Differential Diagnosis in Pediatrics

by P Ramachandran, S Thangavelu, K Nedunchelian, NC Gowrishankar

The aim of this book is to focus on the differential diagnosis in pediatrics. Diagnosis is the crucial first step in the journey of patient care. The entire treatment plan that a doctor may formulate depends on the outcome of this vital process. The concept of differential diagnosis came about primarily to act as a tool for ensuring error- free diagnosis. This book has been brought out under IAP President’s action Plan. There are 23 Sections with 195 Chapters totally. Each Chapter focuses on definition, differential diagnosis for the conditions themselves and their causes, history, clinical features and investigations leading to particular diagnosis. The chapters apart from the regular text are pertinently supported by explanatory tables and illustrations in the form of figures including algorithms. Important references for Further Reading also have been incorporated. The book will be useful for the pediatricians to guide them in day-to-day practice as well as for the pediatric residents.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Ramachandran P
Madras Medical College and Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai
2. Thangavelu S
Madras Medical College and Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai
3. Nedunchelian K
Dr Mehta’s Children’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
4. Gowrishankar NC Mehta Multispeciality Hospitals India Pvt Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics
ISBN 9789352707003
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18397
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 854
Book Type Professional


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