APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, 5th Ed.

APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, 5th Ed.

Product Code: 479807

APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource offers emergency physicians, pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, and other allied health professionals the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to assess and manage critically ill or injured children during the first hours in the emergency department or office setting.

Developed by expert authors, editors, and faculty from both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Emergency Physicians, APLS is an inclusive teaching-and-learning system for health care providers. Each chapter is case based and covers the key elements of assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and disposition. 

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New for the fifth edition:
  • 13 “core” chapters in the softcover student resource manual 
  • 13 additional chapters available at www.APLSOnline.com (access code in book) 
  • Bonus educational modules online 
  • Meets 2010 CPR and ECC guidelines 
  • Enhanced case scenarios 
  • Improved full-color photographs and illustrations 
  • Focused office-based emergencies 

Special features:
  • Case Scenarios prompt you to think about what you might do if you encountered a similar situation. A summary of assessment and management considerations for each case scenario appears at the end of the chapter. 
  • Your First Clue outlines the most important signs and symptoms. 
  • The Classics outline significant diagnostic study findings. 
  • What Else? outlines important points of differential diagnosis. 
  • Key Points outline critical management steps. 
  • The Bottom Line gives you a brief summary of crucial chapter concepts.
  • Check Your Knowledge helps you assess what you learned through multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter.

**Please note that the online chapters and online modules are PDF files that can be downloaded and saved. Access to the password-protected items at APLSonline.com expires at the 1-year mark. Please remember to download the PDF files before expiration. To re-gain access at that point, you would need to order a new subscription to the special privileges website.

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Section 1 Core Chapters
Chapter 1 Pediatric Assessment
Chapter 2 Pediatric Airway in Health and Disease
Chapter 3 Shock
Chapter 4 Cardiovascular System
Chapter 5 Central Nervous System
Chapter 6 Trauma
Chapter 7 Child Maltreatment
Chapter 8 Nontraumatic Surgical Emergencies
Chapter 9 Nontraumatic Orthopedic Emergencies
Chapter 10 Medical Emergencies
Chapter 11 Neonatal Emergencies
Chapter 12 Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Chapter 13 Children With Special Health Care Needs
Appendix Check Your Knowledge Answers

Section 2 Online Supplemental Chapters
Chapter 14 PALS Essentials
Chapter 15 ED and Office Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies
Chapter 16 Metabolic Disease
Chapter 17 Environmental Emergencies
Chapter 18 Toxicology
Chapter 19 Interface With EMS
Chapter 20 Disaster Management
Chapter 21 Preparedness for Acts of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism
Chapter 22 Ambulatory Orthopedics in the ED
Chapter 23 Medical-Legal Considerations
Chapter 24 Imaging Strategies and Considerations
Chapter 25 Office Procedures
Chapter 26 Critical Procedures
Appendix Check Your Knowledge Answers

Section 3 Online Supplemental Modules
Module 1 Radiology I and II
Module 2 Mock Codes
Module 3 Ultrasound for Newcomers
Module 4 Pediatric Advanced Ultrasound
Module 5 Simulation Primer
Module 6 Sedation Competency
Module 7 Electricity Backup
APLS 5e – corrections and updates based on the 2015 AHA ECC-CPR guidelines.

APLS 5e Errata.pdf
APLS 5e Updated Pages.pdf
 Publisher:  Jones & Bartlett Learning
 Published:  2012
 Pages:  552
 Format:  Softcover, with downloadable Supplement
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