ISBN-10: 019960830X
ISBN-13: 9780199608300

The Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

Author(s): Robert McClure, Robert C. Tasker, Carlo l. Acerini
Cover: Flexicover
Pages: 1120
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Oxford University Press 
Published: May 2013

Now fully revised and updated with the latest guidelines, this new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics is a compact guide to all aspects of acute and chronic paediatrics.

The handbook's team of specialist contributors and editors have successfully condensed many years of clinical experience into a pocket-sized compendium of clinical problems and treatment options.

Taking a child-centred approach to the subject, the authors have provided comprehensive coverage of areas such as neonatology, surgery, genetics and congenital malformations, and child protection in a user-friendly and succinct style. Sections are also devoted to covering the treatment of children in the community, and the psychological effects of illness on both the child and their family.

  • Provides a child-centred approach to the care of the paediatric patient
  • Includes hands-on advice on common dilemmas in paediatric medicine
  • A convenient and practical guide to successful evidence-based clinical paediatrics
  • A must-have resource at all stages of training and in various clinical practice settings

New to this edition:

  • Includes completely revised chapters on neurology and respiratory medicine
  • Covers management guidelines on inherited metabolic disease
  • Provides further information on medical and research ethics
  • Enhanced usage of diagnostic and treatment algorithms
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