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Paediatrics: An Illustrated Colour Text.
  1. NANU GREWAL, Senior house officer, paediatrics

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    Paediatrics: An Illustrated Colour Text. Edited by D J Fields, J Stroobant. (Pp 120; £17.50) Churchill Livingstone, 1997. ISBN 0-443-05254-9.

    When I teach medical undergraduates I pitch at three levels: things that if you do not know, you will fail (for example, what is Kernig’s sign); things to know that will secure you a safe pass (for example, knowing the ABC of basic resuscitation); and things that will get you into the honours class (for example, use of DNAses in cystic fibrosis). I have yet to see a core textbook based on these key desiderata of the …

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