Emergency Pediatrics: A Guide to Ambulatory Care

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Roger M. Barkin, Peter Rosen
Mosby, 1999 - Pediatric emergencies - 952 pages
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This invaluable reference supplies concise information on all aspects of emergency care for children. EMERGENCY PEDIATRICS is built to move you swiftly from initial diagnosis to successful treatment. Organized by symptoms like apnea, coma, joint pain or cough, each chapter contains extensive differential diagnosis lists followed by treatment guidelines. Chapters covering trauma, ingestions and orthopedic emergencies are logically arranged from those requiring the least to most urgent emergency care. This new 5th edition utilizes a new, two-color design and provides the latest drug information.

* Contains the immediate information you need for the emergency care of children * Places the most current advances in life-support and the very latest information on drug dosages and interactions at your fingertips * Gives an extensive update of drug information with special emphasis on antibiotics * Highlights key clinical information in easy-to-read summary tables * Quick reference card included with a listing of emergency drugs and procedures

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-426-3

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Contents

Approaching the Pediatric Patient
3
Emergency Department Environment
11
Transport of the Pediatric Patient
18
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About the author (1999)

Rosen is professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, and Director, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

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