Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics and Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology Pack by Robert McClure

Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics and Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology Pack

EditorRobert McClure, Robert C. Tasker, Carlo L. Acerini

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Now fully revised and updated, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics provides a compact guide to all aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics. The handbook's team of specialist contributors and editors have successfully condensed many years of clinical experience into apocket-sized compendium of clinical problems and treatment options. Taking a child-centred approach to the subject, the authors have provided comprehensive coverage of areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations, and child protection in a user-friendly and succinctstyle. Sections are also devoted to covering the treatment of children in the community, and the psychological effects of illness on both the child and their family. With practical advice and space for personalized notes, this handbook will be invaluable to all those involved in the care of theyounger patient. Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology aims to guide the clinician through what to do and when; in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensivemanagement plans are provided. Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology second edition is a symptom-based handbook which concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of children in an emergency situation - communicationand pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines. The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date including the management ofanaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.

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After undergraduate studies in Cambridge University Robert Tasker undertook his graduate medical education in London and higher professional specialist training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA. His first Hospital Consultant post was in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine ...
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Title:Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics and Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology PackFormat:PaperbackDimensions:7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:May 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics1. Practising paediatrics2. Epidemiology and statistics3. Clinical assessment4. Resuscitation5. Emergency and High Dependency care6. Neonatology7. Practical procedures8. Cardiology9. Respiratory10. Gastroenterology and nutrition11. Nephrology12. Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism13. Growth and sexual development14. Neurology15. Child development16. Child and family psychiatry17. Haematology18. Oncology19. Infectious diseases20. Joints and bones21. Adolescent medicine22. Dermatology23. Paediatric surgery24. Special senses25. Genetics and congenital malformations26. Inherited metabolic disease27. Community child health28. Child protection29. Pharmacology and therapeutics30. International child health31. Paediatric ethics and lawEmergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology1. How to communicate well with patients and parents2. Neonatal emergencies3. Resusitation4. Shock5. Trauma6. Environmental conditions7. Febrile illness8. Injestion9. Cardiovascular10. Respiratory11. Gastroenterology12. Renal13. Urology14. General Surgery15. Neurology16. Otolaryngology17. Orthopaedics18. Ophthalmology19. Gynaecology20. Haematology21. Oncology22. Dermatology23. Endocrinology24. Psychiatry25. Biochemistry26. Procedures27. FormularyAppendix 1: Fluids and electrolytesAppendix 2: Normal values: haematology, coagulation, biochemistry, urine, CSFAppendix 3: Body surface area estimation and BMIAppendix 4: NeurologyAppendix 5: Normal values: vital signsAppendix 6: Cardiorespiratory arrest