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Acute pediatric neurology

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Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interv…
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Sejersen, Thomas
Wang, Ching H
Responsibility
Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 405 pages)
ISBN
9780857294913 (electronic bk.)
9780857294906
Subjects (MeSH)
Acute Disease
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Neurologic Manifestations
Subjects (LCSH)
Pediatric neurology
Pediatric emergencies
Pediatric intensive care
Nervous System Diseases
Infant
Child
Adolescent
Critical Care
Emergency Treatment
Neurology
Pediatrics
Emergency medicine
Abstract
This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interventions.
Contents
Part I. Acute Neurological Symptoms -- Unconsciousness, Coma, and Death by Neurological Criteria -- Seizures -- Acute Headache -- Acute Disturbance of Motor Function -- Acute Disturbance of Vision -- Dizziness and Vertigo -- Acute Changes of Behavior and Memory -- Part II. Management of Acute Neurological Conditions -- Ischemic and Hypoxic Insults: Near Drowning, Asphyxia, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Neurometabolic Crisis -- Approach to Childhood-Onset Muscle Cramps, Exercise Intolerance and Recurrent Myoglobinuria -- Management of Seizures and Status Epilepticus -- Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Management of Migraine and Other Headaches -- Central Nervous System Infections (Bacteria and Parasites) -- Management of Acute Neuromuscular Disorders -- Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases -- Viral Infections, Autoimmune and Demyelinating Conditions of the Central Nervous System -- Spasticity, Dystonia, and Other Movement Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide -- Acute Pain.
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Crisis management in anesthesiology

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[edited by] David M. Gaba, Kevin J. Fish, Steven K. Howard ... [et al.]. (2nd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , c2015.
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In this state-of-the-art second edition, readers will find a systematic compilation of emergency procedures for the kinds of crisis events that are encountered in routine practice. Designed to improve recognition of and response to crisis situations, this important section details the etiology, typical situations, methods for prevention, manifestations, similar events, and the complications to watch out for when handling a major crisis event.
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Gaba, David M
Responsibility
[edited by] David M. Gaba, Kevin J. Fish, Steven K. Howard ... [et al.]
Edition
2nd ed.
Alternate Title
Crisis management in anaesthesiology
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource, 309 p.
ISBN
9780443065378
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesiology – methods
Anesthesia – adverse effects
Decision Making
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Anesthesiology - methods
Anesthesia - adverse effects
Decision Making
Emergencies
Anesthesiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Notes
Preceded by: Crisis management in anesthesiology / David M. Gaba, Kevin J. Fish, Steven K. Howard ; with contributions by Emily Ratner, Robert S. Holzman. 1994
Abstract
In this state-of-the-art second edition, readers will find a systematic compilation of emergency procedures for the kinds of crisis events that are encountered in routine practice. Designed to improve recognition of and response to crisis situations, this important section details the etiology, typical situations, methods for prevention, manifestations, similar events, and the complications to watch out for when handling a major crisis event.
Contents
Fundamentals of Dynamic Decision Making in Anesthesia -- Principles of Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management -- Teaching Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management -- Debriefing -- Generic Events -- Cardiovascular Events -- Pulmonary Events -- Metabolic Events -- Neurologic Events -- Equipment Events -- Cardiac Anesthesia Events -- Obstetric Events -- Pediatric Events.
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