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Medical Emergencies In Children,Revised 5E ( 2016)

Medical Emergencies In Children,Revised 5E ( 2016)

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It is one of the most comprehensive textbooks dealing with practical aspects of medical emergencies in infants and children with contributions from a large number of eminent and leading neonatologists and pediatric internsivists of national and international repute. It provides the current state-of-the-art information for assessment and optimal management of neonates and children presenting with life-threatening medical emergencies. The book has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate recent advances in the art and understanding of medical emergencies in children. All chapters have been revised, updated and re-written to incorporate latest information. The book has been subdivided into six sections and eight new chapters dealing with medico-legal issues in the emergency department, acute fever without a focus, raised intracranial tension, neonatal jaundice, acute flaccid paralysis, hematologic emergencies, electrocution and lightning, pain relief and sedation have been incorporated. The book provides complete information regarding organization of a pediatric intensive care unit, cardiopulmonary resuscitation of newborn babies and children, first-aid and intensive care management of common life-threatening emergencies of children with a detailed compendium of emergency drugs. It presents a harmonious blend of latest information on pathophysiological basis of medical emergencies in children and the current state-of-the-art pertaining to their optimal and rational management through a simplified practical approach in the form of algorithms keeping in mind the existent constraints of resources and equipment faced by pediatricians in the developing countries. The book shall serve as a useful and practical manual to the pediatric residents and consultant pediatricians and neonatologists working in the emergency departments and pediatric intensive units of teaching hospitals, private nursing homes and corporate hospitals.

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ISBN 9788123928982
Publishers CBS Publishers & Distributors
Author Meharban Singh
Binding Hardcover
Edition 5\e
Year 2016
Size NA
Pages 956
Subject Pediatric
About the Author

Meharban Singh is the former Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He is one of the most eminent Pediatricians and Neonatologists of India. He is an outstanding writer and a medical teacher par excellence. He has served as a WHO Consultant and MCH Advisor to several countries and Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Kabul, Afghanistan. He has been conducting regular teaching sessions for students of general nursing and midwifery, graduate and postgraduate nursing students and provided in-service training to qualified nurses for over three decades. He has authored ten textbooks of pediatrics and its subspecialties, which are eminently readable and extremely popular in India and South-East Asia Region. He has been conferred the Fellowships of a large number of Academic Bodies and has delivered over 35 prestigious Endowment Lectures and Orations. He is the past Secretary and President of National Neonatology Forum of India and former President of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

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