Emergency Pediatrics

A Guide to Ambulatory Care

Author: Roger M. Barkin,Peter Rosen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323003261

Category: Pediatric emergencies

Page: 952

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This invaluable reference supplies concise information on all aspects of emergency care for children. EMERGENCY PEDIATRICS is built to move you swiftly from initial diagnosis to successful treatment. Organized by symptoms like apnea, coma, joint pain or cough, each chapter contains extensive differential diagnosis lists followed by treatment guidelines. Chapters covering trauma, ingestions and orthopedic emergencies are logically arranged from those requiring the least to most urgent emergency care. This new 5th edition utilizes a new, two-color design and provides the latest drug information. * Contains the immediate information you need for the emergency care of children * Places the most current advances in life-support and the very latest information on drug dosages and interactions at your fingertips * Gives an extensive update of drug information with special emphasis on antibiotics * Highlights key clinical information in easy-to-read summary tables * Quick reference card included with a listing of emergency drugs and procedures Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-426-3

Emergency Pediatrics

A Guide to Ambulatory Care

Author: Roger M. Barkin,Peter Rosen

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323019019

Category: Medical

Page: 968

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This sixth edition reflects the rapid expansion of available pharmacologic agents, changing recommendations for advanced life support, evolving clinical entities, and broadened scientific and clinical literature.

A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Caring for Children in the Emergency Department

Author: Jamie Shandro,Aparajita Sohoni

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521700086

Category: Medical

Page: 847

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Practical guide for emergency physicians, providing all the information needed to diagnose and treat common and uncommon pediatric disorders.

Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing

Author: Emergency Nurses Association

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763701765

Category: Medical

Page: 619

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2003 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! This unique text serves as the foundation for pediatric emergency nursing practice and also addresses pediatric trauma care. Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing contains comprehensive coverage for topics related to psychosocial issues, health promotion, discharge instructions, And The nursing process in caring for children in the emergency department setting.

Emergency Medicine Secrets E-Book

Author: Vincent J. Markovchick,Peter T. Pons,Katherine A. Bakes,Jennie Buchanan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081282

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Emergency Medicine Secrets, 5th Edition, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, and Katherine M. Bakes, gives you the emergency medicine answers you need for successful emergency medicine care. Featuring new chapters and revised content to bring you completely up to date, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format. Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format – concise, easy to read, and highly effective. Skim the "Top 100 Secrets" and "Key Points" boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice. Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in emergency medicine with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest. Carry it with you in your lab coat pocket for quick reference or review anytime, anywhere. Understand the latest concepts in emergency medicine with all-new chapters such as Evidence-based Rational Use of Diagnostic Imaging, Common Drugs of Abuse, and One Pill Can Kill, plus extensive updates on Asthma • COPD and Pneumonia • Esophagus and Stomach Disorders • Soft-Tissue Infections • Evaluation of Fever in Children Younger than Three • Seizures in Infancy and Childhood • Acute Respiratory Disorders in Children • Evaluation of Child Abuse • Procedural Sedation and Analgesia of the Pediatric Patient • Bites and Stings • Sexual Assault • Third Trimester Complications and Delivery • Abdominal Trauma • Burns • Domestic Violence • EMTALA, JC, and HIPAA • and Medical Oversight and Disaster Management Stay current with thorough updates to both text and references in all chapters, and related websites added to the bibliography.

Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures

Author: Christopher King,Fred M. Henretig

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781753869

Category: Medical

Page: 1300

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Widely acclaimed for its outstanding step-by-step illustrations, comprehensive coverage, and reader-friendly format, Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures is now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition. In 137 chapters, the book provides clear, complete instructions on every emergency medicine procedure performed on infants, children, and adolescents. More than 1,000 detailed drawings, most in two-color, show how to perform each procedure. This edition includes a new chapter on new technologies and techniques for managing the difficult airway. Other new topics include use of tissue adhesives in laceration repair, focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST), management of priapism, reimplanting an avulsed permanent tooth, use of automatic external defibrillators, and procedures related to bioterrorism.

