Fleisher and Ludwig's 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine by Robert J. Hoffman MD MS, Vincent J. Wang MD MHA, Dr.

By Robert J. Hoffman MD MS, Vincent J. Wang MD MHA, Dr. Richard J. Scarfone MD, Dr. Sandip A. Godambe MD PhD MBA, Dr. Raymond Pitetti MD MPH

Fleisher and Ludwig's 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency medication Consult offers entire, useful details on over 800 pediatric emergency concerns in a fast-access two-page "5 Minute" define structure for simple emergency division use. The e-book focuses in particular on pediatric emergency drugs and is totally targeted from Rosen and Barkin's 5-Minute Emergency medication Consult, which specializes in grownup administration, with pediatrics as a far off "second". This e-book is usually distinctive from from The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, which covers fundamental care matters yet doesn't correctly deal with emergency issues and administration. assurance comprises medical presentation, pre-hospital, analysis, remedy, disposition, ICD-10 coding, and pitfalls. remedy techniques are congruent with these of famous, authoritative resources together with the yank Academy of Pediatrics and the yankee university of Emergency drugs. The booklet comprises pediatric clinical, surgical, and environmental/poisoning emergencies, and includes reference details akin to important symptoms, resuscitation apparatus sizes, and drugs doses in addition to directions on universal pediatric EM procedures.

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Generalized shifting dullness when the patient is placed on the lateral decubitus position is indicative of free peritoneal fluid. – Palpate: ◦ Masses may consist of stool, enlarged organs, cysts, or tumors. Location, mobility, and contour of the mass should be noted. ◦ Rebound tenderness and involuntary guarding suggest peritonitis. r A pelvic exam on sexually active females and genital exam on males may be indicated. r Rectal examination is recommended if a lower quadrant abdominal mass is found on exam.

The abdominal radiographic series in children with suspected bowel obstruction—should the second view be abandoned? Pediatr Radiol. 2002;32: 556–560. 3. Lameris ´ W, van Randen A, van Es HW, et al. Imaging strategies for detection of urgent conditions in patients with acute abdominal pain: Diagnostic accuracy study. BMJ. 2009;339:b2431. SURGERY/OTHER PROCEDURES r Immediate surgical consultation is required for any ill-appearing patient with suspected peritonitis from bowel perforation or malrotation with mid-gut volvulus.

Prim Care. 2006;33(3):727–750. r Francois KE, Foley MR. Antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage. , eds. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2007. r Sakornbut E, Leeman L, Fontaine P. Late pregnancy bleeding. Am Fam Physician. 2007;75(8): 1199–1206. r Patients may not present with the classic triad. Consider the diagnosis in all patients presenting with preterm labor. r The presenting complaint may only be a decrease in fetal activity per the patient.

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