This textbook is aimed at medical students during their paediatric clinical rotation. Emphasis is given to the common disorders of children and their differential diagnosis and management. The book is largely organised by system. It is profusely illustrated throughout with two-colour line drawings and for the chapter on the skin with full colour clinical photographs. Features: * Hull is THE 'tried and tested textbook' in Paediatrics! * Reputation...Well-established in the market...High recognition: Despite increasing competition this book has an entrenched position in the UK market, with a strong following also in Europe, and gives the reader the security of knowing that many previous generations of medical students have used it.
* Unique style: chapters are brief; well broken up with headings; each paragraph is succinctly written in 'plain, full-sentence English' - each page is packed full of information * Over 500 line drawings: simple and easy to understand - the classic 'Hull style' of line drawing is instantly recognisable * Emphasis on core knowledge: even before the new curriculum was invented, Hull's Essential Paediatircs mapped out essential paediatric knowledge for the undergraduate medical student New to this edition: * Updated throughout * New material on genetics and the molecular basis of disease : paediatrics is one of the specialties most affected by this rapid increase in knowledge * New chapter on metabolism * Includes new UK guidelines on asthma management * Shows the links and sorts out the overlap between community and hospital paediatrics * As always, includes developments provided by paediatric specialists (6 new contributors)
Table of Contents
The Ill Child and His Doctor. Genes. Fetus. Newborn. Nutrition. Infection. Hazards. Airways and Lungs. Heart. Gut. Urinary Tract and Testes. Blood. Malignancy. Growth. Endocrine. Skin. Bone and Joint. Brain, Cord, Nerve, Muscle. Vision, Hearing, Speech/ Mental Handicap. Behaviour