- This pocket book Paediatric Protocols for Malaysian Hospitals, 4th Edition (2019) is aimed at doctors, clinical officers, nurses and other healthcare workers who are responsible for the care of sick newborns and young children.
- These protocols are meant to serve as a guide for clinical practice which is based on the best available evidence at the time of development.
- Every healthcare worker is responsible for the management of their patients based on the clinical features presented by the patents and the management options available locally.
Note from the editors for the Paediatric Protocols for Malaysian Hospital 4th Edition, 2nd Print (2019): In the 2019 print of the 4th Edition, we took the opportunity to make corrections on errors that were discovered after the document has been in circulation for some time thus minor corrections were made in a few documents. Substantial changes made in 3 documents which are; in the Common Poisons chapter, an important correction was made to the N-Acetylcysteine regime for paracetamol poisoning and an expanded Toxidromes table among other corrections. Additional material was added to the Empyema Thoracis chapter and updates made to the Asthma chapter at the request of the Paediatric Respiratory Physicians. Page numbers are as numbered in the first print (2018).