Marilynn G. Punaro, Division Chief, Paediatric Rheumatology; and Professor of Paediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
Professor Punaro holds the Nadine and Tom Craddick Professorship in Medical Education, and is the Master of Fashena College, at University of Texas Southwestern. She is a founding member of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), the largest collaborative clinical research network in paediatric rheumatology in North America. Her collaboration with translational research, particularly in paediatric lupus and in auto inflammatory diseases has led to high impact publications and therapeutic advances. In 2016, she was designated a Master of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), a distinction awarded to members who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of rheumatology.
With bullet points, text boxes and colour plates, this handbook is easy to use both in day-to-day patient management and in an emergency
The tables and equations direct readers to the use of relevant medication and drug dosages
Fully updated, the new edition presents evidenced based advice on both emergencies and chronic disorders
Key issues are highlighted with bullet points and boxes to lead the reader through the steps needed to understand and manage patient conditions
This handbook if useful for paediatric consultants and doctors worldwide at all levels of their training and practice, including the general paediatrician and the specialist nephrologist
New to this Edition:
All chapters have been updated using the latest evidence and guidelines.
To ensure a truly international scope, Professor Punaro from the US has been added to the author team.
New subsections such as transplantation in exceptional circumstances, gout, neonatal hypertension, and C3 glomerulopathy, have been added.