About the Book:
Clinical Methods in Pediatrics is the thoroughly revised and updated edition of the successful and popular book which comes with the premise to fulfill the requirements of students pursuing MBBS or postgraduate courses in pediatrics.
This edition carries a new chapter on evaluation of adolescents. With this we are also introducing the students to the HEADSSS and other popular screening tools needed for assessment of the adolescents. Other notable change in the book includes the new concepts of nutrient requirements released by the ICMR in 2020. We have for the first time included the concept of estimated average requirements (EAR) alongside RDAs. The coronavirus pandemic which originated in 2019 has disturbed our lives and has required a change and upscaling of a protection for the students and other healthcare workers, while examining the patient. Section on the universal precautions now include discussion on doffing and donning of personal protection equipment (PPE). Appropriate use of sanitizers is also highlighted. All other chapters have been thoroughly updated and revised.
This book retains its major charms and strengths in terms of a pleasing 4-color format, student-friendly presentation, logical concepts, easy language, and graphical representation for easy retention. Also includes a large number of figures and photographs to facilitate better visualization of clinical examination and diagnosis.