Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets E-Book

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets E-Book

by Steven M. Selbst MD, FAAP, FACEP

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Access concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care with Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, a bestselling volume in the popular Secrets Series®. Ideal for quick review or exam prep, this updated medical reference book is an essential pocket guide covering common and unusual pediatric conditions; the user-friendly Secrets style makes it a valuable addition to your library!

  • Focus on important topics, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more.

  • Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field.
  • Quickly review key concepts through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors.
  • Enhance your reference power with a full range of well-organized essential topics in pediatric emergency medicine.
  • Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780323310680
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 11/20/2014
    Series: Secrets
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 664
    Sales rank: 1,040,585
    File size: 13 MB
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    Table of Contents

    Section I

    Advanced Life Support

    1. Childhood Resuscitation

    2. Neonatal Resuscitation

    3. Respiratory Failure

    4. Shock

    Section II

    Chief Complaints

    5. Abdominal Pain

    6. Altered Mental Status

    7. Apnea, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and Apparent Life-Threatening Events

    8. Chest Pain

    9. Cough

    10. Crying and Irritability in the Young Child

    11. Diarrhea

    12. Ear Pain

    13. Fever

    14. Foreign Bodies in Children

    15. Headache

    16. Hematuria and Dysuria

    17. Hypertension

    18. Jaundice

    19. Limp

    20. Neck Masses

    21. Pediatric Rashes

    22. Red Eye

    23. Scrotal Pain

    24. Sore Throat

    25. Stiff Neck

    26. Stridor

    27. Syncope

    28. Vaginal Bleeding/Discharge

    29. Vomiting

    Section III

    Medical Emergencies

    30. Anaphylaxis

    31. Cardiac Emergencies

    32. Central Nervous System Emergencies

    33. Endocrine Disorders

    34. Fluids and Electrolytes

    35. Gastrointestinal Emergencies

    36. Gynecologic Emergencies

    37. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies

    38. Infectious Disease Emergencies

    39. Poisonings

    40. Psychiatric Emergencies

    41. Respiratory Emergencies

    42. Technology-Assisted Child-Acute Care

    Section IV

    Surgical Emergencies

    43. Dental/Periodontal Emergencies

    44. General Surgery Emergencies

    45. Neurosurgical Emergencies

    46. Ophthalmologic Emergencies

    47. Orthopedic Emergencies

    48. Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies

    49. Urologic Emergencies

    Section V


    50. Abdominal Trauma

    51. Burns and Smoke Inhalation

    52. Child Abuse

    53. Dental Injuries

    54. Extremity Injuries

    55. Eye Injuries

    56. Head Trauma

    57. Minor Trauma

    58. Multiple Trauma 

    59. Neck and Cervical Spine Trauma 

    60. Pelvic Trauma and Genitourinary Injury

    61. Pediatric Sports Injuries

    62. Thoracic Trauma Section VI

    Environmental Emergencies

    63. Bites and Stings 

    64. Drowning

    65. Electrical and Lightning Injuries

    66. Heat- Related Illness

    67. Hypothermia

    Section VII

    Special Topics

    68. Chemical and Biologic Terrorism

    69. Emergency Medical Services and Prehospital Care 

    70. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

    71. Risk Management and Legal Issues

    72. Sedation and Analgesia

    73. Transport Medicine


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