Community Paediatrics (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics)

Community Paediatrics (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics)

By: Srinivas Gada (editor)Paperback

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Containing concise but detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions likely to be encountered by trainees, paediatricians, therapists, nurses, and allied professionals in their day-to-day practice, Community Paediatrics is the ideal companion for anyone working with children in the community. The handbook is organized according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, such as child development, neurodevelopmental disorders, and child protection, and incorporates the latest recommendations from current practice, consensus statements, and good practice guidelines. Written by a vast range of contributors from various disciplines who are local, regional, national or international experts in their field, it also contains sections on support organizations, sources of further information/reading, and useful appendices, such as developmental milestones, growth, and BMI centile charts. If you are a health professional working or aspiring to work in the community, then this practical, easy-to-carry, quick-reference handbook is a 'must-have' title, enabling the reader to deliver the highest quality holistic child-centred care.

About Author

Sri Gada has worked as a Consultant Community Paediatrician at Oxford University Hospitals for 6 years and has been practising Community Paediatrics for over 10 years. He has been actively involved in teaching and training as a honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford for over 5 years. He has conducted and organised Child Development Courses in Oxford for the past 4 years and has delivered courses in child development in UK and abroad. He has developed various services in Oxford and has participated in radio and television programmes on BBC and ITV. He has experienced disability and enablement in both his personal and professional life.


1. Introduction to community paediatrics ; 2. Working with child and family ; 3. Development ; 4. Neurodisability ; 5. Consults with allied professionals ; 6. Neurology for community paediatricians ; 7. Vision ; 8. Audiology ; 9. Mental health ; 10. Genetics for community paediatricians ; 11. Orthopaedics for community paediatricians ; 12. Child abuse ; 13. Adoption, fostering and looked after children ; 14. Social paediatrics ; 15. Educational paediatrics ; 16. Working with partner agencies ; 17. Public health ; 18. Support organisations ; 19. References and further reading ; Appendices

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199696956
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9780199696956
  • weight: 316
  • ISBN10: 0199696950

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