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An introduction to clinical emergency medicine

Author: Swaminatha V Mahadevan; Gus M Garmel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes in detail the best and most current methods including initial patient evaluation, generation of differential diagnoses, problem-solving and management of challenging conditions based on presenting symptoms. Unlike other textbooks, in which the diagnosis is known, this textbook approaches clinical problems as clinicians approach patients - without full knowledge of the final diagnosis. It provides an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Swaminatha V Mahadevan; Gus M Garmel
ISBN: 9780521542593 0521542596
OCLC Number: 61326702
Awards: Winner of AMWA Medical Book Awards Competition: Physicians Category 2006
Description: xix, 798 pages : illustrations
Contents: Principles of emergency medicine. Approach to the emergency patient / Gus M. Garmel. Airway management / S.V. Mahadevan and Shannon Sovndal. Cardiopulmonary and cerebral resuscitation / Robert R. Leschke. Cardiac dysrhythmias / S.V. Gurudevan. Shock / Robert J. Sigillito and Peter M.C. DeBlieux. Traumatic injuries / David E. Manthey. Prehospital care and emergency medical services / Paul D. Biddinger and Stephen H. Thomas. Pain management / Eustacia (Jo) Su --
Primary complaints. Abdominal pain / S.V. Mahadevan. Abnormal behavior / Tim Meyers and Gus M. Garmel. Allergic reactions and anaphylactic syndromes / Steven Go. Altered mental status / Barry Simon and Flavia Nobay. Chest pain / Jeffrey A. Tabas and Susan B. Promes. Constipation / Victoria Brazil. Crying and irritability / Lee W. Shockley. Diabetes-related emergencies / Christopher R.H. Newton. Diarrhea / Rawle A. Seupaul. Dizziness and vertigo / Andrew K. Chang. Ear pain, nosebleed, and throat pain. Extremity trauma / Dan Garza and Gregory W. Hendy. Eye pain, redness and visual loss / Janet G. Alteveer. Fever in adults / Tamas R. Peredy and Gus M. Garmel. Fever in children / Lynne McCullough and Eric Savitsky. Gastrointestinal bleeding / J. Scott Taylor. Headache / Gino A. Farina and Kumar Alagappan. Hypertensive urgencies and emergencies / Loretta Jackson-Williams and Robert Galli. Joint pain / Douglas W. Lowery and Melissa J. Lamberson. Low back pain / Mel Herbert and Mary Lanctot-Herbert. Pelvic pain / Peter G. Kumasaka. Rash / Jamie Collings and Brigham Temple. Scrotal pain / Jonathan E. Davis. Seizures / Stephen R. Hayden. Shortness of breath in adults / Sharon E. Mace. Shortness of breath in children / Lance Brown and Steven M. Green. Syncope / Amal Mattu. Toxicologic emergencies / Steven A. McLaughlin. Urinary-related complaints / Fred A. Severyn. Vaginal bleeding / Pamela L. Dyne and Rita Oregon. Vomiting / Jennifer A. Oman. Weakness / R. Jason Thurman and Kristy Self Reynolds --
Unique issues in emergency medicine. Child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence / Carolyn J. Sachs. Environmental emergencies. Ethics and end-of-life issues / Michael A. Gisondi. Legal aspects of emergency care / Gregory Guldner and Amy Leinen. Occupational exposures in the emergency department / Stephen J. Playe and Cemel M. Erdem --
Appenices. Common emergency procedures / George Sternbach. Wound preparation / Michelle Lin. Laceration repair / F.C. von Trampe and Wendy C. Coates. Procedural sedation and analgesia / Eustacia (Jo) Su and Robert L. Cloutier. Focused assessment with sonography in trauma / Rita A. Sweeney and Diku Mandavia. Interpretation of emergency laboratories / J. Michael Ballester.
Other Titles: Clinical emergency medicine
Guide for practitioners in the emergency department
Responsibility: [edited by] Swaminatha V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel.
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