Paediatric Handbook

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Kate Harding, Daniel S. Mason, Daryl Efron
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 5, 2021 - Medical - 608 pages

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Paediatric Handbook is a trusted guide to managing common and serious childhood illnesses and disorders. This bestselling resource provides students and practitioners across medical, nursing, and allied health fields with authoritative and up-to-date information on a comprehensive range of paediatric topics, enabling readers to make the appropriate decisions at the point of care.

Now in its tenth edition, the Handbook features clear illustrations and evidence-based diagnostic and management algorithms throughout, covering resuscitation and medical emergencies, prescribing and therapeutics, medicine, surgery, procedures, and much more.

  • Contains accessible summaries of common and serious paediatric illnesses and disorders
  • Aligns with latest clinical practice guidelines
  • Features numerous full-colour photos, illustrations, diagrams, and clinical images
  • Provides practical guidance on professional ethics and communication in paediatric consultations
  • Includes updated information on refugee health and trans and gender diverse health

Paediatric Handbook is an invaluable reference for medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, as well as students and trainees.

 

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Contents

Ethics
7
Resuscitation and medical emergencies
16
Poisoning and envenomation
26
Procedures
39
Pain management
59
Fluids and electrolytes
77
Prescribing and therapeutics
86
Nutrition
100
Metabolic medicine
336
Neurodevelopment and disability
383
Neurology
401
Oncology
420
Orthopaedics
439
Otolaryngology
451
Palliative care
465
Refugee health
473

Growth
112
Adolescent medicine
125
Allergy
136
Behaviour and mental health
146
Cardiology
170
Dentistry
189
Endocrinology
212
Forensic medicine
243
Gynaecology
267
Immunology
295
Rehabilitation medicine
484
Renal medicine
493
Respiratory medicine
507
Rheumatology
529
Sleep medicine
536
Surgery
543
Trans and gender diverse health
556
Index
572
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About the author (2021)

Dr Kate Harding, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Dr Daniel S. Mason, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Associate Professor Daryl Efron, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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