Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 2nd Ed

Authors/Editor: Crisp, Stuart; Rainbow, Jo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-960553-8

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The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.

Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided.

Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Crisp, Stuart; Rainbow, Jo
ISBN: 978-0-19-960553-8
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed
Pages: 540
Illustrations: 38
Year: 2013