Aug 012015
 


A vast number of children in the United States are evaluated and treated for urologic conditions by urologists practicing general urology due to the relatively few fellowship-trained pediatric urologists. Pediatric Urology: A General Urologist’s Guide is written specifically for general urologists as a concise and comprehensive reference of the more common pediatric urologic conditions. Other health practitioners (i.e. pediatrician, family practitioner, residents, medical students, and mid-level providers) will also find this book a key reference. Written by well-respected pediatric urologists, this volume will assist the health care provider to rapidly review the essential aspects of the physical examination, evaluation, diagnostic testing, and management while the patient is still in the office. The chapters are arranged into four sections to allow for easier access to the information: office urology, genitalia, urinary tract, and miscellaneous topics. Furthermore, the first chapter of the book will be dedicated to facts and figures (ex. normal penile and renal lengths based on age, dosing of common medications, and grading system for vesicoureteral reflux) that serves as a single source for this information. Pediatric Urology: A General Urologist’s Guide offers the reader the essential information to assist them in the care of children.
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Jul 312015
 


This fully updated and revised edition of a classic work takes full account of recent dramatic changes in the subject area. It describes in detail all aspects of pediatric uroradiology, embracing both recent developments and established concepts. New chapters have been added, for example on genetics in nephrourology and clinical management of important nephrourologic disorders. Short conclusions are included at the end of sections to provide the reader with key information.

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Jul 312015
 


Now in its updated Fifth Edition, this Spiral Manual is a handy quick reference guide to the management of major clinical problems in pediatrics. In 110 conicse and easy to read chapters, the manual provides the essential information the clinician needs during office visits or on the wards. Coverage encompases the full range of emergent, acute and chronic disorders, as well as problems related to growth, development and behaviour. For each disorders, the book succinctly summarises the essentialpathophysiology,clinical presentation, diagnostic work-up and principles of treatment. Carefully selected and annotated references are provided for each topic
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Jul 312015
 

Pediatrics Recall (Recall Series) (Paperback)

By (author): Eugene D. McGahren III MD, William G. Wilson MD

Pediatrics Recall, Fourth Edition reviews disease entities covered in a pediatric clerkship with rapid Q&A review format. Organized by disease process and involved systems, the text includes descriptions, signs, symptoms, pathophysiology essentials, treatments, and possible outcomes. Topics include basic issues in neonatal and pediatric fluid management, blood products, nutrition, growth, emergencies, and intensive care. One chapter is solely devoted to issues relating to the adolescent patient. Highlights of this edition include new illustrations and updated information on neuroblastoma staging, cancer staging, and vaccines. The pocket size makes it convenient for use on clinical rotations.

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Jul 272015
 


- Gives useful information on the problems of child health care. It includes chapters on growth and development, infant feeding, micronutrient/mineral deficiencies, infections, immunization, diarrheas, neonatology, etc. - Accommodates new knowledge, changing concepts and fresh concerns by the distinguished contributors of India and abroad to meet the requirements of postgraduate entrance tests - A consistent style and lavishly illustrated with full colour format presenting clinical and scientific information in a lucid, logical and user-friendly manner.
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Jul 192015
 


Get Through MRCPCH Part 1: BOFs and EMQs is an essential revision tool for candidates preparing for the MRCPCH Part 1 examination. This easy to read and comprehensive text has been written in response to changes in the MRCPCH entry criteria and contains 500 questions using the Best of Fives (BOFs) or Extended Matching Questions (EMQs) format.

Get Through MRCPCH Part 1: BOFs and EMQs is an invaluable guide for paediatricians in training, those preparing for postgraduate examinations and for paediatricians wishing to update their knowledge.

The author, Nagi Barakat, is a Consultant Paediatrician at Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge and Honorary Consultant, Paediatric Neurology Department, at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, UK, and has previously authored several highly successful MRCPCH examination guides.
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Jul 192015
 

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children (Hardcover)

By (author): Joseph E. Raine, Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, J.W. Gregory, Guy Van-Vliet

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children is the ideal bench-side companion for the practising paediatrician and endocrinologist, bridging the gap between large reference books and short reviews of aspects of endocrinology.

This third edition contains a variety of new features such as key web links, guidelines, case studies illustrating diagnostic difficulties which will help all those studying for postgraduate examinations such as the MRCPCH.

