The Harriet Lane Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series, Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 18 by Johns Hopkins Hospital, Rachel E. Rau, Carlton K. Lee | | 2900323053036 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Harriet Lane Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series, Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 18

Harriet Lane Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series, Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 18

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by Johns Hopkins Hospital
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323053033

ISBN-13: 2900323053036

Pub. Date: 08/14/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

For more than 50 years, The Harriet Lane Handbook has been the pediatrician's reference of choice in hospitals nationwide-and for good reason. Its unsurpassed diagnostic and management guidance, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, and a comprehensive drug formulary make it essential for anyone who treats children. Now, the 16th Edition is completely

Overview

For more than 50 years, The Harriet Lane Handbook has been the pediatrician's reference of choice in hospitals nationwide-and for good reason. Its unsurpassed diagnostic and management guidance, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, and a comprehensive drug formulary make it essential for anyone who treats children. Now, the 16th Edition is completely revised and updated to provide the latest treatments, guidelines, and management recommendations.

Features:

  • Organizes a wealth of information into a convenient, pocket-sized, outline format.
  • Focuses on the safety and efficacy of drugs in children.
  • Covers FDA Pregnancy Category notations and information on the effects of drugs in breast milk.
  • Includes step-by-step emergency management protocols, growth charts, and more.
What's New:
  • Revises all chapters to ensure that procedures, protocols, and therapeutic and drug information are up to date.
  • Offers a brand-new dermatology chapter with over 30 color figures, new CDC growth charts, and a new section on behavioral milestones.
  • Updates the formulary with the latest approved drugs.
  • Includes a revised radiology chapter with new radiographs.
  • Features topic-related websites and current references.
  • Provides many new illustrations and more easy-to-read algorithms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323053036
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/14/2008
Series:
Mobile Medicine Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1184

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Table of Contents

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Part I. Pediatric Acute Care

Emergency Management
Poisonings
Procedures
Trauma & Burns

Part II. Diagnostic & Therapeutic Information

Adolescent Medicine
Cardiology
Dermatology
Development & Behavior
Endocrinology
Fluids & Electrolytes
Gastroenterology
Genetics
Hematology
Immunology
Immunoprophylaxis
Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Neonatology
Nephrology
Neurology
Nutrition
Oncology
Pulmonology
Radiology

Part III. Reference

Reference
Evidence-Based Medicine

Part IV. Formulary

Drug Doses
Analgesia & Sedation
Special Drug Topics
Drugs in Renal Failure

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The Harriet Lane Handbook 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
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I particularly love the pulmonary chapter!
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The Harriet does it again. Every pediatric resident should have this book and carry it as a quick yet complete reference. The charts are easier to read in this edition compared to prior ones. You can take it to Kinkos and have them separate out the formulary and rebind it.