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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 3rd Edition

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 3rd Edition

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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.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

    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

        Trauma

        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

        INDEX

        Steven M. Selbst, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington Delaware

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