Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts, Second Edition [NOOK Book]


The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field

Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the ...

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The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field

Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the emergency care of children in a readily accessible manner that makes important material easy to read and remember.

Learn more in less time with:

  • A convenient and efficient presentation that condenses and simplifies must-know material for maximum retention and comprehension
  • High-yield facts presented in clear, easy-to-read bullets
  • More than 800 board-style questions with fully explained answers
  • An emphasis on key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and treatment
  • Content that highlights and summarizes important concepts to reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics

Coverage That Spans The Entire Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sections Include: Cardinal Presentations; Sedation, Analgesia, and Imaging; Resuscitation; Respiratory Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Infectious Emergencies; Immunologic Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Otolaryngologic Emergencies; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; Hamatologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Non-Traumatic Bone and Joint Disorders; Toxicologic Emergencies; Psychosocial Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services and Mass Casualty Incidents; Medicolegal and Administrative Issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071754606
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/9/2011
  • Series: Just The Facts
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 868
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

Gary R. Strange, MD, FACEP
Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

William R. Ahrens, MD, FAACP, FACEP
Associate Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Chief and Associate Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Robert A. Wiebe, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Heather M. Prendergast, MD, MPH, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Valerie A. Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Education Director
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

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Table of Contents

1. Approach to the Child in the Emergency Department,Valerie McDougall Kestner
2. The Febrile or Septic Appearing Neonate, Robert A. Felter and Ron D. Waldrop
3.The Febrile- or Septic-Appearing Infant or Child, Ron D. Waldrop or Robert A. Felter
4. Respiratory Distress, Joanna Cohen and Kathleen M. Brown
5. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Event, Collin S. Goto and Sing-Yi Feng
6. Altered Mental Status and Coma, Susan Fuchs
7. Seizures, Susan Fuchs
8. Chest Pain, Wendy C. Matsuno
9. Acute Abdominal Conditions, Jonathan Singer
10. Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Gastroenteritis, William R. Ahrens
11. Feeding Disorders, William R. Ahrens
12. Jaundice, Anjali Singh and William R. Ahrens
13. Crying Infant, Joan M. Mavrinac
14. Limping Child, Isabel A. Barata
15. Mild Head Injury to Children, Eustacia (Jo) Su
16. Approach to the Patient with Rash, Daniel McManus and Gregory Garra
17. Neck Masses, Raemma Paredes Luck and Robert W. Schafermeyer
18. Neonatal Emergencies, Jenice Forde-Baker
19. The Transplant Patient in the Emergency Department, Susan M. Scott and Neil Evans
20. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia, Amy L. Baxter
21. Pain Management, Amy L. Baxter
