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Case-based Reviews in Pediatric Emergencies

  • Edited By: Suraj Gupte, Novy Gupte
  • ISBN: 9789386322500
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: July 31, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 350 pages
  • Language: English

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This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric emergencies.

Divided into fourteen sections, the text covers emergency scenarios in all major systems of the body, from the heart and lungs, to the endocrine and neurological systems, and much more.

Each section features several cases presented in a step by step approach guiding clinicians through signs and symptoms, investigation, diagnosis and treatment. Each case concludes with questions and answers to enhance learning.

Acute illnesses such as bronchiolitis, gastroenteritis, hypertension, seizures, adrenal crisis, and respiratory distress, are covered in detail.

Each chapter is supplemented with clinical images and ‘key learning points’.

Key Features
  • Simple, straight-forward, easy-to-understand, and effective presentation.
  • Most comprehensive and state-of-the-art work with clinical and practical applicability.
  • Grouping of chapters in 14 well-knit sections, sub-divided into presents 45 chapters by 53 contributing authors.
  • Each case scenario is followed by Case Review in a Nutshell, Interactive Topic Review, Conclusions, Learning Points, and Suggested Readings.
  • A multitude of algorithms, diagrams, and clinical photographs to drive home key points.
  • A large number of tables and boxes.
  • A must for pediatric residents, postgraduates, upcoming intensivists and emergency pediatricians, and practicing pediatricians.
Target Audience

A “must” book for paediatric residents, postgraduate, upcoming intensivists and emergency paediatricians, and practicing paediatricians.

Table of Contents
  1. Section 1: Life-threatening Emergency
    1. Anaphylaxis
  2. Section 2: Nephrology
    1. Acute Renal Injury
    2. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    3. Acute Glomerulonephritis
    4. Hematuria
  3. Section 3: Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
    1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    2. Central Diabetes Insipidus
    3. Transient Pseudohypoadldosteronism
    4. Acute Adrenal Crisis
    5. Hypoglycemia
    6. Pheochromocytoma
    7. Annular Pancreas
  4. Section 4: Neurology
    1. Traumatic Brain Injury
    2. Acute Seizures
    3. Status Epilepticus
    4. Super-refractory Status Epilepticus
    5. Raised Intracranial Pressure
    6. Acute Febrile Encephalopathy
    7. Acute Flaccid Paralysis
    8. Metabolic Crisis
    9. Bacterial Meningitis
  5. Section 5: Pulmonology
    1. Respiratory Distress
    2. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    3. Acute Bronchiolitis
    4. Pneumonia
    5. Acute Severe Asthma
  6. Section 6: Cardiology
    1. Malignant Hypertension
    2. Acute Severe Hypertension
    3. Congestive Heart Failure
  7. Section 7: Infectious Diseases
    1. Severe Dengue
    2. Cerebral Malaria
    3. Influenza
  8. Section 8: Envenomation
    1. Scorpion Sting
    2. Snakebite
  9. Section 9: Gastroenterology
    1. Acute Gastroenteritis
    2. Acute Dysentery
    3. Variceal Bleed
    4. Acute Hepatitis
    5. Acute Pancreatitis
  10. Section 10: Nutrition
    1. Severe Acute Malnutrition
  11. Section 11: Hemato-Oncology
    1. Bleeding Child
    2. Tumor Lysis Syndrome
  12. Section 12: Homeostasis
    1. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
  13. Section 13: Rheumatology
    1. Vasculitis Syndrome
  14. Section 14: Sleep Disorders
    1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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