Golden Hour

3rd Edition

The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support (Mobile Medicine Series)


  • Charles Schleien
  • Charles Paidas
  • Key Features

    Find what you need quickly when performing emergency techniques such as cardioversion/defibrillation with a step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures.

    Table of Contents

    1. Initial Assessment

    2. Airway Management

    3. Respiratory Failure

    4. Acute Asthma

    5. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    6. Shock

    7. Cardiovascular Emergencies

    8. Electrolyte and Metabolic Disorders

    9. Acute Renal Failure

    10. Endocrine Emergencies: Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hypoglycemia, and Thyroid Storm

    11. Gastrointestinal Emergencies

    12. Liver Failure

    13. Hematologic Emergencies

    14. Oncologic Emergencies

    15. Head and Spinal Cord Trauma

    16. Nontraumatic Stupor and Coma

    17. Drug Intoxication

    18. Status Epilepticus

    19. Meningitis and Sepsis

    20. Pain Control and Sedation Management

    21. Thoracic Trauma

    22. Abdominal Trauma

    23. General Surgical Emergencies

    24. Orthopedic Trauma

    25. Ocular Emergencies and Trauma

    26. Soft Tissue Injuries

    27. Human and Animal Bites and Stings

    28. Hypothermia and Hyperthermia

    29. Terrorism and Mass Casualty Events

    30. Burns

    31. Child Abuse

    32. Neonatal Emergencies

    33. Transportation of the Critically Ill and Injured Child


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    About the editors

    Charles Schleien

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Executive Vice Chairman, Professor of Pediatrics & Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, New York

    Charles Paidas

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Chief of Surgery, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Executive Associate Dean for Clinical and Extramural Affairs, University of South Florida Health, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida