Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

by Peter Cameron, George Jelinek, Ian Everitt, Gary J. Browne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443073481

ISBN-13: 9780443073489

Pub. Date: 01/06/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"This book gives the reader a simple and straightforward approach to common paediatric emergencies. Short concise chapters give a consensus approach to diagnosis and treatment, taking an evidence-based approach where possible." Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine will be ideal for trainees and residents in emergency medicine and for doctors, nursing and…  See more details below

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"This book gives the reader a simple and straightforward approach to common paediatric emergencies. Short concise chapters give a consensus approach to diagnosis and treatment, taking an evidence-based approach where possible." Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine will be ideal for trainees and residents in emergency medicine and for doctors, nursing and paramedic staff involved in the provision of emergency care to children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443073489
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/06/2006
Pages:
732
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Approach to the paediatric patient1
Approach to the paediatric patient3
Sect. 2Resuscitation15
Paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest (PCA)17
Basic life support21
Paediatric advanced life support (ALS)27
Specific paediatric resuscitation40
Shock43
Neonatal resuscitation47
Sect. 3Trauma in children55
Introduction to paediatric trauma57
Paediatric neurotrauma62
Thoracic injuries in childhood71
Abdominal and pelvic trauma76
Burns81
Sect. 4Wound management89
Wound management91
Sect. 5Cardiovascular103
Cyanotic heart disease and tetralogy of fallot spells105
Heart failure108
Syncope110
Congenital heart disease113
Acute rheumatic fever119
Infective endocarditis122
Kawasaki disease125
Paediatric arrhythmias127
Sect. 6Respiratory135
Upper respiratory tract infections137
Inhaled foreign body140
Acute asthma142
Pertussis149
Community-acquired pneumonia151
Bronchiolitis154
Croup158
Sect. 7Gastroenterology and hepatology163
Abdominal pain165
Gastrointestinal bleeding171
Gastro-oesophogeal reflux175
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis178
Bilious vomiting180
Food intolerance183
Ingested foreign bodies188
Hepatic failure191
Diarrhoea and vomiting197
Hepatitis201
Intussuception207
Herniae209
Gastroenteritis211
Constipation217
Sect. 8Neurology221
CSF shunt complications223
Raised intracranial pressure225
Seizures and non-epileptic events229
Acute weakness233
Acute ataxia242
Headache248
CNS infections : meningitis and encephalitis253
Sect. 9Infectious diseases259
Infectious diseases261
Sect. 10Endocrine and metabolic273
Metabolic emergencies275
Diabetic emergencies in children278
Thyroid emergencies280
Adrenal crisis282
Disorders of fluids, electrolytes and acid-base285
Sect. 11Haematology and oncology297
The use of blood products in children299
Anaemia303
Disorders of coagulation311
Platelet disorders313
Vasculitis315
Acute leukaemia318
Febrile neutropenia320
Sect. 12Dermatology323
Dermatology325
Sect. 13Eyes373
Opthamological emergencies375
Congenital, developmental and neoplastic conditions380
Ocular trauma381
Sect. 14ENT and dental387
The ear389
The nose394
The mouth and throat397
Retropharyngeal abscess403
Foreign bodies and caustic ingestion404
Sect. 15Obstetrics and gynaecology407
Paediatric gynaecology409
Emergency contraception415
Sect. 16Renal417
Acute renal failure419
Haematuria426
Hypertension428
Urinary tract infection in preschool children433
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome436
Nephrotic syndrome439
Henoch-Schonlein purpura444
Sect. 17Psychiatric447
Paediatric psychiatric emergencies449
Sect. 18Crisis intervention455
Sexual assault457
Child abuse460
Sect. 19Administration and EMS465
Managing the death of a child in the emergency department : bereavement issues467
Forensic paediatrics and the law472
Sect. 20Analgesia and sedation477
Analgesia and sedation479
Sect. 21Poisoning489
General approach to poisoning491
Specific poisons500
Sect. 22Environment519
Envenomation521
Drowning538
Heat-induced illness544
Cold injuries547
Anaphylaxis553
Sect. 23Common procedures559
Length-based paediatric drug dosing and equipment sizing561
Bag-mask ventilation563
Nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airways566
Endotracheal tube and endotracheal intubation570
Confirmation of intubation574
The surgical airway576
Needle thoracostomy580
Tube thoracostomy582
Removing and replacing a tracheostomy tube585
Central and peripheral intravenous lines587
Intraosseous infusions594
Rectal drug administration596
Umbilical vessel cannulation598
Electrical countershock601
Pericardiocentesis603
Transurethral catheterisation and suprapubic bladder aspiration606
Penile zipper injury609
Lumbar puncture610
Sect. 24Orthopaedics and rheumatology613
Orthopaedics and rheumatology615
Fractures and dislocations628
Spinal injury639
Risk management in acute paediatric orthopaedics649
Sect. 25Male genitalia653
The acute scrotum655
Acute problems of the penis and foreskin657
Sect. 26Acute neonatal problems659
Acute neonatal emergencies661
Sect. 27Transport and retrieval679
Emergency medical transport and retrieval681

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