Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, 5th edition, is a concise, portable handbook summarizing the wide range of conditions encountered in pediatric emergency departments. As children with acute problems often receive care in private offices and clinics, it is equally relevant for pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, family practitioners and internists. The 5th edition of this hugely successful resource is the leading book of its kind for several reasons: • Clear, concise guidance is given for patient evaluation and follow-up and explicit indications for admission • Every chapter is organized in a standard format, making it very easy for a reader to locate critical information rapidly • A dedicated 'Special Considerations' chapter addresses difficult problems such as the crying infant and the cross-cultural encounter Numerous new topics are included, making Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, 5th edition an invaluable resource for any physician working in acute care settings where children are seen.
Preface; 1. Resuscitation; 2. Allergic emergencies; 3. Cardiac emergencies; 4. Dental emergencies; 5. Dermatologic emergencies; 6. ENT emergencies; 7. Endocrine emergencies; 8. Environmental emergencies; 9. Gastrointestinal emergencies; 10. Emergencies associated with genetic syndromes; 11. Genitourinary emergencies; 12. Gynecologic emergencies; 13. Hematologic emergencies; 14. Infectious disease emergencies; 15. Ingestions; 16. Neurologic emergencies; 17. Ophthalmic emergencies; 18. Orthopedic emergencies; 19. Physical and sexual abuse; 20. Psychological and social emergencies; 21. Pulmonary emergencies; 22. Radiology; 23. Renal emergencies; 24. Rheumatologic emergencies; 25. Sedation and analgesia; 26. Trauma; 27. Wound care and minor trauma; 28. Special considerations in pediatric emergency care.