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See below for a selection of the latest books from Paediatric medicine category. Presented with a red border are the Paediatric medicine books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Paediatric medicine books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the anatomical and physiological aspects of complex colorectal and pelvic malformations. Also described are the surgical protocols for this specialized field within pediatric surgery. The benefits of high-level collaboration between surgical services when treating these anomalies are explained, as are treatment algorithms and care of complications. Includes evaluation and management of the newborn Describes surgical interventions of the newborn, and when a primary repair versus a staged approach is required Explains the value of laparoscopy and deciding in which cases to use it Looks at the importance of a transition program to adulthood Pediatric surgeons worldwide and the teams in which they work will benefit from this well illustrated and comprehensive work.

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the anatomical and physiological aspects of complex colorectal and pelvic malformations. Also described are the surgical protocols for this specialized field within pediatric surgery. The benefits of high-level collaboration between surgical services when treating these anomalies are explained, as are treatment algorithms and care of complications. Includes evaluation and management of the newborn Describes surgical interventions of the newborn, and when a primary repair versus a staged approach is required Explains the value of laparoscopy and deciding in which cases to use it Looks at the importance of a transition program to adulthood Pediatric surgeons worldwide and the teams in which they work will benefit from this well illustrated and comprehensive work.

2020 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

2020 Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy

Author: John S. Bradley, John D. Nelson, Elizabeth Barnett, Joseph B. Cantey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

The 26th edition provides practical, evidence-based recommendations from the experts in antimicrobial therapy for treatment of infectious diseases in children. For each disease, the authors provide a commentary to help health care providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover pediatric-appropriate antimicrobial agents available today and include complete information about dosing regimens. New in the 26th edition: First pediatric approval of beta-lactam/beta-lactamase inhibitor for CRE (carbapenem-resistant enteric bacilli), ceftazidime-avibactam Replacement antibiotics for cefotaxime (lack of availability in the US), including ceftriaxone and cefepime (for neonates) Situations in which ceftaroline is preferred over vancomycin by the Editors for MRSA infections Updates on management of influenza, including baloxavir (now approved for children >12 years) New approaches to treatment of mucomycosis New recommendations for malaria More than 150 new references!

My Friend Has Autism

My Friend Has Autism

Author: Kaitlyn Duling Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients

Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients

Author: Brian Duncan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Answering the demand for acomprehensive, all-purpose volume focusing on the challenging needs of pediatric patients, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients summarizes a wealth of knowledge on the mechanical devices, clinical management, alternative applications, and future directions in the specialized field of pediatric critical care. Condensed advice from experts on the shelf offers guidance in critical intensive care settings! Combining clinical aspects with the latest experimental results, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients examines current modalities and the best uses of mechanical support, including step-by-step techniques for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ventricular assist devices (VAD), and intra-aortic balloon pumps highlights the use of mechanical support in nonsurgical diseases such as myocarditis and cardiomyopathy, with implanted ventricular devices and in long-term follow-up care discusses the optimal management for perioperative support in cardiac and pulmonary transplantations in children reviews successful cases of mechanical support, including resuscitation after cardiac arrest, pediatric patients with myocarditis, and circulatory support of patients without cardiac disease explores anticipated improvements and uses of the Berlin Heart, the Nimbus Rotary Pump, and applications of the Medos-HIA VAD in young patients and much more! Authored by nearly 40 internationally recognized experts and containing over 500 literature references, drawings, photographs, and tables, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients is an invaluable reference for cardiologists and pediatric cardiologists, intensivists, cardiac surgeons, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, general pediatricians, nursing personnel, perfusionists, and medical school students in

Bone Health in Children

Bone Health in Children

Author: Steven A. Abrams, Keli M. Hawthorne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Bone health is one of the most widely discussed topics in pediatric nutrition. Ensuring adequate calcium and vitamin D intake is essential, and other factors also play a significant role. Bone Health in Children explores the recent decades of research and public commentary on the subject, debunks popular myths, and clarifies the often confusing and contradictory scientific literature. Presenting practical and theoretical education and advice, the book provides rational and accessible information geared to a wide audience of individuals interested in this critical element of pediatric health. Highlights include: The Institute of Medicine process by which Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are developed Iron, calcium, and vitamin D requirements for infants, children, and pregnant and lactating women Controversy over high-dose vitamin D supplementation and pregnancy Detailed explanation of the scientific research process related to human nutrition The nonbone health aspects of vitamin D and why literature claims about this topic can be misleading Frequently Asked Questions regarding nutrition with answers in short format Providing a solid understanding as to how dietary guidelines are developed and evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of their underlying data, this volume answers practical questions crucial for choosing diets for children while also delving into the more theoretical aspects of conducting and interpreting medical research.

