Harriet Lane Handbook A Manual for Pediatric House Officers

ISBN-10: 0323029175

ISBN-13: 9780323029179

Edition: 17th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jason Robertson, Nicole Shilkofski, Johns Hopkins Hospital Staff

List price: $56.95
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For more than 50 years, The Harriet Lane Handbook has been the pediatricians reference of choice and for good reason. Its unsurpassed diagnostic and management guidance, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, and comprehensive drug formulary make it essential for anyone who treats children. Now, the 17th Edition is completely revised and updated to provide readers with the latest treatments, guidelines, procedures, and management recommendations all in the easy-to-use, quick-access format that's made it a bestseller. BONUS handheld software lets you download and synchronize diagnostic and management guidelines, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, a comprehensive drug formulary with FDA pregnancy notations and trade/generic name drug index, and more than 15 medical calculators. Comes with bonus handheld software. Organizes a wealth of information into a convenient, pocket-sized format. Focuses on the safety and efficacy of drugs in children. Covers FDA Pregnancy Category notations and information on the effects of drugs in breast milk. Includes step-by-step emergency management protocols, growth charts, and more. Uses an outline format for each disease chapter with algorithms, charts, tables, and drawings that highlight critical information. Offers a new section on pediatric allergy covering food allergy RAS testing vs. skin testing and more. Features a new chapter on rhuematologic disorders of children, including SLE, rheumatic fever, and JRA. Integrates key surgical topics, such as neonatal surgical issues encountered in the NICU and the acute abdomen in the ER, into existing chapters. Provides updates to the trusted trademark formulary, including indications for use in lactating women, side effects, drug interactions, and precautions, plus the latest drugs and dosages approved for pediatric patients. Presents a new streamlined organization with redundancies removed and more visual elements added. Uses all redrawn line drawings to incorporate a 2nd color, making reference easier than ever.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 17th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1168
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Pediatric Acute Care
Emergency Management
Trauma/Burns/ICU Management
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Information
Adolescent Medicine
Behavior and Development
Fluids and Electrolytes
Immunology and Allergy
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Nutrition and Growth
Blood Chemistries and Body Fluids
Biostatistics and Evidence-Based Medicine
Drug Doses
Analgesia and Sedation
Formulary Adjunct
Drugs in Renal Failure
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