Highly Commended at 2012 BMA awards in Paediatrics Category.
This new edition in the Mobile Medicine series covers today’s life-saving approaches to the critically ill or injured child. Find what you need quickly using the step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures. After all, time is of the essence when performing emergency techniques such as intraosseous needle insertion, intubation, and cardioversion/defibrillation. Significant updates and revisions make the third edition of this reference a must-have for any physician, resident, nurse, or emergency medical technician.
Find what you need quickly when performing emergency techniques such as cardioversion/defibrillation with a step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures.
Includes new chapters—Asthma; Acute Renal Failure; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Liver Failure; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Hypo/Hyperthermia; and Terrorism and Mass Casualty—to prepare you for a broader range of emergency situations.
Features new and expanded material, including spinal cord trauma and additional focus on the hot topic of pain and sedation.
Supplements comprehensive coverage with additional illustrations to give you expert visual guidance.
By David G. Nichols, MD, Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Education and Vice Dean for Education, Dean’s Office, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; Myron Yaster, MD, Richard J. Traystman Distinguished Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Charles N. Paidas, MD, Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics, Chief of Surgery, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Executive Associate Dean for Clinical and Extramural Affairs, University of South Florida Health, College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida and Charles Schleien, MD, MBA, Executive Vice Chairman, Professor of Pediatrics & Anesthesiology, Columbia University, New York, New York
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