ABOUT THIS BOOK
- A practical bedside manual for use on the front lines of caring for children with surgical disease
- A manual that provides a quick guide to care for an ill child and later serves as a board review text and study guide
- Useful not only for surgical practitioners, but also to any provider who needs to decide when to refer a child to a surgeon and wants to prepare parents for what to expect when their child is cared for by a surgeon
Pediatric Surgery- Diagnosis and Treatment is a concise guide delivering clear and rapid assistance to surgical and pediatric providers alike in the diagnosis and treatment of common surgical diseases in children. It is a convenient focused review for trainees and active practitioners taking board examinations.
Written by a team of pediatric specialists, Pediatric Surgery- Diagnosis and Treatment will provide both surgeons and pediatricians with rapid surgical review of cases ranging from neonatal to late teens.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Diagnosis - Management of Children's Diseases - Pediatric Surgery - Surgical Disease
Related subjects » Gynecology - Public Health - Surgery
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1. Perioperative Issues.- 1.Fluids and Electrolytes.- 2. Nutrition.- 3. Pediatric Anesthesiology.- 4. Procedural Sedation.- 5. Postoperative Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care.- 6. Disorders of Clotting.- Part 2. Trauma.- 7. Epidemiology of Trauma.- 8. Injury Prevention and Safety.- 9. Non-Accidental Trauma.- 10. Initial Trauma Assessment.- 11. Pathophysiology of Brain Injury.- 12. Algorithm of Treatment for Head Trauma.- 13. Thoracic Trauma.- 14. Abdominal Trauma.- 15. Traumatic Spinal Injury in Children.- 16. Burns.- 17. Pelvic Fractures.- 18. Common Pediatric Fractures.- Part 3. Common Neonatal Problems.- 19. Necrotizing Enterocolitis.- 20. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.- 21. Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.- 22. Pyloric Stenosis.- 23. Duodenal Atresia.- 24. Intestinal Atresia.- 25. Hirschsprung's Disease.- 26. Malrotation.- 27. Gastroschisis.- 28. Omphalocele.- 29. Imperforate Anus and Cloaca.- 30. Congenital Lung Malformations.- 31. Meconium Plug Syndrome and Meconium Ileus.- 32. Hypospadias.- 33. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation.- 34. Biliary Atresia.- Part 4. Common Problems of Infancy.- 35. Inguinal Hernia/Hydrocele.- 36. Umbilical Hernia.- 37. Intussusception.- 38. Foreign Body Ingestion and Aspiration.- 39. Branchial Cleft Remnants.- 40. Choledochal Cyst.- 41. Thyroglossal Duct Cyst.- 42. Renal Duplication Anomalies.- 43. Cryptorchidism.- 44. Vesicoureteral Reflux.- 45. Megaureter.- 46. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.- 47. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- 48. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- 49. Vascular Rings and Slings.- Part 5. Common Problems in School Age Children.- 50. Lymphadenopathy.- 51. Appendicitis.- 52. Hereditary Spherocytosis.- 53. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.- 54. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.- 55. Sickle Cell Anemia.- Part 6. Common Adolescent Problems.- 56. Gynecomastia.- 57. Pectus Deformity.- 58. Imperforate Hymen.- 59. Inflammatory Bowel Disease.- 60. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.- 61. Thyroid Nodules.- 62. Breast Nodules.- 63. Adrenal Tumors.- 64. Pancreatitis.- 65. Gallbladder Disease.- 66. Varicocele.- 67. Acute Scrotum.- 68. Pediatric Urolithiasis.- Part 7. Common Neoplasms in Children.- 69. Wilms' Tumor.- 70. Neuroblastoma.- 71. Hepatoblastoma.- 72. Leukemia.- 73. Rhabdomyosarcoma.- Part 8. Surgical Procedures.- 74. Parenteral Access.- 75. Enteral Access.- 76. Chest Tube.- 77. Scoliosis Exposure.- 78. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts.- 79. Circumcision.- 80. Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation.- 81. Tracheostomy.- Part 9. Resources.- 82. Note Templates.- 83. Common Medications.- 84. Vaccination Schedule.- 85. Developmental Milestones.- 86. Phone List.- 87. Index Case List.
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Alfred Kennedy, Jr., FAAP FACS MD. Dr. Kennedy is board-certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery and he is a member of various professional societies including the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section. He received the 2008 Department of Surgery Faculty Teaching Award from the University of Tennessee and he was included on the Consumer's Research Council of America's Top Surgeon list in 2004-2005.
Christopher Coppola, MD. Dr. Coppola served in the United States Air Force Medical Corps and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he treated soldiers, civilians and children injured in the war. While stationed in San Antonio, Texas, he was the surgical director of the only global Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) team in the world, rescuing babies from Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. He has published journal articles and chapters in pediatric surgery, critical care and trauma as well as the memoir “Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq”. He is currently president of the Keystone Chapter American College of Surgeons.
Ronald Scorpio, MD. Dr. Scorpio is the Director of the Department of Surgery and the Director of Pediatric Trauma at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center. He has travelled extensively and has practiced surgery in Canada and Australia as well as the United States. He is a native of Rhode Island and after college at the University of Virginia, his surgical training included time at Boston Children’s Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and the University of Maryland. He also holds degrees in engineering and business.