The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is a meticulously referenced pocket guide to managing ill or injured children. This updated edition features many new or upgraded guidelines that cover anaphylaxis, hereditary angioedema, head trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis, colic, endocarditis prophylaxis, jaundice, bleeding disorders, oncologic emergencies, hypertension, HIV exposure, and febrile and non-febrile seizures. Newly Added/ Expanded Sections Include: Resuscitation equipment and medication chart (look up by age, length or weight) 20 Pages of empiric antibiotic recommendations Critically ill neonates Asthma and bronchiolitis (with new clinical scoring) Non-invasive ventilation Subcutaneous fluid administration Topical anesthesia ECG features of serious disease Pediatric meningitis score Viral diseases & testing and much more Used at bedside, the Sixth Edition, continues to outline the diagnosis and management for almost all emergencies occurring in infants and children with expanded commentary regarding current controversies in this field. The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is an ideal companion for practitioners in the emergency room or in a family practice setting.
The Fifth Edition Of This Concise, Organized, Portable Reference Guide Has Been Carefully Updated, With Multiple Entirely New Sections Including Bioterrorism Exposure, Fracture Classifications & Treatment And ECG Analysis!The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Fifth Edition Provides The Most Commonly Needed Reference Material For Those Caring For Acutely Ill Or Injured Children Together With Expert Commentary And Numerous Journal References.The Newly Revised Fifth Edition Adds Evidence-Based Expert Practice Guidelines For: Management Of Asthma Bronchitis Trauma Imaging Head Injuries Gastroenteritis Otitis Media & Sinusitis Fever & Neutropenia HIV Exposure (Patient And Health Care Worker) Afebrile Seizures Convenient Reference Tables Include: Pediatric Resuscitation Antibiotic Therapy Rapid-Sequence Intubation Toxicology Trauma Care Sedation & Analgesia Burn Care Rehydration Solutions Infant Formulas And Much More!
Pediatric Acute Care: A Guide for Interprofessional Practice is an ideal reference for practice and a resource for training health care professionals who care for pediatric patients in emergency, transport, inpatient, or critical care settings. With contributions from more than 200 practicing clinicians and experts from the US and Canada, it represents a wide-variety of disciplines including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, child life, nutrition, law, oriental medicine, education, public health, and psychology. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
This authoritative reference equips you with the essential knowledge to provide comprehensive and effective care to children in an emergency setting. From age-specific diagnoses and chief complaints through developmental considerations and psychosocial issues, this text guides you through the full range of medical and surgical conditions commonly encountered when treating pediatric emergencies. The use of full color throughout, diagnostic algorithms, text boxes, charts, clinical pearls and pitfalls, and other visual features ensure the book will make crucial clinical information easy to find and apply. Tap into expert guidance on all aspects of pediatric emergency medicine, from the physical exam and usual and unusual presentations through to disposition criteria and transfer issues. Access step-by-step guidance on administering critical life support interventions and providing effective diagnostic and therapeutic ambulatory care. Quickly review specific treatment protocols for various emergency settings, including general emergency departments, community hospitals, tertiary care centers, EMS and transport, and triage. Find information fast with or without a known diagnosis, with content organized both by chief complaints and by specific diagnoses. Better understand how problems present differently in infants, children, and adolescents with age-specific diagnoses. Identify and manage the psychosocial issues surrounding pediatric patients, including major depression and suicidality, sexual and physical abuse, child neglect, and violence. Easily absorb key information with the aid of text boxes, algorithms, clinical pearls, and pitfalls. Retrieve information easily with a consistent templated format.
This concise, organized pocket guide is packed with essential lists, figures, & tables to provide instant reminders of hard-to-remember, yet vitally important, clinical information! This meticulously referenced and convenient pocket guide includes sections on advanced cardiac care, burn care, emergency drug infusions, immunizations & exposures, obstetrics & gynecology, rapid-sequence intubation, toxicology, and much more!
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Concise, current, need-to-know coverage of emergency medicine in children – presented in full color Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians "...a comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting, from the office to the emergency department. Its presentation is straightforward, and the information is easy to read and assimilate. It will be a valuable resource for those in the field of pediatric emergency medicine as well as other practitioners who occasionally care for sick children."—JAMA (reviewing an earlier edition) This clinically-focused guide covers the entire field of pediatric emergency medicine. Featuring a strong focus on practical need-to-know information Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Fifth Edition is bolstered by numerous full-color images, bulleted High-Yield Facts at the beginning of each chapter, nearly 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms, and treatment tables with drug dosages. Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians, this book is perfect for use in the emergency department or the pediatric clinic. FEATURES •Chapters open with bulleted High-Yield Facts, followed by just enough pathophysiology for understanding, and continue with a focus on what needs to be done to protect and save the child•Broad scope spans the full spectrum of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies•NEW CHAPTER on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)•Opens with an important symptom-based section of Cardinal Presentations that familiarizes you with crucial life-saving protocols•Covers all major categories of disease that present in children on an urgent or emergent basis If you are in need of a very readable and easily accessible, evidence-based text written to help you provide high quality emergency medical care to children, your search ends here.