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Paediatrics Lecture Notes. Edition No. 10

  • ID: 5185946
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Paediatrics Lecture Notes covers the core aspects of caring for children in clinical practice, offering concise yet detailed information on examination, emergency care, nutrition, immunisation, infant and adolescent health, and more.  

Designed for medical students and junior doctors alike, this compact and easy-to-use textbook guides readers through each essential aspect of paediatric care, from normal and abnormal childhood development, to cardiology, gastroenterology and metabolic disorders. Throughout the text, key points, practice questions, treatment guides, learning logs and self-assessment tests help prepare readers for paediatric rotations and clinical examinations. 

Now in its tenth edition, this classic textbook features new and updated information that reflects changes in practice and recent advances in child and adolescent health. Providing a clear and accessible overview of paediatrics, this invaluable single-volume resource:  

  • Presents an overview of paediatrics, including expanded materials on genetics, differential diagnosis, investigation for common presentations, and treatment and management of various conditions 
  • Offers real-life advice and practical ways of gaining experience in paediatrics and career development 
  • Includes OSCE stations, examination review tips, extended matching questions and additional online learning resources 
  • Features an enhanced Symptom Sorter to quickly determine which conditions should feature in differential diagnoses 

Paediatrics Lecture Notes, Tenth Edition is a must-have guide for medical students and junior doctors in paediatric placements and preparing for clinical examinations. 

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Paediatric Symptom Sorter

OSCE stations

Preface

Acknowledgements

Further reading

How to use your textbook

Part 1 Essentials of paediatrics

1  Children and their health 

2  Parents and children: listening and talking

3  Examination of children 

4 The clinical process

5  Emergency paediatrics

Part 2 Normal and abnormal in childhood: growth development behaviour and prevention

6  Genetics

7  Fetal medicine

8  Birth and the newborn infant

9  Disorders of the newborn

10  Child development and how to assess it

11  Learning problems

12  Emotional and behavioural problems

13  Nutrition

14  Abnormal growth and sex development

15  Immunization and infections

16  Accidents and non-accidents

17  Adolescent health

Part 3 Systems and specialities

18 Neurology

19 Ear nose and throat

20 Respiratory medicine

21 Cardiology

22 Gastroenterology

23 Urology

24 Bones and joints

25 Dermatology

26 Haematology

27 Neoplasia

28 Endocrine and metabolic disorders

Part 4 After paediatrics

29  Preparing for clinical examinations in paediatrics and child health

30  Safe prescribing

31  Careers in paediatrics

Self-test

Extended matching questions

Answers to extended matching questions

Index
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Jonathan C. Darling St James' University Hospital, Leeds, UK.
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