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cover image - Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,4th Edition
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Publication Date: 07-26-2023
Page Count: 688
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Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Peter Cameron, MBBS, MD, FACEM, Gary J. Browne, MD, MBBS, MSpMed, DipMedEd, FRACP, FACEM, FAAP, Biswadev Mitra, MBBS MHSM PhD FACEM, Stuart Dalziel, MBChB FRACP PhD and Simon Craig, MBBS MHPE MPH FACEM

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cover image - Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource,4th Edition
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Publication Date: 07-26-2023
Page Count: 688
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This leading text is essential reading for all those working in the paediatric emergency medicine setting who require concise, highly practical guidance that incorporates the latest best practice and evidence-based guidelines.

The Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine provides clear, concise and comprehensive information to support clinicians in what can be a challenging area to provide care. It not only covers diagnosis and management of all common presentations, but it also includes practical tips on communicating with both patients and their families.

As a companion book to Cameron’s Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine, this volume is specifically tailored to the educational needs of emergency medicine trainees, but is also expected to benefit others working in the emergency setting including paramedics and emergency nurse specialists.

    • Concise chapters and key point boxes allow for the quick and easy retrieval of information
    • Comprehensive coverage of all major topics that present within paediatric emergency care
    • Practical tips on communicating with patients and their families
    • All key topics updated to include latest available evidence
    • New section on COVID-19 and Infection control

