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New from Clinical Key: Applied Knowledge in Paediatrics: : MRCPCH Mastercourse


The essential guide to passing the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) exam. Closely aligned to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) theory examination syllabus and also reflective of current UK practice. Applied Knowledge in Paediatrics will leave the reader with a sound knowledge of all the core topics relevant to paediatrics and child health. It will also provide a useful study aid for those undertaking the MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice examination. The book covers how and why illnesses develop in children and young people, the appropriate investigations and treatment required, the urgency of implementation and the impact of the disease process on the child and their family. This comprehensive text is edited by Dr Martin Hewitt, a Senior Theory Examiner for the AKP examination, and Dr Roshan Adappa a Senior clinician and postgraduate trainer, with expert input from more than 60 paediatric specialists. 33 chapters provide comprehensive information of all areas of paediatric practice.