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Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Introducing the newest comprehensive reference designed specifically for the growing specialty of hospital-based pediatrics. This comprehensive new reference not only brings you the most up-to-date, evidence-based approaches to hospital-based pediatric care, but also covers issues related to staffing a unit; financial, legal and ethical topics, and how a hospitalist program communicates and relates to its referring providers and consulting staff. You'll find it a vital addition to the shelf of anyone who cares for pediatric patients in the hospital.

Audience
Pediatricians and Hospitalists

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Published: July 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03004-5

Contents

  • 1. What is a Hospitalist?
    2. Pediatric Hospitalists: Efficiency and Quality of Care
    3. Hospitalist Models of Care: Organization and Compensation
    4. Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction
    5. Patient Safety and Medical Errors in Pediatric Hospitals
    6. Infection Control for Pediatric Hospitals
    7. Evidence-Based Medicine
    8. Clinical Practice Guidelines
    9. Approach to the Hospitalized Patient and Family
    10. Hospitalist as Patient Advocate
    11. Spiritual Care of the Hospitalized Child and Family
    12. Pediatric Palliative, End-of-Life, and Bereavement Care
    13. Transitions of Care in Hospitalized Children
    14. Medical Consultation and Co-management
    15. Transport Medicine for Hospitalists
    16. Finances
    17. Discharge planning, follow-up, payer relations, utilization management, home care
    18. Ethics
    19. Legal Issues: risk management, malpractice
    20. Clinical Research
    21. Protection of Patients, Research Subjects, and Confidentiality / IRBs and HIPPA
    22. Medical Education; Inpatient Medical Education
    23. Professional Organizations
    24. Future Development of the Field
    25. Abdominal Mass
    26. Abdominal Pain
    27. Acidosis
    28. Altered Mental Status
    29. Chest Pain
    30. Cyanosis
    31. Diarrhea
    32. FTT
    33. Fever
    34. GI Bleeding
    35. Hypertension
    36. Hypoglycemia
    37. Hyoptension/ Shock
    38. Hypoxemia
    39. Irritability/Intractable Crying
    40. Limp/Joint Swelling
    41. Lymphandenopathy/Adenitis
    42. Mouth Pain/Lesions
    43. Neck Pain
    44. Petechiae/Purpura
    45. Respiratory Distress (Wheezing, Stridor, SOB, Cough, Tachypnea)
    46. Syncope
    47. Vomiting
    48. Delivery room medicine (NALS, premies, Apgars)
    49. Term newborn (newborn screen, hips, hearing, hep B)
    50. Birth Injury
    51. Congenital anomalies
    52. Respiratory Distress/TTN
    53. Congenital and Perinatal Infections/Sepsis
    54. Hypoglycemia, IDM
    55. Hyperbilirubinemia
    56. Neonatal abstinence/withdrawal
    57. Dehydration
    58. Electrolyte abnormalities (Na, K, Ca, Mg)
    59. Antimicrobial Agents
    60. Fever
    61. FUO
    62. Fever and Rash
    63. CNS Infections
    64. URTI
    65. Neck and Oral Cavity Infections
    66. Middle RTI and Bronchiolitis
    67. Pneumonia
    68. GI Infections
    69. UTI
    70. Bone, Joint, Soft-Tissue Infections
    71. Catheter-related infections
    72. HIV
    73. Immunocompromised host
    74. Apnea, ALTE, OSA
    75. Asthma
    76. Aspiration
    77. BPD
    78. Cystic Fibrosis
    79. Airway Foreign Body
    80. PFTs, and other tests of resp physiology
    81. The Cardiac Exam
    82. Approach to ECGs
    83. Congenital Heart Disease
    84. Endocarditis
    85. Myocarditis/Cardiomyopathies
    86. Pericarditis
    87. Acute Rheumatic Fever
    88. Diabetes Mellitus
    89. Thyroid Disorders
    90. Hypopituitarism/DI
    91. Disorders of Calcium Metabolism
    92. Adrenal Disorders
    93. Biliary Disease
    94. Constipation/encopresis
    95. Gastritis and Ulcer Disease
    96. Gastric emptying disorders
    97. Hepatic Disorders
    98. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    99. Malnutrition
