Paediatric Symptom Sorter
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Part 1 Essentials of paediatrics
1 Children and their health
2 Parents and children: listening and talking
3 Examination of children
4 The clinical process
5 Emergency paediatrics
Part 2 Normal and abnormal in childhood: growth development behaviour and prevention
7 Fetal medicine
8 Birth and the newborn infant
9 Disorders of the newborn
10 Child development and how to assess it
11 Learning problems
12 Emotional and behavioural problems
14 Abnormal growth and sex development
15 Immunization and infections
16 Accidents and non-accidents
17 Adolescent health
Part 3 Systems and specialities
19 Ear nose and throat
20 Respiratory medicine
24 Bones and joints
28 Endocrine and metabolic disorders
Part 4 After paediatrics
29 Preparing for clinical examinations in paediatrics and child health
30 Safe prescribing
31 Careers in paediatrics
Extended matching questions
Answers to extended matching questions
Paediatrics Lecture Notes covers the core aspects of caring for children in clinical practice, offering concise yet detailed information on examination, emergency care, nutrition, immunisation, infant and adolescent health, and more.
Designed for medical students and junior doctors alike, this compact and easy-to-use textbook guides readers through each essential aspect of paediatric care, from normal and abnormal childhood development, to cardiology, gastroenterology and metabolic disorders. Throughout the text, key points, practice questions, treatment guides, learning logs and self-assessment tests help prepare readers for paediatric rotations and clinical examinations.
Now in its tenth edition, this classic textbook features new and updated information that reflects changes in practice and recent advances in child and adolescent health. Providing a clear and accessible overview of paediatrics, this invaluable single-volume resource:
- Presents an overview of paediatrics, including expanded materials on genetics, differential diagnosis, investigation for common presentations, and treatment and management of various conditions
- Offers real-life advice and practical ways of gaining experience in paediatrics and career development
- Includes OSCE stations, examination review tips, extended matching questions and additional online learning resources
- Features an enhanced Symptom Sorter to quickly determine which conditions should feature in differential diagnoses
Paediatrics Lecture Notes, Tenth Edition is a must-have guide for medical students and junior doctors in paediatric placements and preparing for clinical examinations.
Jonathan C. Darling, MD MRCP FRCPCH FHEA MBChB, Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health and Medical Education, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, University of Leeds and Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.
James Yong, MRCPCH MBChB, Consultant Paediatrician and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Leeds Children’s Hospital, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.