Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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This handbook is a condensed, portable, rapid-reference version of Fleisher and Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Fourth Edition, one of the most widely respected books in the field. In a format designed for quick bedside consultation, the Synopsis presents the most essential clinical information from the Textbook's chapters on life-threatening emergencies, signs and symptoms, medical emergencies, trauma, surgical emergencies, and psychosocial emergencies. Each Synopsis chapter covers evaluation, differential diagnosis, physical examination, and management. The 66 signs and symptoms are in alphabetical order and medical emergencies, surgical emergencies, and trauma are organized by body system.In 25% of the patients, the mucous membranes are involved and, in fact, can be the sole site of involvement. The usual sites of ... When the eyes are involved, there may be simple conjunctivitis, severe keratitis, or panophthalmitis. These changes may ... nodosum appear as deep, tender, erythematous nodules or plaques of the extensor surfaces of the extremities. They are thought ... Insect bites generally involve the exposed surfaces of the head, face, and extremities. The lesions areanbsp;...

Title:Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Author:Gary Robert Fleisher, Stephen Ludwig, Benjamin K. Silverman
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2002


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