    100. Pancreatitis
    101. Feeding Issues
    102. Kawasaki Disease
    103. Henoch Schonlein Purpura
    104. Juvenile Dermatomyositis
    105. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
    106. Postinfectious Arthridites
    107. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    108. Acute renal failure
    109. Chronic renal insufficiency/failure
    110. Glomerulonephritis
    111. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    112. Interstitial Nephritis
    113. Nephrotic Syndrome
    114. Renal Tubular Acidosis
    115. Renal Vein Thrombosis
    116. Anemia
    117. Sickle Cell Anemia
    118. Neutropenia
    119. Thrombocytopenia
    120. Disorders of Coagulation and Thrombosis
    121. Transfusion Medicine and Blood Products
    122. Emergencies
    123. Initial care/management of common tumors
    124. Fever and neutropenia, other complications of chemotherapy/radiation
    125. Issues surrounding bone marrow transplant patients (GVHD)
    126. Seizure disorders and status epilepticus
    127. Headache
    128. Weakness/hypotonia
    129. Stroke and aneurysms
    130. Common chromosomal disorders
    131. Hyperammonemia (urea cycle defects)
    132. Hypoglycemia
    133. Metabolic acidosis
    134. Anaphylaxis
    135. Medication allergies and desensitization
    136. Immunodeficiencies
    137. IVIG
    138. Gen: obstruction
    139. Gen :abdominal Pain/Acute Abd
    140. Gen: hernias
    141. Gen: trauma
    142. ENT
    143. Neurosurgery
    144. Ophtho
    145. Orthopedics
    146. Plastics: burns
    147. Thoracic: Pneumothorax, Pneumomediastinum, Chest tubes
    148. Urology
    149. Physical Exam Findings: lumps and bumps
    150. Purpura
    151. Vesicles and Bullae
    152. Psoriasis
    153. Vascular Anomalies
    154. Scabies and Lice
    155. Atopic Dermatitis
    156. Cellulitis and Erysipelas
    157. Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
    158. Ecthyma Gangrenosum
    159. Drug-associated Skin Rashes
    160. Erythema Mulitforme
    161. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
    162. Skin Diseases in Immunosuppressed Hosts
    163. Erythrodermolysis Bullosa
    164. Transplacentally Acquired Dermatoses of the Newborn
    165. Depression
    166. Suicide
    167. Somataform disorders, diff dx of depression in hospitalized children
    168. Agitation in hospitalized children
    169. New onset psychosis
    170. Eating Disorders
    171. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    172. Menstrual Disorders: DUB, Amenorrhea, Menorrhagia
    173. Shaken baby syndrome
    174. Use of imaging/testing – skeletal survey, ophtho exam, CT
    175. Injuries, signs/symptoms concerning for non-accidental trauma
    176. Munchausen-by-proxy syndrome
    177. Legal issues
    178. Stabilization of poisoned patients
    179. OTC and Diabetic Agents
    180. Chemical Exposures
    181. Lead and other metals, Chelation
    182. Drugs of Abuse
    183. Withdrawal syndromes
    184. Burns, Smoke Inhalation, Carbon Monoxide
    185. Heat Disorders
    186. Hypothermia, Cold Disorders
    187. Drowning, Near Drowning
    188. Animal Bites, Rabies, Human Bites
    189. Envenomations
    190. Infant Botulism
    191. Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Terrorism
    192. Introduction: Definitions
    193. Special approach to Complex Care Children
    194. Common reasons for admission
    195. Technology: enterostomy tubes, vascular access, shunts
    196. DNR and other special issues
    197. Sedation and Pain Management
    198. Patient Preparation for Imaging
    199. LP
    200. Cath urine
    201. ABG
    202. IV
    203. intraosseous
    204. CVL
    205. UAL, UVL
    206. Phlebotomy
    207. Trach change
    208. Intubation
    209. Noninvasive Ventilation
    210. Thoracentesis
    211. Paracentesis
    212. Arthrocentesis
    213. VP shunt check
    214. VP tap
    215. Gross/Fine Motor, Social, Language

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