family
    3.2 Indigenous culture and health
    3.3 Nutrition
    3.4 Obesity
    3.5 Immunization
    3.6 Trauma
    3.7 Failure to thrive
    3.8 Developmental disability
    3.9 Child abuse
    3.10 Sudden unexpected death in infancy
    3.11 Care of the adolescent
    3.12 Gynaecology
    3.13 Sleep problems
    3.14 Refugee health

    Part 4 Behaviour and mental health needs in childhood.
    4.1 Life events of normal children
    4.2 Common mental health problems
    4.3 Hyperactivity and inattention
    4.4 Major psychiatric disorders

    Part 5 Paediatric emergencies.
    5.1 Emergencies: causes and assessment
    5.2 Resuscitation
    5.3 Poisoning and envenomation

    Part 6 Fluid replacement.
    6.1 Fluid replacement therapy

    Part 7 Principles of imaging in childhood.
    7.1 Imaging

    Part 8 Common orthopaedic problems.
    8.1 Orthopaedic problems

    Part 9 Common paediatric surgical problems.
    9.1 Surgical conditions in older children

    Part 10 Inherited and metabolic problems.
    10.1 Birth defects, prenatal diagnosis and teratogens
    10.2 Modern genetics
    10.3 The dysmorphic child
    10.4 Genetic counselling
    10.5 Inborn errors of metabolism

    Part 11 Neonatal problems.
    11.1 The newborn infant: stabilisation and examination
    11.2 Low birth weight, prematurity and jaundice in infancy
    11.3 Breathing problems in the newborn
    11.4 Congenital and perinatal infections
    11.5 Surgical conditions in the newborn

    Part 12 Infections
    12.1 Infectious disease
    12.2 Bone and joint infections
    12.3 Meningitis and encephalitis
    12.4 Infections in tropical and developing countries

    Part 13 Allergy, immunity and inflamation.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Churchill Livingstone 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Paperback ISBN:
    9780702042928
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702056550
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702069055
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702051265
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702052231

    About the Author

    Michael South

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Specialist in Intensive Care; Director, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital; Professor and Deputy Head of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

    David Isaacs

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, The New Children's Hospital, Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children, Australia