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Complete Books
1 General issues regarding hospital care
2 Pregnancy related problems
3 Neonatal care
4 Children in hospital
5 The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction
6 Infections in children
7 Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood
8 Procedures in children and newborn infants
9 Appendix

Complete Books
International Maternal & Child Health Care textbook       [open PDF 20.750MB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
This is the full-length and print-ready manual (928 pages) for hospitals on maternal and child health care
MCAI Pocketbook of hospital care for maternal emergencies including major trauma 2015       [open PDF 10.271MB / right-click to download]
Southall, David; Alice Clack; Johan Creemers; Angela Gorman; Assad Hafeez; Brigid Hayden; Ejaz Khan; Grace Kodindo; Rhona MacDonald; Yawar Najam; Barbara Phillips; Diane Watson; Dave Woods; Ann Wright
This pocketbook (A6 / 316 pages) provides immediately accessible information on the structured approach to managing emergencies in pregnancy and during childbirth. It includes the management of complications of pregnancy and delivery as well as details of the commonly undertaken procedures needed to urgently manage life threatening problems. It also addresses triage, basic and advanced life support and the control of pain. It includes resuscitation of the newborn infant and the management of major trauma in pregnancy.
MCAI Pocketbook of hospital care for neonates and infants 2015       [open PDF 8.350MB / right-click to download]
Southall, David; Alice Clack; Johan Creemers; Angela Gorman; Assad Hafeez; Brigid Hayden; Ejaz Khan; Grace Kodindo; Rhona MacDonald; Yawar Najam; Barbara Phillips; Diane Watson; Dave Woods; Ann Wright
This pocketbook (A6 / 278 pages) provides immediately accessible information on the structured approach to managing emergencies in the newborn and older infant. It includes resuscitation of the newborn infant and basic care issues such as keeping the baby warm, fed and free of infection. It includes the management of basic serious illnesses experienced by patients of this age group as well as details of the commonly undertaken procedures needed to urgently manage life threatening problems. It also addresses triage, basic and advanced life support and the control of pain.
1 General issues regarding hospital care
1.01 Hospital management - non-clinical support and facilities       [open PDF 126KB / right-click to download]
Anita Smith; Wandifa Samateh
General issues regarding hospital care: Hospital management - non- clinical support and facilities
1.02 Prevention of hospital- acquired infection       [open PDF 156KB / right-click to download]
Clarke, Andrew
General issues regarding hospital care: Prevention of hospital- acquired infection
1.03 Continuing medical education for healthcare professionals       [open PDF 88KB / right-click to download]
Chawatama, Tsitsi
General issues regarding hospital care: Continuing medical education for healthcare professionals
1.04 Essential imaging facilities       [open PDF 96KB / right-click to download]
Andronikou, Savvas; McHugh, Kieran
General issues regarding hospital care: Essential imaging facilities
1.05 Essential operating-theatre resources       [open PDF 84KB / right-click to download]
Safdar, Aqeel
General issues regarding hospital care: Essential operating- theatre resources
1.06 Drug and fluid administration       [open PDF 183KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Drug and fl uid administration
1.07 Safe blood transfusion practice       [open PDF 179KB / right-click to download]
Gabra, Gamal; Mansour, Maha
General issues regarding hospital care: Safe blood transfusion practice
1.08 Essential laboratory services       [open PDF 129KB / right-click to download]
Bailey, Wendi
General issues regarding hospital care: Essential laboratory services
1.09 Records, history taking and examination       [open PDF 111KB / right-click to download]
Chawatama, Tsitsi
General issues regarding hospital care: Records, history taking and examination
1.10 Triage - seeing the sickest first       [open PDF 116KB / right-click to download]
Hayden, Brigid; Southall, David; Wright, Ann
General issues regarding hospital care: Triage - seeing the sickest first
1.11 Structured approach to managing emergencies in pregnancy and childhood       [open PDF 217KB / right-click to download]
Hayden, Brigid; Najam, Yawar; Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Structured approach to managing emergencies in pregnancy and childhood
1.12 Basic life support for children and pregnant mothers       [open PDF 689KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Basic life support for children and pregnant mothers
