“Overall, nurses will find this to be a well priced general book on the medical care of children and a reliable provider of salient information at a glance.” ( Nursing Children and Young People , 1 November 2012)
From the Back Cover
Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence. Each concise chapter diagrammatically summarises the main differential diagnoses for each presenting symptom, with accompanying text which covers important disorders and conditions as well as management information. Updates and new features for this edition include: New chapters on ′Ethical Issues in Paediatrics′ and ′Screening and Genetics′ Fully updated content on autism and adolescent issues Most likely or serious diagnoses are indicated using a new quick reference icon A brand new companion website featuring self–assessment questions and further reference web links at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics Paediatrics at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a paediatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and GP trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.