This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis of diseases and disorders in children, with an emphasis on the importance of accurate history taking and thorough physical examination.
Each disorder is presented in a step by step manner, beginning with its etiology and pathology, then clinical features and differential diagnosis. Key learning points are provided at the end of each topic.
The final sections discuss related topics including prescribing for children (a separate chapter examines prescription for play), rehabilitation, emotional and behavioural disorders, nutrition, and surgical oncology.
Edited by recognised, Glasgow-based specialists Krishna M Goel and Robert Carachi, this comprehensive manual includes more than 1600 clinical photographs and illustrations.
Comprehensive guide to diagnosis of paediatric diseases and disorders
Emphasis on importance of accurate history taking and thorough physical examination
Edited by recognised, Glasgow-based Consultant Paediatricians
Includes more than 1600 photographs and illustrations
Krishna M Goel MD DCH FRCP (Lond, Edin & Glas) Hon FRCPCH Formerly Honorary Senior Lecturer of Child Health, University of Glasgow; Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK Robert Carachi MD PhD FRCS (Glas) FRCS (Eng) FEBPS Professor of Surgical Paediatrics, University of Glasgow; Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK
Paediatric History and Examination Growth and Development Neonatal Medicine Paediatric Genetics Disturbances of Nutrition Respiratory Disorders Gastroenterology and Hepatology Paediatric Cardiology Paediatric Surgery Dermatology Haematological Disorders Paediatric Rheumatology The Urinary System Diseases of the Nervous System Accidental Poisoning in Childhood Metabolic Diseases Endocrine Disorders Paediatric Orthopaedics Paediatric Dentistry Immunity and Allergy Infectious Diseases Paediatric Ophthalmology Haematological Investigations in Children Biochemical and Microbiological Investigations in Paediatrics Paediatric Emergencies Paediatric Otolaryngology Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Disorders of Emotion and Behaviour Paediatric Radiology Prescribing for Children Child Abuse and Neglect Paediatric Rehabilitation Paediatric Maxillofacial Surgery Paediatric Reconstruction Surgery Practical Paediatric Procedures A Prescription for Play Nutrition Assessment Surgical Oncology