The Hospital for Sick Children Handbook of Pediatrics Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 12th Edition

Edited by HSC, Shawna Silver, MD, Deborah Schonfeld, MD, Siobhán Neville and Catherine Diskin
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Practical and pocket sized, The Hospital for Sick Children Handbook of Pediatrics has been a trusted clinical reference for more than 50 years. The fully revised 12th Edition continues this tradition of excellence with succinct, easily accessible, and evidence-based answers for the diagnosis and management of pediatric patients. Get the reliable information you need from staff pediatricians, specialists, residents, and fellows at one of the top pediatric hospitals in the world.

Key Features
  • Provides the most up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to pediatric clinical problems using evidence-based guidelines.
  • Contains new chapters on mental health and technology and medical complexity.
  • Offers quick access to comprehensive information on urgent situations in a six-chapter Acute Care section devoted to pediatric emergencies.
  • Includes abundant algorithms for bedside diagnoses and management of various scenarios.
  • Offers fast access to key information such as normal reference values for various ages and sizes of pediatric patients, common equations and normal vital signs, and resuscitation drugs.
  • Widely used by medical students, residents, practicing pediatricians, family physicians, emergency physicians, nurses, and other interdisciplinary practitioners.
ISBN vst-9780323713436
Table of Content

Section I: Acute Care Pediatrics

Chapter 1: Resuscitation

Chapter 2: Anesthesia

Chapter 3: Emergency Medicine

Chapter 4: Poisonings and Toxicology

Chapter 5: Pain and Sedation

Chapter 6: Procedures

Section II: Subspecialty Pediatrics

Chapter 7: Adolescent Medicine

Chapter 8: Allergy and Immunology

Chapter 9: Cardiology

Chapter 10: Child Maltreatment

Chapter 11: Dentistry

Chapter 12: Dermatology

Chapter 13: Development

Chapter 14: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology

Chapter 15: Endocrinology

Chapter 16: Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base

Chapter 17: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Chapter 18: General Surgery

Chapter 19: Genetics

Chapter 20: Growth and Nutrition

Chapter 21: Gynecology

Chapter 22: Hematology

Chapter 23: Immunoprophylaxis

Chapter 24: Infectious Diseases

Chapter 25: Metabolic Disease

Chapter 26: Neonatology

Chapter 27: Nephrology

Chapter 28: Neurology and Neurosurgery

Chapter 29: Oncology

Chapter 30: Ophthalmology

Chapter 31: Orthopedics

Chapter 32: Otolaryngology

Chapter 33: Plastic Surgery

Chapter 34: Respirology

Chapter 35: Rheumatology

Chapter 36: Transplantation

Chapter 37: Urology

Section III: Laboratory Reference Values

Section IV: Pediatric Drug Dosing Guidelines

Author Information Edited by HSC; Shawna Silver, MD; Deborah Schonfeld, MD; Siobhán Neville, MD and Catherine Diskin, MD
Trim 187 x 111 (4 3/8 x 7 3/8)
Pages 1192
Publication Date 12-08-2021
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