Paediatric Surgery has been fully updated to reflect current guidelines and practices, and offers a contemporary overview of the subject in general, as well as detailed information about core subjects. Structured to assist problem-solving and diagnosis, the handbook contains detailed clinical features on all aspects of neonatal and general paediatric surgical conditions, it is a key revision tool for the MRCS and FRCS Paediatrics post-graduate exams, as well as the UEMS European exam in paediatric surgery. The chapter on common operations has been expanded, including new topics on orchidopexy, scrotal exploration, thoracotomy, and appendicectomy, as well as information on robotic surgery. There is also a new chapter on global paediatric surgery, outlining the challenges and future direction of the discipline in India, East Africa, West Africa, and South Africa. Neonatal medicine and neonatal surgery both have new topics on resuscitation, ventilation strategies, jaundice, and congenital lung abnormalities. With the knowledge level based around what is needed in clinical practice, supporting background and science is included to strengthen understanding. Pragmatic and practical, this second edition of Paediatric Surgery is a vital tool for all those who work in the field.
About this Author
Mark Davenport is Professor of Paediatric Surgery at King's College Hospital, London, UK. Paolo De Coppi is Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK.
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