The Short Textbook of Pediatrics

by Suraj Gupte

The 12th edition of the “Short Textbook of Pediatrics” is an excellent combo of clinical pediatrics with recent advances in the field of child health. The book “Short Textbook of Pediatrics” is aimed at providing a concise, simple and profusely-illustrated digest of the contemporary pediatrics, relevant to the developing world. Common tropical problems, such as nutritional deficiencies, diarrheas, tuberculosis and other frequent infections and parasitic infections and immunization, have received special attention. Each and every chapter stands updated with extensive revisions and/or rewriting, reorganization and additional material. Besides a few new chapters, hundreds of fresh illustrations (clinical photographs, diagrams, algorithms/flow charts), boxes and tables are added. An enlarged Index shall further facilitate easy retrieval of information. In keeping with the changing needs, two new features have been incorporated at the end of each chapter in the form of self-assessment multiple choice questions (MCQs) and clinical problem-solving reviews. As a result, the new edition is yet more reader-friendly, state-of-the-art and practical-oriented. This book is divided into ten sections which comprise total 52 chapters. The first and section deal with an introduction to pediatrics and core pediatrics. Section third and fourth discusses the neonatology and pediatric infections. Section fifth provides the pediatric subspecialties. Section sixth describes the allied specialties. Section seventh covers the miscellaneous and unclassified issues. Section eighth and ninth discusses the pediatric procedures and pediatric syndromes. The last section deals with the pediatric drug dosages.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupte Suraj Mamata Medical College/Mamata General and Superspeciality Hospitals, Khammam, Telangana, South India
ISBN 9789385891809
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12904
Edition 12/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 970
Book Type Textbook


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