MRCPCH MasterCourse, Volume 1 with DVD and website access

MRCPCH MasterCourse

Volume 1 with DVD and website access

By Malcom I. Levene, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, FMedSc, Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, Division of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Leeds, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK


How to use this book
Index of DVD clips
List of abbreviations

Module 1: Normal children and child health:

1. Child health in a changing society
2. Child development and developmental problems
3. Psychological and emotional development
4. Nutrition, infant feeding and weaning


Module 2: Toolkit for child health and disease

5. History-taking and physical examination
6. Diagnosis and management
7. Communication skills
8. Evaluation of the newborn
9. Clinical genetics
10. Pharmacology and therapeutics
11. Ethics and children?s rights
12. Practical procedures and investigations
13. Evidence-based paediatrics and audit


Module 3: Child public health

14. Epidemiology
15. Screening
16. Immunization
17. Health promotion and disease prevention


Module 4: Community child health

18. Childhood disability
19. Adolescent health and health problems
20. Emotional and behavioural problems: primary care aspects
21. Child protection in the community


Module 5: Common problems in primary care

22. Growth: normal and abnormal
23. Heart and lung disorders
24. Brain and movement disorders
25. Abdominal disorders
26. Disorders of the urinary tract
27. Skin disorders