Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics

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Ellen F. Crain, Jeffrey C. Gershel
McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, 2003 - Medical - 762 pages
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With a new trim size and a consistent format to quickly locate information, this popular handbook guides the reader in the management of emergent conditions seen in pediatric patients in all practice settings. For each problem, the authors of this portable manual discuss clinical presentation, diagnosis, Emergency Department management, indications for admission, and follow-up care. The new edition of this portable guide features clinical pearls added throughout, expanded sections on Infectious Diseases and Environmental Emergencies, as well as new sections on Pediatric Emergency Radiology and Pediatric Sports Injuries. 4th edition of this portable, popular "little red book" guides the reader in management of emergent conditions seen in pediatric patients in all practice settings -- ER, inpatient hospital ward, and clinic. Authored predominantly by pediatricians, the book includes conditions seen in the ER, but also emergent conditions and considerations that present on the pediatric inpatient ward and in the clinic (for example: minor wound care, the crying infant, genetic conditions, telephone triage, and follow-up care). Briefly discusses clinical presentation, diagnosis, ER management, indications for admission and, when appropriate, follow-up care for each problem. * Revision Highlights: Clinical Pearls added throughout; expanded sections on Infectious Diseases and Environmental Emergencies; new sections on Pediatric Emergency Radiology and Pediatric Sports Injuries; Quick Reference Guide includes frequently needed formulas and lab values; Follow-up care guidelines included throughout; new trim size

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Contents

Resuscitation James Seidel
1
Allergic Emergencies Frederick Leickly
23
Cardiac Emergencies Michael H Gewitz and Paul K Woolf
29
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Ellen F. Crain, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Director, Pediatric Emergency Services, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, New York. . Jeffrey C. Gershel, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Chief of Pediatrics, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, New York

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