Now available in a compact 4" x 7" format, this portable reference covers the management of emergency conditions seen in pediatric patients. The Fourth Edition includes new sections on pediatric emergency radiology and sports injuries, plus expanded material on infectious diseases and environmental emergencies.
"very well written. . . more complete than traditional pocket books."
-Pediatric Emergency Care Review-review of the previous edition
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A new edition of this very successful, portable, easy-to-use reference on all clinical problems encountered in any setting where ill or injured children are seen. It gives clear, practical guidance to all physicians on emergency treatment and advises on patient transfer to other departments for follow-up care.From the Back Cover:
This "little red book" makes itself more indispensable with each new edition!
Besides providing quick diagnosis and management answers toall emergency conditions affecting children, this updated and expanded edition brings you all-new coverage of the following:
* biological and chemical terrorism
* kid-on-kid and family violence
* failure to thrive
* ingestion of common new drugs such as antidepressants
* the critically ill infant
* abnormal CBCs (complete blood counts)
* implantable devices
* emergency radiology
* back pain
* rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries
* cross-cultural encounters
* and much more
***** [five stars] "This text is excellent for getting information ... clearly written and highlights those issues encountered in pediatric emergency practice. Nice work."
- from an online reader review of the Third Edition
"The essential points and priorities for diagnosis, management, and follow-up care, as well as indications for hospitalization."
- Book News
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071377506
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071377506