Paediatric Handbook

Paediatric Handbook

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This book is a practical management guide for medical practitioners in a wide range of fields. The diagnosis and management of all common and major paediatric disorders is covered. The management of paediatric emergencies, poison and ingestions, common medical and surgical problems, infectious diseases and child abuse and neglect are covered. The fifth edition of this book has been fully updated to reflect changes in current clinical practice. New chapters will include "Paediatric Health Maintenance", "Common Developmental and Behavioural Problems", "Common Undifferentiated Presentations", "Death and Bereavement" and "Antenatal Diagnosis and Neonatal Screening". All chapters of the book have been revised and expanded, and numerous additional illustrations, algorithms and line drawings have been included. The coverage of the book has been broadened for both national and international audiences, and information specific to the Royal Childrens's Hospital has been included in a separate supplement.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 160 x 235mm | 435g
  • Carlton, Australia
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 50
  • 0867933372
  • 9780867933376

Table of contents

Emergencies: Critical Care; Poisoning and Envenomation; Procedures: Procedures; Medicine: Neonatal Conditions; Infectious Disease and Microbiology; Respiratory Conditions; Gastrointestinal Conditions; Allergy and Immunology; Dermatologic Conditions; Renal Conditions; Haematologic Conditions and Oncology; Neurologic Conditions; Cardiovascular Conditions; Endocrine Conditions; Disorders of Glucose Metabolism; Metabolic Conditions; Rhematologic Conditions; Gynaecologic Conditions; Surgery: Common Surgical Problems; Orthopaedic Conditions; Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions; Eye Conditions; Burns; Dental Conditions; Development: Common Developmental and Behavioural Problems; Developmental Delay and Disability; Adolescent Health; Paediatric Health Maintenance; Psychosocial Problems: Child Psychiatry; Child Abuse and Neglect; The Death of a Child; Therapy and Nutrition: Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy; Infant and Child Nutrition; Pain Management; Pharmacopoeia; Victorian Information: Appendices: Laboratory Reference Ranges; Growth Charts and Pubertal Staging; Index
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