Pediatric Emergency Medicine : A Comprehensive Study Guide / Edition 2

Pediatric Emergency Medicine : A Comprehensive Study Guide / Edition 2

by Gary R. Strange, Robert W. Schafermeyer, Steven Lelyveld, William R. Ahrens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071369791

ISBN-13: 9780071369794

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive review of the full-spectrum of pediatric emergencies. Concise, clinically focused and immediately accessible, it is the best available tool for effectively evaluating and treating a wide-range of

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Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive review of the full-spectrum of pediatric emergencies. Concise, clinically focused and immediately accessible, it is the best available tool for effectively evaluating and treating a wide-range of complaints commonly encountered in an emergency setting.

Look Inside For These NEW FEATURES:
* Bulleted list of high-yield facts at the beginning of each chapter
* Expanded coverage of cardiac care
* Key tables, diagrams, and equations now on the inside covers for handy reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071369794
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
844
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.58(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsxi
Prefacexvii
Section IResuscitation
1Introduction1
2Respiratory Failure5
3Shock11
4Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation18
5Rapid Sequence Intubation28
6Resuscitation of the Newly Born Infant37
7SIDS/ALTE45
8Discontinuation of Life Support49
9Death of a Child51
Section IITrauma Care
10Evaluation and Management of the Multiple Trauma Patient55
11Head Trauma74
12Evaluation of Children for Cervical Spine Injuries82
13Thoracic Trauma92
14Abdominal Trauma
15Genitourinary and Rectal Trauma109
16Maxillofacial Trauma119
17Eye Trauma126
18Orthopedic Injuries133
19Injuries to the Upper Extremities140
20Injuries of the Hand and Wrist147
21Injuries of the Pelvis and Hip153
22Injuries to the Lower Extremities158
23Soft Tissue Injury and Wound Repair164
24Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia185
Section IIIRespiratory Emergencies
25Upper Airway Emergencies197
26Asthma206
27Bronchiolitis215
28Pneumonia219
29Pertussis226
30Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia228
31Cystic Fibrosis231
Section IVCardiovascular Emergencies
32Congenital Heart Disease235
33Congestive and Inflammatory Heart Diseases246
34Dysrhythmias in Children254
35Peripheral Vascular Disease260
Section VNeurologic Emergencies
36Age-Specific Neurologic Examination269
37Altered Mental Status and Coma272
38Seizures278
39Syncope287
40Ataxia291
41Weakness295
42Headache302
43Hydrocephalus306
44Cerebral Palsy308
45Cerebrovascular Syndromes310
Section VIInfectious Disease Emergencies
46The Febrile Child315
47Meningitis325
48Toxic Shock Syndrome330
49Kawasaki Syndrome334
50Common Parasitic Infestations339
Section VIIGastrointestinal Emergencies
51Gastroenteritis347
52Nonsurgical Gastrointestinal Problems353
53Acute Abdominal Conditions That May Require Surgical Intervention368
Section VIIIEndocrine and Metabolic Emergencies
54Disorders of Glucose Metabolism379
55Adrenal Insufficiency387
56Hyperthyroidism393
57Fluids and Electrolytes398
58Metabolic Acidosis409
Section IXGenitourinary Emergencies
59Male Genitourinary Problems415
60Urinary Tract Diseases425
61Specific Renal Syndromes430
Section XDermatologic Emergencies
62Petechiae and Purpura439
63Pruritic Rashes443
64Superficial Skin Infections450
65Exanthems454
66Infant Rashes461
Section XIOral, Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies
67Ear and Nose Emergencies463
68Emergencies of the Oral Cavity and Neck474
Section XIIEye Emergencies
69Eye Emergencies in Childhood483
Section XIIIGynecologic and Obstetric Emergencies
70Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology499
Section XIVHematologic Emergencies
71Anemias513
72Sickle Cell Disease518
73Bleeding Disorders522
74Blood Components527
Section XVOncologic Emergencies
75Oncologic Emergencies531
Section XVINontraumatic Bone and Joint Disorders
76Infectious Musculoskeletal Disorders545
77Inflammatory Musculoskeletal Disorders552
78Nonmalignant Tumors of the Bone557
Section XVIIToxicologic Emergencies
79General Principles of Poisoning: Diagnosis and Management559
80Acetaminophen566
81Toxic Alcohols569
82Anticholinergic Poisoning574
83Oral Anticoagulants577
84Antihypertensives, Beta Blockers, and Calcium Antagonists579
85Arsenic586
86Aspirin589
87Carbon Monoxide591
88Caustics595
89Cocaine Toxicity600
90Cyanide Poisoning603
91Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose607
92Digoxin Toxicity610
93Fish Poisoning613
94Hydrocarbons616
95Iron Poisoning621
96Isoniazid Toxicity624
97Lead Poisoning627
98Methemoglobinemia631
99Mushroom Poisoning633
100Neuroleptics638
101Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs641
102Opioids643
103Organophosphates and Carbamates645
104Phencyclidine Toxicity649
105Poisonous Plants652
106Sedative Hypnotics660
107Theophylline663
108Lethal Toxins in Small Doses668
Section XVIIIEnvironmental Emergencies
109Human and Animal Bites673
110Snake Envenomations676
111Spider and Arthropod Bites680
112Marine Envenomations686
113Near Drowning689
114Burns and Electrical Injuries692
115Heat and Cold Illness703
116High-Altitude Illness and Dysbaric Injuries715
117Radiation Emergencies733
Section XIXPsychosocial Emergencies
118Child Maltreatment753
119Psychiatric Emergencies762
Section XXEmergency Medical Services
120Pediatric Prehospital Care773
121Interfacility Transport788
Section XXIEthical and Legal Issues
122Medicolegal Considerations791
123Ethical Considerations794
Index801

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