Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416029908, 9780323096577

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets

2nd Edition

Authors: Steven Selbst Kate Cronan
eBook ISBN: 9780323096577
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 2nd April 2008
Page Count: 635

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Now in a smaller, more portable format, the 2nd edition of this best-selling pocket reference offers concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care in the highly practical question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®. Each chapter covers an important topic by asking key questions and providing helpful answers. This second edition again features six sections: the first addresses life threatening conditions and immediate stabilization of children, followed by a section on common chief complaints that are often managed in the Emergency Department. Subsequent sections focus on important medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, major and minor trauma and environmental emergencies.

Key Features

  • Covers important areas including cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more.
  • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors.
  • Includes a chapter containing the “Top 100 Secrets” in pediatric emergency medicine, enabling you to quickly review essential material.


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About the Authors

Steven Selbst Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Kate Cronan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE