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Paediatric Handbook. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 5185880
  • Book
  • December 2020
  • 608 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Paediatric Handbook is a trusted guide to managing common and serious childhood illnesses and disorders. This bestselling resource provides students and practitioners across medical, nursing, and allied health fields with authoritative and up-to-date information on a comprehensive range of paediatric topics, enabling readers to make the appropriate decisions at the point of care. 

Now in its tenth edition, the Handbook features clear illustrations and evidence-based diagnostic and management algorithms throughout, covering resuscitation and medical emergencies, prescribing and therapeutics, medicine, surgery, procedures, and much more.  

  • Contains accessible summaries of common and serious paediatric illnesses and disorders 
  • Aligns with latest clinical practice guidelines 
  • Features numerous full-colour photos, illustrations, diagrams, and clinical images 
  • Provides practical guidance on professional ethics and communication in paediatric consultations 
  • Includes updated information on refugee health and trans and gender diverse health 

Paediatric Handbook is an invaluable reference for medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, as well as students and trainees.  

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RCH Handbook list


1. Communication in the Paediatric Consultation

2. Ethics

3. Resuscitation and Medical Emergencies

4. Poisoning and Envenomation

5. Procedures

6. Pain management

7. Fluid and Electrolytes

8. Prescribing and Therapeutics

9. Immunisation

10. Nutrition

11. Growth

12. Adolescent Medicine

13. Allergy

14. Behaviour and Mental health

15. Cardiology

16. Clinical genetics

17. Dentistry

18. Dermatology          

19. Endocrinology

20. Forensic medicine

21. Gastroenterology

22. Gynaecology

23. Haematology

24. Immunology

25. Infectious diseases

26. Metabolic medicine 

27. Neonatal medicine

28. Neurodevelopment and Disability 

29. Neurology

30. Oncology

31. Ophthalmology

32. Orthopaedics

33. Otolaryngology

34. Palliative care

35. Refugee Health

36. Rehabilitation medicine

37. Renal medicine

38. Respiratory medicine

39. Rheumatology

40. Sleep medicine

41. Surgery

42. Trans and gender diverse health

Appendix: Antimicrobial guidelines


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Kate Harding
Daniel S Mason
Daryl Efron
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