This valuable reference features 35 cases to help 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.
Refractory Supraventricular Tachycardia and Hypotension
Cyanosis Without a Murmur
Enlarged Cardiac Silhouette on Chest Radiography
A Loud Murmur in a Neonate Without Symptoms
Small Heart with “White Out” on Chest Radiograph
Cardiac Arrest in an Adolescent
Recurrent Seizure and a Family History of Sudden Death
Wide QRS Tachycardia and Heart Failure
Wheezing and Recurrent Pneumonia
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