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Safe Care in Paediatrics (ePub+Converted PDF)


Format: ePub+Converted PDF

Pub Year: 2024

Posted By: Pathfinder

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published date: 13 Mar 24

By Alf Nicholson FRCPI FRCPCH, John Murphy, Sarah Taaffe, Kevin Dunne MD FRCPI

Written by clinicians with years of experience in paediatrics, this unique textbook is designed to promote quality and safe care of children, and reduce common clinical errors and delayed diagnoses through shared first-hand experiences. This book is for anyone who needs to make a clinical decision about infants and children- be they from a medical, nursing or health professional background. The text is particularly useful for trainees but is also relevant to experienced practitioners. The aim of the book is to prevent errors and ensure safe care. The authors offer practical advice on potential pitfalls and red flags from neonatal care to mental health issues in adolescence . This book takes the reader through recent advances in diagnosis, common presentations and how to identify the sick child, all with case studies and illustrations to bring the text to life.The strengths of the book are:

  • The ability to learn from other’s experiences and mistakes and share this learning
  • All chapters reviewed by sub-specialists in Paediatrics with a focus on presentations to first responders including family practitioners
  • Instructive case scenarios highlighting clinical pearls and pitfalls to avoid
  • High-quality clinical images throughout

Unique chapters on:

  • Safe care for infants and children including the use of artificial intelligence
  • Avoiding errors
  • Picking up the sick child with practical tips especially for family doctors and first responders
  • Potential pitfalls in both the newborn and 6-week examinations
  • Unravelling the diagnosis in an infant or child with a fever
  • Key symptoms and signs guiding family doctors to suspect cancer in childhood
  • Mental health issues in adolescence
  • Ordering and interpreting tests in children
  • Surviving and thriving throughout a career in paediatric nursing or medicine

Product Details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 1st edition (June 26, 2024)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 268 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0443108854
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0443108853



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