Concise Paediatrics, Second Edition

Concise Paediatrics, Second Edition

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Written in a succinct, user-friendly style and covering the main components of the syllabus



Edited by two highly experienced paediatricians and supported by a team of specialist contributors



Essential reading for all postgraduates training in paediatrics, particularly those preparing for the MRCPCH exam and for GP trainees preparing for the DCH exam

Summary

Concise Paediatrics, Second Edition is essential reading for all postgraduates training in paediatrics, particularly when preparing for the MRCPCH exam, and for general practice trainees preparing for the DCH exam. As a comprehensive but concise reference to any condition they are likely to encounter on the wards or in the accident and emergency room, it will also be invaluable to doctors in other medical specialties who come into contact with children on a regular basis.

The book is designed to provide readers with a full understanding of all of the areas covered by the MRCPCH. It is structured logically by body system, with additional chapters on such topics as genetics, infectious disease, neonatology and emergencies.

Edited by two highly experienced paediatricians—their knowledge complemented by a group of specialist contributors—it is written in a succinct, user-friendly style and includes lists, boxes and annotated diagrams to aid learning and retention of the facts.

Since the first edition was published in 2000, Concise Paediatrics has established itself as the textbook of choice for MRCPCH candidates, and will remain a "must-have" with this revised and updated second edition.

Table of Contents

Genetics
Immunology
Infectious diseases
Cardiology
Ear, nose and throat disorders
Respiratory disorders
Gastrointestinal disorders
Liver disorders
Renal disorders
Endocrinology, growth and puberty
Metabolic disorders
Dermatology
Rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders
Neurological and neuromuscular disorders
Ophthalmology
Haematology
Oncology
Neonatology
Surgical conditions
Emergencies, accidents, non-accidental injury and the law
Index

Editor Bio(s)

Rachel U Sidwell MBChB DA MRCP MRCPH
Dermatology Registrar, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK

Mike Thomson MBChB, DCH FRCP (UK) FRCPCH MD
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital Foundation NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK