The second edition of Partha's Fundamentals of Pediatrics has been thoroughly revised to bring trainees and physicians fully up to date with the latest developments and rapidly changing concepts in the field of paediatrics.
Beginning with an introduction to physical examination, newborn care, growth and development, and immunisation, the following chapters describe different disciplines within paediatrics including - cardiology, neurology, pulmonology and endocrinology. Adolescent health, allergies, learning disabilities, skin diseases and child abuse are also discussed. The final sections examine radiology and imaging, drug therapy and surgical procedures.
Enhanced with 560 images, illustrations and tables, this comprehensive guide helps with recognition, diagnosis and management of numerous paediatric disorders, with an emphasis on prevention, as well as treatment.
Comprehensive guide to complete field of paediatrics
New edition fully revised with latest developments and concepts
Emphasis on prevention as well as management of numerous disorders
Includes 560 full colour images, illustrations and tables
Previous edition published in 2008
A Parthasarathy MD Distinguished Professor of Paediatrics, The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai; Retired Senior Clinical Professor of Paediatrics, Madras Medical College, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Chennai, India
Importance of Pediatrics and Essential Pediatric Care in Developing Countries History Elicitation and Physical Examination Newborn Care Growth and Development Immunization, Immunity and Infectious Diseases Community Pediatrics Neurology Cardiology Pulmonology Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pancreatology Nephrology Hematology Oncology Endocrinology Genetic Disorders Allergy and Rheumatology Adolescent Health Poisoning and Toxic Ingestion Essentials of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Specific Learning Disability Child Abuse, Neglect and Child Labor Skin Diseases in Children Ophthalmology Ear, Nose and Throat Common Dental Problems Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Orthopedics Rational Drug Therapy in Children Fundamentals of Medical Research Pediatric Procedures-Practical Aspects Pediatric Radiology and Imaging Miscellaneous