Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Kelly, Deirdre A.
Provides a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of paediatric liver diseases, highlighting the importance of multidisciplinary team working and holistic management of the child and family
This fully revised edition has also been updated to cover recent advances in paediatric hepatology. It includes new chapters describing the effects of liver disease in pregnancy on mother and child through to adolescence. With increasing numbers of young people surviving into adult life this edition addresses the importance of managing adolescent transition effectively.
Trainees, practising paediatric gastroenterologists and hepatologists will welcome the practical approach outlined in this text, while other healthcare professionals involved in the management of liver disease in children will find it an accessible and comprehensive reference.