Hospital for Sick Children, The - SickKids®: Handbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
- © Jones and Bartlett Publishers
- Amina Lalani MD, FRCPC, (PEM); Suzan Schneeweiss MD, MEd, FRCPC
- ISBN-10: 0-7637-5049-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-5049-7
- Pediatrics, Emergency/Critical Care, Nursing
Written by top pediatricians from the world-famous Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, this handbook encapsulates 68 chapters covering assessment and management of emergency pediatric illness and injury. This book will allow the reader to rapidly access key topics in emergency medicine, with up-to-date evidence based management.
This Handbook is intended as a tool that can be used at the bedside, covering both resuscitation and major medical emergencies, surgical problems, and minor procedures in the emergency setting. It's an excellent resource for both the office practitioner and emergency physician caring for the acutely ill child. Information is presented in easy to read concise bulleted format with use of tables and illustrations. The Hospital for Sick Children Handbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is the absolute must-have resource for every pediatric caregiver.
Key Sections Include:
- • Resuscitation
- • Common dermatology problems with illustrations
- • System specific emergencies including cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, burns, neonatal, fever in the infant, child abuse, pain and sedation, emergency procedures with illustrations
- • Quick reference medication guide for resuscitation
- • Background relevant information on diseases
- • Advanced management including evidence based guidelines and current controversies
- • AHA, AAP and CPS guidelines
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"This is a great pocket guide for residents rotating through the emergency department, or taking call overnight on the wards."
-- Rebecca Hutchings, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Directed at emergency medicine practitioners. The bulleted format and basic management guidelines make this book best suited for resident physicians in emergency medicine, family practice, and pediatrics.