Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology by Stuart CrispEmergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology by Stuart Crisp

Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

EditorStuart Crisp, Jo Rainbow

Paperback | March 14, 2013

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Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detailand comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging fromlife-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines.The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.
Dr Stuart Crisp is Consultant Paediatrician with Orange Health Service and Honarary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Dr Jo Rainbow is Staff Specialist with Orange Health Service, New South Wales, Australia.
Title:Emergencies in Paediatrics and NeonatologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:540 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0 inPublished:March 14, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019960553X

ISBN - 13:9780199605538


Table of Contents

1. How to communicate well with patients and parents2. Neonatal emergencies3. Resusitation4. Shock5. Trauma6. Environmental conditions7. Febrile illness8. Injestion9. Cardiovascular10. Respiratory11. Gastroenterology12. Renal13. Urology14. General surgery15. Neurology16. Otolaryngology17. Orthopaedics18. Ophthalmology19. Gynaecology20. Haematology21. Oncology22. Dermatology23. Endocrinology24. Psychiatry25. Biochemistry26. Procedures27. FormularyAppendix 1: Fluids and electrolytesAppendix 2: Normal values: haematology, coagulation, biochemistry, urine, CSFAppendix 3: Body surface area estimation and BMIAppendix 4: NeurologyAppendix 5: Normal values: vital signsAppendix 6: Cardiorespiratory arrest