The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource

Author: Marianne Gausche-Hill
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763744144
Size: 12,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, Revised Fourth Edition offers the information necessary to assess and manage critically ill or injured children during the first hours in the emergency department. The Revised Fourth Edition of APLS is truly the body of knowledge in pediatric emergency medicine. If you want the newest, most comprehensive reference on pediatric emergency medicine, the Revised Fourth Edition will meet your needs. Developed by expert authors, editors, and faculty from both AAP and ACEP, the new APLS is a unique teaching and learning system for individual physicians, residents, students, and APLS instructors and course directors. The Fourth Edition of APLS has been revised and expanded to cover new conclusions drawn from reason, fact, and experience to the benefit of sick and injured children worldwide. Together, AAP and ACEP developed APLS into a new, stand-alone course, offering continuing medical education units and an APLS course completion card. The course is highly interactive with small group scenarios, hands-on skill stations, and case-based lectures.

Apls The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449695965
Size: 15,26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Twenty Years Ago, The American Academy Of Pediatrics (AAP) And The American College Of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Joined Forces To Develop The Highly Regarded Advanced Pediatric Life Support Program, Or APLS. The Fifth Edition Of APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource Represents A Comprehensive Body Of Knowledge In Pediatric Emergency Medicine. APLS Offers Emergency Physicians, Pediatricians, Nurses, Paramedics, And Other Allied Health Professionals The Advanced Knowledge And Skills Necessary To Assess And Manage Critically Ill Or Injured Children During The First Hours In The Emergency Department Or Office-Based Setting. Developed By Expert Authors, Editors, And Faculty From Both The AAP And ACEP, APLS Is An Inclusive Teaching And Learning System For Healthcare Providers. Each Chapter Is Case Based And Covers The Key Elements Of Assessment, Diagnosis, Testing, Treatment, And Disposition. Includes Online Access Code: Beyond The 13 Core Textbook Chapters, APLS Also Includes 12 Supplemental Chapters And Educational Modules At Www.Aplsonline.Com, Accessed With A Code Inside The Book. New Features Of The APLS, Fifth Edition: •Meets 2010 CPR And ECC Guidelines •Enhanced Case Scenarios •Improved Full-Color Photographs And Illustrations •Focused Office-Based Setting Emergencies •Educational Modules Found At Www.Aplsonline.Com If You Are A Healthcare Provider Who Wants The Newest, Most Flexible, And Comprehensive Reference On Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Fifth Edition Will Meet And Exceed Your Needs.


Author: Gary R. Strange
Editor: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581100099
Size: 18,10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Designed as a clinical resource and review guide, this text caters for health care professionals and includes the information needed to evaluate and manage a wide range of emergency paediatric illnesses and injuries during the first crucial hour of treatment. It includes chapters on: diagnozing paediatric shock; evaluating severe head and cervical spine trauma; recognizing physical and sexual abuse; guidelines for burn triage and management; management of common life-threatening disorders; calculating drug dosages based on estimated body weight; and treatment of toxic ingestion and inhalation injuries.

Challenging Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Author: John T. Kanegaye
Editor: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581103007
Size: 10,93 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Developed by leading practitioners, this all-new clinical resource and learning tool brings you 77 expertly prepared reports based on actual emergency department cases. From patient presentation to final outcome, you'll see exactly "how it's done." The concise text steps you through assessment, differential diagnosis, evaluation, final case discussion, including management recommendations, suggested readings, more than 170 full-color photos aid in patient evaluation and diagnostic and treatment decision-making. Broad scope, easy access case reports are grouped by topic area for quick review. Gastrointestinal and abdominal presentations, Febrile illnesses, Allergies and skin reactions, Injuries, Central nervous system presentations, Head and Neck Presentations, Extremity Presentations, Genital/Recal Contitions, Pulmonary Presentations.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets E Book

Author: Steven M. Selbst
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096573
Size: 16,44 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now in a smaller, more portable format, the 2nd edition of this best-selling pocket reference offers concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care in the highly practical question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®. Each chapter covers an important topic by asking key questions and providing helpful answers. This second edition again features six sections: the first addresses life threatening conditions and immediate stabilization of children, followed by a section on common chief complaints that are often managed in the Emergency Department. Subsequent sections focus on important medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, major and minor trauma and environmental emergencies. Covers important areas including cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Includes a chapter containing the “Top 100 Secrets in pediatric emergency medicine, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Includes new chapters on Technology Assisted Child in the Emergency Department (ED), Sports Related Injuries, Emergency Medical Services for Children, and Patient Safety in the ED. Offers a new two-color page layout and “Key Points boxes to enhance your reference power.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Author: Jill M. Baren
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416000879
Size: 17,31 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Pediatric Emergency Critical Care And Ultrasound

Author: Stephanie J. Doniger
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107433622
Size: 18,64 MB
Format: PDF
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Emergency bedside ultrasound assessment is well established for adult patients, but has only recently been introduced into everyday clinical practice for the care of pediatric patients. Pediatric Emergency Critical Care and Ultrasound is a concise, practical text which explains the principles of ultrasound, its diagnostic application in all organ systems and its use as a procedural adjunct. Both well-established and innovative applications are described, assisting the practitioner in incorporating ultrasound into daily practice, facilitating patient care and decreasing radiation exposure. Case studies and abundant illustrations enable the reader to study the appropriate techniques in detail and learn from real examples from the pediatric emergency department and intensive care unit. Pediatric Emergency Critical Care and Ultrasound is the first comprehensive bedside ultrasonography resource focusing on pediatric patients and is essential reading not only for pediatric emergency medicine subspecialists but for all emergency physicians, intensivists/critical care physicians and pediatricians.

Emergency Nursing Procedures E Book

Author: Jean A. Proehl
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437725597
Size: 15,86 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional. Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations. Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference. Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence. Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis. Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures. Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines. Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Just The Facts Second Edition

Author: Gary Strange
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071754601
Size: 15,25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 105

The quick reference you need to prepare for any pediatric emergency medicine examination or stay abreast of the latest developments in the field Covering the full scope of pediatric emergency medicine, this concise, yet comprehensive, review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-training, board certification, or recertification examinations, or for use as a clinical refresher. Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts provides the essential information needed for the emergency care of children in a readily accessible manner that makes important material easy to read and remember. Learn more in less time with: A convenient and efficient presentation that condenses and simplifies must-know material for maximum retention and comprehension High-yield facts presented in clear, easy-to-read bullets More than 800 board-style questions with fully explained answers An emphasis on key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and treatment Content that highlights and summarizes important concepts to reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics Coverage That Spans The Entire Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Sections Include: Cardinal Presentations; Sedation, Analgesia, and Imaging; Resuscitation; Respiratory Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Infectious Emergencies; Immunologic Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Dermatologic Emergencies; Otolaryngologic Emergencies; Ophthalmologic Emergencies; Gynecologic Emergencies; Hamatologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Non-Traumatic Bone and Joint Disorders; Toxicologic Emergencies; Psychosocial Emergencies; Emergency Medical Services and Mass Casualty Incidents; Medicolegal and Administrative Issues.

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E Book

Author: ENA
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437726569
Size: 10,20 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 979

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.