Paediatrics

Paediatrics

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Paediatrics Lecture Notes provides the information central to a thorough understanding of the care of children in clinical practice, drawing out key concepts in areas such as examination, communication and emergency paediatrics, in addition to systematically structured clinical topics. Incorporating brand new and updated material to reflect advances in various areas of child and adolescent health, such as genetics, behavioural and emotional problems and seizures, this edition is also ideal for exam preparation. Key learning features include: Ready-made revision lists, OSCE stations and practice EMQs New icon system highlighting essential clinical topics throughout Helpful key points and treatment boxes in every chapter A new Symptom Sorter , available at www.lecturenoteseries.com/paediatrics, to help quickly determine which conditions should feature in your differential diagnoses An ideal resource for those encountering this area of study for the first time, on paediatric rotation, or needing to refresh their knowledge, Paediatrics Lecture Notes presents the vital information in one accessible and user friendly volume.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 166 x 238 x 16mm | 647g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 9th Edition
  • 0470657073
  • 9780470657072
  • 435,224

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PAEDIATRICS
Lecture Notes
9th Edition

The Lecture Notes series provides concise, yet thorough, introductions to core areas of the undergraduate curriculum, covering both the basic science and the clinical approaches that all medical students and junior doctors need to know.

For more information on the Lecture Notes series, please visit www.lecturenoteseries.com.

Paediatrics Lecture Notes provides the information central to a thorough understanding of the care of children in clinical practice, drawing out key concepts in areas such as examination, communication and emergency paediatrics, in addition to systematically structured clinical topics.

Incorporating brand new and updated material to refl ect advances in various areas of child and adolescent health, such as genetics, behavioural and emotional problems and seizures, this edition is also ideal for exam preparation.

Key learning features include: Ready-made revision lists, OSCE stations and practice EMQs New 'icon' system highlighting essential clinical topics throughout Helpful key points and treatment boxes in every chapter A new 'Symptom Sorter', available at www.lecturenoteseries.com/paediatrics, to help quickly determine which conditions should feature in your differential diagnoses

An ideal resource for those encountering this area of study for the fi rst time, on paediatric rotation, or needing to refresh their knowledge, Paediatrics Lecture Notes presents the vital information in one accessible and user friendly volume.
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Table of contents

OSCE stations, vi Preface, vii Acknowledgements, viii Further reading, ix How to use your textbook, x About the companion website, xvi Part 1 Essentials of paediatrics 1 Children and their health, 2 2 Parents and children: listening and talking, 16 3 Examination of children, 25 4 Emergency paediatrics, 40 Part 2 Normal and abnormal in childhood: growth, development, behaviour and prevention 5 Genetics, 51 6 Fetal medicine, 58 7 Birth and the newborn infant, 62 8 Disorders of the newborn, 71 9 Child development and how to assess it, 81 10 Learning problems, 89 11 Emotional and behavioural problems, 99 12 Nutrition, 109 13 Abnormal growth and sex development, 118 14 Immunization and infections, 124 15 Accidents and non-accidents, 139 16 Adolescent health, 149 Part 3 Systems and specialties 17 Neurology, 156 18 Ear, nose and throat, 172 19 Respiratory medicine, 177 20 Cardiology, 191 21 Gastroenterology, 204 22 Urinary Tract and Genitalia, 220 23 Bones and joints, 234 24 Skin, 242 25 Haematology, 250 26 Neoplasia, 256 27 Endocrine and metabolic disorders, 261 Part 4 After paediatrics 28 Preparing for clinical examinations in paediatrics and child health, 270 29 Safe prescribing, 279 30 Careers in paediatrics, 283 Self-test Extended matching questions, 285 Answers to extended matching questions, 301 Paediatric symptom sorter, 308 Index, 311
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About Simon J. Newell

Simon Newell is Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Leeds Jonathan Darling is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics and Child Health at University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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