Strange and Schafermeyer's Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition: Edition 4

ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES WITH THE MOST CLINICALLY FOCUSED GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE

"...A comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting." -- JAMA (review of previous edition)

Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians, this thoroughly updated, full-color resource presents a complete overview of pediatric emergency medicine.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine begins with an essential symptom-based section on cardinal presentations that familiarizes you with crucial life-saving protocols. Subsequent sections cover all major categories of disease--from respiratory failure to pediatric hypertension--that present in children on an urgent or emergent basis.

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  • Broad scope of the text spans the entire spectrum of pediatric emergencies, from resuscitation and trauma, to gastrointestinal and psychosocial emergencies
  • Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms present an at-a-glance review of best practices for optimizing patient care
  • 1200 color images show you what to expect and what to do
  • Chapter-opening key points, followed by concise coverage of pathophysiology, offers incisive guidance on what needs to be done to effectively stabilize and treat the pediatric patient
  • NEW! Chapter on foreign bodies offers an in-depth overview of this common pediatric problem
  • NEW! Updated references throughout include the most recent pediatric emergency guidelines and recommendations from professional societies

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About the author

Robert W. Schafermeyer, MD, FACEP, FAAP (Chapel Hill, NC) Chief and Associate Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC; Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Milton Tenenbein, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba,and Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Children’s Hospital,Winnipeg, Manitoba;

Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Palomar-Pomerado Hospitals/California Emergency Physicians Associate Clinical Professor Children's Hospital and Health Center University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA;

Loren G. Yamamoto, MD, MPH, MBAProfessor of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Honolulu, HI;

Charles G. Macias,MD , Chief of Academic Programs, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, and Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

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Publisher
McGraw Hill Professional
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Published on
Nov 5, 2014
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Pages
1008
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ISBN
9780071829243
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Pediatrics
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The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field

Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the emergency care of children in a readily accessible manner that makes important material easy to read and remember.

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A convenient and efficient presentation that condenses and simplifies must-know material for maximum retention and comprehension High-yield facts presented in clear, easy-to-read bullets More than 800 board-style questions with fully explained answers An emphasis on key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and treatment Content that highlights and summarizes important concepts to reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics

Coverage That Spans The Entire Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sections Include: Cardinal Presentations; Sedation, Analgesia, and Imaging; Resuscitation; Respiratory Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Infectious Emergencies; Immunologic Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Otolaryngologic Emergencies; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; Hamatologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Non-Traumatic Bone and Joint Disorders; Toxicologic Emergencies; Psychosocial Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services and Mass Casualty Incidents; Medicolegal and Administrative Issues.

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The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field

Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the emergency care of children in a readily accessible manner that makes important material easy to read and remember.

Learn more in less time with:

A convenient and efficient presentation that condenses and simplifies must-know material for maximum retention and comprehension High-yield facts presented in clear, easy-to-read bullets More than 800 board-style questions with fully explained answers An emphasis on key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and treatment Content that highlights and summarizes important concepts to reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics

Coverage That Spans The Entire Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sections Include: Cardinal Presentations; Sedation, Analgesia, and Imaging; Resuscitation; Respiratory Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Infectious Emergencies; Immunologic Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Otolaryngologic Emergencies; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; Hamatologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Non-Traumatic Bone and Joint Disorders; Toxicologic Emergencies; Psychosocial Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services and Mass Casualty Incidents; Medicolegal and Administrative Issues.

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