Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets


  • 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

Access concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care with Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, a bestselling volume in the popular Secrets Series®. Ideal for quick review or exam prep, this updated medical reference book is an essential pocket guide covering common and unusual pediatric conditions; the user-friendly Secrets style makes it a valuable addition to your library!
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Book information

  • Published: December 2014
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-26284-2

Table of Contents

Section I

Advanced Life Support

1. Childhood Resuscitation

2. Neonatal Resuscitation

3. Respiratory Failure

4. Shock

Section II

Chief Complaints

5. Abdominal Pain

6. Altered Mental Status

7. Apnea, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and Apparent Life-Threatening Events

8. Chest Pain

9. Cough

10. Crying and Irritability in the Young Child

11. Diarrhea

12. Ear Pain

13. Fever

14. Foreign Bodies in Children

15. Headache

16. Hematuria and Dysuria

17. Hypertension

18. Jaundice

19. Limp

20. Neck Masses

21. Pediatric Rashes

22. Red Eye

23. Scrotal Pain

24. Sore Throat

25. Stiff Neck

26. Stridor

27. Syncope

28. Vaginal Bleeding/Discharge

29. Vomiting

Section III

Medical Emergencies

30. Anaphylaxis

31. Cardiac Emergencies

32. Central Nervous System Emergencies

33. Endocrine Disorders

34. Fluids and Electrolytes

35. Gastrointestinal Emergencies

    36. Gynecologic Emergencies

      37. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies

      38. Infectious Disease Emergencies

      39. Poisonings

      40. Psychiatric Emergencies

      41. Respiratory Emergencies

      42. Technology-Assisted Child-Acute Care 

      Section IV

      Surgical Emergencies

      43. Dental/Periodontal Emergencies

      44. General Surgery Emergencies

      45. Neurosurgical Emergencies

      46. Ophthalmologic Emergencies

      47. Orthopedic Emergencies

      48. Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies

      49. Urologic Emergencies

      Section V


      50. Abdominal Trauma

      51. Burns and Smoke Inhalation

      52. Child Abuse

      53. Dental Injuries

      54. Extremity Injuries

      55. Eye Injuries

      56. Head Trauma

      57. Minor Trauma

      58. Multiple Trauma 

      59. Neck and Cervical Spine Trauma 

      60. Pelvic Trauma and Genitourinary Injury

      61. Pediatric Sports Injuries

      62. Thoracic Trauma Section VI

      Environmental Emergencies

      63. Bites and Stings 

      64. Drowning

      65. Electrical and Lightning Injuries

      66. Heat- Related Illness

      67. Hypothermia

      Section VII

      Special Topics

      68. Chemical and Biologic Terrorism

      69. Emergency Medical Services and Prehospital Care 

      70. Patient Safety in the Emergency Department

      71. Risk Management and Legal Issues

      72. Sedation and Analgesia

      73. Transport Medicine