This new edition in the Mobile Medicine series covers today’s life-saving approaches to the critically ill or injured child. Find what you need quickly using the step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures. After all, time is of the essence when performing emergency techniques such as intraosseous needle insertion, intubation, and cardioversion/defibrillation. Significant updates and revisions make the third edition of this reference a must-have for any physician, resident, nurse, or emergency medical technician.
Find what you need quickly when performing emergency techniques such as cardioversion/defibrillation with a step-by-step, outline format that includes numerous algorithms, tables, and figures.
New to this Edition
- Prepare for a broad range of emergency situations with new chapters on General Surgical Emergencies; Asthma; Acute Renal Failure; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Gastrointestinal Emergencies; Liver Failure; Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies; Hypo/Hyperthermia; and Terrorism and Mass Casualty.
- Solve more clinical challenges with new and expanded material, including spinal cord trauma, and additional focus on the hot topic of pain and sedation.
- Get expert visual guidance with additional illustrations to supplement the comprehensive coverage.
By David G. Nichols, MD, MBA, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia & Critical Care; Myron Yaster, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Charles N. Paidas, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, Oncology and Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Charles Schleien, MD, MBA, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Anesthesia; Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons