This book examines the impact of pediatric HIV on children, adolescents, and their families. Beginning with an overview of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it traces the medical, psychological, and social dimensions of HIV through the trajectory of childhood and youth. It examines the latest research on a wide range of topics, including treatment adherence, cultural, legal, and ethical issues, and HIV stigma and its reduction. Chapters offer expert recommendations for clinicians working with children with HIV as well as researchers studying pediatric HIV. In addition, the book also discusses daily concerns associated with pediatric HIV, such as disease management, coping, access to services, risk prevention, and health promotion.
This practical guide is written for the emergency department physician who cares for adults and children concurrently and provides all the information needed to diagnose and treat a wide variety of common and uncommon pediatric disorders. Each chapter takes a clinical perspective, emphasizing differences in adult and pediatric disease process and management. Key facts, special considerations, and pearls and pitfalls are highlighted, providing rapid access to vital knowledge in emergency situations. Sections are dedicated to specific pediatric populations, including neonates, adolescents, and children with special health care needs. High-quality photographs, illustrations and diagrams enhance the text throughout and tutorials cover pediatric imaging, pediatric EKG interpretation, procedural sedation, and procedures. Written by pediatric and emergency medicine specialists and subspecialty experts, this is a must-have text for emergency medicine physicians and trainees, as well as family practice health care practitioners.
An estimated 30,000 children are born in the USA with congenital heart disease each year, two thirds of which will require corrective surgery. Medical advances have formed a trend of operating on newborns rather than waiting until the child is older. Ten years ago, the mortality for these operationswas 60% to 70%. That percentage has dropped to 2%. This specialized book explores the basic mechanisms of neurologic injury associated with congenital heart surgery while covering the emerging technologies for assessment of neurologic integrity and injury. The text also highlights the current and future techniques for reducing and preventing these injuries, and reviews the pertinent medicolegal issues.
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