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Chapter 18 – Physical Abuse

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Chapter 18 Physical Abuse Kristine Fortin and Olga Jimenez Abandonment and Neglect Neglect is broadly defined as failure to meet a child’s basic needs. Neglect is the most common form…

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Chapter 14 – Ingestions

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Chapter 14 Ingestions Stephen M. Blumberg , Vincent Nguyen , and Katherine J. Chou Evaluation of the Poisoned Patient Acute pediatric poisonings generally present in preschool-aged children or in adolescents….

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Chapter 15 – Neurologic Emergencies

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Chapter 15 Neurologic Emergencies Stephanie Morris , Soe Mar , and Shannon Liang Acute Ataxia While the common etiologies of acute ataxia are benign, some diagnoses require emergent intervention. Acute…

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Chapter 12 – Hematologic Emergencies

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Chapter 12 Hematologic Emergencies Mark Weinblatt Anemia Red cell production is driven by oxygen availability to tissues and oxygen requirements, thus varying greatly with age, activity, and environmental circumstances, such…

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Chapter 10 – Genitourinary Emergencies

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Chapter 10 Genitourinary Emergencies Sandra J. Cunningham Balanoposthitis Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis; posthitis is inflammation of the prepuce. Balanoposthitis, which is inflammation of both sites, occurs in…

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