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Author Roy Choudhury, Subhasis, author

Title Pediatric surgery : a quick guide to decision-making / Subhasis Roy Choudhury
Published Singapore : Springer, 2018


Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 401 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Intro; Foreword; Preface; Contents; About the Author; Part 1: General; 1: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Children; Accessing Fluid and Electrolyte Status; History; Clinical Evaluation; Cardiovascular Signs; Laboratory Evaluation; Fluid and Electrolyte Balance; Maintenance Fluid Requirement; Replacement Fluid; Deficit Therapy; Blood Volume; Electrolyte Disturbances; Hyponatremia; Management; Hypernatremia; Potassium; Hyperkalemia; Hypokalemia; Hypocalcemia; Causes; Management; Hypoglycemia; Hypothermia; Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia; Physiologic Jaundice; Pathological Jaundice
Causes of Neonatal HyperbilirubinemiaIndications for Phototherapy and Exchange Transfusion; Suggested Reading; 2: Vascular Access in Children; Types of Catheters; Peripheral Catheters; Venous Cutdown; Intraosseous Catheters; Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC); Central Venous Catheters; Implantable Vascular-Access Devices (Ports); Other Vascular-Access Sites; Umbilical Vascular Access; Arterial Vascular Access; Principles of General Care for the Vascular Access; Complications of Vascular Access; Acute Complications; Long-Term Complications; Catheter Dislodgement and Migration
InfectionThrombosis; Suggested Reading; 3: Parenteral Nutrition; Normal Pediatric Growth; Indications for Giving Parenteral Nutrition; Administration of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN); Composition of Parenteral Formulas; Amino Acids; Dextrose; Lipid Emulsions; Multivitamins; Trace Elements; Electrolytes; Heparin; Complications; Monitoring Patients on TPN; Suggested Reading; 4: Antenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Surgery; Fetus as a Patient; Screening Tests; Antenatal Diagnosis and Treatment; Fetal Surgery; MIS (Minimally Invasive) Fetal Surgery; Indications for In Utero Fetal Intervention
Antenatal Diagnosis and Management of Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)Fetal Therapy for Hydrocephalus; Management; Fetal Therapy for Meningomyelocele; Fetal Therapy for Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation; Diagnosis by Imaging; Monitoring; Outcome; Fetal Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia; Antenatal Diagnosis and Management of Abdominal Wall Defects; Suggested Reading; 5: Vascular Anomalies; Classification; Infantile Hemangioma (Strawberry Angioma) (Figs. 5.2a, b, 5.3, and 5.4); Investigations; Treatment; Vascular Malformation; Port-Wine (Capillary Malformation)
TreatmentVenous Malformation; Clinical Features; Diagnosis; Treatment; Lymphatic Malformation (Cystic Hygroma, Lymphangioma) (See Chap. 6); Treatment; Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)/Arteriovenous Fistula; Diagnosis; Treatment; Combined Vascular Malformation; Summary of Treatment; Suggested Reading; 6: Lymphangiomas; Lymphatic Malformation; Embryology; Pathology; Sites; Clinical Features; Investigations; Complications; Treatment; Suggested Reading; Part 2: Trauma; 7: Pediatric Head Injury; Assessment of Head Injury by Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS); Eyes; Motor; Verbal; Grading of Head Injury
Summary This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery. The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is structured in a systematic uniform pattern, examining the embryology, incidence, and approach to diagnosis and management, along with flow charts and algorithms where appropriate. The book is primarily intended for fellows-in-training and surgeons in pediatric surgery and pediatric specialties. In addition to familiarizing readers with common pediatric surgical conditions and helping them plan simple approaches to their management, it also offers an essential on-the-go guide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 5, 2018)
Subject Children -- Surgery -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Surgery, Operative.
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Fetus -- surgery
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Surgery, Operative
Children -- Surgery
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789811063046