The Short Textbook of Pediatrics

by Suraj Gupte

The Short Textbook of Pediatrics is aimed at providing a concise, simple and profusely-illustrated digest of the contemporary pediatrics, relevant to the developing world. Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the care and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents. This book comprised of 11 sections, which include overview, clinical methods in pediatrics, core pediatrics, neonatology, pediatric infections, pediatric subspecialties, allied specialties, miscellaneous and unclassified issues, pediatric procedures, emergencies and intensive care, and pharmacotherapy in pediatric practice, which are further divided into 62 chapters. 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 significant revisions. A new Section on “Emergencies and Intensive Care”, many fresh illustrations (clinical photographs, diagrams, and algorithms/flowcharts), boxes and tables are added. An enlarged Index shall further facilitate easy retrieval of information. As a result, the new edition is yet more reader-friendly, state-of-the-art and clinical-oriented. The book is addressed primarily to the medical students, new entrants to the specialty of pediatrics and practising physicians who deal with infants and children as well.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupte Suraj Mamata Medical College and Mamata General and Superspecialty Hospitals, Khammam, Telangana, India
ISBN 9789389587067
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18531
Edition 13/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 1012
Book Type Textbook


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