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A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Caring for Children in the Emergency Department

A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Caring for Children in the Emergency Department

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Cambridge University Press, 8/11/2011
EAN 9780521700085, ISBN10: 0521700086

Paperback, 876 pages, 27.6 x 21.9 x 4 cm
Language: English

This practical guide is written for the emergency department physician who cares for adults and children concurrently and provides all the information needed to diagnose and treat a wide variety of common and uncommon pediatric disorders. Each chapter takes a clinical perspective, emphasizing differences in adult and pediatric disease process and management. Key facts, special considerations, and pearls and pitfalls are highlighted, providing rapid access to vital knowledge in emergency situations. Sections are dedicated to specific pediatric populations, including neonates, adolescents, and children with special health care needs. High-quality photographs, illustrations and diagrams enhance the text throughout and tutorials cover pediatric imaging, pediatric EKG interpretation, procedural sedation, and procedures. Written by pediatric and emergency medicine specialists and subspecialty experts, this is a must-have text for emergency medicine physicians and trainees, as well as family practice health care practitioners.

Part I. Resuscitation
Part II. Allergy
Part III. Cardiac Emergencies
Part IV. Dental Emergencies
Part V. Dermatology
Part VI. Ear, Nose, Throat
Part VII. Endocrine Emergencies
Part VIII. Environmental
Part IX. Fluids and Electrolytes
Part X. Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Part XI. Gynecologic Emergencies
Part XII. Hematology and Oncology Emergencies
Part XIII. Immunologic Emergencies
Part XIV. Infectious Disease Emergencies
Part XV. Musculoskeletal System
Part XVI. Neurology
Part XVII. Ophthalmology
Part XVIII. Psychiatric Emergencies.