The Harriet Lane Handbook - 20th Edition - ISBN: 9780323096447, 9780323112468

The Harriet Lane Handbook

20th Edition

Mobile Medicine Series

Authors: Branden Engorn Jamie Flerlage
Print ISBN: 9780323096447
eBook ISBN: 9780323112468
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 20th May 2014
Page Count: 1152


Trusted by generations of residents and practitioners, The Harriet Lane Handbook remains your first choice for fast, accurate information on pediatric diagnosis and treatment. The first medical reference book written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, it continues to provide the gold standard in point-of-care clinical information for any health care professional treating pediatric patients.

"...first choice for fast and accurate information on various pediatric presentations, their diagnosis and treatment recommendations... a very portable; compact as well as up-to-date information resource; for the front line clinicians." Reviewed by:BACCH Newsletter, March 2015

Key Features

  • Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including frequent updates to the trusted and comprehensive Pediatric Drug Formulary.

Table of Contents

Part I Pediatric Acute Care

1 Emergency Management

2 Poisonings

3 Procedures

4 Trauma, Burns, and Common Critical Care Emergencies

Part II Diagnostic and Therapeutic Information

5 Adolescent Medicine

6 Analgesia and Sedation

7 Cardiology

8 Dermatology

9 Development, Behavior and Mental Health

10 Endocrinology

11 Fluids and Electrolytes

12 Gastroenterology

13 Genetics

14 Hematology

15 Immunology and Allergy

16 Immunoprophylaxis

17 Microbiology and Infectious Disease

18 Neonatology

19 Nephrology

20 Neurology

21 Nutrition and Growth

22 Oncology

23 Palliative Care

24 Pulmonology

25 Radiology

26 Rheumatology

Part III Reference

27 Blood Chemistries and Body Fluids

28 Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine

Part IV Formulary

29 Drug Doses

30 Formulary Adjunct

31 Drugs in Renal Failure



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About the Author

Branden Engorn

Affiliations and Expertise

Resident, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Jamie Flerlage

Affiliations and Expertise

Resident, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland