Lecture Notes on Paediatrics, now in its seventh edition, provides a concise account of the core knowledge required for the practice of paediatric medicine. With a clinical focus, the book provides the information central to an understanding of the care of children in clinical practice. This material is augmented by the inclusion of practice points, notes on evidence based medicine, government health strategy and other relevant background information.A key feature of the new edition is the inclusion of sixteen OSCE stations, which appear at the end of the appropriate chapters. Each station includes the essential elements of any OSCE assessment. The aim of these stations is to assist students in their preparation for clinical exams in OSCE or traditional style, and to provide a resource for those learning clinical examination techniques.Other important features of the new edition include:*An emphasis on core knowledge through a reduction in the volume of text*The increased use of tables and diagrams as learning tools*An increased clarity through rearrangement and restructuring of chaptersLecture Notes on Paediatrics, Seventh Edition is aimed primarily at medical students, but will be essential reading for anyone in search of a clear account of the principles of paediatrics.