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

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N. Ewen Amieva-Wang, Jamie Shandro, Bernhard Fassl, Aparajita Sohoni
Cambridge University Press, Aug 11, 2011 - Medical - 847 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Section 2 Allergy
51
Section 3 Cardiac emergencies
59
Section 4 Dental emergencies
115
Section 5 Dermatology
127
Section 6 Ear nose and throat
183
Section 7 Endocrine emergencies
207
Section 8 Environmental emergencies
219
Section 9 Fluids and electrolytes
249
S ection 18 Psychiatric emergencies
569
Section 19 Renal emergencies
579
Section 20 Respiratory emergencies
597
Section 21Social and emotional emergencies
631
Section 22 Toxicology
641
Section 23 Trauma
665
Section 24 Urologic emergencies
703
Section 25 Wound management
717

Section 10 Gastrointestinal emergencies
275
Section 11 Gynecologic emergencies
327
Section 12 Hematology and oncology emergencies
341
vasculitis and rheumatology
369
Section 14 Infectious disease emergencies
393
Section 15 Musculoskeletal system
479
Section 16 Neurology
527
Section 17 Ophthalmology
553
neonates
737
adolescents
761
children with special healthcare needs
777
Section 28 Special tutorials
811
Appendix
833
Index
835
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N. Ewen Amieva-Wang is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, and Associate Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Jamie Shandro is Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA.

Bernhard Fassl is Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Aparajita Sohoni is a member of the Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

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