The ONLY handbook on pediatric hospitalist medicine! Focusing specifically on caring for pediatric patients in the hospital setting, this unique handbook addresses more than 350 of the most commonly encountered inpatient pediatric medical conditions. Unlike similar handbooks on the subject, The Philadelphia Guide goes beyond diagnostic strategies to include complete treatment and management guidelines. The emphasis on the treatment of so many inpatient conditions makes the book valuable to anyone who cares for pediatric patients in the hospital – medical students, residents, and pediatric attendings. Designed for immediate access, the handbook features alphabetized clinical sections and consistent chapter subheadings to make the book especially useful at the point of care. Valuable appendices include pediatric vital signs, neonatal codes, and PALS (pediatric advance life support) algorithms Includes evidence-based references NEW 2-color design
The Philadelphia Guide
Author: Gary Frank, Samir S. Shah, Marina Catallozzi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics brings you the latest guidelines, procedures, and treatment and management strategies for inpatient pediatric care. The field of pediatric hospital medicine is rapidly growing and this handbook focuses specifically on caring for pediatric patients in the hospital setting. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics addresses over 350 commonly encountered inpatient pediatric medical conditions. Unlike other handbooks, it goes beyond diagnostic strategies to include complete treatment and management guidelines. The focus on the treatment of so many inpatient pediatric medical conditions means that it can be used by everyone who cares for pediatric patients in the hospital—medical students, residents, and pediatric attendings. Additionally, the organization of the book makes it immensely accessible. The clinical sections are alphabetized and subheadings are consistent throughout the book to make finding information quick and easy. Readers will have rapid access to tables listing pediatric dosages for emergency, airway, and rapid sequence intubation medications, as well as defibrillation and cardioversion protocols. Classic and current evidence-based references are included. Invaluable appendices cover normal vital signs, neonatal codes, and PALS algorithms. A fresh, new approach to pediatric literature, this indispensable handbook offers concise, precise information for healthcare practitioners of all levels, from all disciplines, involved in the care of children in the inpatient setting.
Written by two Stanford-trained pediatricians, the Tarascon Pediatric Inpatient Pocketbook includes the most authoritative and up-to-date pediatric practice guidelines, and is packed with easy-to-understand algorithms, tables, charts, and formulas used when treating pediatric patients in a hospital setting. With chapters on endocrinology, hematology, infectious diseases, neonatalogy, and more, the concisely organized Tarascon Pediatric Inpatient Pocketbook puts vitally important but hard-to-remember facts at your fingertips. The Tarascon Pediatric Inpatient Pocketbook is an essential pocket reference for medical students, residents and attending physicians treating children in an inpatient setting.
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Author: Ronald M. Perkin, Dale A. Newton, James D. Swift
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Now in its Second Edition, this text focuses exclusively on the management of hospitalized pediatric patients from admission to discharge. It is an excellent resource for residency programs, hospitalist fellowships, and continuing education for physicians whose practice includes the management of hospitalized newborns and children. Because pediatric hospital care is provided by a wide variety of healthcare professionals and in many different hospital settings, this text provides a framework for unified management and effective and efficient care. This edition includes new sections on emergency medicine and psychiatric hospitalization and expanded coverage of management of children with complex and chronic conditions.
This new, comprehensive reference not only brings readers the most up-to-date, evidence-based approaches to hospital-based pediatric care, but also covers issues related to staffing a unit; financial, legal, and ethical practices; and how to maintain effective communication between referring providers and consulting staff.
Caring for the Hospitalized Child
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Hospital Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, Daniel A. Rauch, Jeffrey C. Gershel
Publisher: Amer Academy of Pediatrics
Get immediate, on-the-spot help for safe, effective, confident inpatient care! Pediatric hospital care is more challenging than ever. Stringent admissions policies mean typical patients are sicker. Cases are more complex. Procedures are more technology-intensive. Plus, today's scope of practice extends to co-management of subspecialty and surgical patients. Now there's a point-of-care AAP manual you can rely on for practical, authoritative guidance in the hospital setting. Developed by top pediatric hospitalists, "Caring for the Hospitalized Child" is sure to become your go-to resource all the way from initial evaluation through discharge management. Find how-to specifics for addressing all the presentations you're most likely to see Pediatric hospitalists with extensive hands-on experience offer proven recommendations for dozens of pediatric inpatient problems. Here's what you need to know - and what you need to do - for anaphylaxis, cardiac conditions, dermatological, EN, and GI issues, infectious diseases, seizure, eye trauma, fractures, physical and sexual abuse, and much more. Turn to the condition or symptom set you're confronting for practical, right-to-the-point advice on: - Clinical presentation - Differential diagnosis - Lab tests; imaging - Treatment - Indications for specialist consult - Disposition - Hospital discharge criteria - Follow-up "Plus..." - Exclusive clinical pearls - Common pitfalls to avoid - Coding tips to speed payment - And more! Concise text descriptions and directions, action-focused bulleted lists, and at-a-glance charts and tables simplify hospital problem-solving. Conditions and symptoms are arranged alphabetically for ready reference. This all-in-one guide reaches beyond the bedside to consider systems of care, equipment, ethics, economics, quality management, team leadership, and many other high-interest topics.
