Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics: with STUDENTCONSULT Online Access, 4e
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Winner of the 2012 British Medical Association book awards' first prize in the paediatrics category!
This is the fourth edition of a highly popular 'must have textbook for paediatrics for medical students'. The previous edition has been translated into eight languages and also won British Medical Association and Royal Society of Medicine prizes for the best paediatrics textbook.
- New section on child protection
- New section on global paediatrics
- Over fifty new images
- Thoroughly revised and updated throughout
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– it is likely to be most useful to begin questions around gross motor abilities, acquisition of vision and hearing skills, followed by questions about hand skills. • 18 months to 2.5 years – initial developmental questioning is likely to be most usefully directed at acquisition of speech and language and fine motor (hand) skills with only later and brief questioning • 40 about gross motor skills (as it is likely the child would have presented earlier if these were of concern). • 2.5 to 3.5
interests as judged by them. • Truth-telling – the staff feel that it would be wrong to reassure her falsely. • Non-maleficence – the parents wish to avoid the shock of the news and the loss of hope in their daughter. children as part of a control group in a trial or for the purpose of establishing a normal range. Both can be ethically justified provided that the procedure in ques tion carries no more risk than generally encountered and accepted in everyday life. Whatever the nature of the
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