- Indumathy Santhanam MD DCH, Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, Government Royapettah Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The Pediatric emergency Medicine Course (PEMC) manual helps you understand why the child has become seriously ill. It shows you how you could pick up those early subtle signs of danger! This book shows you how you too can learn the skills to put yourself those vital minutes ahead in the race against death and neurological handicap. It teaches you the Pearls and pitfals of all the common interventions in the care of the acutely ill child. It highlights the current state of the art evidence supporting many of the interventions during active resuscitation. For the first time, you will be taught a unique step by step approach to save a child’s life using real life case scenarios. For the first time, in this sub-speciality, you will have a never before experience with brilliant pictures of real time resuscitation. This book teaches that the best resource in the successful resuscitation of seriously ill children is yourself. This comprehensive manual is a must read for any physician caring for children worldwide. This manual is comprehensive, easy to read, full of vital clinical information and pearls and, probably most importantly, it provides an organized approach for the pediatric emergency care provider from assessment through management. The second edition of this excellent pediatric emergency textbook catering for the developing world emergency environment.