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Pediatric emergency medicine /
[edited by] Gary R. Strange ... [et al.].
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.
description
xxiv, 1192 p. : ill.
ISBN
0071597379 (alk. paper), 9780071597371 (alk. paper)
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imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.
isbn
0071597379 (alk. paper)
9780071597371 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
7265894
 
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Doody's Reviews, February 2010
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Main Description
Concise, well-illustrated, need-to-know coverage of emergency medicine in children. . Now in full-color, hardbound, and more visual than ever, this clinically-focused guide covers the entire field of pediatric emergency medicine. Featuring a strong focus on practical need-to-know information "Pediatric Emergency Medicine" features 1200 full-color images, key points at the beginning of each chapter, 100+ diagnostic and treatment algorithms, and treatment tables with drug dosages. Perfect for use in the emergency department or the pediatric clinic, the Third Edition includes a new symptom-based section on cardinal presentations. . . .
Main Description
A clinically-focused, practical reference for evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting . .Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated guide delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies-from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. .. .FEATURES . Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations. Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices . Organized by body system making information easy to find. Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions. Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations. Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV. Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism .....
Main Description
.A clinically-focused, practical reference for evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting . .Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated guide delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies-from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies-in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. .. .FEATURES . Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations. Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices . Organized by body system making information easy to find. Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions. Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations. Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV. Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism .....
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting"Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review ServiceEndorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic.FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency departmentthat distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithmsoffer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonatesin chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease sectionincludes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic sectionwith new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting "Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."-- Doody's Review Service Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency settingEndorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic.FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency departmentthat distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithmsoffer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonatesin chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease sectionincludes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic sectionwith new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "...a comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting, from the office to the emergency department. Its presentation is straightforward, and the information is easy to read and assimilate. It will be a valuable resource for those in the field of pediatric emergency medicine as well as other practitioners who occasionally care for sick children."-- JAMA "Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."-- Doody's Review Service Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting A Doodys Core Title for 2011 ..".a comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting, from the office to the emergency department. Its presentation is straightforward, and the information is easy to read and assimilate. It will be a valuable resource for those in the field of pediatric emergency medicine as well as other practitioners who occasionally care for sick children."--"JAMA" "Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."--"Doodys Review Service" Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Main Description
A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting "...a comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting, from the office to the emergency department. Its presentation is straightforward, and the information is easy to read and assimilate. It will be a valuable resource for those in the field of pediatric emergency medicine as well as other practitioners who occasionally care for sick children."-- JAMA "Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."-- Doody's Review Service Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism
Bowker Data Service Summary
This comprehensive review of pediatric emergency medicine includes standard pediatric dosage information, coverage of cardiac care, tables and diagrams.
Table of Contents
Approach to the Child in the Emergency Department
The Febrile or Septic-Appearing Neonate
The Febrile or Septic-Appearing Infant or Child
Respiratory Distress
SIDS/ALTE
Altered Mental Status
Seizures
Chest Pain
Acute Gastrointestinal Presentations That May Require Surgery
Vomiting, Diarrhea, Dehydration
Feeding Problems
Jaundice
Abuse and Neglect
Crying Infant
Limping Child
Minor Head Trauma
Rash
Neck Masses
Common Neonatal Presentations
The Transplant Patient in the ED
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Pain Management
Imaging
Airway Management
Respiratory Failure
Shock
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Neonatal Resuscitation
Multi-System Trauma
Head Trauma
Cervical Spine Injuries
Thoracic Trauma
Abdominal Trauma
Genitourinary Trauma
Maxillofacial Trauma
Orthopedic Injuries
Injuries to the Upper Extremities
Injuries to the Pelvis and Lower Extremities
Soft Tissue Injury and Wound Repair
Upper Airway Emergencies
Asthma and Bronchiolitis
Pneumonia
Pertussis
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Cystic Fibrosis
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Inflammatory and Infectious Heart Disease
Dysrhythmias
Hypertension
Thromboembolic Disease
Syncope
Ataxia
Weakness
Headache
Hydrocephalus
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrovascular Syndromes
Influenza
Meningitis
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Kawasaki Syndrome
The Pediatric HIV Patient in the ED
Tick-Borne Infections
Common Parasitic Infestations
Imported Diseases/Diseases in the Traveling Child
Bioterrorism - Pediatric Perspectives
Common Allergic Presentations
Anaphylaxis
Abdominal Pain
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Reflux
Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies
Liver Disease
Disorders of Glucose Metabolism
Adrenal Insufficiency
Thyroid Disorders
Ricketts
Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Male Genitourinary Problems
Urinary Tract Diseases
Renal Syndromes
Petechiae and Purpura
Pruritis Rashes
Superficial Skin Infections
Exanthems
Infant Rashes
Ear and Nose Emergencies
Emergencies of the Oral Cavity and Neck
Traumatic Eye Emergencies
Non-Traumatic Eye Emergencies
The Adolescent Pregnant Patient
Gynecologic Disorders of Infancy and Childhood
Vaginitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexual Abuse
Dysmenorrhea and Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Anemia
Sickle Cell Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Component Therapy
Oncologic Emergencies
Infectious Musculoskeletal Disorders
Inflammatory Musculoskeletal Disorders
Tumors of Bone
General Approach to the Poisoned Patient
Antipyretic Analgesics
Household Chemicals
Prescription Drugs
Carbon Monoxide
Drugs of Abuse
Lead
Iron
Environmental Poisons
Lethal Toxins in Small Doses
Chemical Terrorism - Pediatric Perspectives
Human and Animal Bites
Snake Envenomations
Spider and Arthropod Envenomations
Marine Envenomations
Near Drowning
Burns
Lightning and Electrical Injuries
Heat and Cold Illness
High Altitude Illness and Dysbarism
Radiation Emergencies
Psychiatric Emergencies
Death of a Child
Pre-Hospital Care
Inter-Facility Transport
Mass Casualty Management
Medicolegal Considerations
Ethical Considerations
Discontinuation of Life Support
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