Crash Course Paediatrics Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
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1 History and examinationPaediatric history takingAdolescent historyNeonatal historyPaediatric examinationThe neonatal examinationMedical sample clerkingFurther reading2 Investigations Urine testsBlood testsCerebrospinal fluidImagingFurther reading3 Cardiovascular systemCongenital heart diseaseRheumatic feverCardiac infectionsCardiac arrhythmiasFurther reading4 Respiratory systemPresentation of paediatric respiratory diseaseUpper respiratory tract infectionsLower respiratory tract infectionsAsthmaCystic fibrosisEars, nose and throatFurther reading5 Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systemsPresentation of gastrointestinal diseaseImportant gastrointestinal conditionsLiver diseaseFurther reading6 Renal and genitourinary conditions HaematuriaProteinuriaUrinary tract anomaliesUrinary tract infectionAcute nephritisNephrotic syndromeAcute kidney injuryChronic kidney diseaseGenital conditionsFurther reading7 Endocrine system and growthHypothalamus and the pituitary glandGrowthPubertyAdrenal disordersThyroid disordersDiabetes mellitusInborn errors of metabolismPolyendocrinopathiesFurther reading8 HaematologyHaematopoiesisAnaemiaHaemolytic anaemiaSplenomegalyBleeding disordersCoagulation disordersThrombotic disorders in childhoodFurther reading9 OncologyChildhood cancerThe leukaemiasLymphomasBrain tumoursNeuroblastomaWilms tumour (nephroblastoma)Soft-tissue sarcomasBone tumoursRetinoblastomaLangerhans cell histiocytosisFurther reading10 Fever, infectious diseases andimmunodeficiencyFeverViral infectionsBacterial infectionsParasitic infectionsImmunodeficiencyFurther reading11 Allergy and anaphylaxisEpidemiologyPathophysiologyAetiologyClinical aspects of allergyAnaphylaxisFurther reading12 Dermatology The child with a rashSpecific rashesSkin infectionsInfestationsFurther reading13 Nervous systemFits, faints and funny turnsThe unconscious childEpilepsyFebrile convulsionsHeadacheInfections of the central nervous systemMalformations of the central nervous systemCerebral palsyNeurocutaneous syndromesNeurodegenerative disorders of childhoodNeuromuscular disordersFurther reading14 Musculoskeletal systemLimpDisorders of the hip and kneeDisorders of the spineDisorders of the upper limbsDisorders of the skullFracturesBone and joint infectionsRheumatic disordersGenetic skeletal dysplasiasFurther reading15 The newbornMaternal and fetal healthFetal assessment and antenatal diagnosisMaternal conditions affecting the fetusNormal neonatal anatomy and physiologyBirthBirth injuryThe newbornDisorders of the term infantThe preterm infantDisorders of the preterm infantCongenital malformationsFurther reading16 GeneticsBasic geneticsSingle-gene disordersAutosomal dominant disordersAutosomal recessive disordersX-linked disordersMultifactorial disordersChromosomal disordersMitochondrial inheritanceGenetic counselling17 Developmental assessment anddevelopmental dayHistoryExaminationSigns of abnormal developmentFurther reading18 Child and adolescent mental healthAttachmentProblems of early childhoodAutism spectrum disordersAttention deficit hyperactivity disorderBehavioural problemsContinence problemsAffective disordersAnxietyPsychosisEating disordersMedically unexplained physical symptomsFurther reading19 Community paediatrics, public health and childprotectionPrevention in child healthChildren with disabilitiesChild protectionChildren and the lawFurther reading20 Accidents and emergencies EmergenciesAccidentsFurther reading21 Nutrition, fluids and prescribing NutritionFluids and electrolytesPaediatric pharmacology and prescribingFurther reading
Anna Rodgers, MBBS, MRCPCH, ST5, North Middlesex University Hospital, London UK and Jessica Salkind, MBBS, Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics, Imperial College London, London UK