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2015 E-Book

5 Books in 1

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084303

Category: Medical

Page: 3237

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Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on short QT syndrome, microscopic polyangiitis, fungal meningitis, and much more. This medical reference makes the answers you need even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including diabetic foot infections, hypergonadism, and acute liver failure, with 22 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search. Expedite insurance reimbursements with current ICD-9 and future ICD-10 insurance billing codes. Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book

5 Books in 1

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084311

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

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Ferri's Clinical Advisor is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Fred Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on menorrhagia, Failure to Thrive (FTT), Cogan’s syndrome, and much more. Now featuring expanded online components, it makes the answers you need for your family practice even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Get the insurance billing codes you require, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including renal and epidural abscess and cardio-renal syndrome, with 23 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 39 new topics in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with 12 new tables in the Clinical Practice Guidelines section. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Get the insurance billing codes you require for your family healthcare practice with ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Access full-color images and 65 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as online-only contents including EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Ferri's Differential Diagnosis

A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Symptoms, Signs, and Clinical Disorders

Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081630

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 7875

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Ferri’s Differential Diagnosis is a quick reference to the differential diagnosis, etiology, and classification of clinical disorders, signs, and symptoms. Dr. Fred F. Ferri—the respected best-selling author—presents over 1000 signs, symptoms, and clinical disorders. Comprehensive yet small enough to fit in your pocket, this portable guide is a rapid resource for everything you see in daily practice—from abdominal distension to Zenker’s Diverticulum. Quickly locate the information you need with an organization that presents differential diagnosis by sign and symptom as well as disorder. Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis through diagnostic possibilities listed in order of incidence. Tap into the authoritative guidance of Dr. Fred Ferri, the respected expert responsible for best-selling titles such as Ferri’s Clinical Advisor, Ferri’s Fast Facts, and Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient. Apply the differential diagnosis of over 100 new signs, symptoms, and clinical disorders.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E-Book

Author: ENA

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726569

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam. Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available. The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast! The most recent CEN examination content is included to ensure that you're prepared and confident. Nine new chapters incorporate the latest information about: Triage Complementary and Alternative Therapies Cultural Dimensions and Emergency Nursing End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department Hemodynamic Monitoring Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies Mechanism of Injury Weapons of Mass Destruction Forensic Nursing Practice A new unit on trauma emergencies reorganizes information from the previous edition to help you more easily find the facts you need. More illustrations and tables are included to enhance your understanding of key information.

Mosby's PDQ for LPN - E-Book

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084486

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Easily locate critical clinical information at a moment's notice with Mosby's PDQ for the LPN. This easy-to-use, pocket-sized guide is your rapid reference to the hundreds of important nursing facts, formulas, lab values, and procedures you might need in the clinical setting. 10 color-coded sections break out key coverage of drugs, emergency care, pediatrics, patient teaching, obstetrics, geriatrics, patient assessment, and more. A special facts section contains additional information on essential formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations. NEW! Thoroughly updated content throughout the book places a focus on the latest information on temperature measurement techniques, IV medications and administration, burn assessment, emergency and wound care, nutrition, child development, and infection control. NEW! Greater emphasis on patient safety includes highlighted information throughout the text to address this crucial aspect of nursing care in today's health care arena. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based guidelines for all procedures and skills ensure the information is helping you provide the best care possible. NEW! Thoroughly updated content throughout the book places a focus on the latest information on temperature measurement techniques, IV medications and administration, burn assessment, emergency and wound care, nutrition, child development, and infection control. NEW! Greater emphasis on patient safety includes highlighted information throughout the text to address this crucial aspect of nursing care in today's health care arena. NEW! Increased focus on evidence-based guidelines for all procedures and skills ensure the information is helping you provide the best care possible.

Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing - E-Book

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293573

Category: Medical

Page: 864

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Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.

Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care

The Pocket NP

Author: Karen Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CEN, FAEN, FAAN,Sheila Sanning Shea, MSN, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826134122

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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Fast-track medical settings call for “at-your-fingertips” information. Here is an easy-to-use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and other health care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or primary care settings with pediatric patients. In a concise, optimally organized format that includes current, evidence-based guidelines, the resource delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most commonly encountered problems in these settings. Concise yet packed with crucial knowledge, The Pocket NP is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format that includes the history and physical examination and essential medical decision-making considerations. The material is organized in a true rapid-access format, with salient information presented for maximum efficiency and speed of retrieval. A variety of templates for dictation/documentation are provided to assist the clinician with the development of a concise and logical patient record. These templates can be mixed and matched as needed and, using a specific template for focused patient problems (e.g., foreign body ingestion), will facilitate assessment fine tuning. Also included are frequently used illustrations for anatomical records as well as templates to assist in identification of normal and abnormal presentations. Additional helpful features include “Tips” and “Don’t Miss” boxes with bullet points of critical information, a rapid “review of systems,” billing information, and a dedicated page for NP “Survival Information” and notes. Key Features: Provides ultra-quick access to patient treatment information Offers easy-to-use framework for quickly locating critical information Presents templates for identifying normal and abnormal presentations Contains a rapid “review of systems” Delivers content in head-to-toe format Includes “Tips” and “Don’t Miss” boxes with bullet points of critical information

The Harriet Lane Handbook E-Book

Author: Johns Hopkins Hospital,Branden Engorn,Jamie Flerlage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323112463

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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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. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Take advantage of the most dependable drug information available with thoroughly updated, one-of-a-kind Pediatric Formulary providing the standard of pediatric care from the leading pediatric hospital in the world. Trust thoroughly updated content that includes parameters for pediatric and neonatal septic shock; guidelines for acute management of severe traumatic brain injury; a convenient table detailing common genetic tests; a significantly extended collection of radiologic images; expanded mental health coverage; plus much more. Access information easily and quickly with reformatted sections designed make the book easier to use via mobile device.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Author: Jill M. Baren

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416000879

Category: Medical

Page: 1320

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This authoritative reference equips you with the essential knowledge to provide comprehensive and effective care to children in an emergency setting. From age-specific diagnoses and chief complaints through developmental considerations and psychosocial issues, this text guides you through the full range of medical and surgical conditions commonly encountered when treating pediatric emergencies. The use of full color throughout, diagnostic algorithms, text boxes, charts, clinical pearls and pitfalls, and other visual features ensure the book will make crucial clinical information easy to find and apply. Tap into expert guidance on all aspects of pediatric emergency medicine, from the physical exam and usual and unusual presentations through to disposition criteria and transfer issues. Access step-by-step guidance on administering critical life support interventions and providing effective diagnostic and therapeutic ambulatory care. Quickly review specific treatment protocols for various emergency settings, including general emergency departments, community hospitals, tertiary care centers, EMS and transport, and triage. Find information fast with or without a known diagnosis, with content organized both by chief complaints and by specific diagnoses. Better understand how problems present differently in infants, children, and adolescents with age-specific diagnoses. Identify and manage the psychosocial issues surrounding pediatric patients, including major depression and suicidality, sexual and physical abuse, child neglect, and violence. Easily absorb key information with the aid of text boxes, algorithms, clinical pearls, and pitfalls. Retrieve information easily with a consistent templated format.

Strange and Schafermeyer's Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition

Author: Robert Schafermeyer,Milton Tenenbein,Charles Macias,Ghazala Sharieff,Loren Yamamoto

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071829245

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES WITH THE MOST CLINICALLY FOCUSED GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE "...A comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting." -- JAMA (review of previous edition) Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians, this thoroughly updated, full-color resource presents a complete overview of pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatric Emergency Medicine begins with an essential symptom-based section on cardinal presentations that familiarizes you with crucial life-saving protocols. Subsequent sections cover all major categories of disease--from respiratory failure to pediatric hypertension--that present in children on an urgent or emergent basis. FEATURES Broad scope of the text spans the entire spectrum of pediatric emergencies, from resuscitation and trauma, to gastrointestinal and psychosocial emergencies Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms present an at-a-glance review of best practices for optimizing patient care 1200 color images show you what to expect and what to do Chapter-opening key points, followed by concise coverage of pathophysiology, offers incisive guidance on what needs to be done to effectively stabilize and treat the pediatric patient NEW! Chapter on foreign bodies offers an in-depth overview of this common pediatric problem NEW! Updated references throughout include the most recent pediatric emergency guidelines and recommendations from professional societies

Emergency medicine

concepts and clinical practice

Author: Peter Rosen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780801643033

Category: Emergency medicine

Page: 2940

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