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cover image - Building Blocks in Paediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323834247
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 08-10-2022
Page Count: 420
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $45.99

Building Blocks in Paediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 1st Edition

by Alf Nicholson, FRCPI FRCPCH and Kevin Dunne, MD FRCPI

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Building Blocks in Paediatrics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323834247
Copyright: 2023
Publication Date: 08-10-2022
Page Count: 420
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $45.99


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This book from experienced paediatricians Professor Alf Nicholson and Professor Kevin Dunne covers the essential elements needed throughout the career of those who treat children and adolescents.

Based on the current paediatric training curriculum, this book includes the core basics (section 1), the various symptom-based presentations (section 2) all with input from renowned sub-specialists in Paediatrics, the common presentations relating to age that are seen in primary care (section 3) and the skills you need to have to be a successful trainee or consultant in Paediatrics (section 4). All of the chapters have high quality clinical and radiology images as appropriate and have additional typical case scenarios to highlight the learning points.

This book is unique in that it caters for undergraduate students through to postgraduate trainees in paediatrics or general practice, and the working GP or consultant.

    • Clinical vignettes to highlight key learning points
    • Over 90 case scenarios sprinkled throughout the book with clinical pearls, interpretation of investigations and pitfalls to avoid for each scenario
    • List of key points to be obtained from a consultation to support doctors in the clinic
    • All key procedures in neonatology and paediatrics are covered
    • Problem-solving practice to test knowledge
    • Section 4 hosts unique chapters not least safe practice, dealing with uncertainty, the avoidance of errors, ethical dilemmas, ECG and laboratory interpretation of results, neonatal and paediatric procedures and critical journal reading
    • High-quality clinical pictures, cardiac pictures, ECGs and radiology images to support learning
    • Content suitable for students, GPs and specialists
    • Includes 20 podcasts
    The Core Essentials
    1 The Big Picture in Child Health
    2 Taking a History
    3 The Paediatric Examination
    4 The Newborn and the Six-Week Examination
    5 Feeding Issues and Faltering Growth
    6 Growth and Puberty
    7 Understanding Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
    A Symptom-Based Approach

    8 Common Problems in Newborns
    9 Evaluating the Dysmorphic Child
    10 Anaemia – The Pale Child
    11 Congenital Heart Disease
    12 The Child With a Cough
    13 The Child With Diarrhoea
    14 Diabetes Mellitus in Childhood and Adolescence
    15 The Child With a Fever
    16 Food Allergies in Children
    17 The Child With Frequent Infections
    18 The Child With Headaches
    19 Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    20 Joint Pains in Childhood
    21 Problems Relating to the Kidneys
    22 Neurodisability
    23 The Child With a Rash
    24 Safeguarding Infants and Children
    25 The Child With a Seizure
    26 Severe Illness in Infancy and Childhood
    27 Surgical Problems in Infancy and Childhood
    Paediatrics in Everyday Practice
    28 Common Presentations in Infancy
    29 Frequent Flyers in the Toddler Years
    30 Issues in School-Going Children
    31 Adolescent Health
    The Skills Required to Be a Successful Paediatrician
    32 Clinical Reasoning and the Clinical Consultation
    33 Learning From Clinical Events
    34 Illness Without Disease
    35 Professionalism, Advocacy and Ethics in Child Health
    36 Interpretation of Laboratory Results
    37 ECG Interpretation
    38 Critical Appraisal of the Literature
    39 Practical Procedures in Neonatology and Paediatrics
  • Alf Nicholson, FRCPI FRCPCH, Professor of Paediatrics and Head of the School of Medicine, RCSI Bahrain and Kevin Dunne, MD FRCPI, Professor of Paediatrics, RCSI Bahrain


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