Prepare for a broad range of emergency situations with new chapters on General Surgical Emergencies; Asthma; Acute Renal Failure; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Liver Failure; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Hypo/Hyperthermia; and Terrorism and Mass Casualty.
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"It provides a systematic approach to the care of the critically ill/injured child during the initial hour after presentation. A particularly relevant new chapter on terrorism and mass casualty events is extremely informative.The quality of this book is exceptional for the targeted audience. The inclusion of new chapters on terrorism and mass casualty events justifies the replacement of the previous edition." - Richelle Monier, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) 5 star Doody Rating!
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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