Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 9, 2011 - Medical - 868 pages
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The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field

Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the emergency care of children in a readily accessible manner that makes important material easy to read and remember.

Learn more in less time with:

  • A convenient and efficient presentation that condenses and simplifies must-know material for maximum retention and comprehension
  • High-yield facts presented in clear, easy-to-read bullets
  • More than 800 board-style questions with fully explained answers
  • An emphasis on key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and treatment
  • Content that highlights and summarizes important concepts to reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics

Coverage That Spans The Entire Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sections Include: Cardinal Presentations; Sedation, Analgesia, and Imaging; Resuscitation; Respiratory Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Infectious Emergencies; Immunologic Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Otolaryngologic Emergencies; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; Hamatologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Non-Traumatic Bone and Joint Disorders; Toxicologic Emergencies; Psychosocial Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services and Mass Casualty Incidents; Medicolegal and Administrative Issues.

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Section 1 Cardinal Presentations
Section 2 Sedation Analgesia And Imaging
Section 3 Resuscitation

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About the author (2011)

Gary R. Strange, MD, FACEP
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

William R. Ahrens, MD, FAACP, FACEP
Associate Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Chief and Associate Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Robert A. Wiebe, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Heather M. Prendergast, MD, MPH, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Valerie A. Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Education Director
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

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