The Harriet Lane Handbook - 21st Edition - ISBN: 9780323399555, 9780323473729

The Harriet Lane Handbook

21st Edition

Mobile Medicine Series

Authors: Lauren Kahl Helen Hughes
Paperback ISBN: 9780323399555
eBook ISBN: 9780323473729
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd May 2017
Page Count: 1272

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Table of Contents

Part I: Pediatric Acute Care

Chapter 1. Emergency Management

Chapter 2. Poisonings

Chapter 3. Procedures

Chapter 4. Trauma, Burns, and Common Critical Care Emergencies

Part II: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Information

Chapter 5. Adolescent Medicine

Chapter 6. Analgesia and Procedural Sedation

Chapter 7. Cardiology

Chapter 8. Dermatology

Chapter 9. Development, Behavior, and Mental Health

Chapter 10. Endocrinology

Chapter 11. Fluids and Electrolytes

Chapter 12. Gastroenterology

Chapter 13. Genetics: Metabolism and Dysmorphology

Chapter 14. Hematology

Chapter 15. Immunology and Allergy

Chapter 16. Immunoprophylaxis

Chapter 17. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Chapter 18. Neonatology

Chapter 19. Nephrology

Chapter 20. Neurology

Chapter 21. Nutrition and Growth

Chapter 22. Oncology

Chapter 23. Palliative Care

Chapter 24. Pulmonology

Chapter 25. Radiology

Chapter 26. Rheumatology

Part III: Reference

Chapter 27. Blood Chemistries and Body Fluids

Chapter 28. Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine

Part IV: Formulary

Chapter 29. Drug Dosages

Chapter 30. Drugs in Renal Failure


Written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Lauren Kahl, MD and Helen K. Hughes, MD, MPH, The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21st Edition, remains your #1 source of pediatric point-of-care clinical information. Updated and expanded content, as well as increased online coverage, keeps you fully current with new guidelines, practice parameters, and more. Easy to use, concise, and complete, this is the essential manual for all health care professionals who treat children.

Key Features

  • Trusted by generations of residents and practitioners, offering fast, accurate information on pediatric diagnosis and treatment.
  • The trusted and comprehensive Pediatric Drug Formulary updated by Carlton K. K. Lee, PharmD, MPH, provides the latest in pharmacologic treatment of pediatric patients.
  • Modified outline format ensures you’ll find information quickly and easily, even in the most demanding circumstances.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


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About the Authors

Lauren Kahl Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Harriet Lane Pediatric Residency Program, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Helen Hughes Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Harriet Lane Pediatric Residency Program, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, Maryland