The Harriet Lane Handbook represents over 50 years of coverage and assistance to house staff and others who treat children. This irreplaceable everyday manual is used extensively in hospitals nationwide for fast, accurate bedside consultation regarding pediatric patients. The 16th edition once again provides classic, clinical features such as diagnostic guidelines; recommended tests; therapeutic information; step-by-step emergency management protocols; and sound, personal advice from physicians at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Harriet Lanes trusted trademark- formulary helps you ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs in children. It includes drug dose schedules along with FDA Pregnancy Category notations and information on the effects of drugs in breast milk. Plus, to keep you current, this edition's formulary has been updated with the latest approved drugs. New to the 16th Edition: Revised, up-to-date treatments, procedures, protocols, management recommendations, and therapeutic and drug information throughout; A brand-new dermatology chapter with over 30 color figures; New CDC growth charts and a new section on behavioral milestones; Topic-related websites and current refèrences; Plus many new illustrations and more easy-to-read algorithms.