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Manual of Paediatrics By Leon Polnay

Manual of Paediatrics by Leon Polnay

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Summary

Provides guidelines for the diagnosis and management of approximately 100 common paediatric problems, as well as material on examination of children, milestone checks, immunisations, and more. This book shows when and where to manage the ill child, when to refer for hospital care, and when to manage within the primary care setting.

Manual of Paediatrics Summary

Manual of Paediatrics: An Integrated Approach by Leon Polnay

This is a clinical manual providing succinct, evidence-based guidelines to the diagnosis and management of approximately 100 common paediatric problems, as well as additional material on examination of children, milestone checks, immunisations, etc. Each clinical problem will be covered in 1-3 pages of text, and the treatment recommendations will be supported by references to the best available guidelines, websites and other reference material. The book will help bridge the gap between primary and secondary care, so that it is clear when and where to manage the ill child - when to refer for hospital care, and when to manage within the primary care setting.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: Community clinics 1 General notes on child health consultations 2 Child-friendly facilities 3 Equipment 4 Collecting specimens 5 Clinical records 6 Consent and confidentiality SECTION TWO: Problems with development 7 Learning disabilities and development delay 8 Hypotonia and gross motor delay 9 Movement and dexterity 10 Down's syndrome 11 Cerebral palsy 12 Problems with 13 Problems with talking SECTION THREE: Problems with behaviour 14 Eating problems - young children 15 Eating problems - older children 16 Excessive crying 17 Temper tantrums 18 Breath holding 19 School refusal 20 Anxiety 21 Depression and self-harm 22 Hyperactivity 23 Tiredness and fatigue - chronic fatigue syndrome 24 Sleep problems 25 Autistic spectrum disorders 26 Bullying 27 Children who break the law SECTION FOUR: Growth and nutrition 28 Nutritional issues - 0-1 years 29 Nutritional issues - preschool years and older children 30 Poor weight gain - weight and growth faltering in young children 31 Excessive weight gain 32 Short stature and subnormal growth 33 The tall child 34 Early puberty 35 Late puberty SECTION FIVE: Common clinical problems 36 Infectious diseases 37 Allergy 38 Head size and shape 39 Spots in babies 40 Rashes in older children 41 Itchy head 42 Problems with vision 43 Sticky eyes 44 Sore eyes 45 Runny nose 46 Sore throat and mouth 47 Earache 48 Problems with dental and facial swellings 49 Headache 50 Seizures and funny turns 51 Epileptic seizures and epilepsies 52 Syncope 53 Fever 54 Heart murmur 55 Blood pressure - guidelines on measurement 56 Difficulties with breathing 57 Recurrent abdominal pain - medical approach 58 Abdominal pain - surgical aspects 59 Enuresis 60 Soiling and constipation 61 Lumps and bumps 62 Vomiting 63 Diarrhoea 64 Penile problems and circumcision 65 Vaginal discharge 66 Napkin rashes 67 Limp and gait problems 68 Leg pain - bones and joints 69 Back pain 70 Swollen joints SECTION SIX: Child health promotion programme 71 Pre-conception and antenatal screening 72 Neonatal review 73 Hip examination - screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) 74 Birth visit 75 6-week review and other preschool reviews 76 School entry review 77 Child health promotion and accident prevention 78 Immunisation SECTION SEVEN: Social paediatrics 79 Substance misuse in children and young people 80 Smoking in young people 81 Teenage pregnancy 82 Transitional care 83 Safeguarding children and the law 84 Social services 85 Child protection 86 Children looked after 87 Young carers 88 Refugees and asylum seekers 89 Problems in deprived areas 90 Financial help SECTION EIGHT: Working with education 91 Who's who in education 92 Special medical needs in education 93 Special educational needs 94 Checklist for advice to Local Education Authorities 95 Education legislation 96 Essential core data set SECTION NINE: Reference charts and tables 97 Development 98 Growth charts and miscellaneous charts Reproduced with permission the Child Growth Foundation 99 Laboratory normal values 100 Infectious diseases - reference tables 101 Basic paediatric life support INDEX

Additional information

GOR005059526
Manual of Paediatrics: An Integrated Approach by Leon Polnay
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2007-01-25
512
0443074941
9780443074943
N/A
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