This completely revised fourth edition of Principles of Pediatric and Neonatal Emergencies - a flagship publication of Indian Pediatrics - is now in colour.
With its focus on the management of acute illnesses in emergency settings, especially in low- and middle-income settings, the book will be highly relevant to the needs of pediatricians working in developing countries. Most chapters have been completely rewritten, incorporating latest consensus guidelines of management by various academic bodies and incorporating flowcharts and key points.
The emphasis continues to be on initial management of common and important emergencies affecting children.
Detailed discussions on etiology and pathophysiology have been avoided. This textbook shall be extremely valuable for pediatricians, physicians, resident doctors and other trainees, and will be an essential part of shelf in all pediatric emergency units. Incorporates latest evidence-based diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations related to pediatric and neonatal emergencies. Comprehensively covers acute illnesses in children, with emphasis on their initial management. New chapters on oxygen therapy, anaphylaxis, blood component therapy, asthma, chronic respiratory disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, traumatic brain injuries, oncological emergencies, dermatological, gynecological and psychiatric emergencies, burns, corrosive poisonings, urological, orthopedic, and ocular emergencies and approach to sexually abused child. Special arrangement in 8 sections - starting with Organization of Pediatric Emergency Department, and progressing to initial Stabilization of a Sick Child, followed by Systemic Emergencies, Environmental, and Toxicological Threats, Neonatal Emergencies, Surgical and Subspecialty Emergencies, and Procedures. Contribution from over 170 authors with vast experience in emergencies and intensive care. Annexures on drug doses for emergency drugs, with emphasis on antiarrhythmic drugs. A must for every postgraduate student and practicing pediatriciains and an essential component in the shelf of all pediatric emergenct units.