This second edition brings paediatricians and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of paediatric cardiology.
Beginning with clinical assessment and diagnostic tools such as chest X-Ray and ECG, the following chapters discuss different disorders and diseases encountered in children, from hypertension and arrhythmias, to rheumatic fever, myocardial disease and Kawasaki disease. The final section provides dosages for numerous drugs.
The new edition has been fully updated and includes more than 200 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning. Each chapter includes an extensive reference section or suggested reading for further information.
New edition presenting latest developments in paediatric cardiology
Covers diagnostic tools, and numerous diseases and disorders
Final section presents detailed drug dosage information
Previous edition published in 2008
R Krishna Kumar MD DM FACC
Chief Paediatric Cardiologist, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin, Kerala, India
Shakuntala S Prabhu MD DCH
Professor & Head, Department of Paediatrics; Chief, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India
M Zulfikar Ahamed MD DM (Card)
Professor of Paediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India