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2nd Edition

Great Ormond Street Handbook of Paediatrics

ISBN 9781482222791
Published April 11, 2016 by CRC Press
736 Pages 1550 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

The product of a world center of excellence in teaching and medical and surgical practice, second edition of a bestseller combines the advantages of a colour atlas with those of a short textbook covering clinical features, epidemiology, investigations, and differential diagnosis. Illustrations include clinical photos, imaging, charts, graphs, and histology where appropriate. The author/editor team, supported by specialist contributions from clinicians at Institute of Child Health/Great Ormond Street, offers an unmatched range of expertise in a compact volume. The book is of lasting reference value to pediatricians in training and practice, and to professionals in many other disciplines.

Table of Contents

Emergency Medicine
David Inwald and Mark Peters
Child Protection
Deborah Hodes and Alice Armitage
Infectious Diseases
Vas Novelli, Delane Shingadia, and Huda Al-Ansari
Respiratory Medicine
Colin Wallis, Helen Spencer, and Sam Sonnappa
Michael Burch and Sian Pincott
Veronica Kinsler and John Harper

Ken K Nischal
Fenella Kirkham, Adnan Manzur, and Stephanie Robb
Susan Hill and Keith Lindley
Renal Diseases
Stephen D Marks
Owen P Smith and Ian Hann
Gill Levitt and Olga Slater
Mehul Dattani and Catherine Peters
Metabolic Disorders
Stephanie Grunewald, Alex Broomfield, and Callum Wilson
Jane Hurst and Richard Scott
Stephan Strobel and Alison Jones
Clarissa Pilkington, Kiran Nistala, Helen Lachman, and Paul Brogan
Neonatal and General Paediatric Surgery
Lewis Spitz and Joe Curry
Chris Jephson and C Martin Bailey
Plastic Surgery
Jonathan Britto, Neil Bulstrode, David Dunaway, Paul Morris, Branavan Sivakumar, Gill Smith, Guy Thorburn, and Loshan Kangesu
Orthopaedics and Fractures
Deborah M Eastwood
Naima Smeulders and Pierre D E Mouriquand
Allergic Diseases
Adam Fox, George Du Toit and Stephan Strobel

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Edited by Stephan Strobel, MD, PhD, MRCP(Hon), FRCP, FRCPCH, emeritus professor of paediatrics and clinical immunology, University of Plymouth and honorary professor of Paediatrics and Clinical Immunology, University College London Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, UK Lewis Spitz, MBChB, PhD, MD(Hon), FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Eng), FRCS(I Hon), FRCPCH(Hon), FAAP(Hon), FCS(SA Hon), FACS(Hon), emeritus Nuffield professor of paediatric surgery, University College London Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, UK Stephen D. Marks, MD, MBChB, MSc, MRCP(UK), DCH, FRCPCH, consultant paediatric nephrologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and University College London Institute of Child Health, London, UK


"The production values of this book are excellent; it is beautifully produced with loads of illustrations such as pictures, tables and radiological images… the book is so well put together that it is very tempting to simply open it up and read it for the sake of interest, education and curiosity. It is a pleasure to read sections at random and that is a tribute to what an excellent book this is." —Dr Harry Brown, Glycosmedia

Praise for the First Edition:

"It is beyond comparison with any other textbook available in the market. This is the best paediatric book I have seen in my 24-year paediatric career … A must read for any paediatric trainee or paediatrician anywhere in the world."
—BMA Medical Book Competition

"This book's cover will never have to be dusted off… [it is an] all encompassing coffer of paediatric knowledge."
Archives of Disease in Childhood

"Excellent… It is strongly suggested that not only you, but also your colleagues and students, always have it within reach."
Acta Paediatrica

"Ideal for quick reference… concise and understandable irrespective of the reader's previous level of experience."
The British Journal of Hospital Medicine