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Emergency medicine secrets

Author: Vincent J Markovchick; Peter T Pons
Publisher: Philadelphia : Hanley & Belfus, 1999.
Series: Secrets series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This mini-textbook provides factual information on all aspects of emergency medicine. Seven chapters have been added to this edition on topics such as: ultrasound; lost children; chemical and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent J Markovchick; Peter T Pons
ISBN: 156053253X 9781560532538
OCLC Number: 855714007
Notes: Revised edition of: Emergency medicine secrets / Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Richard E. Wolfe, 1993.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 526 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: SECTION I: DECISION MAKING IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. Decision Making in Emergency Medicine. Management of Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation. Airway Management. Shock. Emergency Ultrasound. Geriatric Emergency Medicine. SECTION II: PRIMARY COMPLAINTS. Altered Mental Status and Coma. Fever. Chest Pain. Abdominal Pain. Nausea and Vomiting. Headache. Syncope. Vertigo and Dizziness. Seizures. Anaphylaxis. Low Back Pain. SECTION III: NONTRAUMATIC ILLNESS. Nontraumatic Ocular Emergencies. Nontraumatic ENT Emergencies. Dental and Oral Surgical Emergencies. SECTION IV: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Transient Ischemic Attack and Cerebrovascular Accident. Meningitis. SECTION V: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM. Breathing and Ventilation. Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Pneumonia. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. SECTION VI: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM. Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema. Ischemic Heart Disease. Cardiac Arrhythmias. Hypertension and Hypertensive Crises. Pericarditis and Myocarditis. Aortic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection. Pacemakers in Emergency Medicine. SECTION VII: GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Esophagus and Stomach Disorders. Appendicitis. Liver and Biliary Tract Disease. Bowel Disorders. Anorectal Problems. SECTION VIII: GENITOURINARY TRACT. Renal Colic. Scrotal Pain. Acute Urinary Retention. Urinary Tract Infection: Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, and Prostatis. Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis. SECTION IX: HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY. Hemostasis and Coagulopathies. Sickle Cell Anemia. Oncologic Emergencies. SECTION X: METABOLISM AND ENDOCRINOLOGY. Fluids and Electrolytes. Acid-Base Disorders. Diabetes Mellitus. Thyroid Disorders. Adrenal Disorders. SECTION XI: INFECTIOUS DISEASE. Soft-Tissue Infections. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Toxic Shock Syndrome. Food Poisoning. Botulism. Tetanus. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Tick-Borne Illnesses of North America. Arthritis. Rashes. SECTION XII: ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES. Electrical and Lightning Injuries. Near Drowning. Hypothermia and Frostbite. Heat Illness. Altitude Illness. Diving Emergencies and Dysbarisms. SECTION XIII: NEONATAL AND CHILDHOOD DISORDERS. Fever in Children Younger than 2 Years. Seizures in Infancy and Childhood. Acute Upper Airway Obstruction in Pediatrics. Pediatric Bronchiolitis and Asthma. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders and Dehydration. Common Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Infrequent Infections in Children. Child Abuse. Conscious Sedation of the Pediatric Patient. SECTION XIV: TOXICOLOGIC EMERGENCIES. General Approach to Poisonings. The Alcohols: Ethylene Glycol, Methanol, and Isopropyl Alcohol. Alcohol-Related Disorders. Antipyretic Poisoning. Sedatives and Hypnotics. Mushrooms, Hallucinogens, and Stimulants. Opioids. Antidepressants: Cyclics and Newer Agents. Hydrocarbon Poisoning (Petroleum Distillates). Cholinergic Insecticides. Corrosives. Bites and Stings. Smoke Inhalation. Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction. SECTION XV: GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Sexual Assault. Spontaneous Abortion. Ectopic Pregnancy. Third-Trimester Vaginal Bleeding. Preeclampsia and Eclampsia. SECTION XVI: TRAUMA. Multiple Trauma. Maxillofacial Trauma. Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma. Head Trauma. Traumatic Ophthalmologic Emergencies. Neck Trauma. Chest Trauma. Abdominal Trauma. Hemorrhage from Pelvic Fractures. Genitourinary and Pelvic Trauma. Foreign Bodies. Trauma in Pregnancy. Extremity Trauma. Hand Injuries and Infections. Burns. Wound Management. SECTION XVII: BEHAVIOURAL EMERGENCIES. Acute Psychosis. Depression and Suicide. Management of the Violent Patient. Domestic Violence. Runaway Children and Adolescents. SECTION XVIII: EMERGENCY MEDICINE ADMINISTRATION AND RISK MANAGEMENT. Cost Containment and Risk Management in Emergency Medicine. Managed Care. SECTION XIX: MEDICAL OVERSIGHT AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT. Medical Oversight and Disaster Management. Medical Care at Mass Gatherings.
Series Title: Secrets series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons.

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