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Simon J. Newell , Jonathan C. Darling
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21 Mar 2014 0470657073 978-0470657072 9th Edition
Paediatrics Lecture Notes provides the information central to a thorough understanding of the care of children in clinical practice, drawing out key concepts in areas such as examination, communication and emergency paediatrics, in addition to systematically structured clinical topics. Incorporating brand new and updated material to reflect advances in various areas of child and adolescent health, such as genetics, behavioural and emotional problems and seizures, this edition is also ideal for exam preparation. Key learning features include: • Ready–made revision lists, OSCE stations and practice EMQs • New ‘icon’ system highlighting essential clinical topics throughout • Helpful key points and treatment boxes in every chapter • A new ‘Symptom Sorter’, available at www.lecturenoteseries.com/paediatrics, to help quickly determine which conditions should feature in your differential diagnoses An ideal resource for those encountering this area of study for the first time, on paediatric rotation, or needing to refresh their knowledge, Paediatrics Lecture Notes presents the vital information in one accessible and user friendly volume.

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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 9th Edition edition (21 Mar 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470657073
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470657072
  • Product Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.6 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 368,866 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Paediatrics Lecture Notes provides the information central to a thorough understanding of the care of children in clinical practice, drawing out key concepts in areas such as examination, communication and emergency paediatrics, in addition to systematically structured clinical topics. Incorporating brand new and updated material to reflect advances in various areas of child and adolescent health, such as genetics, behavioural and emotional problems and seizures, this edition is also ideal for exam preparation. Key learning features include: • Ready–made revision lists, OSCE stations and practice EMQs • New ‘icon’ system highlighting essential clinical topics throughout • Helpful key points and treatment boxes in every chapter • A new ‘Symptom Sorter’, available at www.lecturenoteseries.com/paediatrics, to help quickly determine which conditions should feature in your differential diagnoses An ideal resource for those encountering this area of study for the first time, on paediatric rotation, or needing to refresh their knowledge, Paediatrics Lecture Notes presents the vital information in one accessible and user friendly volume.

About the Author

Simon Newell is Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Leeds Jonathan Darling is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics and Child Health at University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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5.0 out of 5 stars a helpful guide to paediatrics 2 May 2014
By Mr. Stephen Redman VINE VOICE
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This book (as with a number of Wiley medical texts) comes with on line self-testing as a bonus. The book itself is about 2/3'ds the size of a sheet of A4, and a tightly bound paperback. It is laid out with lots of illustrations, diagrams and colour, in a manner that makes it look interesting.

The structure of the book is almost as a complete set of high quality lecture notes from a comprehensive course on paediatrics.

It begins with a discussion of the health of children and the differences between treating them and adults, going onto the importance of listening to children and their parents and then examining them.

Next comes the issues around the emergency treatment of children what you should be ready for.

There is a whole section dealing with what is normal for a child and what is abnormal, including determining what is and what is not an accident.

The next section deals with specialities and systems, bones, blood, brains, bellies and breathing.

There is a summary of which OSCE stations are covered by this book and a helpful guide to further exams and hurdles in a career towards paediatrics.

This book is concise and helpful, I would thoroughly recommend it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow ! 5 May 2014
By Duncurin VINE VOICE
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This book is an amazing exposition of all things Paediatric. It’s a pleasure to hold; a perfect weight in one’s hands and the gloss/laminate panel that encircles the cover, giving one a sense of delight: more than a hint of the sheer amazement that it contains within.

In truth I have been a firm devotee of the Lecture Notes series since I was a medical student, and volumes such as the Lecture Notes on Clinical Medicine and Surgery, in particular, I am sure, got me through finals. This being said my 3rd edition (!) Lecture Notes on Paediatrics was always something of a disappointment- for whether one intends to be a Paediatrician or not, one cannot, ever, desert this most crucial and important speciality. The book on Paediatrics whilst worthy enough seemed to lack the ‘knock-out’ essence of some of the other titles.

I remember as a young medical student admitting a very poorly young teenager with chickenpox; her life suddenly threatened by a local GP, who for some inexplicable and negligent reason, decided to put her on a course of oral steroids. It brought it home to me just how vital was the study of children, for they could be plunged more quickly than any other group into life-threatening territory, either by a serious condition, or some doctor who was not up to speed.

This book, at a stroke, banishes all the deficiencies I found in my 3rd edition (which I still have!) It is beautifully, succinctly, yet accurately written with precise placing of every word and every fact. There are some excellent illustrations and graphics, with an array of essential information that just keeps on coming.
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By misswise VINE VOICE
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Part of the lecture notes series which I have found to be excellent study aids in the run up to the million and one exams I have at medical school. This school explores the area of paediatrics covering topics in child health, resuscitation and the all important OSCEs. A great value revision tool which I recommend.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Step up from previous editions. 19 Jun 2014
By Jack Chakotay VINE VOICE
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Having had the previous editions, this is a great update, incorporating various changes in resuscitation and a more detailed coverage of child protection. There are obviously changes in texts reflecting the advances in the various subspecialties which makes this a must to stay current. The OSCE section is stand out along with the revision list.

I know that a number of folks who swear by this for the exams, memorising this totally and using various online exam banks to get the "trivia" aspect. The advantages are that you are setting yourself up for the MRCPCh Part 2 practical in the end much better than knowing thick passages of texts.

I have always recommended this and continue to do so for the medical student to the trainee paediatrician.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent textbook 7 Jun 2014
By BusyReader VINE VOICE
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Really useful textbook which provides an excellent overview of essential paediatrics right from initial history taking through to examination skills, systems and child development, with normal and abnormal and safe prescribing and management.
It is ideal for medical and nursing students and as revision for established medics and allied professionals.
It is clearly set out and colour coded, with useful self testing and questions to check what has actually been assimilated!
Concise , helpful and a nice size to keep to hand and refer to!
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