The Pediatric Abacus Melvin L. Cohen

ISBN: 9781842141472

Published: May 22nd 2002

Hardcover

122 pages


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The Pediatric Abacus  by  Melvin L. Cohen

The Pediatric Abacus by Melvin L. Cohen
May 22nd 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 122 pages | ISBN: 9781842141472 | 4.57 Mb

Long gone are the days of simply treating children as small adults. It is now well understood that they often require very different clinical management than the general patient population. Reflecting the special needs of the pediatric patient, TheMoreLong gone are the days of simply treating children as small adults. It is now well understood that they often require very different clinical management than the general patient population. Reflecting the special needs of the pediatric patient, The Pediatric Abacus: Review of Clinical Formulas and How to Use Them brings together - in a single resource - the basic mathematical formulas required for treating children in the clinical setting.Combining the convenient format of Dr.

Rifkinds The Medical Abacus with Dr. Cohens pediatric expertise, the book presents key clinical formulas with clear explanations and guidelines on how to interpret their results and use them for children. Each entry provides use, formula, interpretation, comparison between adult and child values when applicable, and references.Topics include:Blood gas valuesHeight and weight norms for drug dosing and nutritional assessmentErthyrocyte indices for differential diagnosis of anemiaNitrogen balance and its relevance for assessing adequacy of protein intakeRecommended protein requirementPharmacokinetics and digoxin dosingCreatinine clearance and estimating glomerular filtrationDesigned to meet the needs of pediatricians and other clinicians involved in treating pediatric patients, The Pediatric Abacus: Review of Clinical Formulas and How to Use Them is a comprehensive yet concise reference that gives you quick and easy access to vital information.



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