The Washington Manual® Pediatrics Survival Guide encapsulates the critical knowledge essential for a successful pediatric residency. The book includes chapters on "floor" survival, writing prescriptions, calculating IV fluids and feeds, laboratory reference values, and formulary information. A chapter on adolescent medicine addresses topics such as STDs, eating disorders, and suicide.
An essential pocket manual for anyone who treats children "This is a unique and novel approach to a pediatric handbook. It is the first that I can remember that is written by house staff, although it is reviewed by attendings and is very thorough. 3 Stars."--Doody's Revivew Service Featuring an instant-access, find-it-now presentation, Texas Children’s Hospital Handbook of Pediatrics and Neonatology delivers concise, evidence-based information that is directly applicable to bedside care of the patient in both pediatrics and neonatology. Authored and reviewed by more than 125 residents, fellows, and faculty at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, this compact guide features content especially selected for its value to students, trainees, and junior faculty. Distinguished faculty in virtually every pediatric discipline have reviewed the content to ensure that the text reflects the most current clinical practice. Features: A true quick reference utilizing numerous tables, figures, and clinical algorithms Includes material not found in any other handbook, such as Clinical Pearls for the Wards, Neonatal and Pediatric Nutrition, and Delivery Room Care of the VLBW Infant Key medications/dosages, research, and review articles are cited directly in the text Includes PICU card—-a necessity for every lab coat pocket—-providing what-to-do information on sedation, poisoning, IV antibiotics, anaphylaxis, airway obstruction, intubation sequences, hypertensive crisis, and more References to additional material available online at www.AccessPediatrics.com
Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is designed as a quick read for students on rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty. Pocket-sized and practical, the text covers the clinical topics a student would most likely encounter during an elective rotation and also provides the basic knowledge needed before USMLE Steps 2 and 3 in an organized, easy-to-read outline format. The book also features appendices on opportunities in pediatric critical care, a question and answer review, and suggested additional reading. Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find the book valuable.
Developed by more than 40 leading global child health experts, this all-new, first-of-its-kind textbook is a comprehensive reference tool that combines travel medicine, practicing medicine in other countries; and review of diseases endemic in the tropics and resource-limited areas. This textbook begins by presenting foundational information to build understanding of disease, health, medicine, culture, law, and the environment. It provides information for health care practitioners on preparing families traveling with children. Finally, health and illness are discuss.
Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success! "This review is intended for residents and pediatric practitioners, but it also would be useful for medical students on pediatrics rotations. The book covers all topics in pediatrics. Genetics, nephrology, and neonatology are covered well, as is gastroenterology. It uses charts and tables for high-yield and intense studying. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service This is the new edition of the physician-to-physician, step-by-step guide to passing the pediatrics board exam. Written by veteran First Aid editor Tao Le and a team of former residents from Johns Hopkins University who recently took the exam, this book covers what to expect on the exam, how to register and succeed, and must-know high-yield facts. Features new to this edition include a full-color photo insert and mini-cases that frame clinical discussions for better retention. The summary of high-yield facts make it the ideal last minute review book. Features: Easy-to-remember summaries of the most frequently tested topics Hundreds of high-yield algorithms, clinical images, tables, and illustrations Margin notes reinforce must-know information Mnemonics and clinical pearls make learning and memorization fast, fun, and easy Mini-cases highlight commonly tested patient presentations and scenarios 12 pages of full-color images Resident-tested tips on how to register, prepare for, and ace the exam Completely revised based on reader feedback -- so you know you are studying the most up-to-date and relevant material possible A true "insider's guide" for in-service, boards, and recertification! Complete coverage of all the must know topics: Introduction to the Pediatric Boards, Adolescent/Gynecology/Genital, Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency/Critical Care, Endocrinology, GI/Nutrition; Growth, Development, and Behavior; Hematology/Oncology, Human Genetics and Development, Infectious Diseases, Muskuloskeletal, Neonatology, Neurology, Preventive Pediatrics and Ethics, Pulmonology, Renal/Urinary Tract
Pocket Primary Care
Author: Meghan M. Kiefer, Curtis Chong
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
"Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the outpatient setting. Pocket Primary Care is a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook. Includes areas of: preventive medicine, cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal, neurology, ophthalmology/ ENT, psychiatry/social, pulmonary, renal/urology, special populations, women's health, men's health, and geriatric"--Provided by publisher.
Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry
This reference book takes a direct and practical approach to the concerns paediatricians face on a daily basis. It features a heavy focus on the evaluation and management process of pediatric care, and the process by which physicians come to various clinical decisions. This attention on medical decision-making, as well as featured 'levels of evidence' which rate the various treatment courses, further integrates the practice of evidence-based medicine into daily care.