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Essential Paediatrics and Child Health


Essential Paediatrics and Child Health


Essentials 4. Aufl.

von: Mary Rudolf, Anthony Luder, Kerry Jeavons

45,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 17.08.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781119420231
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 536

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<p><i>Essential Paediatrics and Child Health</i> is a comprehensive and practical guide to paediatric disorders as they present to the student and practitioner, offering step-by-step guidance on symptom assessment, history taking, physical examination, investigation and diagnosis, management and treatment, patient education, follow-up and prognosis. With full-colour images and a range of unique and innovative learning features, this completely revised new edition of the award-winning book <i>Paediatrics and Child Health</i> will prove an invaluable resource for medical students and junior doctors on their journey through contemporary paediatrics.</p> <ul> <li>Organises paediatric disorders into system-based chapters for easy navigation, with symptom-based and integrative discussions of all the important diseases and disabilities in paediatrics</li> <li>Combines up-to-date descriptions of the latest in basic and clinical science with the core competencies expected of students in paediatric rotations</li> <li>Self-directed learning is made easy by means of navigation diagrams, tables, key-point and "at-a-glance" boxes, links to guidelines and other summary aids</li> <li>Sections on student experience, self-assessment, doing well in paediatric clinical placements and preparing for examinations and OSCEs</li> <li>Includes a completely new introduction with perspectives on the nature of paediatrics and how best to become engaged and immersed within it, and new content on communication, national guidelines, imaging techniques, genetics and epigenetics, prescribing for children toxicology, the latest advances in diagnosing and treating disease, and much more</li> <li>Provides a companion website containing physical examination instruction videos, a complete set of interactive patient scenarios and multiple-choice questions</li> </ul> <p><i>Essential Paediatrics and Child Health</i> is the ideal companion for medical students and junior doctors to succeed in their studies and clinical practice.</p>
<p>Foreword vii</p> <p>Preface to the fourth edition ix</p> <p>Acknowledgements xi</p> <p>How to get the best out of your textbook xiii</p> <p>Introduction: Doing well in paediatrics 1</p> <p><b>Part 1: About children</b></p> <p>1 Nature and nurture 9</p> <p>2 Health care and health promotion 27</p> <p>3 Children with long-term medical conditions 45</p> <p><b>Part 2: A paediatric tool kit</b></p> <p>4 Communicating with children, their families and colleagues 61</p> <p>5 History taking and clinical examination 67</p> <p>6 Developmental assessment 99</p> <p>7 Investigations and their interpretation 107</p> <p>8 Prescribing for children 123</p> <p><b>Part 3: An approach to problem-based paediatrics</b></p> <p>9 The febrile child 133</p> <p>10 Respiratory disorders 159</p> <p>11 Gastrointestinal disorders 183</p> <p>12 Cardiac disorders 217</p> <p>13 Neurological disorders 229</p> <p>14 Development and neurodisability 251</p> <p>15 Growth, endocrine and metabolic disorders 277</p> <p>16 Musculoskeletal disorders 307</p> <p>17 Renal and urinary tract disorders 319</p> <p>18 Genitalia 337</p> <p>19 Dermatology and rashes 345</p> <p>20 Haematological disorders 371</p> <p>21 Emotional, behavioural and educational problems 381</p> <p>22 Social paediatrics 391</p> <p>23 Emergency paediatrics 399</p> <p>24 The newborn 427</p> <p>25 Adolescence and puberty 455</p> <p><b>Part 4: Testing your knowledge</b></p> <p>26 Practice MCQ and examination questions 471</p> <p>Multiple choice questions 472</p> <p>Answers to multiple choice questions 484</p> <p>Practice examination papers 486</p> <p>Answers to practice examination papers 492</p> <p>Index 495</p>
<p><b>Professor Mary Rudolf</b> is Head of the Department of Population Health, Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Safed, Israel, and Visiting Professor of Child Health, University of Leeds, UK.</p> <p><b>Professor Anthony Luder</b> is Director of the Department of Paediatrics at Ziv Medical Centre and Special Projects Advisor, Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Safed, Israel.</p> <b>Dr Kerry Jeavons</b> is Consultant in Paediatric Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Yorkshire, UK. <p> </p>
<p><b>ESSENTIALS</b> <p>The <i>Essentials</i> are an international, best-selling series of textbooks, all of which are designed to support lecture series or themes on core topics within the health sciences. <p><i>Essential Paediatrics and Child Health</i> is a comprehensive and practical guide to paediatric disorders as they present to the practitioner, offering step-by-step guidance on symptom assessment, history taking, physical examination, investigation and diagnosis, management and treatment, patient education, follow-up and prognosis. With full-colour images and a range of unique and innovative learning features, this completely revised new edition of the award-winning book <i>Paediatrics and Child Health</i> will prove an invaluable resource for medical students and junior doctors on their journey through contemporary paediatrics. <ul> <li>Organises paediatric disorders into system-based chapters for easy navigation, with symptom-based and integrative discussions of all the important diseases and disabilities in paediatrics</li> <li>Combines up-to-date descriptions of the latest in basic and clinical science with the core competencies expected of students in paediatric rotations</li> <li>Self-directed learning is made easy by means of navigation diagrams, tables, key-point and "at-a-glance" boxes, links to guidelines and other summary aids</li> <li>Sections on student experience, self-assessment, doing well in paediatric clinical placements and preparing for examinations and OSCEs</li> <li>Includes a completely new introduction with perspectives on the nature of paediatrics and how best to become engaged and immersed within it, and new content on communication, national guidelines, imaging techniques, genetics and epigenetics, prescribing for children, toxicology, the latest advances in diagnosing and treating disease, and much more</li> <li>Includes free access to the enhanced VitalSource eBook version</li> </ul> <p><i>Essential Paediatrics and Child Health</i> is the ideal companion for medical students and junior doctors to succeed in their studies and clinical practice. <p><b>A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/rudolf/paediatrics features multiple-choice questions, a complete set of interactive patient scenarios, illustrations from the book for download, and examination instruction videos.</b> <p>For more information on the complete range of Wiley medical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: <b>www.wiley.com</b> <p>To receive automatic updates on Wiley books and journals, join our email list. Sign up today at <b>www.wiley.com/emai</b>l <p>This title is also available as an e-book. For more details, please see <b>www.wiley.com/buy/9781119420224</b> <p><b>All content reviewed by students for students</b> <p>Wiley Medical Education books are designed exactly for their intended audience. All of our books are developed in collaboration with students. This means that our books are always published with you, the student, in mind. <p>If you would like to be one of our student reviewers, go to <b>www.reviewmedicalbooks.com</b> to find out more.

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