In India, teaching needs for Pediatric students & teachers are rapidly changing as earlier diseases related to 'Infections and Malnutrition' continue. Neonatal and Maternal mortalities are very high, with more than 33% births being low birth weights. India currently faces later life health consequences of intrauterine malnutrition and anemia. In the same community social factors have 'Obesity' and malnutrition in childhood. The revised book has new updated chapter on 'Nutrition'. Chapter on Growth & Development covers the subject efficiently to train us in growth assessment. Chapters: (a) Neonatology has been supplemented by Prof. N.S. Mathur, (b) Renal disorders rewritten by Dr. Arvind Sagga, ? Cardiovascular Disease by Prof. Savitri Srivastava & Dr. V. Mahajan, (d) Hematology supplemented by Prof. Usha Rusia. Similarly all other chapters have been completely revised and updated to provide current developments in our knowledge. Dr. T. Dua, Dr. A. Agarwal and Dr. D. Shah, Sr. Lecturers UCMS & GTH assisted in editing CNS, Neonatology & Gut disorder respectively. This chapter also covers feeding and environmental needs of the low birth weights. The book emphasizes in detail about the care of unborn/newborn and management at birth. Application of newer technologies has created unique knowledge on 'Genetics and Immune' diseases as future pediatrics. Chapters on Systemic Diseases-CNS, CVS, Respiratory and Renal-provide current diagnostic and management knowledge. Chapter on 'Infectious Diseases' cover Leprosy, STD and Viral/Bi a lcterial etiologies with extensive knowledge on Immunizations. The book is set to meet the new recommendations made by Medical Council of India for the undergraduates, postgraduates, DCH, MD and DNB students.

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Author(s)K N Agarwal
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2008