1.13 Advanced life support for children and pregnant mothers       [open PDF 514KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Advanced life support for children and pregnant mothers
1.14 High- dependency care in pregnancy and childhood       [open PDF 124KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: High- dependency care in pregnancy and childhood
1.15 Pain control in pregnancy and childhood       [open PDF 272KB / right-click to download]
Bunn, Mary; Merriman, Anne; O'Halloran, Susan; Southall, David; Watson, Diane
General issues regarding hospital care: Pain control in pregnancy and childhood
1.16 Palliative care for children in resource limited countries       [open PDF 346KB / right-click to download]
Bunn, Mary; Merriman, Anne; O'Halloran, Susan; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Palliative care for children in resourcelimited countries
1.17 Hospital issues regarding immunisation       [open PDF 129KB / right-click to download]
Najam, Yawar; Phillips, Barbara
General issues regarding hospital care: Hospital issues regarding immunisation
1.18 Recognition by hospital workers of the abuse and exploitation of pregnant women and children       [open PDF 86KB / right-click to download]
Hospital care
General issues regarding hospital care: Recognition by hospital workers of
1.19 Transport of ill patients       [open PDF 109KB / right-click to download]
Montgomery, Mary
General issues regarding hospital care: Transport of ill patients
1.20 Ethics in healthcare       [open PDF 154KB / right-click to download]
Watson, Diane
General issues regarding hospital care: Ethics in healthcare
1.21 Traditional medicine and its relevance to hospital care       [open PDF 155KB / right-click to download]
Dienye, Paul; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Traditional medicine and its relevance to hospital care
1.22 Emergency equipment and drugs for obstetric and paediatric care       [open PDF 92KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Samuels, Martin; Southall, David
General issues regarding hospital care: Emergency equipment and drugs for obstetric and paediatric care
1.23 Grief and loss in societies affected by conflict and disaster       [open PDF 264KB / right-click to download]
Jones, Lynne
General issues regarding hospital care: Grief and loss in societies affected by conflict and disaster
1.24 Obstetric and paediatric anaesthesia in low resource settings       [open PDF 209KB / right-click to download]
Jones, Oliver; Watson, Diane
General issues regarding hospital care: Obstetric and paediatric anaesthesia in low resource settings
1.25 Non- invasive respiratory support       [open PDF 108KB / right-click to download]
Samuels, Martin
General issues regarding hospital care: Non- invasive respiratory support
2 Pregnancy related problems
2.01 Antenatal care and the hospital       [open PDF 590KB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Antenatal care and the hospital
2.02 Nursing pregnant women and girls in hospital (midwifery)       [open PDF 653KB / right-click to download]
Martin, Wendy
Pregnancy related problems: Nursing pregnant women and girls in hospital (midwifery)
2.03 Managing normal labour and delivery       [open PDF 1.530MB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Managing normal labour and delivery
2.04 Pathways of care summarising the diagnosis of complications of pregnancy or delivery       [open PDF 587KB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Pathways of care summarising the
2.05 Life- threatening complications of pregnancy and delivery       [open PDF 2.403MB / right-click to download]
Cho, Gavin; Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Life- threatening complications of pregnancy and delivery
2.06 Complications that require hospital care       [open PDF 1.476MB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Complications that require hospital care
2.07 Medical disorders complicating pregnancy and delivery       [open PDF 872KB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Medical disorders complicating pregnancy and delivery
2.08 Infections complicating pregnancy, delivery and after birth       [open PDF 782KB / right-click to download]
Ajdukiewicz, Katherine; Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hamade, Prudence; Hayden, Brigid; Khan, Ejaz; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Ssali, Francis; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Infections complicating pregnancy, delivery and after birth
2.09 Mental health problems associated with pregnancy and the postnatal period       [open PDF 615KB / right-click to download]
