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October 1997

Golden Hour: The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support

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Saunders Pediatric Emergency Care Center Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL 33606

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1997;151(10):1069. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1997.02170470103033

0-8151-6394-0, St Louis, Mo, Mosby–Year Book Inc, 1996.

This book encompasses in a protocol and algorithm form the 3-day course taught by the faculties of the departments of anesthesia, critical care, pediatrics, and emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md. The result provides a coalescence of readily available information for those who work in the "trenches."

This work is provided in a convenient handbook format. This second edition of the Golden Hour: The Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support has been extended to include more than 70 illustrations and more than 100 tables in an easy-to-read outline format organized by systems. As in the first edition, there is a strong emphasis on resuscitation, stabilization, and initial treatment plans. This edition also includes important information on pain control, sedation, and transport. New chapters include "Cardiac Emergencies," "Newborn Emergencies," "Electrolytes," "Renal, Metabolic, and Endocrine Disorders," "Ocular Trauma," and "Envenomation

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