Community Paediatrics

ISBN : 9780199696956

Srinivas Gada
688 ページ
182 x 105 mm
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics

Containing concise but detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions likely to be encountered by trainees, paediatricians, therapists, nurses, and allied professionals in their day-to-day practice, Community Paediatrics is the ideal companion for anyone working with children in the community. The handbook is organized according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, such as child development, neurodevelopmental disorders, and child protection, and incorporates the latest recommendations from current practice, consensus statements, and good practice guidelines. Written by a vast range of contributors from various disciplines who are local, regional, national or international experts in their field, it also contains sections on support organizations, sources of further information/reading, and useful appendices, such as developmental milestones, growth, and BMI centile charts. If you are a health professional working or aspiring to work in the community, then this practical, easy-to-carry, quick-reference handbook is a 'must-have' title, enabling the reader to deliver the highest quality holistic child-centred care.


1. Introduction to community paediatrics
2. Working with child and family
3. Development
4. Neurodisability
5. Consults with allied professionals
6. Neurology for community paediatricians
7. Vision
8. Audiology
9. Mental health
10. Genetics for community paediatricians
11. Orthopaedics for community paediatricians
12. Child abuse
13. Adoption, fostering and looked after children
14. Social paediatrics
15. Educational paediatrics
16. Working with partner agencies
17. Public health
18. Support organisations
19. References and further reading


Sri Gada has worked as a Consultant Community Paediatrician at Oxford University Hospitals for 6 years and has been practising Community Paediatrics for over 10 years. He has been actively involved in teaching and training as a honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford for over 5 years. He has conducted and organised Child Development Courses in Oxford for the past 4 years and has delivered courses in child development in UK and abroad. He has developed various services in Oxford and has participated in radio and television programmes on BBC and ITV. He has experienced disability and enablement in both his personal and professional life.