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Update in Pediatrics

  • Edited By: Shalea Piteau
  • ISBN: 9783319580265
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: May 17, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 567 pages
  • Language: English


This concise and comprehensive volume updates health professionals on recent advances in the field of pediatrics. It includes chapters in every subspecialty of pediatrics, such as critical care, development emergency medicine and genetics. Ranging from traditional disciplines such as infectious disease and cardiology to more current disciplines such as adolescent medicine, metabolics and genetics this is an indispensable guide for the busy clinician who wishes to stay up-to date with latest advances in the field.

Through the use of summaries and bullet points, the book concisely describes the latest recommendations and guidelines in pediatrics and provides a good overview of the available technology for each subspecialty.

The team of authors is made up of experienced clinicians and researchers in their respective fields. This book appeals to pediatricians, family doctors, nurses and nurse practitioners, allied health professionals, and health researchers.

Key Features
  • Keeps clinicians and scientists up-to-date in the field of pediatrics by summarizing the most current literature
  • Educates  on recent advances and new technology in pediatric sub-specialties
  • Serves as a resource to clinicians and scientists to find summarized information in an efficient way
Table of Contents
  1. Update in Adolescent Medicine
  2. Update in Allergy and Immunology
  3. Update in Cardiology
  4. Update in Child Abuse
  5. Update in Critical Care
  6. Update in Development and Autism
  7. Update in Emergency Medicine
  8. Update in Endocrinology
  9. Update in Gastroenterology
  10. Update in Hematology
  11. Update in Hospitalist Medicine
  12. Update in Infectious Disease
  13. Update in Metabolics and Genetics
  14. Update in Nephrology
  15. Update in Neonatology
  16. Update in Neurology
  17. Update in Oncology
  18. Update in Psychiatry
  19. Update in Rheumatology
Editor Biography

Shalea Piteau is the Chief/Medical Director of Pediatrics at Quinte Health Care in Belleville Ontario and an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University. She went to Queen’s University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree, and then she did a Masters of Science in Physiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Shalea went to Medical School at UBC and then she completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Queen’s University. She enjoys going on mission trips in her free time, and has been to multiple continents including Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and to the Native Reserves in northern Canada.

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