This popular title in the at a Glance series is structured into seven sections that reflect the full range of paediatrics and the real-life presentation of children. With new material on childhood obesity, allergy and living with chronic illness, Paediatrics at a Glance reflects the changing face of modern paediatrics and now features: Organisation by presenting symptom or problem, making the text highly relevant to clinical practice and problem-based learning, Key points on history, examination and investigations listed with each presentation for rapid revision, Expanded material on investigations, congenital abnormalities, newborn screening and immunisations, Highly visual colour presentation and self-assessment case studies to make revision more rewarding. Paediatrics at a Glance is an ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees. In addition, the text will provide valuable insight for nursing students, physiotherapists and other health professionals.
From the Back Cover
Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence.
Each concise chapter diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, with accompanying text which covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information.
Updates and new features for this edition include:
- New chapters on 'Ethical Issues in Paediatrics' and 'Screening and Genetics'
- Fully updated content on autism and adolescent issues
- Most likely or serious diagnoses are indicated using a new quick reference icon
- A brand new companion website featuring self-assessment questions and further reference web links at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics
Paediatrics at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.