22. Imaging, Wendy C. Matsuno
23. Airway Management, Loren G. Yamamoto
24. Respiratory Failure,Lynette L. Young
25. Shock, Jonathan Marr
26. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Alson Inaba
27. Neonatal Resuscitaiton,Paul J. Eakin
Section 4: TRAUMA
28. Evaluation and Management of the Multiple-Trauma Patient,Michael Gerardi
29. Head Trauma, Kimberly S. Quayle
30. Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury, Julie C. Leonard and Jeffrey R. Leonard
31. Thoracic Trauma, Karen O'Connell, Wendy Ann Lucid, and Todd Brian Taylor
32. Abdominal Trauma, Shireen M. Atabaki, Wendy Ann Lucid, and Todd Brian Taylor
33. Genitourinary Trauma, Joyce C. Arpilleda
34. Maxillofacial Trauma,Joanna York and Stephen A. Colucciello
35. Orthopedic Injuries, Greg Canty
36. Pediatric Sports Injuries in the ED, Greg Canty
37. Injuries of the Upper Extremities, Jim R. Harley
38. Injuries of the Pelvis and Lower Extremities, Greg Canty
39. Soft Tissue Injury and Wound Repair, D. Matthew Sullivan
40. Upper Airway Emergencies, Richard M. Cantor and Linnea Wittick
41. Asthma, Kathleen M. Brown
42. Bronchiolitis, Kathleen M. Brown
43. Pneumonia, Sharon Mace
44. Pertusis, Sharon Mace
45. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Madeline Matar Joseph
46. Cystic Fibrosis, Sabah F. Iqbal, Dinesh K. Pillai, Kathleen M. Brown, and Bruce L. Klein
47. Congenital Heart Disease, Timothy Horeczko and Kelly D. Young
48. Congestive Heart Failure, Donna M. Moro-Sutherland, William C. Toepper, and Joilo Barbosa
49. Inflammatory and Infectious Heart Disease, William T. Tsai
50. Dysrhythmias in Children, Ghazala Q. Sharieff
51. Pediatric Hypertension, Emily C. MacNeill
52. Thromboembolic Disease, Lee S. Benjamin
53. Syncope, Susan Fuchs
54. Ataxia, Susan Fuchs
55. Weakness, Susan Fuchs
56. Headache, Susan Fuchs
57. Hydrocephalus,Susan Fuchs
58. Cerebral Palsy, Susan Fuchs
59. Cerebrovascular Syndromes, Susan Fuchs
60. Influenza, Karen C. Hayani and Arthur L. Frank
61. Meningitis, Steven Lelyveld and Gary R. Strange
62. Toxic Shock Syndrome, Eiman Abdulrahman and Shabnam Jain
63. Kawasaki Disease, Anthony Cooley and Shabnam Jain
64. The Pediatric HIV Patient in the ED, John F. Marcinak
65. Tick-Borne Infections, Scott A. Heinrich
66. Common Parasitic Infestations, Steven Lelyveld and Gary R. Strange
67. Imported Disease/Diseases in the Traveling Child, Thomas L. Hurt
68. Bioterrorism--A Pediatric Perspective, Timothy B. Erickson
69. Common Allergic Presentations: Allergic Conjunctivitis/Rhinitis, William R. Ahrens
70. Anaphylaxis, E. Bradshaw Bunney
71. Abdominal Pain, Philip H. Ewing
72. Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Cristina M. Estrada
73. Gastroesophageal Reflux, Jamie N. Deis and Thomas J. Abramo
74. Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies, Philip H. Ewing
75. Liver and Gall Bladder Disease, Susan M. Scott and Ashley Kumar
76. Disorders of Glucose Metabolism, Nicholas Furtado
77. Adrenal Insufficiency, Nicholas Furtado
78. Hyperthyroidism, Nicholas Furtado
79. Rickets, Carla Minutti
80. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, Susan A. Kecskes
81. Inborn Errors of Metabolism, George E. Hoganson
82. Male Genitourinary Problems, John W. Williams
83. Urinary Tract Diseases, John W. Williams
84. Specific Renal Syndromes, Roger M. Barkin
85. Petechiae and Purpura,Malee V. Smith and Robert A. Wiebe
86. Pruritic Rashes, Malee V. Shah and Robert A. Wiebe
87. Superficial Skin Infections, Malee V. Shah and Robert A. Wiebe
88. Exanthems, Robert A. Wiebe and Malee V. Shah
89. Infant Rashes, Robert A. Wiebe and Malee V. Shah
90. Ear and Nose Emergencies, Evan J. Weiner
91. Emergencies of the Oral Cavity and Neck, Erica Katz and Gregory Garra
92. Eye Trauma, Jeremiah J. Johnson and Stephen A. Colucciello
