Golden Hour

3rd Edition

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

Authors:

Description

"Highly Commended," Paediatrics Category, British Medical Association 2012 Medical Book Competition

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

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323081313
Print ISBN:
9780323024860

About the authors

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