Pediatric emergency medicine /

Corporate Author: American College of Emergency Physicians.
Other Authors: Strange, Gary R., 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : McGraw Hill Medical, 2009
Edition: 3rd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Approach to the child in the emergency department
  • The febrile- or septic-appearing neonate
  • The febrile- or septic-appearing infant or child
  • Respiratory distress
  • Sudden infant death syndrome and apparent life-threatening event
  • Altered mental status and coma
  • Seizures
  • Chest pain
  • Acute abdominal conditions
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, and gastroenteritis
  • Feeding disorders
  • Jaundice
  • The crying infant
  • Limping child
  • Mild head injury in children
  • Approach to the patient with rash
  • Neck masses
  • Neonatal emergencies
  • The transplant patient in the ED
  • Procedural sedation and analgesia
  • Pain management
  • Imaging
  • Airway management
  • Respiratory failure
  • Shock
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Neonatal resuscitation
  • Evaluation and management of the multiple trauma patient
  • Head trauma
  • Pediatric cervical spine injury
  • Thoracic trauma
  • Abdominal trauma
  • Genitourinary trauma
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Pediatric sports injuries in the ED
  • Injuries of the upper extremities
  • Injuries of the pelvis and lower extremities
  • Soft tissue injury and wound repair
  • Upper airway emergencies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pertussis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Inflammatory and infectious heart disease
  • Dysrhythmias in children
  • Pediatric hypertension
  • Thromboembolic disease
  • Syncope
  • Ataxia
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cerebrovascular syndromes
  • Influenza
  • Meningitis
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • Kawasaki disease
  • The pediatric HIV patient in the ED
  • Tick-borne infections
  • Common parasitic infestations
  • Imported diseases/diseases in the traveling child
  • Bioterrorism: a pediatric perspective
  • Common allergic presentations: allergic conjunctivitis/rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Gastrointestinal foreign bodies
  • Liver and gallbladder
  • Disorders of glucose metabolism
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Rickets
  • Fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Male genitourinary problems
  • Urinary tract diseases
  • Specific renal syndromes
  • Petechiae and purpura
  • Pruritic rashes
  • Superficial skin infections
  • Exanthems
  • Infant rashes
  • Ear and nose emergencies
  • Emergencies of the oral cavity and neck
  • Eye trauma
  • Eye emergencies in childhood
  • The adolescent pregnant patient
  • Gynecologic disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence
  • Vaginitis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Anemia
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Blood component therapy
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Infectious musculoskeletal disorders
  • Inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders
  • Nonmalignant tumors of bone
  • General approach to the poisoned pediatric patient
  • Acetaminophen
  • Aspirin
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Toxic alcohols
  • Organophosphates and carbamates
  • Caustics
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Rodenticides
  • Cardiotoxins
  • Antidepressants
  • Neuroleptics
  • Isoniazid toxicity
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Opioids
  • Cocaine toxicity
  • Phencyclidine and ketamine toxicity
  • Amphetamines
  • Gamma-hydroxybutyrate
  • Lead poisoning
  • Iron poisoning
  • Cyanide poisoning
  • Mushroom poisoning
  • Poisonous plants
  • Lethal toxins in small doses
  • Chemical weapons: nerve agents and vesicants
  • Human and animal bites
  • Snake envenomations
  • Spider and arthropod bites
  • Marine envenomations
  • Drowning
  • Pediatric burns
  • Electrical and lightning injuries
  • Heat and cold illness
  • High-altitude illness
  • Dysbaric injuries
  • Radiation emergencies
  • Sexual abuse
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Death of a child in emergency department
  • Pediatric prehospital care
  • Interfacility transport
  • Mass casualtry management
  • Medico-legal considerations
  • Ethical considerations
  • Withholding or terminating resuscitation and brain death.