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Porter's Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, Fifth Edition

Author(s): William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P
Dawn Phipps, RN, CCRN, CEN
Michele Moore, RN, RRT, EMT-P
  • ISBN-13: 9780763745172
  • ISBN-10:0763745170
  • Spiral/paperback    154 pages      © 2007
Price: $55.95 US List
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Winner of the 2008 New England Book Show Award!

Just 3"x5" -- fits in the palm of your hand!

Packed with vital, practical facts --

Health Professionals Rely on Porter’s Pocket Guides for Fast, Accurate Clinical Information!

Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, Fourth Edition is ideal for pediatric nurses and other healthcare professionals caring for children. This resource contains all of the key clinical information they need at their fingertips including medications, instant doses, cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, drug compatibility, laboratory values, vision screener, and useful appendices.

Key Features:

  • PALS & NRP algorithms,

  • instant pediatric doses,

  • highlights crucial medications, covers

  • Cardiology, Neurology, Emergencies

  • Instantly interprets ABG results

With nearly 500,000 copies in print, the Porter’s Pocket Guide Series is well-known in the nursing field and includes Porter’s Pocket Guide to Nursing, Porter’s Pocket Guide to Pediatrics, and Porter’s Pocket Guide to Emergency & Critical Care. Each title is a succinct portrait of the key clinical information nurses and health professionals need. Porter’s Pocket Guides have been an indispensable reference to healthcare professionals and institutions for over 15 years.

To learn more about the Jones and Bartlett recent acquisition of Porter and Associates Publishing, please click here.

Features & Benefits

New PALS and Neonatal guidelines

Instant pediatric doses (mg and ml) based on age and weight

Detailed information on 45 critical medications including: dose, indications, side effects, contraindications, nursing implications, and administration

Details on commonly used antibiotics and drug compatibilities

Information/recommendations pertaining to emergency situations

Normal Lab Values

Cross reference for generic and brand name drugs with classifications/indications for over 1,800 drugs

Extra space provided for note taking

Table of Contents

Instant Doses
    Drug Compatibility
    Rapid Sequence Intubation
    ABG Interpretation
    Metric Conversions
    Body Surface Area
    Normal Lab Values
    Drug Toxicity
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Blood Products
    Brand/Generic Drug Names
    Common Oral Medications
    Organ Donation

William Porter, RN, CFRN, EMT-P

William Porter began his career as a medic in the pre-hospital setting; he then became an RN and was working in the ICU and ER soon after. Mr. Porter now cares for patients as a flight nurse at Air Life of Oregon. He currently resides in Bend, Oregon.

Additional Titles by this Author

Dawn Phipps, RN, CCRN, CEN

Michele Moore, RN, RRT, EMT-P