The book provides a highly clinical, concise and up-to-date account of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes in a clear and user friendly format. There are sections on how to deal with emergencies, as well as information on potential pitfalls, controversial areas and future developments.

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children is an essential guide for trainee paediatricians, paediatric endocrinologists and diabetologists as well as diabetes and endocrinology nurse specialists.

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Jul 192015
 


This innovative text, modelled on the current RCPCH syllabus for paediatric training, provides all the information that the senior house officer and specialist registrar in paediatrics will need during training and when preparing for the MRCPCH examination.



A series of chapters discussing general principles in paediatric medicine is followed by a section covering the problems associated with the major body systems. Each chapter within this latter section is divided into three elements:



* Element A covers the background basic science to the particular problems being discussed in the chapter, including basic embryology and anatomy, biology and physiology. A description of the techniques involved in investigation where these will be critical to the diagnoses that follow is also included here.

* Element B presents the core system problems for the chapter. Tables are provided to summarise the different causes, classifications and differential diagnoses, clinical features, key investigations, therapeutic options and outcomes. Concise supporting text provides more detailed information where appropriate. Selected short case histories are also included to highlight the key issues covered in the chapter.

* Element C is a concise bibliography, incorporating a short series of key primary papers and review articles and suggestions for further reading.



Subjects covered under general principles include developmental paediatrics, behavioural issues and learning difficulties, community paediatrics and clinical pharmacology. Clinical chapters include the respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine and all other body systems. Haematology, oncology, psychiatry, surgical problems and tropical paediatric medicine are also covered here. All chapters contain up-to-date and appropriate information written by practising paediatricians who are each acknowledged specialists in their own field.



This textbook will fast become an indispensable guide to the specialty for all trainee paediatricians in preparation for the MRCPCH examination and beyond.
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Jul 192015
 


A problem-based book on neonatology that covers commonly encountered clinical cases and discusses each one in a standard question-based format covering investigation results (e.g. blood gases, X-rays, head scans, electrolytes) with detailed answers. The focus is on common clinical problems, described as they are likely to present themselves to the inexperienced trainee doctor. Assessment and management is clearly covered, as are antenatal disorders and counselling.
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Jul 192015
 

Paediatrics and Child Health (Paperback)

By (author): Mary Rudolf, Malcolm I. Levene

Paediatrics and Child Health is the definitive guide to paediatrics for medical students. This brand new exciting edition has been completely revised for the contemporary curriculum.

Paediatrics and Child Health follows a symptoms and problem-based approach. The book focuses on the full development of a child from birth through to adolescence. The authors’ expertise is enhanced by clear explanations and full colour presentation. The book has been designed for easy navigation for both in-depth learning and revision. Major features include:

  • A CD Rom with demonstrations of child examination techniques with handy hints and tips
  • 'Find your way around' mind maps that visualize important conditions and differential diagnoses
  • Summary 'At a Glance' boxes for rapid revision
  • A major self-assessment section to further aid revision
  • High quality photographs and line drawings

Paediatrics and Child Health is perfect for medical students, and junior doctors on Foundation Programmes, and will aid General Practitioners, paediatric nurses and MRCPCH examination candidates.

Pre-publication reviews

"I'd have loved to have discovered this book during my own paediatric rotation and exams! It's got lots of colourful illustrations and is really interesting and easy to read. It's a great text to use both as an introduction to paediatrics, as well as a brilliant revision guide. Definitely recommended to anyone trying to get to grips with the basics of paediatrics!"
Final year student, Oxford University

"there is no other undergraduate textbook of Paediatrics available that offers such a concise yet complete exposition of the subject."
Final year student, Imperial Medical School

"the best description and approach I've ever read to the notoriously difficult and problematic topic of paediatric history and examination"
Fourth year student, Southampton Medical School

"the content is pared down to cover what students need to know and no more"
PhD student, Barts and QM medical school, London

"Almost the perfect paediatrics textbook...this should be a really useful book"
Fifth year student, Oxford University

Reviews of Previous Edition
"…beautifully presented book… The 'At a Glance' summary presentations are a superb aid to student and registrar learning"
—Family Practice

"I do not know if there are other paediatric textbooks that could make paediatrics easier to read than this one."
—Medical Student, Sydney University, Australia

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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