Paediatrics at a Glance

Paediatrics at a Glance

Paperback At a Glance (Blackwell)

By (author) Lawrence Miall, By (author) Mary Rudolf, By (author) Dominic Smith

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 274mm x 8mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 047065452X
  • ISBN 13: 9780470654521
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 38,276

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Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence. Each concise chapter diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, with accompanying text which covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information. Updates and new features for this edition include: New chapters on 'Ethical Issues in Paediatrics' and 'Screening and Genetics' Fully updated content on autism and adolescent issues Most likely or serious diagnoses are indicated using a new quick reference icon A brand new companion website featuring self-assessment questions and further reference web links at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics Paediatrics at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

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Lawrence Miall is Consultant in Neonatal Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Leeds Mary Rudolf is Professor of Child Health and Consultant Paediatrician at University of Leeds and Leeds Community Health Care Trust, Leeds General Infirmary Dominic Smith is Consultant Paediatrician in the Department of Child Health at York Teaching Hospital and Hull York Medical School, York

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"Overall, nurses will find this to be a well priced general book on the medical care of children and a reliable provider of salient information at a glance." ( Nursing Children and Young People , 1 November 2012)

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"Paediatrics at a Glance" provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence.Each concise chapter diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, with accompanying text which covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information.Updates and new features for this edition include: New chapters on 'Ethical Issues in Paediatrics' and 'Screening and Genetics'Fully updated content on autism and adolescent issuesMost likely or serious diagnoses are indicated using a new quick reference iconA brand new companion website featuring self-assessment questions and further reference web links at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics "Paediatrics at a Glance" is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

Table of contents

Preface to the third edition 6 Preface to the first edition 6 Acknowledgements 7 Key to symbols used in the text 7 Abbreviations 8 Evaluation of the child 1 The paediatric consultation 10 2 Systems examination 12 3 Development and developmental assessment 18 4 Growth and puberty 21 5 Understanding investigations 24 I Haematology 24 II Radiology 26 III Microbiology 28 Moving through childhood 6 The newborn baby 30 7 Congenital abnormalities 32 8 Screening and genetics 34 9 The premature baby 36 10 Nutrition in childhood 38 11 Common behaviour problems 40 12 Child care and school 42 13 Child health promotion 44 14 Immunization and the diseases it protects against 46 Growth, endocrine and metabolic 15 Weight faltering and failure to thrive 48 16 Short stature and poor growth 50 17 Obesity 52 18 Diabetes 54 Cardiovascular disorders 19 Congenital heart disease 56 20 Heart murmurs 58 Fever 21 Acute fever 60 22 Persistent fever and serious recurrent infections 62 Respiratory disorders 23 Cough and wheeze 64 24 Stridor 66 25 Swellings in the neck 67 26 Asthma 68 27 Cystic fi brosis 70 Abdominal disorders 28 Acute abdominal pain 72 29 Vomiting 74 30 Acute diarrhoea and dehydration 76 31 Chronic diarrhoea 78 32 Recurrent abdominal pain 80 33 Constipation 82 Urogenital disorders 34 Urinary tract infections 84 35 Haematuria and proteinuria 86 36 Bedwetting and daytime wetting 88 37 Swellings in the groin and scrotum 89 Neurological disorders 38 Developmental delay 90 39 Headache 92 40 Fits, faints and funny turns 94 41 Epilepsy 96 42 Cerebral palsy 98 Musculoskeletal disorders 43 Swollen joints 100 44 Juvenile idiopathic arthritis 101 45 Leg pain and limp 102 46 Common childhood skeletal problems 103 Blood disorders 47 Anaemia and pallor 104 48 Jaundice 106 49 Leukaemia and childhood cancer 108 Skin 50 Rashes-types of skin lesions 110 51 Rashes-newborn, infancy and congenital skin disorders 111 52 Rashes-infections and infestations 113 53 Rashes-common infl ammatory disorders 115 54 Allergy 116 Emergency paediatrics 55 Assessing the acutely ill child 118 56 The collapsed child 121 57 The unconscious child 124 58 The fi tting child 126 59 Accidents and burns 128 60 Poisoning 129 Child health in the community 61 Living with chronic illness 130 62 Living with a disability 132 63 Learning disability and autism 134 64 Visual and hearing impairment 136 65 Neglect and abuse 137 66 Adolescent issues 140 67 Sudden infant death 142 68 Ethics and the child in society 144 Core self-assessment case studies: questions 145 Extended self-assessment case studies: questions 148 Core self-assessment case studies: answers 150 Extended self-assessment case studies: answers 153 Index 157 Companion website: www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics