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The Harriet Lane Handbook, NEW 17th Ed. 6.0.11

The Harriet Lane Handbook, NEW 17th Ed. 6.0.11

The Harriet Lane Handbook, NEW 17th Ed. Publisher's Description

The Harriet Lane Handbook, NEW 17th Ed.
powered by Skyscape Author(s): The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Jason Robertson, MD and Nicole Shilkofski, MD

Publisher: Mosby - An Elsevier Health Sciences Company For more than 50 years, The Harriet Lane Handbook has been the pediatrician’s reference of choice and for good reason. Its unsurpassed diagnostic and management guidance, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, and comprehensive drug formulary make it essential for anyone who treats children.

Completely revised and updated with new interactive flowcharts and nearly 600 integrated weight-based dosing calculators, Skyscape’s Harriet Lane Handbook sets a new standard as the essential decision support tool for anyone who treats children. look at all this updated edition delivers!
  • Focuses on the safety and efficacy of drugs in children.
  • Covers FDA Pregnancy Category notations and information on the effects of drugs in breast milk.
  • Includes step-by-step emergency management protocols, growth charts, and more.
  • Uses an outline format for each disease with algorithms, charts, tables, and drawings that highlight critical information.
  • Features new sections on pediatric allergies covering food allergy, RAS testing vs. skin testing, etc. and rheumatologic disorders of children, including SLE, rheumatic fever, and JRA.
  • Integrates key surgical topics, such as neonatal surgical issues encountered in the NICU and the acute abdomen in the ER, into existing topics.
only inside skyscape’s harriet lane!
  • Integrated Dosing Calculators: In addition to providing updates to the trusted trademark formulary on the latest drugs and dosages approved for pediatric patients, Skyscape’s Harriet Lane now includes nearly 600 built in weight-based drug dosing calculation tools. Simply review a drug, calculate the dose and administer all in a single step without needing to switch to a separate drug dosing program!
  • New interactive flowcharts: Now, complex algorithms and protocols are transformed from static images into dynamic step-by-step decision support tools. See how this innovative feature can quickly and easily walk you through even the most intricate decision models.
  • Full Color Images: Plus over 100 images that bring the content to life.
  • Built-in Medical Calculators: Provide instant access from within topics to relevant medical calculators including:
    • Body Surface Area: Pediatric
    • Creatinine Clearance - Measured
    • Fick - Cardiac Output
    • Glasgow Coma Scale
    • Head Circumference: 0-36 Mos
    • Ideal Body Weight (IBW)
    • Stature:Weight Ratio
    • Water Deficit
    • And many more!
Plus, with Skyscape’s powerful cross-linking you can quickly and easily access related drug, disease and diagnostic topics across your entire mobile reference library.

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