is a highly popular, succinct guide to managing common and serious disorders in childhood. It is used far beyond the hospital by medical, nursing, and allied health professionals caring for children. It emphasizes the community-based approach to the management of children's problems along with clinical management by the doctor of first contact.
It has been updated in line with the Hospital's Clinical Practice Guidelines and features clear illustrations and diagnostic and management algorithms. This latest update is based on the 8th
edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates!
- Aims to provide primary healthcare providers, junior hospital medical staff and medical students with concise, management-focused information regarding important paediatric conditions
- New sections on sleep, continence, slow weight gain (failure to thrive) and obesity, continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (pumps), cystic fibrosis, stroke and management of illicit drug poisoning
- Extensively revised sections on renal conditions, pain management and immigrant health
- Produced by the staff of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, the resource has become a highly respected source of advice developed from evidence-based practice as well as a wealth of clinical experience
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