Copyright 2007 by S.M. Haneef
All rights reserved. No part of tdis book may be produced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical
means, including information storage and retrieval systems, witdout permission in writing from tde publisher and
Computerized Composed & designed by:
Mr. Amjad Ali
Shaikh Zayed Hospital,
Union Book Shop
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5td Edition - 2007
tdis fiftd edition maintains its traditions of providing up-to-date basic pediatric knowledge to all categories of
students and medical personnel. tde subject descriptions, in general, continue to be point by point in simple easily
understood language ratder tdan descriptive, making it easy to revise and more in accord witd tde prevailing
examination systems. Latest advances in tde metdods of diagnosis and treatment have been included for updating core
knowledge of pediatric practitioners.
tde revision of old text and new additions has been so extensive tdat tdis volume is almost a new book. tdis process
has been facilitated by tde strengtdening of our team of contributors by members from tde expanding pool of pediatric
Ongoing international and our own country programmes of child healtd and social welfare from a unique feature and
will benefit and prepare students for tdeir future role in tde healtd services.
We trust tdat like tde previous edition, tdis effort will be useful and informative. tdanks to our contributors of
tde past and welcome to new members.
Assistance from Mr. Amjad Ali, Computer Center, Shaikh Zayed Hospital is gratefully acknowledged.
S. M. Haneef
Prof. M. A. Arif