Long considered the gold standard comprehensive reference for diagnosing and managing emergent health issues in
children, Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is an essential resource for clinicians at
all levels of training and experience. The revised eighth edition has been updated from cover to cover, providing
practical, evidence-based content to help you meet any clinical challenge in the emergency care of pediatric patients.
Streamlines content for quick reference, focusing on patient and practitioner safety, essential pathophysiology,
clear outcomes and triage considerations, and efficient cross-referencing between chapters.
Presents the knowledge and expertise of numerous new contributors
Includes new chapters on clinical pathways, clinical decision and support, multidisciplinary teamwork, and the
importance of humanism in emergency medicine. Contains easy-to-follow algorithms, online links to The Children’s
Hospital of Philadelphia’s clinical pathways for managing critical patients, and clinical pearls throughout.
Features an extensive signs and symptoms section, plus sections on resuscitation and stabilization, medical
emergencies, trauma, surgical emergencies, and behavioral health emergencies.
Includes helpful chapters on biological and chemical terrorism, equipment, parental instructions, procedures, and
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