Author: Ghosh Apurba, Mitra Monjori, Choudhury Jaydeep
This book Treatment and Prognosis in Pediatrics provides up-to-date knowledge of treatment options, coupled with an understanding of the natural history of disease and how treatment options may influence it, this information in a concise, easily accessible form geared to meet the needs of busy clinicians. For those working in hospitals, it maps out areas of essential treatment and provides supporting references. For those preparing for examinations, it provides a base of knowledge, especially valuable in ‘long case’ discussions on management. For general practitioners, it will inform and update on procedures which a child may need in a specialist centre as well as providing a guide to treatment which can be started at home. In this book the format for each topic is identical. There is an initial account of the disease or condition containing relevant details of pathology and epidemiology. It is followed by sections on treatment, prognosis and where appropriate, follow-up. In this book a healthy trend towards shared care between specialist centers, local pediatricians and general practitioners in such conditions as cystic fibrosis, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, eczema, migraine and many others. This book will go some way towards assisting and encouraging this development.
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