Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Dr. Rahim Valani
Brush Education, Sep 12, 2018 - Medical - 448 pages

Provide the best care for young patients with this essential reference.

- Sharpen your practice with a guided approach to pathophysiology, history taking, physical examinations, diagnostic imaging, differential diagnoses, and treatment options. 

- Keep a comprehensive review of common pediatric emergencies at your fingertips. Find what you need quickly and easily in clear, bulleted points.

- Sharpen your readiness for board exams with this valuable supplemental resource.

This high-yield resource provides residents and physicians with a powerful tool to help diagnose and treat the most common pediatric emergencies. Whether you’re a clinician staying current with the latest information or a resident studying for your board exams, Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine will help you stay on top of your field.

Sections include: General Assessment and Management; Acute Presentations; Cardiac Emergencies; Neurologic Emergencies; Respiratory Emergencies; Musculoskeletal Emergencies; Endocrine Emergencies; Hematology/Oncology Emergencies; Rheumatological Emergencies; Infectious Disease Emergencies; Ophthalmology Emergencies; Dermatology Emergencies; Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Neonatal Emergencies; Genitourinary Emergencies; Renal Emergencies; Trauma; Toxicology; and Environmental Emergencies.

 

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Contents

1 General Assessment and Management
1
2 Acute Presentations
39
3 Cardiac Emergencies
55
4 Neurologic Emergencies
69
5 Respiratory Emergencies
99
6 Musculoskeletal Emergencies
117
7 Endocrine Emergencies
148
8 Hematology Oncology Emergencies
162
14 Gastrointestinal Emergencies
270
15 Neonatal Emergencies
291
16 Genitourinary Emergencies
297
17 Renal Emergencies
308
18 Trauma
315
19 Toxicology
349
20 Environmental Emergencies
406
Abbreviations
418

9 Rheumatological Emergencies
186
10 Infectious Disease Emergencies
190
11 Ophthalmology Emergencies
230
12 Dermatology Emergencies
236
13 Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies
259
SI Unit Conventional Unit Conversion Table
421
Contributors
422
Index
427
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About the author (2018)

Dr. Rahim Valani is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University and a pediatric emergency physician at McMaster Children’s Hospital. He is a graduate of Queen’s University and completed his specialist training in Canada, the UK and Australia. He is trained in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine, and completed his Masters in Medical Education from the University of Dundee. Dr. Valani was recognized recently as a Global Scholar by the Peter A. Silverman Centre for International Health as a Co-Director of the International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective and other outreach programs. He has a strong interest in medical education, specifically in curriculum development, including inter-professional education, international medical education and development of educational plans.

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