The perfect portable companion for trainees and medical students on clinical placements in paediatrics.
New to this edition:
- Two new editors
- Thoroughly updated and revised throughout
- Part of the Kumar & Clark family of revision titles
- Cases throughout
- Key points boxes included
- Includes self-assessment questions
- Appendices cover resuscitation, practical procedures, prescribing, fluids and electrolytes, and common syndromes
- Ideal for revision and examination preparation
Contents 1. Assessing childhood illness 2. Children's place in society 3. The child with chronic disease 4. Child development 5. Safeguarding children 6. Locomotion 7. Blood and cancer 8. Skin 9. Circulation 10. Respiration 11.Homeostasis and the kidney 12. Hormones and metabolism 13. Digestion and nutrition 14. Neurology and the senses 15. The mind 16. Infectious disease and immunity 17. Pregnancy, birth and the newborn 18.Congenital and genetic diseases Appendices I Paediatric Emergencies II Practical procedures III Prescribing IV Fluids and electrolytes
Mutiple Choice questions and answers Glossary Index
Beach, Richard Consultant Paediatrician, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.