Chapter

Paediatrics

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591183.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Paediatrics

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Paediatrics: Contents

History & examination - Is this child seriously ill? - Common infant symptoms - The ill and feverish child - Neonatology Resus. and itu - Ventilatory support for neonates - The ill neonate - Examining the neonate - Jaundice - Rhesus haemolytic disease - Respiratory distress syndrome - bpd; pulmonary hypoplasia - Necrotizing enterocolitis - Meconium aspiration - The bleeding neonate - Minor neonatal problems - Enteral & parenteral feeding - Breastfeeding & bottle feeding - Preterm and light babies - Malformations gi - Genitourinary (incl. Wilms’ and ambiguous genitalia) - Congenital heart disease - Murmurs and heart sounds - Head & neck and cleft palate - Neural tube defects - Some viral infections Measles, rubella, mumps - Erythrovirus infection - Hand, foot and mouth - Roseola and other rashes - Chickenpox (varicella) - Childhood hiv infection - Injury & disease prevention Non-accidental injury - Sudden infant death - Screening & development - Immunization - Genetic disease & prevention - Genetic counselling - Preventing heart disease, diabetes etc, starting in childhood - Diseases by system–Respiratory: Respiratory infections; upper lower (including pertussis) - Cystic fibrosis - Asthma - Cardiovascular: Infective endocarditis - Rheumatic fever - Gastrointestinal: Diarrhoea - Malnutrition - Abdominal pain & distension - Coeliac disease - Some acute surgical problems - Genitourinary: Urinary tract infection - Renal disease - Growth, Endocrine & Metabolic: Growth and failure to thrive - Short stature - Ethnospecific growth charts - Endocrine & metabolic disease - Phenylketonuria - Precocious puberty - Diabetes and ketoacidosis - Poisoning: general points - Salicylate and paracetamol - Haematology & Immunology: Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia - Anaemia - Purpura - Primary antibody deficiency - Neurological: Rising intracranial pressure - Migraine - Encephalitis - Meningitis - Epilepsy & febrile convulsions - Behavioural problems - Delay in walking and talking - Handicap - Reference intervals/fluids/nutrition Developmental test - Haematology and chemistry - Dentition ; and growth - Dubowitz system - Body surface area - Nutrition tables for prems - Fluid regimens - apls advanced paediatric life support Intraosseus transfusion - Adrenaline in anaphylaxis - Cardiorespiratory arrest

Other relevant pages: Orthopaedics (chapter 11); Infectious disease ohcm p372–447; perinatal infection ; child psychiatry ; play therapy ; squint ; retinoblastoma ; pain ; syndromes: –.

Chapter.  67821 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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