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The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is a meticulously referenced, convenient guide to managing ill or injured children. It features many new or updated guidelines that cover anaphylaxis, hereditary angioedema, head trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis, colic, endocarditis prophylaxis, jaundice, bleeding disorders, oncologic emergencies, hypertension, HIV exposure, and febrile and non-febrile seizures.
Newly Added/ Expanded Sections Include:
Resuscitation equipment and medication chart (look up by age, length or weight)
20 Pages of empiric antibiotic recommendations
Critically ill neonates
Asthma and bronchiolitis (with new clinical scoring)
Subcutaneous fluid administration
ECG features of serious disease
Pediatric meningitis score
Viral diseases & testing and much more
Used at bedside, the Sixth Edition, continues to outline the diagnosis and management for almost all emergencies occurring in infants and children with expanded commentary regarding current controversies in this field.
The Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is an ideal companion for practitioners in the emergency room or in a family practice setting.