Pediatric Chest Pain, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics

By

  • Guy Eslick, PhD, MMEDSc(Clin Epi), MMEDStat, Harvard University
  • Steven Selbst, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington Delaware

Pediatric Chest Pain is reviewed in this issue of Pediatric Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Guy Eslick and Steven Selbst. Authorities in the field have come together to pen articles addressing the Epidemiology and risk factors for pediatric chest pain, Approaches to the pediatric patient with chest pain, Psychological causes of pediatric chest pain, Myocardial Ischemia (including Kawasaki’s Disease), Myocarditis and Pericarditis, Arrhythmias, Gastroesophageal Reflux and Foreign Body, Asthma and pneumonia, Pneumothorax/Pneumomediastinum/pulmonary embolism, Musculoskeletal causes of pediatric chest pain, Miscellaneous causes of chest pain, and Future Developments.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2478-3