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Emergencies in paediatrics and neonatology /
edited by Stuart Crisp and Jo Rainbow.
edition
Second edition.
imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
description
xxiv, 547 pages : illustrations
ISBN
019960553X (pbk.), 9780199605538 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
isbn
019960553X (pbk.)
9780199605538 (pbk.)
catalogue key
10166759
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This handbook provides a guide to all emergency situations encountered in paediatrics and neonatology from immediately life-threatening to the smaller but urgent problems that may arise.
Long Description
Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to thespecific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines.The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.
Main Description
Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines. The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.
Main Description
Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detailand comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging fromlife-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines.The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.
Table of Contents
How to communicate well with patients and parents
Neonatal emergencies
Resusitation
Shock
Trauma
Environmental conditions
Febrile illness
Injestion
Cardiovascular
Respiratory
Gastroenterology
Renal
Urology
General surgery
Neurology
Otolaryngology
Orthopaedics
Ophthalmology
Gynaecology
Haematology
Oncology
Dermatology
Endocrinology
Psychiatry
Biochemistry
Procedures
Formulary
Fluids and electrolytes
Normal values: haematology, coagulation, biochemistry, urine, CSF
Body surface area estimation and BMI
Neurology
Normal values: vital signs
Cardiorespiratory arrest
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