Written in a case-based format, this valuable resource helps primary care physicians in diagnosing and treating children with common and uncommon cardiac conditions.
Cases are grouped by treating location: office, nursery, emergency department, and pediatric intensive care unit. Following the case presentation, each chapter follows the steps of: differential diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and discussion.
Valuable pearls of information are included, as well as "Practice Points," which is a quick refresher on the key issues presented in the case. TOPICS INCLUDERefractory Supraventricular Tachycardia and HypotensionCyanosis Without a MurmurAn Enlarged Cardiac Silhouette on Chest RadiographA Loud Murmur in an Asymptomatic InfantSmall Heart with "White Out" on Chest RadiographCardiac Arrest in an AdolescentRecurrent Seizures and a Family History of Sudden DeathWide QRS Tachycardia and Heart FailureWheezing and Recurrent PneumoniaAnd more...