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Few manuals deliver answers more directly than this edition of this top seller. The focus is on diagnosis and treatment of the common emergency conditions involving children. Over one quarter of the book is new including the latest on HIV and children, toxicologic emergencies, sedation and analgesia, emergency care decision making, Lyme Disease and more. Provides eminently practical guidelines on management along with indications for admissions and cost containment considerations.
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A new edition of this very successful, portable, easy-to-use reference on all clinical problems encountered in any setting where ill or injured children are seen. It gives clear, practical guidance to all physicians on emergency treatment and advises on patient transfer to other departments for follow-up care.From the Back Cover:
This "little red book" makes itself more indispensable with each new edition!
Besides providing quick diagnosis and management answers toall emergency conditions affecting children, this updated and expanded edition brings you all-new coverage of the following:
* biological and chemical terrorism
* kid-on-kid and family violence
* failure to thrive
* ingestion of common new drugs such as antidepressants
* the critically ill infant
* abnormal CBCs (complete blood counts)
* implantable devices
* emergency radiology
* back pain
* rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries
* cross-cultural encounters
* and much more
***** [five stars] "This text is excellent for getting information ... clearly written and highlights those issues encountered in pediatric emergency practice. Nice work."
- from an online reader review of the Third Edition
"The essential points and priorities for diagnosis, management, and follow-up care, as well as indications for hospitalization."
- Book News
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0070134294
Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. 3rd. Seller Inventory # DADAX0070134294