Smith, Susan
Pregnancy related problems: Mental health problems associated with pregnancy and the postnatal period
2.10 Female genital cutting       [open PDF 591KB / right-click to download]
Momoh, Comfort; Southall, David
Pregnancy related problems: Female genital cutting
2.11 Domestic - intimate partner violence and pregnancy       [open PDF 534KB / right-click to download]
Momoh, Comfort; Southall, David
Pregnancy related problems: Domestic, intimate partner violence and pregnancy
2.12 Post- operative care       [open PDF 552KB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Post- operative care
2.13 Obstetric procedures       [open PDF 1.953MB / right-click to download]
Christie, Katie; Clack, Alice; Creemers, Johan; Hayden, Brigid; Kodindo, Grace; Sadia, Shamsunnisa; Southall, David; Watson, Diane; Wright, Ann
Pregnancy related problems: Obstetric procedures
3 Neonatal care
3.01 Preparation for and care of the baby at birth       [open PDF 593KB / right-click to download]
Brady, June; Chawatama, Tsitsi; Najam, Yawar; Southall, David; Woods, Dave
Neonatal care: Preparation for and care of the baby at birth
3.02 Resuscitation of the newly born       [open PDF 684KB / right-click to download]
Neonatal care: Resuscitation of the newly born
3.03 Clinical care of the infant in the early months of life       [open PDF 707KB / right-click to download]
Neonatal care: Clinical care of the infant in the early months of life
3.04 Neonatal illnesses and emergencies       [open PDF 823KB / right-click to download]
Neonatal care: Neonatal illnesses and emergencies
4 Children in hospital
4.01 The differential diagnosis of common or serious presenting symptoms and signs in children       [open PDF 592KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Children in hospital: The differential diagnosis of common or serious presenting symptoms and signs in children
4.02 Caring for children and young people in hospital       [open PDF 797KB / right-click to download]
Barber, Gill; Clarke, Andrew; Cundall, David; Hamade, Prudence; Lagunju, Ike; Masari, Wagih El; Nesbitt, Anne; O'Halloran, Susan; Southall, David
Children in hospital: Caring for children and young people in hospital
5 The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction
5.01 Upper airway disorders       [open PDF 608KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Samuels, Martin; Southall, David; Watson, Diane
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Upper airway disorders
5.02 Lower airway disorders       [open PDF 600KB / right-click to download]
Samuels, Martin; Southall, David
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Lower airway disorders
5.03 Lung disorders       [open PDF 696KB / right-click to download]
Nesbitt, Anne; Serventi, Massimo; Smyth, Alan
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Lung disorders
5.04 Cardiac disorders       [open PDF 1.030MB / right-click to download]
Duke, Abdul Karim; Qureshi, Shakeel; Reinhardt, Zdenka; Southall, David
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Cardiac disorders
5.05 Shock       [open PDF 637KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Shock
5.06 Renal disorders       [open PDF 706KB / right-click to download]
Adhikari, Miriam; Lambert, Heather; Safdar, Aqeel; Southall, David
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Renal disorders
5.07 Liver disorders       [open PDF 595KB / right-click to download]
Baker, Alastair
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Liver disorders
5.08 Endocrine disorders       [open PDF 627KB / right-click to download]
Gregory, John W; Southall, David; Wales, Jerry KH
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Endocrine disorders
5.09 The child or adolescent with a mental health problem       [open PDF 579KB / right-click to download]
Aijaz, Anita; O'Halloran, Susan; Srinath, Shoba; Yerassimou, Pamela
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: The child or adolescent with a mental health problem
5.10 Nutritional disorders       [open PDF 744KB / right-click to download]
Bunn, James; Malik, Qudrat; Moy, Rob; Serventi, Massimo
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Nutritional disorders
5.11 Haematological disorders       [open PDF 679KB / right-click to download]
Afif, Michele; O'Halloran, Susan; O'Hare, Bernadette; Parke, Simon
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Haematological disorders
5.12 Gastrointestinal disorders       [open PDF 766KB / right-click to download]
Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Bunn, Su; Coulter, Brian; Gantasala, Sapthagiri; Morrison, Alli; Phillips, Barbara; Southall, David; Sullivan, Peter B.
