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IAP Speciality Series on Pediatric Cardiology

9789350903643
541 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd
Overview

This second edition brings paediatricians and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of paediatric cardiology.

Beginning with clinical assessment and diagnostic tools such as chest X-Ray and ECG, the following chapters discuss different disorders and diseases encountered in children, from hypertension and arrhythmias, to rheumatic fever, myocardial disease and Kawasaki disease. The final section provides dosages for numerous drugs.

The new edition has been fully updated and includes more than 200 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning. Each chapter includes an extensive reference section or suggested reading for further information.

Key points

  • New edition presenting latest developments in paediatric cardiology
  • Covers diagnostic tools, and numerous diseases and disorders
  • Final section presents detailed drug dosage information
  • Previous edition published in 2008
Author Bio

R Krishna Kumar MD DM FACC
Chief Paediatric Cardiologist, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin, Kerala, India

Shakuntala S Prabhu MD DCH
Professor & Head, Department of Paediatrics; Chief, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India

M Zulfikar Ahamed MD DM (Card)
Professor of Paediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India