Illustrated Textbook of Pediatrics

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This book is a complete guide to the field of paediatrics for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. Beginning with an overview of growth and development, nutrition, and genetics, the following chapters provide in depth discussion on paediatric subspecialties, including neonatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, endocrinology, nephrology, and much more.

Additional chapters examine the diagnosis and management of specific disorders such as poisoning, diabetic ketoacidosis, emergencies, and infections. The final section covers child abuse.

The comprehensive text of nearly 1000 pages, is highly illustrated with more than 1300 clinical photographs, diagrams, boxes and tables. A colour atlas demonstrates neurological examination of an infant.

Each chapter features a brief history panel providing interesting facts about innovators and major milestones in medical history
- 1. Growth and Development
- 2. Nutrition
- 3. Genetics
- 4. Neonatology
- 5. Gastroenterology
- 6. Hepatology
- 7. Pulmonology
- 8. Cardiology
- 9. Immunization
- 10. Infections
- 11. Nephrology
- 12. Endocrinology
- 13. Fluid and Electrolytes
- 14. Acid Base Balance and Disturbance
- 15. Emergency
- 16. Poisoning
- 17. Procedures
- 18. National Programmes
- 19. Skin
- 20. Rheumatology
- 21. Neurology
- 22. Hematology
- 23. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
- 24. Child Abuse
Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Interns, Paediatricians
Indumathy Santhanam MD DCH
Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics, Government Royapettah Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India