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cover image - Crash Course Paediatrics,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780443115370
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 05-15-2024
Page Count: 348
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $40.99

Crash Course Paediatrics, 6th Edition

by Alyce Hayes and Andrei Pobischan

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cover image - Crash Course Paediatrics,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780443115370
Copyright: 2025
Publication Date: 05-15-2024
Page Count: 348
Imprint: Elsevier
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  • Series editor’s foreword v
    Prefaces vi
    Acknowledgement vii
    Series editor’s acknowledgement viii
    Rapid UKMLA Index ix
    1 History and examination 1
    Paediatric history taking 1
    Adolescent history 2
    Neonatal history 3
    Paediatric examination 4
    The neonatal examination 7
    Medical sample clerking 8
    2 Investigations 13
    Urine tests 13
    Blood tests 13
    Cerebrospinal fluid 20
    Imaging 21
    3 Cardiology 25
    Congenital heart disease 25
    Rheumatic fever 32
    Cardiac infections 32
    Cardiac arrhythmias 33
    4 Respiratory and ENT 35
    Presentation of paediatric respiratory disease 35
    Upper respiratory tract infections 37
    Lower respiratory tract infections 40
    Asthma 41
    Cystic fibrosis 45
    Ears, nose and throat (ENT) 48
    5 Gastroenterology, hepatology and surgery 53
    Presentation of gastrointestinal disease 53
    Important gastrointestinal conditions 58
    Liver disease 64
    6 Renal and genitourinary conditions 67
    Haematuria 67
    Proteinuria 68
    Urinary tract anomalies 69
    Urinary tract infection 71
    Acute nephritis 73
    Nephrotic syndrome 73
    Acute kidney injury 74
    Chronic kidney disease 75
    Urinary incontinence 75
    Genital conditions 75
    7 Endocrinology and growth 81
    Hypothalamus and the pituitary gland 81
    Growth 82
    Puberty 84
    Adrenal disorders 86
    Thyroid disorders 88
    Diabetes mellitus 89
    8 Oncology 97
    Childhood cancer 97
    Brain tumours 99
    Medulloblastoma (20%) 100
    Craniopharyngioma (4%) 100
    Neuroblastoma 100
    Wilms tumour (Nephroblastoma) 101
    Soft-tissue sarcomas 102
    Bone tumours 102
    Retinoblastoma 102
    Langerhans cell histiocytosis 102
    9 Haematology 105
    The leukaemias 105
    Lymphomas 106
    Haematopoiesis 107
    Anaemia 107
    Haemolytic anaemia 111
    Splenomegaly 113
    Bleeding disorders 114
    Coagulation disorders 116
    Thrombotic disorders in childhood 118
    10 Infectious diseases and immunology 119
    Fever 119
    Viral infections 123
    Bacterial infections 130
    Parasitic infections 135
    Immunodeficiency 136
    11 Allergy and anaphylaxis 139
    Epidemiology 139
    Pathophysiology 139
    Aetiology 140
    Clinical aspects of allergy 140
    Anaphylaxis 142
    12 Dermatology 145
    The child with a rash 145
    Acute rashes 146
    Skin infections 149
    Infestations 150
    13 Neurology 153
    Introduction 153
    Fits, faints and funny turns 153
    The unconscious child 155
    Epilepsy 155
    Febrile convulsions 158
    Headache 159
    Infections of the central nervous system 160
    Malformations of the central nervous system 162
    Cerebral palsy 163
    Neurocutaneous syndromes 165
    Abnormal involuntary movements 165
    Intracranial haemorrhage 166
    Neurodegenerative disorders of childhood 166
    Neuromuscular disorders 167
    Peripheral nerve palsies in children 168
    Visual field deficits 168
    Squint and amblyopia 169
    14 Musculoskeletal system 171
    Introduction 171
    Limp 171
    Disorders of the hip and knee 172
    Disorders of the spine 174
    Disorders of the upper limbs 175
    Disorders of the skull 175
    Fractures 176
    Bone and joint infections 176
    Rheumatic disorders 177
    Genetic skeletal dysplasias 179
    15 Neonates 181
    Maternal and foetal health 181
    Foetal assessment and antenatal diagnosis 181
    Maternal conditions affecting the foetus 181
    Normal neonatal anatomy and physiology 184
    Birth 186
    Birth injury 188
    The newborn 188
    Disorders of the term infant 192
    The preterm infant 196
    Disorders of the preterm infant 198
    Congenital malformations 200
    16 Genetics 205
    Basic genetics 205
    Single-gene (monogenic) disorders 205
    Autosomal dominant disorders 205
    Autosomal recessive disorders 207
    X-linked disorders 207
    Multifactorial disorders 208
    Chromosomal disorders 208
    Mitochondrial inheritance 212
    Genetic counselling 212
    17 Development 215
    History 215
    Examination 215
    Signs of abnormal development 217
    18 Child and adolescent mental health 221
    Attachment 221
    Problems of early childhood 221
    Autism spectrum disorders 222
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 223
    Behavioural problems 224
    Continence problems 225
    Affective disorders 225
    Anxiety 226
    Psychosis 226
    Eating disorders 226
    Medically unexplained symptoms 228
    19 Community paediatrics, public health and child protection 231
    Prevention in child health 231
    Children with disabilities 235
    Child protection 236
    Children and the law 238
    20 Accidents and emergencies 241
    Emergencies 241
    Unintentional injuries 252
    21 Nutrition, fluids and prescribing 259
    Nutrition 259
    Fluids and electrolytes 263
    Paediatric pharmacology and prescribing 265
    Self-Assessment 267
    UKMLA High Yield Association Table 269
    UKMLA Single Best Answer (SBA) Questions 271
    UKMLA SBA Answers 291
    OSCEs and Short Clinical Cases 303
    Glossary 317
    Index 321
  • Alyce Hayes and Andrei Pobischan
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