Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this popular reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Pediatrics, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.
Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly.
Reviews the indications for, and complications of, common neurodiagnostic tests.
Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.
Provides updated content and references, as well as an up-to-date drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.
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Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Number of pages: 464
Dimensions: 187 x 111 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
"Overall, this is a helpful, quick resource for senior medical students and junior residents. The consistency in the structure across chapters and succinct language makes this a great and unique resource. The updated edition has an important addition, tackling the new challenges with shift work in medicine." Reviewed by Daphne L Vander Roest, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)