The Golden Hour: The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support, by Drs. David G. Nichols, Myron Yaster, Charles Schleien, and Charles N. Paidas, a new edition in the Mobile Medicine Series, presents today's life-saving approaches for the critically ill or injured child. Time is of the essence when performing emergency techniques such as intraosseous needle insertion and intubation, so find what you need quickly using this guide's step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures. Significant updates and revisions make the third edition a must-have for any physician, resident, nurse, or emergency medical technician.
New to This Edition
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.
Solve more clinical challenges with new and expanded material, including spinal cord trauma, and additional focus on the hot topic of pain and sedation.
Get expert visual guidance with additional illustrations to supplement the comprehensive coverage.
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.
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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