APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - CPR (First aid) for children. - 806 pages
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APLS is an educational tool kit that has helped thousands of emergency physicians and pediatricians to improve the quality of care they provide to infants and children with emergency conditions.
 

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Contents

Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies
2
Pediatric Assessment
20
The Pediatric Airway in Health and Disease
52
Cardiovascular System
106
Central Nervous System
146
Metabolic Disease
186
Environmental Emergencies
208
Body Temperature Disturbances
216
EMSC Landmarks
533
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539
Disaster Management
542
g Preparedness for Acts of Nuclear Biological
545
and Chemical Terrorism
568
Smallpox
575
Radiation Exposure
581
Early Recognition
587

Submersion Injury
224
Ingestions and Smoke Inhalation
234
Trauma
268
Child Maltreatment
324
Sexual Abuse
337
Acute Sexual Assault
344
Miinchausen Syndrome By Proxy
351
Nontraumatic Surgical Emergencies
360
Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus
367
Intussusception
376
Meckel Diverticulum
382
Pediatric Inguinal Hernia
389
Chapter Review
398
Nontraumatic Orthopedic Emergencies
410
Medical Emergencies
446
Neonatal Emergencies
476
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495
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
498
Interface With EMS
524
The Technologically Dependent Child
592
MedicalLegal Considerations
610
OfficeBased Emergencies
638
Removal
655
Miscellaneous
662
Stabilization
667
Critical Procedures
674
Monitoring
681
Opening the Airway
691
Management
699
Rescue Airway
709
4Tracheal Guides
715
Cardioversion
723
Thoracic Procedures
741
Miscellaneous
747
Check Your Knowledge Answers
769
Index
781
Additional Credits
805
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Guy H Haskell, Ph.D, NREMT-P is the Director of Emergency Medical and Safety Services Consultants. He is also a Paramedic and Firefighter with the Benton Township Volunteer Fire Department in Unionville, IN.

Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, FAAP is a Professor of Medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. She is also the Director of Emergency Medical Services and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowships at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's Department of Emergency Medicine in Torrance, CA.

Yamamoto is a pediatrician.

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