Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Edited by

  • Peter Cameron, MBBS, MD, FACEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • George Jelinek, MBBS, MD, DipDHM, FACEM, UWA Departemnt of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia
  • Ian Everitt, MBBS, DipAnat, FRACP, FACEM, Emergency Paediatrician, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco; Joondalup Health Campus, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
  • Gary Browne, MBBS, MSpMed, FRACP, FACEM, FAAP, Head of Academic Emergency Medicine & Senior Physician, CHW. University of Sydney, Clinical School. University of Notre Dame, Sydney. University of NSW, Faculty of Medicine
  • Jeremy Raftos, MBBS, FRACP, Director, Paediatric Emergency, Women's and Children's Hospital, Children, Youth and Women's Health Service, North Adelaide, South Australia


Trainees in emergency medicine; specialist nurses


Book information

  • Published: September 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3368-1

Table of Contents

Approach to the paediatric patient. Resuscitation. Trauma in children. Wound mangement. Cardiovascular. Respiratory. Gastroenterology and hepatology. Neurology. Infectious disease. Endocrine and metabolic. Haematology and oncology. Dermatology. Eyes. ENT and dental. Obstrics and gynaecology. Renal. Psychiatric. Crisis intervention. Administration and EMS. Analgesia and sedation. Poisoning. Environmental. Common procedures. Orthopaedics and rheumatology. Male genitalia. Acute neonatal problems. Transport amd retrieval.