On Call Pediatrics: On Call Series (On Call 4th Revised edition)

On Call Pediatrics: On Call Series (On Call 4th Revised edition)

By: Rainer Gedeit (author), James J. Nocton (author)Paperback

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Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this popular reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Pediatrics, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication. Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly. Reviews the indications for, and complications of, common neurodiagnostic tests. Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call. Provides updated content and references, as well as an up-to-date drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Contents

On Call Pediatrics, 4e Introduction 1. The Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems 2. Communicating with Colleagues and Families 3. Common Mistakes 4. Remembering your ABCs 5. Teaching (and Learning) While on Call Patient-Related Problems 6. Abdominal Pain 7. Altered Mental Status 8. Analgesics and Antipyretics 9. Bleeding 10. Chest Pain 11. Constipation 12. Crying and the Irritable Infant 13. Cyanosis 14. Delivery Room Problems 15. Diarrhea and Dehydration 16. Extremity Pain 17. Eye Problems and Visual Abnormalities 18. Fever 19. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 20. Genitourinary Problems 21. Headache 22. Heart Rate and Rhythm Abnormalities 23. Hematuria 24. Hypertension 25. Hypotension and Shock 26. Lines, Tubes, and Drains 27. Rashes 28. Respiratory Distress 29. Seizures 30. Urine Output Abnormalities 31. Vomiting Laboratory-Related Problems 32. Acidosis and Alkalosis 33. Anemia, Thrombocytopenia, and Coagulation Abnormalities 34. Electrolyte Abnormalities 35. Glucose Disorders 36. Hyperbilirubinemia Appendices A. Pediatric Procedures B. Resuscitation Calculations C. Calculation of Creatinine Clearance D. Calculation of Alveolar-Arterial Oxygen Gradient

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323529051
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780323529051
  • ISBN10: 0323529054
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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