Pediatric Emergency Medicine : Illustrated Clinical Cases, Second Edition book cover
2nd Edition

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Illustrated Clinical Cases, Second Edition

ISBN 9780429435003
Published October 15, 2018 by CRC Press
456 Pages 195 Color & 177 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book includes 200 clinical cases which present as emergencies. Congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children are covered, including allergy, abuse, burns, fractures and other trauma, feeding problems, foreign bodies, genetic disorders, infections, poisoning, haematology, oncology, and much more. Cases appear in random order, reflecting actual practice in emergency medicine, and reinforcing skills in investigation, diagnosis, and treatment. It is superbly illustrated with high-quality radiographic images and photographs and is indispensable for all health professionals dealing with emergencies involving children.

Table of Contents

Normal Epiglottis. Neonatal Gynecomastia. Neonatal Mastitis. Delta Wave. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Bloody Stool. Bloody Urine in Diaper. Bell’s Palsy. Rickets. Paraphimosis. Penile Hair Tourniquet. Inguinal Hernia Girl. Tension Pneumothorax (GSW). Angiodema. Oral Commissure Burn. Scaphoid Fracture. Abscess Neck. Midline neck abscess. Ascariasis. Patella Fracture. Eczema Herpeticum Case. Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Scarlet Fever. Urethral Prolapse. Ovarian Cyst. Guttate Psoriasis Case. Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome. HSP. Peeling, Hand Foot Mouth Disease. Mastoiditis. Kawasaki Disease. Parotitis. Pyogenic Granuloma. Osteochondroma case. LCP. Pathologic Fracture. Tooth Avulsion Case. Uvula Trauma. Corneal Abrasion. Subdural Hematoma. Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture. Dog Bite Hand. Fish Hook. EpiPen to finger. Epipen Leg. Boxer’s Fracture. Foreign body. Finger Dislocation. Greenstick Fracture. Patellar Dislocation Case. Hip Dislocation Case. Frostbite. Popsicle Panniculitis Case. Perineal laceration. Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Meningococcemia rash. Early disseminated Lyme disease. Hair weave dermatitis. Malaria. Spinal epidural abscess. Patella Fracture Transverse. C1 fracture. Pneumoperitoneum. Appendicitis. Ovarian Torsion. Multiple Sclerosis. Ingested pepto bismol. Foreign body floor of mouth. HSV Blepharoconjunctivitis. Liver laceration. Anterior mediastinal mass. Hematometrocolpos. Subdural hemorrhages from NAT. Spontaneous Pneumothorax. Incarcerated Umbilical Hernia Case. Monteggia Fracture. Testicular torsion. Nail ingestion. Lyme. Shoulder Dislocation Case. Supracondylar Fracture Type III Case. Ring on Finger. Cellulitis Foot. Scleral Laceration. Pseudomonas Ear. Drug eruption from amoxicillin. Ex-Lax Dermatitis. Acute Annular Urticarial Hypersensitivity (Urticaria Multiforme). Black Tongue Pepto-Bismol. Tillaux Fracture. Dental Abscess. Posterior Elbow Dislocation. Glass in foot. Natal tooth. Hair Torniquet Case. Ranula. SCFE Case. Intussusception. Bullous impetigo. Partial Finger Amputation. Bladder Stone. Zoster. Pericarditis Case. Celluitis Case. Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Foreign Body. Limping Child. Pneumomediastinum case. ALL. Buckle Fracture. Contrast extravasation. Plastic bronchitis. Pyloric Stenosis. Tendon Laceration. Perianal streptococcal dermatitis. Supracondylar fracture, anterior humeral line. Abscess Case. Bronchogenic Cyst. Arachnoid Cyst. Epidural hematoma, parietal skull fracture. Depressed Skull Fracture Pneumocephalus. Scalp Laceration. Congenital Syphilis. Ear Laceration. Contact Burn. Immersion pattern scald burn. Transverse Fracture. Scald burn due to bathing in sink. Scrotal Bullet. Bruising in Infants. Schwannoma. Ecthyma. Abdominal Mass - Fibrous Dysplasia. Atlanto-occipital Dislocation Case. Neuroblastoma. Sternoclavicular Dislocation. Salter-Harris II Femur Fracture. Rectal laceration. Drug Eruption from TMP/SXT. Hip Pain. Rectal Prolapse Case. Herpetic Whitlow. Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Ultrasound Techniques Case. Peritonsillar Abscess Case. Open Monteggia Fracture Case. Abdominal Mass. ITP. Pilonidal cysts. VP shunt. Proptosis: Neuroblastoma. Paronychia Case. Felon Case. FB Remote Cover. Chemical Burn. Tibial Avulsion Fracture. Button Battery vs. Coin. Eroded Coin FB in esophagus. Screw in Stomach. Sticker in esophagus. Radiolucent FB mainstem. Nail in Airway. Hydrocephalus. Window cord neck strangulation. Tinea capitis. US knee effusion. Incontinentia Pigmenti. Mtb neck abscess. Scabies. MRSA Osteomyelitis. Erupting tooth hemophilia. Peeling Hands after strep. Branchial cleft cysts. Retropharyngeal abscess. Myositis viral. Carotenemia. Labial adhesions. Big FishHook in scalp. Pinworms. Caustic Ingestion. Molluscum Contagiosum. Healing rib fracture. Clavicle Fracture. Toddler's Fracture. Myocarditis. Progression of acute chest. Umbilical granuloma. Anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion fracture. Ankle laceration with glass FB, tendon laceration. VP shunt abdominal pseudocyst. Adenovirus conjunctivitis. Salter Harris I Dislocation humerus fx. FB: needle/”wart”. Rhabdomyolysis. Omphalitis. Necrotizing pneumonia. Multifocal pneumonia. Pneumonia & parapneumonic effusion. C1 fracture. C3-4 injury

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Alisa McQueen

The University of Chicago Medicine

Comer Children’s Hospital

S. Margaret Paik

The University of Chicago Medicine

Comer Children’s Hospital


"This is a well-presented, clinically relevant educational resource for healthcare professionals who care for children who present with clinical emergencies. As a critical care pediatrician with over 35 years of experience, I really enjoyed reading and reviewing these cases and learned a lot."

Joseph Hageman, MD (University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine)