Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine, Jeffrey C Gershel, Elizabeth D Barnett
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Release Date: October 01, 2017
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this popular point-of-care manual offers practical, authoritative guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics in the hospital setting for safe, effective inpatient care from initial evaluation through hospital discharge management.
Pediatric hospitalists with extensive hands-on expertise offer proven recommendations for dozens of pediatric inpatient problems including anaphylaxis; cardiac conditions; dermatological, ENT and GI issues; infectious diseases; seizure; eye trauma; fractures; physical and sexual abuse, and more.
New in the second edition:
Provides 18 new chapters on eating disorders, acute adrenal insufficiency, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, genetics, inborn errors of metabolism, ovarian torsion, neutropenia, cultural effectiveness, transition to adult care, sepsis, suicide, systemic lupus erythematosus, abdominal masses, and much more
Two new sections on genetics and metabolism rheumatology