Avoiding Common Errors in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Woolridge, Dale P.; Fox, Sean Martin; Homme, James (Jim) L.; Leetch, Aaron N.; Ruttan, Timothy K.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-513833-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77

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Conversational and easy to read, Avoiding Common Errors in Pediatric Emergency Medicine discusses 198 errors commonly made in the practice of pediatric emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls.

This unique manual offers brief, approachable, evidence-based chapters suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, for quick reference on call, or daily for personal assessment and review.

Key Features:

  • Covers nuanced topics specific to the care of children in the emergency setting, including treatment strategies, procedure competencies, distinct pathophysiology, and disease processes.
  • Discusses the crashing patient, ultrasound and imaging, community and legal issues, applied practice, behavioral health, and medication/pharmacy topics.
  • Summarizes each chapter with handy key points that present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.
  • Helps prevent clinical practice errors in the ED due to applying an adult management approach instead of a directed pediatric approach.
  • Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and pediatricians. 

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Woolridge, Dale P.; Fox, Sean Martin; Homme, James (Jim) L.; Leetch, Aaron N.; Ruttan, Timothy K.
ISBN: 978-1-97-513833-2
Specialty:
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Nurse Practitioner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pediatric Nursing
Pediatrics
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 384
Illustrations: 18
Year: 2020
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77

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