CURRENT Procedures Pediatrics

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 23, 2007 - Medical - 464 pages
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  • Authoritative coverage of more than 70 pediatric procedures, including peripheral IV insertion, sedation and pain management, blood pressure management, gastric lavage, suturing of lacerations, tympanometry, corneal abrasion and eye patching, regional nerve blocks, , and more!
  • Cohesive organization that begins with the ABCs of procedures (airway, breathing, circulatory support) and progresses to a detailed overview of procedures by organ system
  • Important section on subspecialty procedures offering background information, indications, and pearls to guide the generalist who may need to refer for further evaluation, covering everything from bronchoscopy and echocardiography, to colonoscopy and bone marrow aspiration
  • Handy list of appropriate equipment for a general pediatrics office

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Procedures by Organ System
Subspecialty Procedures
Appropriate Equipment for a General Pediatrics Office

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Page 26 - An updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Management of the difficult airway.
Page 114 - National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.
Page 74 - American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Drugs. Guidelines for monitoring and management of pediatric patients during and after sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Page 54 - O'Grady NP, Alexander M, Dellinger EP, et al: Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
Page 38 - M, et al. Management of newly detected atrial fibrillation: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2003; 139: 1009-1017.
Page 74 - American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anesthesiologists, Anesthesiology 84:459, 1996.
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About the author (2007)

Denise Goodman MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University; Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program, Chicago, Illinois

Thomas Green, MD, Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics Children’s Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois This is a very impressive group of authors. Dr. Green is Chairman of Pediatrics at Northwestern, and Physician-in-Chief at Children’s Memorial Hospital, one of the top pediatric hospitals in the U.S. (He succeeds James Stockman, who left the position to become President of the American Board of Pediatrics).

Sharon Unti, MD, Residency Program Director, Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Elizabeth Powell, MD, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

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