Paediatric Handbook


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Paediatric Handbook is a highly popular, succinct guide to managing common and serious disorders in childhood.
Last Update:August 24th 2009
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License:Provided with purchase
Requirements:Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia): 5.6 MB
ID's:HID: 256619, AAID: 25897

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Paediatric Handbook
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Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Paediatric Handbook 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!

Key Features
  • 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
  • Links to useful websites

Additionally, you''ll get valuable added features, available only from Skyscape:

  • New interactive flowchart: Complex algorithm and protocol are transformed from static images into dynamic step-by-step decision support tools. This innovative feature can quickly and easily walk you through even the most intricate decision models.
  • Built-in Medical Calculators: Provide instant access from within clinical topics to the
    • Anion Gap
    • Bicarbonate Administration
    • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    • Body Surface Area
    • Dose Na Replacement
    • Estimated Weight
    • ETT Tube Size and Position
    • Length Percentile
    • Osmolality
    • Transfusion Volume
  • Full Images: Vivid images that aid in diagnostic workup.
  • Table Viewer: All the richness of extensive tables, easily viewable on the compact screen of your mobile device.

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