Q&A Color Review of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Thieme, 2003 - Medical - 192 pages
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The Thieme Q&A Specialty Reviews come in a question and answer format: thought provoking questions on the right and detailed answers on the following left page, with superb color illustrations throughout. The international team of authors and editors provide over 200 clinical cases covering congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children. Topics include: allergy; abuse; burns; fractures and other trauma; feeding problems; respiratory problems; foreign bodies; genetic disorders; infections; poisioning; hematology; oncology; and much more. Cases appear in random order, reflecting practice in emergency medicine and surgery and reinforcing skills in investigation, diagnosis, and treatment. This book will appeal to all pediatricians in training as well as physicians, surgeons, and nurses in the emergency room.

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Page 36 - Most foreign bodies can be removed by irrigation or gentle wiping with a wet cotton applicator, under topical anesthesia if necessary.

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Pediatrician, Accident and Emergency Department, Sheffield Childrens Hospital, England

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