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- ISBN: 9781449637774 | 1449637779
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/16/2011
More than 15 years ago, AAP and ACEP joined forces to develop the highly regarded APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource. The Fifth Edition of APLS represents the complete, current body of knowledge in pediatric emergency medicine. Developed by expert authors, editors, and faculty from both AAP and ACEP, APLS is Much more than just a course. It is an educational "tool kit" that has helped thousands of emergency physicians and pediatricians to improve the quality of care they provide to infants and children with emergency conditions. The new APLS is a unique teaching and learning system for individual physicians, students, residents, teachers, and APLS instructors and course directors. It can be tailored to the practitioner's needs; chapters and modules are individual entities that can be taught and referenced in the order that the reader prefers. The APLS program consists of 13 core chapters in the textbook. An additional 12 supplemental chapters and 7 modules are provided in an online format, accessed with a code inside the book.APLS offers physicians, nurses, paramedics, and other allied health professionals the information necessary to assess and manage critically ill or injured children during the first hours in the emergency department. APLS goes beyond basic resuscitation and is designed to meet the advanced skills and knowledge of the physician dealing with serious pediatric diseases and problems in an emergency setting.APLS, Fifth Edition has been expanded to cover new conclusions drawn from reason, fact, and experience to the benefit of sick and injured children worldwide. Together, AAP and ACEP developed APLS into a stand-alone course, offering continuing medical education units and an APLS course completion card upon successful completion. The course is highly interactive with small group scenarios, hands-on skill stations, and case-based lectures.APLS:Appeals to a broad range of health care professionalsResponds to emergency care provider needsExplores extensive case presentationsAdapts to a variety of uses and situationsInforms using small group scenarios, hands-on skill stations, and case-based lectures Is easy to implement quicklyIf you are a physician who wants the newest, most comprehensive reference on pediatric emergency medicine, the Fifth Edition will meet and exceed your needs.