93. Eye Emergencies in Childhood, Lauren P. Ortega, Katherine M. Konzen, and Ghazala Q. Sharieff
94. The Adolescent Pregnant Patient, Pamela J. Okada, Adriana M. Rodriguez, and Jeanne S. Sheffield
95. Gynecologic Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence, Maria Stephan
96. Vaginitis, Maria Stephan
97. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Maria Stephan
98. Dysmenorrhea and Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Pamela J. Okada and Mercedes Uribe
99. Anemia, Audra L. McCreight
100. Sickle Cell Disease, Audra L. McCreight and Jonathan E. Wickiser
101. Bleeding Disorders, Audra L. McCreight and Jonathan E. Wickiser
102. Blood Component Therapy, Audra L. McCreight and Jonathan E. Wickiser
103. Oncologic Emergencies, Audra L. McCreight and Jonathan E. Wickiser
104. Infectious Musculoskeletal Disorders, Kemedy K. McQuillen105. Inflammatory Muscoskeletal Disorders, Kemedy K. McQuillen
106. Nonmalignant Tumors of Bone, Kemedy K. McQuillen
107. General Approach to the Poisoned Pediatric Patient, Timothy B. Erickson
Part 1: Antipyretic Analgesics
108. Acetaminophen, Leon Gussow
109. Aspirin, Michele Zell-Kanter
110. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Michele Zell-Kanter
Part 2: Household Chemicals
111. Toxic Alcohols, Timothy B. Erickson
112. Organophosphates and Carbamates, Leon Gussow
113. Caustics, Jenny J. Lu and Trevonne M. Thompson
114. Hydrocarbons, Trevonne M. Thompson
115. Rodenticides, Arthur Kubic, Anthony M. Burda, and Michael S. Wahl
Part 3: Prescription Drugs
116. Cardiotoxins, Allan R. Mottram and Jerrold Leikin
117. Prescription Drugs: Antidepressants, Michael R. Christian
118. Neuroleptics, Timothy B. Erickson
119. Isoniazid Toxicity, Jenny J. Lu and Theodore Toerne
120. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Sean M. Bryant
Part 4: Drugs of Abuse
121. Opioids, Timothy B. Erickson
122. Cocaine Toxicity, Michael R. Christian and Steven E. Aks
123. Phencyclidine & Ketamine, Matthew Valento
124. Amphetamines, James Rhee
125. Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate, Jenny J. Lu and Timothy B. Erickson
126. Lead Poisoning, Mark B. Mycyk
127. Iron, Michael R. Christian and Steven E. Aks
Part 5: Environmental Poisons
128. Cyanide Poisoning, Mark B. Mycyk
129. Mushroom Poisoning, Matthew Valento
130. Poisonous Plants, Ejaaz A. Kalimullah and Andrea G. Carlson
131. Lethal Toxins in Small Doses, Leon Gussow
132. Chemical Weapons: Nerve Agents and Vesicants, Leon Gussow
133. Human and Animal Bites, David A. Townes
134. Snake Envenomations, Timothy B. Erickson, Andrew Zinkel, and Valerie Dobiesz
135. Spider and Arthropod Bites, Timothy B. Erickson, Renee King, and Valerie Dobiesz
136. Marine Envenomations, Timothy B. Erickson, Armando Márquez, and Valerie Dobiesz
137. Drowning, Julie Martino and Mark Mackey
138. Burns, Kavitha P. Reddy
139. Electrical and Lightning Injuries, Mary Ann Cooper
140. Heat and Cold Illness, Heather M. Prendergast
141. High Altitude Illness, Janis P. Tupesis and Ira J. Blumen
142. Dysbaric Injuries, Ira J. Blumen and Lisa Rapoport
143. Radiation Emergencies,Ira J. Blumen, Eric Beck, and James Rhee
144. Sexual Abuse, Sara L. Beers and Matthew Cox
145. Abuse and Neglect, Robert A. Wiebe, Matthew Cox, and Sara L. Beers
146. Psychiatric Emergencies, Catherine P. Moore
147. Death of a Child in the Emergency Department, William R. Ahrens
148. Pediatric Prehospital Care, Craig J. Huang and Maeve Sheehan
149. Interfacility Transport, Maeve Sheehan and Craig J. Huang
150. Mass Casualty Management, Janet Lin
151. Medico-Legal Considerations, William R. Ahrens
152. Ethical Considerations, Alan Johnson
153. Withholding or Terminating Resuscitation and Brain Death, Howard Hast

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