Medical books should be updated regularly
Medicine is evolving so fast that the text books in medicine need to be updated every one and half years or so. The Nelson’s Book of Pediatrics, considered as the bible of paediatrics world over is one book that is continuously updated. Even as the students join the medicine course and pass out in four years the content becomes obsolete in four years. Hence there is a need to keep the books updated often,” said Dr Bonita Stanton, founding dean of the Seton Hall and Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine USA and one of the four editors of the book.

Dr Stanton ws speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of a two day international conference on supportive care in paediatrics titled, ‘Books to bedside’ organized jointly by the Paediatric Intensive Care Chapter (PICC) and the IAP chapter of Nagpur....