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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, 2011-08-11
EAN 9780521700085, ISBN10: 0521700086

Hardcover, 876 pages, 27.4 x 22.1 x 4.2 cm

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.