Handbook Of Pediatric Surgical Patient Care

Handbook Of Pediatric Surgical Patient Care

Alan P Ladd, Frederick J Rescorla, Jay L Grosfeld


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Handbook of Pediatric Surgical Patient Care focuses on the decision-making process in the overall management of the pediatric surgical patient and provides guidelines for diagnosis. The book covers topics ranging from a wide spectrum of neonatal conditions and surgical critical care to other childhood afflictions, pediatric cancer and the injured child. It also focuses on the current management of common childhood conditions including appendicitis, pyloric stenosis and hernias. The purpose of this handbook is to provide a brief, easily accessible, rapid source of contemporary information to students, residents and practitioners caring for infants and children with surgical disorders.

  • Physiologic Considerations of Newborn/Child
  • Trauma
  • Tumors (The Abdominal Mass)
  • Transplantation
  • Head/Neck
  • Thorax
  • Abdomen
  • Liver, Biliary Tree & Pancreas
  • Urologic Considerations
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Special Considerations

Readership: Undergraduate medical students, graduate surgical residents, post-graduate advanced pediatric surgical residents/fellows, pediatric surgery physician extenders, specialized nurses.