Pediatrics PreTest Self-Assessment And Review, Fifteenth Edition

Pediatrics PreTest Self-Assessment And Review, Fifteenth Edition

Author: Robert J. Yetman, Mark D. (UNIV OF TX MED SCHOOL) Hormann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2019

The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it Pediatrics: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way for students to assess their knowledge of pediatrics for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. It includes 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. Readers will find vignette-style questions and updates on the latest treatments and therapies for infants, children and adolescents. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam. *500 USMLE-style questions and answers *Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers *Targets what you really need to know for exam success *Thoroughly reviewed by students who aced their clerkship*Targets all the topics students must know for clerkship success

Red Book (R) Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Red Book (R) Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2019

The fourth edition of this best-selling Red Book (R) image companion aids in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 160 of the most commonly seen pediatric infectious diseases. This edition features Zika virus, chikungunya, serious bacterial infections caused by Enterobacteriaceae, Moraxella catarrhalis, human parechovirus, rhinovirus, staphylococcal food poisoning, Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococcal infections, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum. Streamline disease recognition and clinical decision-making with hundreds of finely detailed color images, combined with updated step-by-step guidelines. Concise text descriptions walk the reader through the diagnosis, evaluation, and management essentials for each condition. Clinical manifestations Epidemiology Diagnostic tests Etiology Incubation period Treatment Contents include: Adenovirus Infections Bacteroides and Prevotella Infections Bartonella henselae (Cat-Scratch Disease) Candidiasis Cystosporiasis (formerly Isosporiasis) Diphtheria Epstein-Barr Virus Infections (Infectious Mononucleosis) Giardia intestinalis Infections (Giardiasis) Human Herpesvirus 6 (including Roseola) and 7 Lyme Disease (Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi Infection) Meningococcal Infections Nocardiosis Onchocerciasis (River Blindness, Filariasis) Human Papillomaviruses Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice) Pelvic inflammatory disease Pneumococcal Infections Rabies Respiratory Syncytial Virus Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Salmonella Infections Shigella Infections Group A Streptococcal Infections Staphylococcus aureus Syphilis Tinea Corporis (Ringworm of the Body) Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis) Tuberculosis Endemic Typhus (Flea-borne Typhus or Murine Typhus) West Nile Virus Zika virus Plus much more...

Child Abuse Medical Diagnosis and Management

Child Abuse Medical Diagnosis and Management

Author: Antoinette Laskey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Thoroughly revised and expanded, the 4th edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis and management of child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world's leading experts on child abuse and neglect, this indispensable resource clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of the abused child. Features hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a wealth of medical, surgical, radiographic, and laboratory information. New chapters include: Sentinel Injuries Burns Medical Neglect and Obesity Environmental Neglect and Social Determinants of Health Supervisional Neglect/Fatal Neglect Drug-Endangered Children Psychological Abuse Family Violence Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation via Electronic Media Reporting Abuse, Managing Uncertainty, and Other Legal Issues Professional Considerations for Those Who Care for the Potentially Abused Child Caring for the Child in Out-of-Home Care Trauma-Informed Care and Treatment Identifying Child Maltreatment Creating Change Through Advocacy

Pediatric Mental Health A Compendium of AAP Clinical Practice Guidelines and Policies

Pediatric Mental Health A Compendium of AAP Clinical Practice Guidelines and Policies

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2019

This new compendium is your source for trustworthy recommendations on quality care of children and adolescents with mental health issues. It features one new AAP clinical practice guideline on ADHD and 32 AAP policy statements and clinical and technical reports on mental health. Within the compendium, you will find the collected results of the AAP Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, the Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and the Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, in addition to select polices from other AAP groups. This compendium covers 33 different mental health topics and is organized into 8 sections for easy reference: Mental health competencies Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Adversity and toxic stress Depression and bipolar disorder Mental health/behavioral problems Maltreatment Mental health emergencies Special pediatric populations and support