Coovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health 6e by WittenbergCoovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health 6e by Wittenberg

Coovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health 6e


Paperback | November 19, 2009

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First published in 1984 and now in its sixth edition, Coovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health is a tried and tested best-seller in the field of paediatrics and is a particularly important resource for medical or nursing students, health care professionals and community care practitioners. Thiscomprehensive introduction to paediatrics and child health emphasizes a primary care approach from a southern African perspective to enable practitioners to deal effectively with local health problems. There are chapters devoted to social paediatrics and child health, as well as a comprehensive listof topics dealing with all aspects of childhood disease including oral and dental conditions, and dermatological or specialty surgical conditions.
D.F. Wittenberg
Title:Coovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health 6eFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 9.45 × 6.54 × 1.65 inPublished:November 19, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195988434

ISBN - 13:9780195988437


Table of Contents

PrefaceList of contributors Part 1 Evaluation, growth, and development1. History taking, physical examination, and evaluation of the sick child2. Growth and development3. Medical genetics and birth defects Part 2 Psychosocial and community paediatrics4. Community paediatrics, child health and survival5. Social paediatrics6. Developmental, psychological and behavioural disorders Part 3 Neonatal paediatrics7. Care of the newborn8. Surgical conditions of the newborn9. Feeding of infants and young children Part 4 Metabolic and nutritional disorders10. Metabolic disorders11. Poisoning12. Rickets and metabolic bone disorders13. Nutritional disorders Part 5 Infections14. Principles of infections in children15. Systemic infections16. Parasitic and fungal diseases17. Tuberculosis18. Human Immuno-deficiency Virus Infection Part 6 Disorders of regulation and immune control19. Endocrine disorders20. Allergic disorders21. Immune and connective tissue disorders22. Neoplastic disordersPart 7 System-based disorders23. Disorders of the blood24. Gastrointestinal disorders25. Respiratory tract disorders26. Neurological and muscular disorders27. Renal and urinary tract disorders28. Cardiovascular disorders29. Hepatic disorders Part 8 Specialty disorders30. Paediatric surgical disorders31. Orthopaedic disorders32. Skin disorders33. Disorders of the eye34. Disorders of ear, nose and throat35. Oral and dental disorders Part 8 Procedures36. Procedures Bibliography Index