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List of Contributors viii Acknowledgements xv Foreword xvi RCH Handbook List xvii Preface xviii 1 Communication in the paediatric consultation 1 Mike Forrester, Daryl Efron 2 Ethics 7 Lynn Gillam, Clare Delany 3 Resuscitation and medical emergencies 16 Michael Clifford, Tali Gadish, Joanne Grindlay 4 Poisoning and envenomation 26 James Tibballs, Noel Cranswick 5 Procedures 39 Peter Archer, Leah Hickey, Ruth Armstrong 6 Pain management 59 George Chalkiadis, Greta Palmer, Ian McKenzie 7 Fluids and electrolytes 77 Sarah McNab, Trevor Duke 8 Prescribing and therapeutics 86 Noel Cranswick, Antun Bogovic, David Metz 9 Immunisation 91 Daryl Cheng, Nigel Crawford 10 Nutrition 100 Liz Rogers, Evelyn Volders, Victoria Evans, Zoe McCallum, Julie E. Bines 11 Growth 112 Jane Standish, Zoe McCallum, Daniella Tassoni, Peter Simm 12 Adolescent medicine 125 Susan Sawyer, Michelle Telfer, Colette Reveley, Kathy Rowe, Adam Scheinberg 13 Allergy 136 Joanne Smart, Dean Tey 14 Behaviour and mental health 146 Ric Haslam, Chidambaram Prakash, Christos Symeonides 15 Cardiology 170 Remi Kowalski, Bryn Jones, Michael Cheung 16 Clinical genetics 182 Natasha J. Brown 17 Dentistry 189 Kerrod Hallett, Lochana Ramalingam 18 Dermatology 194 Rod Phillips, David Orchard 19 Endocrinology 212 Peter Simm, Fergus Cameron, Mary White, Margaret Zacharin, Jeff Kao, Michele O'Connell 20 Forensic medicine 243 Anne Smith, Joanna Tully 21 Gastroenterology 253 Winita Hardikar, Liz Bannister, Susan Gibb 22 Gynaecology 267 Sonia R. Grover, Charlotte V. Elder 23 Haematology 277 Helen Savoia, Luisa Clucas, Gemma Crighton, Sally Campbell, Anthea Greenway, Paul Monagle 24 Immunology 295 Sharon Choo, Theresa Cole 25 Infectious diseases 301 Nigel Curtis, Mike Starr, Josh Osowicki 26 Metabolic medicine 336 Joy Lee, Heidi Peters 27 Neonatal medicine 341 Leah Hickey, Ruth Armstrong, Warwick Teague 28 Neurodevelopment and disability 383 Daryl Efron, Gehan Roberts, Lynne Harrison, Gordon Baikie, Giuliana Antolovich, Deborah Marks, Catherine Marraffa 29 Neurology 401 Mark Mackay, Andrew Kornberg, Alison Wray 30 Oncology 420 Diane Hanna, Rachel Conyers 31 Ophthalmology 431 Anu Mathew 32 Orthopaedics 439 Michael B. Johnson, Leo Donnan 33 Otolaryngology 451 Elizabeth Rose, Valerie Sung 34 Palliative care 465 Bronwyn Sacks, Molly Williams, Sidharth Vemuri, Jenny Hynson 35 Refugee health 473 Georgia Paxton 36 Rehabilitation medicine 484 Adam Scheinberg, Neil Wimalasundera 37 Renal medicine 493 Joshua Kausman, Susan Gibb 38 Respiratory medicine 507 Danielle Wurzel, Sarath Ranganathan, John Massie 39 Rheumatology 529 Jane Munro, Georgina Tiller 40 Sleep medicine 536 Amanda Griffiths, Harriet Hiscock 41 Surgery 543 Michael Nightingale, Aurore Bouty 42 Trans and gender diverse health 556 Michelle Telfer, Ken Pang Appendix: Antimicrobial guidelines 560 Index 572

About the Author

Dr Kate Harding, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Dr Daniel S. Mason, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Associate Professor Daryl Efron, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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