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Coovadia's Paediatrics and Child Health: A Manual for Health Professionals in Developing Countries

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: United Kingdom; Oxford University Press; 2015.Edition: 7th EditionDescription: 816 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9780199053940
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 618.92
Summary: First published in 1984 and now in its seventh edition, Coovadia's Paediatrics and child health 7e is a comprehensive introductory textbook, highly regarded by academics and students alike. This tried and tested best-seller is an introduction to paediatrics and child health emphasising a primary care approach from a southern African perspective to enable practitioners to deal effectively with local health problems. The book maintains a problem-based approach to facilitate a full evaluation of the sick child from a holistic perspective. This is a clinical textbook dealing with the medical diagnosis and treatment of paediatric health issues. The nine parts cover the practice of paediatrics, focusing on associated disorders. The book maintains a problem-based approach to facilitate a full evaluation of the sick child from a holistic perspective. There are chapters devoted to social paediatrics and child health, as well as a comprehensive list of topics dealing with all aspects of childhood disease including oral and dental conditions, and dermatological or specialty surgical conditions. It aimed primarily at Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) students studying Paediatrics in their 4th, 5th or 6th year modules. Paediatrics is also incorporated in the Bachelors of Nursing (BCur) programme usually at 3rd and 4th year.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi In Store 618.92 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Science PKLC009793
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore In Store 618.92 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC003300
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First published in 1984 and now in its seventh edition, Coovadia's Paediatrics and child health 7e is a comprehensive introductory textbook, highly regarded by academics and students alike. This tried and tested best-seller is an introduction to paediatrics and child health emphasising a primary care approach from a southern African perspective to enable practitioners to deal effectively with local health problems. The book maintains a problem-based approach to facilitate a full evaluation of the sick child from a holistic perspective. This is a clinical textbook dealing with the medical diagnosis and treatment of paediatric health issues. The nine parts cover the practice of paediatrics, focusing on associated disorders. The book maintains a problem-based approach to facilitate a full evaluation of the sick child from a holistic perspective. There are chapters devoted to social paediatrics and child health, as well as a comprehensive list of topics dealing with all aspects of childhood disease including oral and dental conditions, and dermatological or specialty surgical conditions. It aimed primarily at Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) students studying Paediatrics in their 4th, 5th or 6th year modules. Paediatrics is also incorporated in the Bachelors of Nursing (BCur) programme usually at 3rd and 4th year.

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