Principles of Pediatric and Neonatal Emergencies

Piyush Gupta, Arvind Bagga, Siddarth Ramji, Krishan Chugh, Rakesh Lodha
  • 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
  • Systematic arrangement in 8 sections – starting from 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
  • Pleasing Color format for better visual appeal
  • Key points in the end for quick revision and reference
  • A must for every postgraduate student and practicing pediatricians and an essential component on the shelf of all pediatric emergency units.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Approach to Child in Emergency Department
Chapter 2: Ethical and Legal Issues in Emergency Care
Chapter 3: Organization of Pediatric Emergency Services
Chapter 4: Transport of a Sick Child
Chapter 5: Patient Safety and Medication Errors
Chapter 6: Emergency Airway Management
Chapter 7: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Chapter 8: Oxygen Therapy
Chapter 9: Shock
Chapter 10: Respiratory Distress and Failure
Chapter 11: Mechanical Ventilation in the Emergency Room
Chapter 12: Anaphylaxis
Chapter 13: Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances
Chapter 14: Acid-Base Disturbance
Chapter 15: Blood Component Therapy
Chapter 16: Sedation, Analgesia and Anesthesia
Chapter 17: Acute Asthma
Chapter 18: Stridor and Foreign Body Inhalation
Chapter 19: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Chapter 20: Emergencies in Chronic Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 21: Heart Failure
Chapter 22: Cardiac Arrhythmias
Chapter 23: Emergencies in Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 24: Hypertensive Emergencies
Chapter 25: Acute Kidney Injury
Chapter 26: Hematuria
Chapter 27: Acute Seizure
Chapter 28: Approach to a Comatose Patient
Chapter 29: Febrile Encephalopathy
Chapter 30: Intracranial Hypertension
Chapter 31: Acute Flaccid Paralysis
Chapter 32: Acute Bacterial Meningitis
Chapter 33: Acute Encephalitis
Chapter 34: Metabolic Encephalopathies
Chapter 35: Acute Diarrhea and Dehydration
Chapter 36: Acute Liver Failure
Chapter 37: Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Chapter 38: Hematological Emergencies
Chapter 39: Oncological Emergencies
Chapter 40: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Chapter 41: Adrenal and Thyroid Emergencies
Chapter 42: Management of Severely Malnourished Children
Chapter 43: Malaria
Chapter 44: Dengue Fever
Chapter 45: Fever without Focus
Chapter 46: Fever with a Rash
Chapter 47: Toxin Mediated Diseases
Chapter 48: Rickettsial Infections
Chapter 49: Post-exposure Prophylaxis
Chapter 50: Dermatological Emergencies
Chapter 51: Gynecological Emergencies
Chapter 52: Psychiatric Emergencies
Chapter 53: Emergencies in Pediatric Rheumatology
Chapter 54: Burns
Chapter 55: Drowning and Immersion Injuries
Chapter 56: Temperature Injuries
Chapter 57: Electrical Injuries
Chapter 58: Snake Envenomation
Chapter 59: Scorpion Envenomation
Chapter 60: Animal Bites
Chapter 61: Management of a Poisoned Child
Chapter 62: Plant Related Poisonings
Chapter 63: Drug Overdose
Chapter 64: Insecticide and Pesticide Poisonings
Chapter 65: Hydrocarbon Poisoning
Chapter 66: Heavy Metal Poisoning
Chapter 67: Corrosive Poisoning
Chapter 68: Neonatal Emergencies in Delivery Room
Chapter 69: Approach to a Sick Newborn
Chapter 70: Respiratory Failure in Newborn
Chapter 71: Shock in the Newborn
Chapter 72: Neonatal Convulsions
Chapter 73: Neonatal Hypoglycemia
Chapter 74: Emergencies in Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Chapter 75: Neonatal Jaundice
Chapter 76: Approach to a Bleeding Neonate
Chapter 77: Neonatal Cardiac Emergencies
Chapter 78: Acute Kidney Injury in Newborn
Chapter 79: Disturbances of Temperature in Newborns
Chapter 80: Neonatal Surgical Emergencies
Chapter 81: Neonatal Transport
Chapter 82: Acute Abdomen
Chapter 83: Urological Emergencies
Chapter 84: Approach to Injured Child
Chapter 85: Traumatic Brain Injuries
Chapter 86: Orthopedic Emergencies
Chapter 87: Ocular Emergencies
Chapter 88: Ear, Nose and Throat Emergencies
Chapter 89: Oral and Dental Emergencies
Chapter 90: Approach to a Sexually Abused Child
Chapter 91.1: Vascular Access
Chapter 91.2: Lumbar Puncture
Chapter 91.3: Abdominal Paracentesis
Chapter 91.4: Pericardiocentesis
Chapter 91.5: Thoracocentesis/Pleural Tap
Chapter 91.6: Tube Thoracostomy and Needle Decompression
Chapter 91.7: Tracheostomy
Chapter 91.8: Peritoneal Dialysis
Chapter 91.9: Exchange Transfusion
Chapter 91.10: Umbilical Vessel Catheterization