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Description - Neonatal and Infant Emergencies by Ghazala Q. Sharieff

Caring for newborns and infants in the first year of life can be anxiety-provoking and challenging, especially for the emergency physician. This book addresses the most common complaints that an emergency provider may have to evaluate and treat. It is divided into three sections for quick access to a variety of medical conditions. Section I covers the basics of neonate care in the emergency room and includes the general exam, airway management, and sedation. Section II focuses on specific common complaints, such as failure to thrive, fever, and seizures. Section III covers management of specific systems, including cardiology, dermatology, and toxicology. The Appendixes include handy pediatric formulas, immunization schedules, and easy-to-use algorithms and tables. A practical resource for a wide range of health providers, from medical students, residents, and Fellows to attending physicians.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521881135
ISBN-10: 0521881137
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 215mm x 26mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ghazala Q. Sharieff

Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, is Medical Director of the Emergency Care Center at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, and Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for the Palomar-Pomerado Health System/ California Emergency Physicians. Maureen McCollough, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Emergency and the Emergency Departments at Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.