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Textbook of Global Child Health, 2nd Edition [Hardcover]

Editors: Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, and Philip R. Fischer, MD, FAAP

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Even with great strides in the battle worldwide against several childhood diseases, the fact is that children across the globe continue to struggle with life-threatening illnesses, with more than 7 million preschool-aged children dying every year. To be effective globally, pediatric health care providers must gain knowledge and skills necessary to serve across cultural and national boundaries.

The 2nd edition of this award-winning textbook is designed to help meet this need by understanding principles of global child health; caring for pediatric travelers and immigrants; and practicing pediatrics in resource-limited countries.

2nd edition highlights:

  • 28 updated chapters and sections
  • New chapters on cardiology, neurologic disorders, nephrology, emergency medicine and critical care, and hematology/oncology


  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58110-962-7
  • Product Code: MA0769
  • Publication Date: October 1, 2015
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 1090
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches x 4 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Availability: In Stock


Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP

Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, is professor of pediatrics, as well as vice chair of education, in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University and designated institutional official for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. 

Dr Kamat received his medical and doctorate degrees from University of Bombay, India, and then completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship training in immunology at the University of Minnesota. He is board-certified in pediatrics and in clinical and laboratory immunology.

Dr Kamat served as director of the combined Medicine Pediatric Residency program at the University of Minnesota and as director of the Pediatric Residency Program at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He developed an international pathway for residents at the University of Minnesota and at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He has been honored with Teacher of the Year awards by medical students and residents on multiple occasions. In 2009 he received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award, in 2010 he received the national AAP Education Award, and in 2012 he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the president of Wayne State University. He served on the Pediatric Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for 6 years and was also vice chair of this committee for 2 years.

Dr Kamat is active in multiple national and international medical societies. He has authored and coauthored more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, review articles, book chapters, and case reports. He serves on the editorial board of 3 journals and as ad hoc manuscript reviewer for many others. He is an editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first textbook, AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care. He is editor in chief of the editorial board for the AAP Web site Pediatric Care Online, as well as for the Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care. He is coeditor of the AAP publications Textbook of Global Child Health and Common Cardiac Issues in Pediatrics. In addition, he edited Challenging Cases in Pediatric Diagnosis, also published by the AAP.

Textbook of Global Child Health, 2nd Edition [Hardcover]

Price:: 49.95

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