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Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Edition No. 6

  • Book

  • July 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5275438
This sixth edition of the acclaimed and award-winning 'Sunflower book' comprehensively covers the undergraduate curriculum in paediatrics and child health. Topics are made accessible with numerous colour images, diagrams and case studies, and revision is facilitated by key points and summary boxes. This has made the book a firm favourite of medical students as well as trainees approaching clinical speciality exams, both in the UK and internationally. - Highly illustrated with hundreds of colour images and diagrams to assist learning. - Case studies to explain important or complex clinical problem - Key learning points: the editors identify the most clinically relevant facts. - Summary boxes to aid revision.

Table of Contents

1. Paediatrics and Child Health

2. History and Examination

3. Normal Child Development, Hearing and Vision

4. Developmental Problems and the Child with Special Needs

5. Care of the Sick Child and Young Person

6. Paediatric Emergencies

7. Accidents and Poisoning

8. Child Protection

9. Genetics

10. Perinatal Medicine

11. Neonatal Medicine

12. Growth and Puberty

13. Nutrition

14. Gastroenterology

15. Infection and Immunity

16. Allergy

17. Respiratory Disorders

18. Cardiac Disorders

19. Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders

20. Genital Disorders

21. Liver Disorders

22. Malignant Disease

23. Haematological Disorders

24. Child and Adolescent Mental Health

25. Dermatological Disorders

26. Diabetes and Endocrinology

27. Inborn Errors of Metabolism

28. Musculoskeletal Disorders

29. Neurological Disorders

30. Adolescent Medicine

31. Global Child Health


Tom Lissauer Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London, UK. Will Carroll Clinical and Academic Lead & Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospital of the North Midlands Newcastle Road Stoke-on-Trent UK.