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Presented in the reassuringly familiar Oxford Handbook format, this pocket sized publication aims to provide clear and simple but definitive early management strategies for anyone assessing and/or managing acutely unwell children. We “field tested” the book in our busy paediatric emergency department in London and although some of us had a few relatively minor issues with it, in general it got the thumbs up, particularly from the more junior doctors and nurses. It didn’t fall apart either.
The book starts with a concise, informative and eminently sensible chapter entitled “Coping with patients and parents” which is essential reading for people new to paediatrics – preferably before their first shift. The other bit to read before starting work is the psychiatry chapter which, as well as dealing with specific mental illnesses and touching on …
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