Pediatric Examination: A Clinical Handbook

Dr Usha Rani Singh

ISBN: 9789386235596 | Year: 2018 | Paperback | Pages: 264 | Language : English

Book Size: 158 X 240 mm | Territorial Rights: World

Price: 595.00

About the Book

Pediatric Examination: A Clinical Handbook has been developed for the undergraduate medical students. It may also aid the health care practitioners handling pediatric cases.

Salient features of the book:

  • Eleven chapters divided according to the systems to be examined.
  • Appendix summarising the biochemical parameters and their reference values.
  • Information about relevant history to be documented, examination pertaining to the particular system and the clinical signs to look-out for.
  • Handy tips to make the babies and children feel comfortable during the examination.
  • Simple language so that the students whose primary language is not English may also benefit from it.
  • Bulleted text for a clear and crisp presentation.
  • Highlighted coloured boxes to emphasise important nuggets of information and to reinforce positive clinical practices and discourage the undesirable ones.
  • A total of 71 illustrations and 103 four-colour images to clearly demonstrate the examination techniques and the anomalies to look-out for.
  • Twenty-one tables to capture various signs and symptoms in a nutshell.
  • Anecdotes/acronyms/mnemonics included, where appropriate, to assist the students in memorising relevant facts.
  • Convenient dimensions so that this book may be carried in the pockets of the students’ white coats, to be referred to repeatedly.
  • A separate section devoted to detailed history taking for adolescents, as an entirely different approach is needed for them.

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Dr. Usha Rani Singh is a graduate and post graduate of the King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India. Dr. Singh spent several years teaching in various medical colleges in India, the last one being the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences. Her years of practice in pediatrics include running her own private pediatric hospital. Dr. Singh has also served as a pediatric consultant with the Planning Commission. She has been teaching in Malaysia since 2010. At present, she is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine in MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: History Taking
Chapter 3: Examination Techniques
Chapter 4: General Examination
Chapter 5: Examination of the Respiratory System
Chapter 6: Examination of the Abdomen
Chapter 7: Examination of the Cardiovascular System
Chapter 8: Examination of the Nervous System
Chapter 9: Musculoskeletal Examination
Chapter 10: Examination of Newborns and Neonates
Chapter 11: Developmental Assessment