Accidents and Emergencies in Children by Rosemary J. MortonAccidents and Emergencies in Children by Rosemary J. Morton

Accidents and Emergencies in Children

byRosemary J. Morton, Barbara M. Phillips

Paperback | June 1, 1996

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This book covers the most common paediatric problems encountered in the Accident and Emergency Department. The contents include cardiopulmonary resusciatation, major trauma, fractures and other orthopaedic problems, burns scalds, and poisoning. Child abuse and its recognition and managementare described. Emphasis has been placed on the emergency management of serious illness,and injury and on the management of common problems. In many instances, further management is described both for readers studying for the Accident and Emergency fellowship examination and also in cases wherespecialist help is unavailable. This edition includes a revised section on paediatric resuscitation which summarizes the latest guidelines, and the information on fractures has been extended to follow the Advanced Paediatric Life Support guidelines, and the information on fractures has been alteredinto tabular form to allow for ease of use and comparison between possible diagnosis. The book will provide an essential practical reference for all junior doctors and nurses working in A and E departments.
Rosemary J. Morton is at Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester. Barbara M. Phillips is at Booth Hall Children's Hospital, Manchester.
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Title:Accidents and Emergencies in ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:282 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:June 1, 1996Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192627198

ISBN - 13:9780192627193

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Table of Contents

1. Children in the Accident and Emergency Department2. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the seriously ill child3. Major trauma4. Minor trauma5. Fractures and orthopaedic problems6. Burns and scalds7. Poisoning8. Child abuse9. Respiratory and ENT problems10. Gastrointestinal and genitourinary problems11. Neurology12. Skin and infectious diseases13. Blood disorders14. Neonatal problems15. Children brought in dead16. Practical procedures17. Legal aspectsIndex

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`This medium-sized book is ideal for a departmental reference book. It is well presented with clear headings in bold type and a good index, and is extremely easy to use ... an excellent book for junior nurses and doctors working in the A and E department ... A well thought out and highlyrecommended book.'Sue Pearce, Accident and Emergency Nursing, Vol. 2, No. 2, April 1994