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Pediatric Surgery

Diagnosis and Treatment

Coppola, Christopher P, Kennedy, Jr, Alfred P, Scorpio, Ronald J (Eds.)

2014, XXVIII, 482 p. 53 illus., 10 illus. in color.

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  • A practical bedside manual for use on the front lines of caring for children with surgical disease
  • A manual that provides a quick guide to care for an ill child and later serves as a board review text and study guide
  • Useful not only for surgical practitioners, but also to any provider who needs to decide when to refer a child to a surgeon and wants to prepare parents for what to expect when their child is cared for by a surgeon

Pediatric Surgery- Diagnosis and Treatment is a concise guide delivering clear and rapid assistance to surgical and pediatric providers alike in the diagnosis and treatment of common surgical diseases in children. It is a convenient focused review for trainees and active practitioners taking board examinations.


Written by a team of pediatric specialists, Pediatric Surgery- Diagnosis and Treatment will provide both surgeons and pediatricians with rapid surgical review of cases ranging from neonatal to late teens.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Diagnosis - Management of Children's Diseases - Pediatric Surgery - Surgical Disease

Related subjects » Gynecology - Public Health - Surgery

Table of contents 

Part 1. Perioperative Issues.- 1.Fluids and Electrolytes.- 2. Nutrition.- 3. Pediatric Anesthesiology.- 4. Procedural Sedation.- 5. Postoperative Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care.- 6. Disorders of Clotting.- Part 2. Trauma.- 7. Epidemiology of Trauma.- 8. Injury Prevention and Safety.- 9. Non-Accidental Trauma.- 10. Initial Trauma Assessment.- 11. Pathophysiology of Brain Injury.- 12. Algorithm of Treatment for Head Trauma.- 13. Thoracic Trauma.- 14. Abdominal Trauma.- 15. Traumatic Spinal Injury in Children.- 16. Burns.- 17. Pelvic Fractures.- 18. Common Pediatric Fractures.- Part 3. Common Neonatal Problems.- 19. Necrotizing Enterocolitis.- 20. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.- 21. Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula.- 22. Pyloric Stenosis.- 23. Duodenal Atresia.- 24. Intestinal Atresia.- 25. Hirschsprung's Disease.- 26. Malrotation.- 27. Gastroschisis.- 28. Omphalocele.- 29. Imperforate Anus and Cloaca.- 30. Congenital Lung Malformations.- 31. Meconium Plug Syndrome and Meconium Ileus.- 32. Hypospadias.- 33. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation.- 34. Biliary Atresia.- Part 4. Common Problems of Infancy.- 35. Inguinal Hernia/Hydrocele.- 36. Umbilical Hernia.- 37. Intussusception.- 38. Foreign Body Ingestion and Aspiration.- 39. Branchial Cleft Remnants.- 40. Choledochal Cyst.- 41. Thyroglossal Duct Cyst.- 42. Renal Duplication Anomalies.- 43. Cryptorchidism.- 44. Vesicoureteral Reflux.- 45. Megaureter.- 46. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction.- 47. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- 48. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- 49. Vascular Rings and Slings.- Part 5. Common Problems in School Age Children.- 50. Lymphadenopathy.- 51. Appendicitis.- 52. Hereditary Spherocytosis.- 53. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.- 54. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.- 55. Sickle Cell Anemia.- Part 6. Common Adolescent Problems.- 56. Gynecomastia.- 57. Pectus Deformity.- 58. Imperforate Hymen.- 59. Inflammatory Bowel Disease.- 60. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.- 61. Thyroid Nodules.- 62. Breast Nodules.- 63. Adrenal Tumors.- 64. Pancreatitis.- 65. Gallbladder Disease.- 66. Varicocele.- 67. Acute Scrotum.- 68. Pediatric Urolithiasis.- Part 7. Common Neoplasms in Children.- 69. Wilms' Tumor.- 70. Neuroblastoma.- 71. Hepatoblastoma.- 72. Leukemia.- 73. Rhabdomyosarcoma.- Part 8. Surgical Procedures.- 74. Parenteral Access.- 75. Enteral Access.- 76. Chest Tube.- 77. Scoliosis Exposure.- 78. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts.- 79. Circumcision.- 80. Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation.- 81. Tracheostomy.- Part 9. Resources.- 82. Note Templates.- 83. Common Medications.- 84. Vaccination Schedule.- 85. Developmental Milestones.- 86. Phone List.- 87. Index Case List.

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