This is the extensively revised, updated and expanded edition of the popular textbook on pediatric clinical methods, aimed to serve the felt needs of undergraduate medical students, pediatric residents and postgraduate students, and also the pediatricians in practice to update their knowledge on the subject.
The book beautifully blends the art and science of clinical examination of children. The text has been extensively revised, updated and expanded to handle cildren with tact and clinical skills and their parents and attendants with concern and compassion. The importance of communication skills and bedside manners has been emphasized for building a trustworthy and credible doctor–patient and doctor–parent relationship. The chapter on abnormal physical signs and their interpretation has been expanded and the book can serve as an excellent manual to the practising pediatricians for differential diagnosis of common clinical disorders in children. A large number of additional photographs, tables, medical quotations and boxes with key points have been included. It is one of the most comprehensive publication on pediatric clinical methods to serve the felt needs of medical graduate students,pediatric residents and pediatricians to rejuvenate the dwindling art of pediatrics.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Size||28×40/16 (trimmed 173×240mm)|
|About the Author||
Meharban Singh is the former Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics,All India Institute of Medical Sciences,New Delhi.He has been working in the field of perinatal medicine for the last 50 years after receiving specialized training in neonatology at Hammersmith Hospital, London, during 1970–71. He established the first WHO Collaborating Center for Training and Research in Newborn Care in South-East Asia region. He has published fifteen titles on various aspects of pediatrics and neonatology which are characterized by clarity of expression, thoroughness of contents and ease of readability. He is an outstanding clinician, medical writer and a teacher par excellence.He has served as a WHO consultant and MCH Advisor to several developing countries and Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Kabul, Afghanistan, during 1979–83. He was invited by the American Academy of Pediatrics as an International Visiting Professor for a lecture tour of United States and North America. He has been conferred the fellowships of a large number of academic bodies and has been honored with several Lifetime Achievement Awards. He has served as the former Secretary-General and President of National Neonatology Forum of India and President of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.