Hematology and Immunology Systems

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584585 8 HEMATOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY SYSTEMS Jessica L. Spruit DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY A.    Hematopoiesis 1.    Hematopoiesis is the process by which blood cells are formed. 2.    Anatomic sites of hematopoiesis vary with…

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Renal System

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444445 5 RENAL SYSTEM Michelle A. Dokas DEVELOPMENTAL ANATOMY OF THE RENAL SYSTEM A.    Anatomic Location The kidneys are positioned within the retroperitoneal space and are surrounded by adipose tissue and…

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Multisystem Issues

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6679 MULTISYSTEM ISSUES   SECTION I. MULTIPLE TRAUMA Frances Blayney and Colleene Young Critically injured children and their families require the expertise of a multiprofessional team consisting of pediatric nurses,…

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IV. Burns

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SECTION IV. BURNS Amanda Bettencourt and Melissa Gorman Caring for a child with a burn injury is challenging; depending on the size and depth of the burn, dramatic alterations in…

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II. Toxicology

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SECTION II. TOXICOLOGY Maureen A. Madden Poisoning represents one of the most common medical emergencies encountered worldwide and is especially problematic for children, who constitute the population that is most…

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III. Sepsis and Septic Shock

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SECTION III. SEPSIS AND SEPTIC SHOCK Larissa Hutchins and Megan D. Snyder DEFINITIONS A.  Infection is a microbial phenomenon characterized by an inflammatory response to the presence of microorganisms or the…

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V. Disaster Preparedness and Response

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SECTION V. DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE Nancy Blake Natural and man-made disasters occur around the world on a frequent basis. The Department of Homeland Security (2016) and the Centers for…

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