In many paediatric cases the definitive diagnosis may not be made in the primary care setting, but this is where suspicions are often raised. General Practitioners are, therefore, required to maintain a breadth of knowledge covering the specialty. This invaluable guide outlines a case scenario followed by a highly detailed explanation of the condition and its management, presenting the symptoms in a way that are likely to be encountered in general practice.

chapter Case 1|8 pages

Febrile seizures

chapter Case 2|9 pages

Chronic constipation

chapter Case 3|9 pages

Urinary tract infection

chapter Case 4|8 pages

Atopic eczema

chapter Case 5|8 pages


chapter Case 6|9 pages

Kawasaki disease

chapter Case 7|8 pages

Henoch–Schönlein purpura

chapter Case 8|8 pages

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

chapter Case 9|9 pages

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

chapter Case 10|8 pages

Skull deformities

chapter Case 11|7 pages


chapter Case 12|7 pages


chapter Case 13|8 pages

Neonatal jaundice

chapter Case 14|9 pages

Recurrent abdominal pain

chapter Case 15|7 pages

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

chapter |37 pages