9781550596946
$64.95 - print
$54.99 - ebook
Published
Pages
700
Binding
Reinforced Cover
Dimensions
5.5x8.5in
ISBN Print
9781550596946
ISBN eBook
9781550596977
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This quick reference guide provides residents and physicians with a valuable tool to help diagnose and treat the most common pediatric emergencies. Based on the clinical presentation, this guide offers advice on history taking, physical examinations, diagnostic imaging, treatment options, and differential diagnoses. Topics include general assessment and management, acute presentations, cardiac emergencies, neonatal emergencies, trauma, and more.

Table of Contents

1. General Assessment and Management
2. Acute Presentations
3. Cardiac Emergencies
4. Neurologic Emergencies
5. Respiratory Emergencies
6. Musculoskeletal Emergencies
7. Endocrine Emergencies
8. Hematology/Oncology Emergencies
9. Rheumatological Emergencies
10. Infectious Diseases Emergencies
11. Opthamology Emergencies
12. Dermatology Emergencies
13. ENT Emergencies
14. GI Emergencies
15. Neonatal Emergencies
16. Genito-Urinary Emergencies
17. Nephrology Emergencies
18.Trauma
19. Toxicology
20. Environmental Emergencies


Dr. Rahim Valani

Dr. Rahim Valani is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University and a pediatric emergency physician at McMaster Children's Hospital. He is a graduate of Queen's University and completed his specialist training in Canada, the UK and Australia. He is trained in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine, and completed his Masters in Medical Education from the University of Dundee. Dr. Valani was recognized recently as a Global Scholar by the Peter A. Silverman Centre for International Health as a Co-Director of the International Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective and other outreach programs. He has a strong interest in medical education, specifically in curriculum development, including inter-professional education, international medical education and development of educational plans.