Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2e: A Comprehensive Study Guide

 
9780071212632: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2e: A Comprehensive Study Guide

Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this groundbreaking book offers a comprehensive review of the full-spectrum of pediatric emergencies. Concise, clinically focused and immediately accessible, it is the best available tool for effectively evaluating and treating a wide-range of complaints commonly encountered in an emergency setting. Features new to this book: bulleted list of high-yield facts at the beginning of each chapter; expanded coverage of cardiac care; and key tables, diagrams, and equations now on the inside covers for handy reference.

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"I found the content an excellent combination of general background and specific details for clinical decision making....Tables are clear and useful...This text has place on the reference shelf in the emergency department. It is worthwhile reading for any family physician who deals with pediatric emergencies, including residents on rotation."-- Journal of the American Board of Family Practice ( Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2002-12-09)

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MARKET AND PUBLISHING STRATEGY. Pediatric Emergency Medicine has evolved into a "specialty within a specialty" as well as comprising a significant portion of practice for the general emergency physician (15-35% of ED visits are by pediatric patients, depending on the institution). Multiple courses on pediatric are are given at ACEP and other clinical meetings. In addition to coverage on the board exams, subspecialty certification has been available since 1992 with 41 fellowship programs currently in existence. Some major medical centers have separate Pediatric Emergency Departments, staffed by pediatric emergency specialists or general emergency physicians or both. The first edition of this book broke new ground as the first pediatric emergency textbook to be written by pediatric emergency physicians and to be sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians. The second edition will retain this sponsorship and will be updated in key areas. POSITIONING STATEMENT. A new edition of a well-regarded and popular text. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, this was the first book in the field written by pediatric emergency physicians. BOOK DESCRIPTION. This book is a comprehensive review of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Concise chapters are clinically focused and cover the entire range of the specialty. The second edition features a bulleted list of 5 high yield facts at the start of each chapter and expanded coverage of cardiac care. Also, key tables, diagrams, and equations now appear on the inside covers for handy and immediate reference.

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Gary R. Strange, William F. Ahrens, Steven Lelyveld, Robert W. Schafermeyer
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