This compact yet comprehensive handbook provides an essential source of expert practical advice for trainees and residents in paediatrics. It covers the full range of paediatric problems likely to be encountered in the hospital setting. It has been written by a highly experienced team of subspeciality consultants, based at the BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver. Their vast wealth of teaching experience has been distilled in this volume to provide the most up to date and authoritative advice available on the care of the sick child. The style of presentation is designed to facilitate quick and easy reference, which can be so essential in emergency cases. This clear and concise handbook will be an essential source of information and reference for all who are involved in paediatric health care, from resident and trainee paediatricians, through to medical students, and nursing staff.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 648
Weight: 810 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 36 mm
"...easy-to-read subject matter, with main points that are easy to understand without excluding necessary details...helpful for medical students, residents from pediatrics or family practice, fellows and attending physicians who desire a quick reference to a particular subspecialty." Sumi Makkar, American Family Physician
"The Pocket Pediatrician is well-written, and useful for housestaff in a pediatric-tertiary-care setting. It is more extensive than other pediatric handbooks, and as such fits into large pockets only, but the additional detail makes it a valuable companion." Astrid Guttmann, M.D., Annals CRMCC