    • Expanded and enhanced coverage of the use of ultrasound in emergency care
  • Section 1 Approach to the Paediatric Patient
    1.1 Approach to the paediatric patient
    1.2 Common chronic paediatric conditions
    Section 2 Resuscitation
    2.1 Paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest
    2.2 Paediatric basic life support
    2.3 Paediatric advanced life support
    2.4 Paediatric resuscitation in specific circumstances
    2.5 Shock
    2.6 Sepsis recognition and initial management
    Section 3: Analgesia and Sedation
    3.1 Analgesia
    3.2 Procedural sedation
    Section 4: Neonatal Emergencies
    4.1 The normal neonate
    4.2 The crying infant
    4.3 Neonatal dermatology
    4.4 Acute neonatal emergencies
    4.5 Neonatal resuscitation
    Section 5: Cardiology
    5.1 Cardiovascular assessment and murmurs
    5.2 Chest pain
    5.3 Syncope
    5.4 Cyanotic heart disease and tetralogy of Fallot spells
    5.5 Heart failure
    5.6 Congenital heart disease
    5.7 Acute rheumatic fever
    5.8 Infective endocarditis
    5.9 Kawasaki disease
    5.10 Cardiac arrhythmias
    Section 6: Respiratory
    6.1 Stridor and noisy breathing
    6.2 Upper respiratory tract infections
    6.3 Inhaled foreign body
    6.4 Croup
    6.5 Acute asthma
    6.6 Pertussis
    6.7 Community-acquired pneumonia
    6.8 Bronchiolitis
    Section 7: Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    7.1 Abdominal pain
    7.2 Vomiting
    7.3 Gastrointestinal bleeding
    7.4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux
    7.5 Pyloric stenosis
    7.6 Ingested foreign bodies
    7.7 Acute liver failure
    7.8 Diarrhoea
    7.9 Acute hepatitis
    7.10 Intussusception
    7.11 Herniae
    7.12 Gastroenteritis
    7.13 Constipation
    7.14 Inflammatory bowel disease
    Section 8: Neurology
    8.1 Cerebrospinal fluid shunt complications
    8.2 Raised intracranial pressure
    8.3 Seizures and non-epileptic events
    8.4 Acute weakness
    8.5 Acute ataxia
    8.6 Headache
    8.7 Central nervous system infections: meningitis and encephalitis
    Section 9: Infectious diseases
    9.1 Infectious Diseases, including fever
    9.2 SARS-CoV-2
    Section 10: Endocrinology and Metabolic
    10.1 Inborn errors of metabolism
    10.2 Hypoglycaemia in the non-diabetic child
    10.3 Diabetic emergencies in children
    10.4 Thyroid emergencies
    10.5 Adrenal emergencies
    10.6 Disorders of fluids, electrolytes and acid–base
    Section 11: Haematology and Oncology
    11.1 The use of blood products in children
    11.2 Anaemia
    11.3 Disorders of coagulation
    11.4 Platelet disorders
    11.5 Vasculitis
    11.6 Acute leukaemia
    11.7 Febrile neutropaenia
    11.8 Emergencies in paediatric oncology
    Section 12: Renal
    12.1 Acute kidney injury
    12.2 Haematuria
    12.3 Hypertension
    12.4 Urinary tract infection in pre-school children
    12.5 Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
    12.6 Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome 
    12.7 Immunoglobulin A vasculitis
    Section 13: Trauma in children
    13.1 Introduction to paediatric trauma
    13.2 Paediatric Neurotrauma
    13.3 Spinal injury
    13.4 Thoracic injuries in childhood
    13.5 Abdominal and pelvic trauma
    13.6 Burns
    13.7 Children in a disaster response
    13.8 Wound management
    Section 14: Orthopaedics and rheumatology
    14.1 Orthopaedics and rheumatology
    14.2 The child with a limp
    14.3 Fractures and dislocations
    14.4 Risk management in acute paediatric orthopaedics
    Section 15: Dermatology
    15.1 Dermatology
    Section 16: Ophthalmology
    16.1 Ophthalmological emergencies
    16.2 Congenital, developmental and neoplastic conditions
    16.3 Ocular trauma
    Section 17: ENT and Dental
    17.1 The ear
    17.2 The nose
    17.3 The mouth and throat
    17.4 Retropharyngeal abscess
    17.5 Foreign bodies of Nose and Throat  plus caustic ingestion
    Section 18: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    18.1 Paediatric Gynaecology
    18.2 Emergency contraception
    Section 19: Male Genitalia
    19.1 Male genitalia
    Section 20: Adolescent medicine in the emergency department
    20.1 Adolescent medicine in the emergency department
    20.2 Eating disorders and anorexia
    Section 21: Psychiatric
    21.1 Paediatric psychiatric emergencies
    21.2 Acute behavioural disturbance in children and young people
    Section 22: Crisis Intervention
    22.1 Sexual assault
    22.2 Child at risk
    Section 23: Poisoning
    23.1 General approach to poisoning
    23.2 Specific poisons
    Section 24: Environmental
    24.1 Envenomation
    24.2 Drowning
    24.3 Heat-induced illness
    24.4 Cold injuries
    24.5 Anaphylaxis and food reactions
    Section 25: Administration in EMS
    25.1 Managing the death of a child in the ED: Bereavement issues
    Section 26: Transport and Retrieval
    26.1 Paediatric emergency retrieval
    26.2 Sick child in rural hospital
    Section 27: Teaching paediatric emergency medicine
    27.1 Web-based resources
    27.2 Teaching paediatric emergency medicine
    Section 28: Paediatric research in the emergency department
    28.1 Research in children in the emergency department
    Section 29: Common procedures
    29.1 Estimating the weight of infants and children
    29.2 Basic Airway management techniques
    29.3 Non-Invasive Ventilation
    29.4 Endotracheal intubation
    29.5 The surgical airway
    29.6 Chest procedures
    29.7 Removing and replacing a tracheostomy tube
    29.8 Central and peripheral intravenous lines
    29.9 Intraosseous access
    29.10 Umbilical vessel cannulation
    29.11 Defibrillation
    29.12 Transurethral catheterisation and suprapubic bladder aspiration
    29.13 Lumbar puncture
    29.14 Reduction of paediatric inguinal hernias
    29.15 Paraphimosis reduction
    29.16 Gastrostomies and other enteral feeding devices– trouble shooting in the ED
    Section 30: Ultrasound
    30.1 Ultrasound
    30.2 Diagnostic ultrasound in paediatric emergency medicine
    30.3 Ultrasound guidance for procedures
    30.4 Incorporating ultrasound into paediatric resuscitation
  • Peter Cameron, MBBS, MD, FACEM, Emergency Physician, Alfred Health Emergency Service, Gary J. Browne, MD, MBBS, MSpMed, DipMedEd, FRACP, FACEM, FAAP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; Chair of Discipline of Emergency Medicine, The University of Sydney; Head of Academic Emergency Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia, Biswadev Mitra, MBBS MHSM PhD FACEM, Emergency Physician, Alfred Health Emergency Service, Stuart Dalziel, MBChB FRACP PhD, Director of Emergency Medicine Research, The University of Auckland and Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand and Simon Craig, MBBS MHPE MPH FACEM, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Monash University; Emergency Physician, Monash Medical Centre, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia


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