Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 3E (AMAZON)

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 3E (AMAZON)

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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 experienceallows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

Steven M. Selbst MD, FAAP, FACEP

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

      2014 / 672 pages / softcover / Elsevier
      978-0323262842
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