10. Edition December 2020
608 Pages, Softcover
The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Paediatric Handbook is a trusted guide to managing common and serious childhood illnesses and disorders. This bestselling resource provides students and practitioners across medical, nursing, and allied health fields with authoritative and up-to-date information on a comprehensive range of paediatric topics, enabling readers to make the appropriate decisions at the point of care.
Now in its tenth edition, the Handbook features clear illustrations and evidence-based diagnostic and management algorithms throughout, covering resuscitation and medical emergencies, prescribing and therapeutics, medicine, surgery, procedures, and much more.
* Contains accessible summaries of common and serious paediatric illnesses and disorders
* Aligns with latest clinical practice guidelines
* Features numerous full-colour photos, illustrations, diagrams, and clinical images
* Provides practical guidance on professional ethics and communication in paediatric consultations
* Includes updated information on refugee health and trans and gender diverse health
Paediatric Handbook is an invaluable reference for medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, as well as students and trainees.
RCH Handbook list
1. Communication in the Paediatric Consultation
3. Resuscitation and Medical Emergencies
4. Poisoning and Envenomation
6. Pain management
7. Fluid and Electrolytes
8. Prescribing and Therapeutics
12. Adolescent Medicine
14. Behaviour and Mental health
16. Clinical genetics
20. Forensic medicine
25. Infectious diseases
26. Metabolic medicine
27. Neonatal medicine
28. Neurodevelopment and Disability
34. Palliative care
35. Refugee Health
36. Rehabilitation medicine
37. Renal medicine
38. Respiratory medicine
40. Sleep medicine
42. Trans and gender diverse health
Appendix: Antimicrobial guidelines
Dr Daniel S. Mason, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Associate Professor Daryl Efron, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.