IAP Textbook of Pediatrics (2 Volumes)

by A Parthasarathy, Panna Choudhury, RK Agarwal, Naveen C Thacker

The book IAP Textbook of Pediatrics (4th edition) is more useful for practicing pediatricians, postgraduates, undergraduates as well as faculty of Departments of Pediatrics. Present this book in a simplified, practical manner to provide adequate clinical guidance to pediatricians. In this book organized 36 chapters under two volumes. The first volume consists of 16 chapters with 195 subchapters and the second volume contains 20 chapters with 95 subchapters. Almost all the chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated in a lucid and readable style. Several new chapters have been added keeping in mind the changing concepts of pediatric care in the global scenario. Some of these include child and adolescent school health education, vaccine storage and handling adverse effects following immunization, parent counseling, practical approach to fever in children, pneumococcal infection and its prevention, chikungunya fever, hemoptysis, gastroesophageal reflux, allergen-specific immunotherapy, antiphospholipid syndrome, vasculitis, intravenous immunoglobulin, polycystic ovarian syndrome, etc. In this addition, the IAP Infectious Diseases Chapter Protocols on selected infectious diseases viz. malaria, enteric fever, pyogenic meningitis and rabies have been incorporated in the ‘Miscellaneous Topics’. This edition also provides the most recent IAP recommendations on immunization of children and adolescents. The current IAP and WHO growth charts have been appended with details on the techniques of measurement and interpretation. In this context the two chapters viz. National Rural Health Mission and Pediatric Priorities in the 21st Century are rewritten. The chapter on Common Procedures has been updated. This new edition of the IAP Textbook will help in early diagnosis and efficient management leading to optimal outcome and improving the quality of patient care.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Parthasarathy A
Senior Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Choudhury Panna
Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
3. Agarwal RK
RK Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
4. Thacker Naveen C Deep Children Hospital and Research Centre, Gandhidham (Kutch), Gujarat, India
ISBN 9788184485806
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10373
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2009
Pages 1614
Book Type Textbook


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