Common Pediatric Diseases: Current Challenges provides an update on different diseases and problems that affect child and adolescent health. The book starts with a quick introduction to challenges in the field of pediatrics and child health. This is followed by chapters on the outcomes of sexting, the integrated care of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, the influence of non-genetic transgenerational inheritance on children and adolescents’ development and the approach to pediatric genetic epilepsy. Additional topics covered in the book include the medical and social outcomes of cardiac diseases along with a review on specific aspects of fetal and neonatal medicine (meconium-stained newborns, transient tachypnea of newborns and fetal tumors). The book also features a chapter on Autism Spectrum Disorder during infancy and its early symptoms. The concluding chapter covers medical futility controversies and end-of-life care.
Audience: Medical students; residents and clinicians in pediatrics