Injuries, infections, interventions, inborn errors of metabolism, and more! This edition in PNCB's popular series for acute care offers a variety of topics to keep your practice knowledge agile for children with a range of special conditions. Content will support you to:
Evaluate and discuss the treatment of traumatic craniomaxillofacial injuries and recognize emergencies in hematologic and oncologic disorders and in children who are technology dependent.
Diagnose organic acidemias and other inborn errors of metabolism and anticipate appropriate treatment strategies.
Explore cranial disorders, including Chiari malformations and advanced monitoring technologies for neurologic injuries.
Identify infectious diseases including emerging and re-emerging infections, meningitis, and neonatal sepsis, and prescribe appropriate anti-infective therapies.
Explain the pathophysiology, adverse effects, and interventions for acute liver failure in children.
Describe noninvasive and invasive respiratory modalities for children with neuromuscular diseases.
7.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 2.0 contains pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances).
Answers are due 150 days from order process date.
What references are included?
12 online PDF articles or web resources (included/provided) to support answering all 43 questions.
Sample Question Q. An infant presents with lethargy, poor feeding, and seizures. Physical examination reveals macrocephaly and a CT scan demonstrates subdural hemorrhages. PRIORITY diagnoses for evaluation include nonaccidental trauma and:
A. glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) B. maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) C. methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) D. propionic acidemia (PA)