Paediatric Emergencies

  • Paediatric Emergencies
Author : Suraj Gupte
ISBN: 9788184450279
Year: 2012
Pages: 636
Binding: PB
Publisher Name: Peepee
Price: Rs.575.00
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The second edition of the state-of-the-art, concise and yet comprehensive first textbook of pediatric emergencies from India, is the outcome of coordinated expertise, hard work and thoughtfulness of scores of distinguished contributors drawn from India and several other countries. The chapters are written in a simple, straightforward and easy-to-understand style and are to-the-point, keeping in mind the settings in the Indian subcontinent. The emphasis is on rational management with a simplified, practical and problem-oriented approach. Nevertheless, background information, including pathophysiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical presentation and diagnosis of various emergencies, is aptly provided. The reader-friendly treatise indeed is a dependable source to find complete and authoritative guidance on various pediatric emergencies in infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book is addressed to the pediatric residents, pediatricians dealing with pediatric emergencies in government and private hospitals/nursing homes and pediatric teachers. It shall come in handy for physicians whose practice involves childhood emergencies as well. "A superb textbook of emergencies in infancy, childhood and adolescence... eminently oriented to settings in the less developed and developing countries... provides up-to-date, down-to-earth and clinically-oriented guidelines with such important background information as pathophysiology… warmly recommended to the target readers.” —Asian Journal of Maternity and Child Health, Manila, Philippines "...Strongly recommended." —Indian Pediatrics, New Delhi, India Prof. (Dr.) Suraj Gupte A product of the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh; currently Professor and Head, Postgraduate Department of Pediatrics, Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Nellore, Director, Children's Health Centre, Hony Director, Pediatric Education Network; formerly Professor and Head, Pediatric Unit, Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu for 13 years and Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, Maharaja Agarsen Medical College and Hospital, Agroha, Hisar, Haryana for over 2 years. Ø Occupies pride of place for distinguished contribution as an educationist, author, researcher and innovator globally. Ø Represented India at several International Conferences, Workshops, Symposia, Seminars etc. worldwide as guest speaker, chairperson, repartee, etc. and is a winner of several national and international Fellowships (Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Scandinavian Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, etc.) and awards (“Wodehouse Award”, “Lifetime Achievement Award”, “International Peace Prize”, “Man of the Year 2001”, “Man of the Year 2003”, etc.). Recently, the European Society of Professional Writers (ESPW) honored him with its coveted “Medical Author of the Decade” Award for his outstanding literary contribution in the field of pediatric medicine. Ø Served on several academic task forces/working groups. Ø Delivered several orations pertaining to changing scenario in child health and disease. Ø On editorial advisory board/referee/reviewer for several prestigious professional journals (including Maternal and Child Nutrition, Preston, UK, Asian Journal of Maternity and Child Health, Manila, Philippines, Synopsis, Detroit, USA, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Turkey, Indian Pediatrics, Mumbai, India, Pediatric Today, New Delhi, India, Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, Patna, India, and Indian Journal of Pediatrics, New Delhi, India). Ø Published/presented at national and international conferences over 175 papers. Ø Authored/edited several books, including the international series, Recent Advances in Pediatrics (which has had 36 volumes released so far), and textbooks (The Short Textbook of Pediatrics, now heading for its 11th edition, and textbooks of Neonatal Emergencies, Pediatric Nutrition and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition). Ø Held important positions in the Indian Academy of Pediatrics and its subspeciality chapters such as founder and Vice-President of Nutrition Chapter and founder and Secretary of the Child Neurology Chapter. Ø Undergraduate and postgraduate examiner to several universities, including IGNOU (New Delhi), AIIMS (New Delhi), PGIMER (Chandigarh), SKIMS (Srinagar), and India's prestigious NBE for award of DNB, etc. Ø Figures in most of the national and international “Who's Who” volumes.
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