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Gastrointestinal disorders
5.13 Rheumatology       [open PDF 576KB / right-click to download]
Malleson, Sarah; Scott, Christiaan; Singh, Surjit; Southwood, Taunton
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Rheumatology
5.14 Cancer in children       [open PDF 728KB / right-click to download]
Arora, Ramandeep; Eden, Tim; Pizer, Barry
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Cancer in children
5.15 Eye disorders       [open PDF 700KB / right-click to download]
Smith, John Sandford; Woodruff, Geoff
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Eye disorders
5.16 Neurological disorders       [open PDF 890KB / right-click to download]
Akhtar, Jamshed; Khan, Ejaz; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Moosa, Allie; Morley, Sarah; Najam, Yawar; Newton, Charles; Ogutu, Bernhards; Sabanathan, Saraswathy; Safdar, Aqeel; Wills, Bridget
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Neurological disorders
5.17 Orthopaedic problems       [open PDF 551KB / right-click to download]
Akhtar, Jamshed; Nathdwarawala, Yogesh
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Orthopaedic problems
5.18 Skin disorders       [open PDF 543KB / right-click to download]
Hay, Roderick
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Skin disorders
5.19 Surgical disorders       [open PDF 579KB / right-click to download]
Safdar, Aqeel
The child presenting with a system or organ dysfunction: Surgical disorders
6 Infections in children
6.01 Bacterial infections       [open PDF 952KB / right-click to download]
Avenant, Theunis; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Bunn, James; Chanthavanich, Pornthep; Coulter, Brian; Khan, Ejaz; McMaster, Paddy; Morley, Sarah; Newton, Charles; O'Dempsey, Tim; Ryan, Terence; Smyth, Alan; Solomon, Anthony; Southall, David; Tumwine, James
Infections in children: Bacterial infections
6.02 Viral infections       [open PDF 930KB / right-click to download]
Baker, Alastair; Bunn, James; Khan, Ejaz; McMaster, Paddy; Musiime, Victor; Newton, Charles; O'Dempsey, Tim; Tumwine, James; Vasanawathana, Sirijitt; Warrell, Mary J
Infections in children: Viral infections
6.03 Other parasitic infections       [open PDF 782KB / right-click to download]
Cooper, Ed; Coulter, Brian; Hamade, Prudence; McMaster, Paddy; Molyneux, Elizabeth; O'Dempsey, Tim; O'Hare, Bernadette; Southall, David
Infections in children: Other parasitic infections
7 Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood
7.01 Wounds and their management       [open PDF 545KB / right-click to download]
Robson, Joan
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: Wounds and their management
7.02 Fractures in children       [open PDF 588KB / right-click to download]
Akhtar, Jamshed; Minhas, Saeed
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: Fractures in children
7.03 Life- threatening trauma       [open PDF 1.044MB / right-click to download]
Akhtar, Jamshed; Driscoll, Peter; Hayden, Brigid; Minhas, Saeed; Phillips, Barbara; Roberts, Anthony; Safdar, Aqeel; Southall, David; Wilkinson, Douglas
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: Life- threatening trauma
7.04 Poisoning       [open PDF 585KB / right-click to download]
Phillips, Barbara; Robson, Joan
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: Poisoning
7.05 Envenomation       [open PDF 550KB / right-click to download]
Lalloo, David
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: Envenomation
7.06 The child who has been ill treated, abused or exploited       [open PDF 867KB / right-click to download]
Aijaz, Anita; Lazaro, Camille; Nesbitt, Anne; Shabde, Neela; Southall, David
Major injuries in pregnancy and childhood: The child who has been ill treated, abused or exploited
8 Procedures in children and newborn infants
8.01 Preparation for procedures       [open PDF 659KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Preparation for procedures
8.02 Airway procedures       [open PDF 741KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Airway procedures
8.03 Breathing procedures       [open PDF 846KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Breathing procedures
8.04 Circulatory procedures       [open PDF 959KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Circulatory procedures
8.05 Other procedures       [open PDF 954KB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Other procedures
8.06 Assessing nutrition, growth and development       [open PDF 1.076MB / right-click to download]
Southall, David
Procedures in children and newborn infants: Assessing nutrition, growth and development
9 Appendix
Appendix to International Maternal & Child Health Care textbook       [open PDF 1.350MB / right-click to download]
David Southall
Appendix to 'a practical manual on mother and child health care for hospitals worldwide'