Pediatric Toxicology: Diagnosis and Management of the Poisoned Child

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2005 - Medical - 624 pages
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Evidence-based and age-specific, this book guides the clinician through the diagnosis and management of the poisoned pediatric patient. Features high yield facts at the start of each chapter, case presentations throughout, a 200+ question self-assessment section, antidote dosage tables, color plates, and coverage of herbal products, vitamins, cosmetics, spider bites, and snake bites.

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Contents

Pediatric Poison Prevention
4
Poison Control Centers
10
Human Milk and Maternal Medications
26
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Timothy B. Erickson, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Residency Program Director, Director, Division of Clinical Toxicology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Specialist in Clinical Toxicology; editor of Toxicology section in Strange/Pediatric Emergency Medicine. In addition to his work in pediatric toxicology, Dr. Erickson has garnered wide recognition for his work in educating emergency physicians about herbal toxicities.

William R. Ahrens, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Specialist in Pediatric Emergency Medicine; co-editor of Strange/Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Just the Facts in Pediatric Emergency Medicine; contributor to Tintinalli’s Pediatric section

Steven E. Aks, DO, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Specialist in Clinical Toxicology; contributor to Strange/Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Carl Baum, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Director of Medical Toxicology, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Specialist in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology. Dr. Baum is also a consultant for the State of Connecticut Poison Control Center.

Louis Ling, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Division of Clinical Toxicology, University of Minnesota, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
An accomplished toxicologist and great educator who edits Toxicology Secrets (Lippincott 2001) and co-edits Clinical Toxicology (Saunders 2000)

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