New Edition of this clinically focused, portable manual provides
concise information on the diagnosis and management of the full range of
pediatric emergencies. Organized to move readers quickly from initial
diagnosis to successful treatment, each chapter provides extensive
differential diagnosis lists followed by treatment guidelines―all in a
"cookbook" format that enables readers to find exactly what they need in
chapters on trauma, ingestions, and orthopaedic emergencies from
situations requiring the least to the most emergency care.
- Features the expertise of renowned authors and clinicians, Roger M. Barkin and Peter Rosen.
- Presents all information in a concise, consistent, and easy-to-read bulleted format.
completely revised and updated content from cover to cover, including
the latest drug information (new drugs, dosages, and interactions) and
- Includes a wealth of new algorithms on resuscitation, incorporating those recently published by the AAP and AHA.
- Offers expanded number of signs and symptoms at the beginning of each diagnostic chapter
an updated reference card, a portable, quick reference guide to drugs
and procedures commonly used in pediatric emergencies.