Developed by leading practitioners, this all-new clinical resource and learning tool brings you 77 expertly prepared reports based on actual emergency department cases. Enhance your ability to cope with both common and less frequently encountered pediatric emergencies. From patient presentation to final outcome, you’ll see exactly “how it’s done.”
The concise text steps you through assessment; differential diagnosis; evaluation; final case discussion, including management recommendations; and suggested readings. More than 150 full-color photos aid in patient evaluation and diagnostic and treatment decision-making. Case reports are grouped by topic area for quick lookup—gastrointestinal and abdominal presentations, febrile illnesses, allergies and skin reactions, injuries, central nervous system presentations, head and neck presentations, extremity presentations, genital/rectal conditions, and pulmonary presentations.
Content includes: Projectile Vomiting, Vomiting and Diarrhea, Premature Infant With Bloody Stools and Shock, Newborn Hematemesis and Scrotal Swelling, Constipation, Abdominal Pain and Adolescent Patient Confidentiality, Nausea, Headaches, Long-Standing Painless Abdominal Mass, Extremity Peeling After Febrile Illness, Amoxicillin and Ibuprofen Allergy, Facial Puffiness, Injuries – Diving into Shallow Water, Pool Suction Injury, Severe Pain While Swimming, Rollover Motor Vehicle Collison Causing Severe Abdominal and Back Pain and much more.
About the Author
John T. Kanegaye, MD, FAAP, FACEP, is an emergency medicine physician at Rady Children’s Hospital and a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
Loren G. Yamamoto, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, FACEP, is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, as well as chief of staff and attending emergency physician at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.