Emergencies in paediatrics and neonatology [electronic resource] / edited by Stuart Crisp and Jo Rainbow.

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
1 online resource (570 p.)
Oxford medical publications.
Emergencies in-- series.

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Pediatric emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neonatology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.
Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This handbook aims to guide the clinician through what to do and when; in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided. Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology is a symptom-based handbook which concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to thespecific difficulties of children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clin
Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Coping with patients and parents; Introduction; Consultation; Dealing with the child in pain; 3 Neonatal emergencies; Introduction; Delivery; Resuscitation of the newborn; Special cases; Discontinuing resuscitation; Physiological changes after birth; Postnatal assessment; The collapsed neonate; Neonatal cardiac conditions; Persistent pulmonary hypertension; Apnoea; Vomiting; Jaundice; Sepsis; Seizures; 4 Resuscitation; Cardiopulmonary assessment of a seriously ill child; Basic life support (BLS); Management of respiratory arrest; The choking child; Anaphylaxis
Advanced life support (ALS)Rhythm disturbances: introduction; Asystole and pulseless electrical activity; Defibrillator technique; Ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia; Ventricular tachycardia with pulse; Supraventricular tachycardia; Post-resuscitation care; Stabilization for interhospital transfer; Following unsuccessful resuscitation; Sudden unexpected death in an infant; 5 Shock; Pathophysiology; Causes; Assessment and treatment; 6 Trauma; Assessment; Chest trauma; Abdominal trauma; Head injury; Spinal trauma; Limb trauma; 7 Environmental conditions; Burns
Bites and stingsHypothermia; Hyperthermia; Drowning; Electrocution; Altitude; Diving; 8 Febrile illness; Assessment; Rigors; Meningitis; Encephalitis; Fever without focus; Rashes; Immunodeficient child with a fever; Protracted fever; Malaria; Tuberculosis; Notifiable diseases; 9 Ingestion; Assessment; Paracetamol and aspirin; Antihistamines; ADHD medications; Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors; Tricyclic antidepressants; Lead and iron; Alcohols; Illicit drugs; Slang terms used in drug abuse; Foreign bodies; 10 Cardiovascular; Assessment; Cyanosis; Chest pain; Arrhythmias; Heart failure
MurmurHypertension; Rheumatic fever; Infective endocarditis; Kawasaki's disease; Myocarditis; ECG guide; 11 Respiratory; Assessment; Stridor; Wheeze; Asthma; Other causes of wheeze; Tachypnoea; Cough; Whooping cough; Haemoptysis; 12 Gastroenterology; Assessment; Vomiting and GOR; Diarrhoea; Faltering growth; Hepatosplenomegaly; Jaundice; Hepatic causes of jaundice; Liver failure; Constipation; Pancreatitis; 13 Renal; Renal colic; Urinary tract infection; Dysuria and urinary frequency; Haematuria; Proteinuria; Renal failure; Hypertension; 14 Urology; Trauma of urinary tract
Painful (acute) scrotumUrinary retention; Priapism; Paraphimosis and balanoprosthitis; 15 General surgery; Intestinal obstruction; Pyloric stenosis and intussusception; Acute abdomen; Gastrointestinal bleeding; Abscess; 16 Neurology; Assessment; Seizures; Altered level of consciousness; Headache; Weakness; Ataxia; Dizziness; Abnormal movements; Palsies; Big head; Shunt malfunctions; 17 Otolaryngology; Assessment; Earache; Acute sore throat; Drooling (acute onset); Foreign bodies; Epistaxis; Trauma; Acute sinusitis; Neck lumps; Acute facial nerve palsy; 18 Orthopaedics; Assessment; Limp
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Crisp, Stuart.
Rainbow, Jo.