About the Book:-
A Crisp & comprehensive book, for undergraduates to revise, the Pediatric course recommended by the Medical Council of India. For complete and easy revision the book is prepaid in five parts. Part-I includes national vital statistics (child health indicators); normal growth pattern and methods to monitor, developmental milestones with behavior disorders, nutritional needs (macro as well as micronutrients) and the related deficiency disorders. Part-II is mainly devoted to systemic diseases. In Part-III Care of the newborn child is given as a complete subject. Part-IV describes infections of various systems; bacterial, viral, protozoa etc. This part also discusses immunizations recommended for the prevention of diseases, and properties of our vaccines. Part-V covers various emergencies that could not be covered in the subject chapters.
Part I: 1. Vital Statistics, 2. Normal Growth, 3. Normal Development, 4. Nutrition, Part II: 5. Hematology & Oncology, 6. Gastrointestinal System and Liver, 7. Central Nervous System (CNS), 8. Renal Disorders, 9. Respiratory System, 10. Endocrine System, 11. Cardiovascular System, Part III: 12. Care of a Newborn, Part IV: 13. Infection Diseases, 14. Immunization Program in India, Part V: 15. Emergencies, Appendix, Index.
About the Author:-
Dr. (Prof) K.N. Agarwal is the former Director, Sanjay Gandhi PGI Medical Sciences, Lucknow and ex Director/Dean Institute Medical Sciences, Varanasi. He was appointed Professor of Pediatrics in 1973 and served up to 65 years of age in his teaching career. His Outstanding contributions to the medical fraternity include his work on Mechanisms in red cell lysis prevention by corticosteroids, Leucocyte Free alpha nitrogen and amino acid patterns in protein calorie malnutrition, Salivary Ferritin in protein energy malnutrition, Latent iron deficiency and brain neurotransmitters etc. His current research interest is "Probiotics in control of diarrhea", particularly in malnourished children.
Prof. Agarwal was trained in Pediatric hematology from the University of Uppsala, Sweden (MD-1965). He did his MD in Pediatrics from the University of Delhi in 1969. The 'Growth data' by him and associates has been recommended by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics to be used as National Standard. He also served on the faculty of the United Nation's University for Nutrition research for minimal protein requirements in lacto-vegetarians.
Presently Dr. Agarwal is a Hon. Scientist Indian National Science Academy and President Health Care and Research Association for Adolescents (e-mail:-firstname.lastname@example.org).