Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 26, 2011 - Medical - 238 pages
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The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is a meticulously referenced pocket guide to managing ill or injured children. This updated edition features many new or upgraded guidelines that cover anaphylaxis, hereditary angioedema, head trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis, colic, endocarditis prophylaxis, jaundice, bleeding disorders, oncologic emergencies, hypertension, HIV exposure, and febrile and non-febrile seizures. Newly Added/ Expanded Sections Include: Resuscitation equipment and medication chart (look up by age, length or weight) 20 Pages of empiric antibiotic recommendations Critically ill neonates Asthma and bronchiolitis (with new clinical scoring) Non-invasive ventilation Subcutaneous fluid administration Topical anesthesia ECG features of serious disease Pediatric meningitis score Viral diseases & testing and much more Used at bedside, the Sixth Edition, continues to outline the diagnosis and management for almost all emergencies occurring in infants and children with expanded commentary regarding current controversies in this field. The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is an ideal companion for practitioners in the emergency room or in a family practice setting.
 

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Contents

1 ABUSE NONACCIDENTAL TRAUMA
1
2 ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT
3
3 AIRWAY AND ANESTHESIA
12
4 ANAPHYLAXIS
19
5 APPARENT LIFE THREATENING EVENTS ALTE
21
6 BIOLOGIC CHEMICAL AND RADIATION EXPOSURES
22
7 BURNS
26
8 CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
28
19 KAWASAKI DISEASE
137
20 INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM
139
21 NEPHROLOGY
141
22 NEUROLOGY
143
23 NUTRITION AND FEEDING
150
24 OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
152
25 OPHTHALMOLOGY
154
26 ORTHOPEDICS
155

9 DERMATOLOGY
42
10 DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH
48
11 ENDOCRINOLOGY
50
12 ENVIRONMENTAL DISORDERS
55
13 FLUID AND ELECTROLYTES
62
14 GASTROENTEROLOGY
71
15 HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
81
16 HYPERTENSION
94
17 IMMUNIZATIONS
97
18 INFECTIOUS DISEASE
102
27 PULMONARY
172
28 PSYCHIATRY RADIATION RISK
182
29 SUBMERSIONS DROWNING
183
30 SURGICAL ABDOMINAL DISORDERS
185
31 TOXICOLOGY
191
32 TRAUMA
213
33 UROLOGY
226
APPENDIX
228
INDEX
230
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