Recent Advances in Pediatrics—25: Hot Topics

by Suraj Gupte, Shamma Bakshi Gupte, Manu Gupte

This book focuses on Recent Advances in Pediatrics—25: Hot Topics. Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with the health and medical care of infants, children, and adolescents from birth up to the age of 18. Pediatrics is a relatively new medical specialty, developing only in the mid-19th century. This book consists of 8 parts, which are further divided into 33 chapters. Part 1 is a spotlight on case scenarios in pediatric surgery as relevant to pediatric physicians who are often in a fix when confronted with surgical emergencies in neonates and infants in particular. Part 2 on pediatric nephrology includes a chapter on artificial kidney replacement which provides exceptionally brilliant and well-illustrated description on dialysis which is now being increasingly prescribed for the pediatric subjects with kidney failure. Medicolegal and ethical issues, often confronting the medical professionals, are dealt within 7 well-written chapters in Part 3. Part 4 on intensive care are skillfully dealt the essentials of neonatal intensive care unit and essentials of pediatrics emergency unit. Part 6 presents a fine update on changing trends in pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO). Part 7 presents a balanced and practical approach to inborn errors of metabolism (IEM). Finally, in Part 8 on child nutrition, there are very useful chapters on infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and nutrition in systemic diseases such as diarrhea, diabetes, and celiac disease. In this book, each and every chapter is outstanding by its excellence, providing a stimulating, mature, informed, state-of-the-art and, at times, even provocative update.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Gupte Suraj
2. Gupte Shamma Bakshi
3. Gupte Manu
Editor's Affiliation
1. Mamata Medical College and Mamata General and Superspeciality Hospitals, Khammam, Telangana, South India

ISBN
9789352701087
Speciality
Pediatrics
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14201
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
Book Type
Professional

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