This book provides a concise overview of the complete field of paediatrics. Divided into two sections, the first part discusses history taking and physical examination, signs and symptoms, outpatients, fluid replacement, examination of newborns and more. The second section covers subspecialties within the field of paediatrics, describing diagnosis and treatment of disorders in each system of the body, from metabolic and respiratory conditions to gastrointestinal, haematological and cardiac problems. Written by a recognised, Texas-based specialist, this practical guide includes tables summarising differential diagnoses and management.
Each chapter features a `key points' section to assist learning. Key PointsConcise overview of field of paediatricsDivided into two sections covering general paediatric practice and subspecialtiesEach chapter includes `key points section and tables summarising differential diagnosesAuthored by recognised, Texas-based expert