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Improvised medicine : wilderness, remote, and disaster situations

Author: Kenneth V Iserson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book delves deeply into practical ways for health care professionals to use their skills and knowledge when in areas and situations with scarce resources.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth V Iserson
ISBN: 9780521769495 0521769493 9780521727563 0521727561
OCLC Number: 312625413
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Contents: Part I. The Situation: 1. What are resource-poor situations?; 2. Personnel, safety, and equipment; Part II. Personal Needs: 3. Communication; 4. Preventive medicine/public health; 5. Alternative care sites; 6. Energy and computers; 7. Basic equipment; 8. Cleaning and reusing equipment; Part III. Patient Assessment/Stabilization: 9. Vital signs and triage; 10. Airway; 11. Breathing/pulmonary; 12. Circulation/cardiovascular; 13. Dehydration/rehydration; 14. Medications/toxicology; 15. Analgesics; 16. Anesthesia - local & regional; 17. Anesthesia - general; 18. Transfusion; 19. Radiology/imaging; 20. Laboratory; 21. Patient transport/evacuations; Part IV. Surgical Interventions: 22. Surgery/trauma; 23. Wounds and burns; 24. Dental procedures; 25. Otolaryngology (ENT); 26. Neurology/neurosurgery; 27. Ophthalmology; 28. Obstetrics/gynecology; 29. Orthopedics; 30. Urology; Part V. Non-Surgical Interventions: 31. Dermatology; 32. Gastrointestinal; 33. Infectious diseases; 34. Malnutrition; 35. Pediatrics - neonatal; 36. Psychiatry; 37. Rehabilitation; 38. Death and survivors; Part VI. Appendices: Appendix 1. Hospital disaster plan; Appendix 2. Medical kits; Appendix 3. WHO essential medications plus others; References.
Responsibility: Kenneth V. Iserson.

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