The Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics is the essential ready reference guide for medical students, residents, and clinicians caring for pediatric patients. Written in a concise, accessible style, the Handbook covers the entire range of acute and chronic problems in children plusgenetics, development, and practical procedures. Key topics such as child protection, ethics, communication, and public health issues are also included. Valuable web-based references for specific tools, guidelines, and databases guide the reader to more detailed resources. This is a "must have"resource for all stages of training and in all clinical settings.