Part 1 Current paediatrics. 1.1 Child health and disease 1.2 Child health in a global context 1.3 Electronic learning resources Part 2 Clinical assessment. 2.1 Clinical consultation: history taking and examination 2.2 Developmental surveillance and assessment Part 3 Social and preventative paediatrics. 3.1 The child and the family 3.2 Indigenous culture and health 3.3 Nutrition 3.4 Obesity in children and adolescents 3.5 Immunization 3.6 Child injury 3.7 Failure to thrive 3.8 Developmental disability 3.9 Child abuse 3.10 Sudden infant death syndrome and sudden unexpected death during sleep in infancy 3.11 Care of the adolescent 3.12 Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology Part 4 Behaviour and mental health needs in childhood. 4.1 Life events of normal children 4.2 Common child and adolescent mental health problems 4.3 Hyperactive and inattentive children 4.4 Major psychiatric disorders Part 5 Paediatric emergencies. 5.1 Paediatric emergencies: causes and assessment 5.2 Emergency care of the collapsed child 5.3 Poisoning and envenomation Part 6 Fluid replacement. 6.1 The child who needs fluid replacement Part 7 Principles of imaging in childhood. 7.1 Diagnositic imaging in infancy and childhood Part 8 Common orthopaedic problems. 8.1 Common paediatric orthopaedic problems and fractures Part 9 Common paediatric surgical problems. 9.1 Common surgical conditions in children Part 10 Inherited and metabolic problems. 10.1 Birth defects, prenatal diagnosis and teratogens 10.2 Modern genetics 10.3 The dysmorphic child 10.4 Genetic counselling 10.5 Inborn errors of metabolism Part 11 Neonatal problems. 11.1 The newborn infant: stabilization and examination 11.2 Low birth weight, prematurity and jaundice in infancy 11.3 Breathing problems arising in the newborn period 11.4 Congenital and perinatal infections 11.5 Acute neonatal surgical conditions Part 12 Infections in childhood. 12.1 Infectious diseases of childhood 12.2 Bone and joint infections 12.3 Meningitis and encephalitis 12.4 Infections in tropical and developing countries Part 13 Allergy, immunity and inflamation. 13.1 The atopic child 13.2 Immunodeficiency and its investigation 13.3 Arthritis and connective tissue disorders Part 14 Respiratory disorders. 14.1 Acute upper respiratory infections in childhood 14.2 Stridor and croup 14.3 Asthma 14.4 Wheezing disorders other than asthma 14.5 Lower respiratory tract infections and abnormalities in childhood 14.6 An approach to chronic cough and cystic fibrosis in children Part 15 Cardiac disorders. 15.1 Assessment of the infant and child with suspected heart disease 15.2 Common heart defects and diseases in infancy and childhood Part 16 Haematological disorders and malignancies 16.1 Anaemias of childhood 16.2 Abnormal bleeding and clotting 16.3 Childhood cancers Part 17 Seizure disorders and disorders of the nervous system. 17.1 Seizures and epilepsies 17.2 Cerebral palsy and neurodegenerative disease 17.3 Neuromuscular disorders 17.4 Large heads, hydrocephalus and neural tube defects 17.5 Children with headaches Part 18 Urinary tract disorders and hypertension. 18.1 Urinary tract infections and malformations 18.2 Glomerular disease, renal failure and hypertension Part 19 Endocrine disorders. 19.1 Growth and variations in growth 19.2 Thyroid disorders in childhood and adolescence 19.3 The child of uncertain sex 19.4 Childhood diabetes 19.5 Bone mineral disorders Part 20 Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatic disorders. 20.1 Abdominal pain and vomiting in children 20.2 The child with diarrhoea 20.3 Chronic diarrhoea and malabsorption 20.4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux and Helicobacter pylori infection 20.5 Liver disease in childhood Part 21 Skin disorders. 21.1 Skin disorders in infancy and childhood 21.2 Systemic implications of skin diseases in children Part 22 ENT, eye and dental disorders. 22.1 Ear, nose and throat, and head and neck surgery problems 22.2 Eye disorders in children 22.3 Disorders of teeth and the oral cavity Index
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