This book covers the most common paediatric problems encountered in the Accident and Emergency Department. The contents include cardiopulmonary resusciatation, major trauma, fractures and other orthopaedic problems, burns scalds, and poisoning. Child abuse and its recognition and managementare described. Emphasis has been placed on the emergency management of serious illness,and injury and on the management of common problems. In many instances, further management is described both for readers studying for the Accident and Emergency fellowship examination and also in cases wherespecialist help is unavailable. This edition includes a revised section on paediatric resuscitation which summarizes the latest guidelines, and the information on fractures has been extended to follow the Advanced Paediatric Life Support guidelines, and the information on fractures has been alteredinto tabular form to allow for ease of use and comparison between possible diagnosis. The book will provide an essential practical reference for all junior doctors and nurses working in A and E departments.