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Introduction to emergency medicine

Author: Elizabeth Mitchell; Ron Medzon
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Willkins, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 40 chapters in the first half of this textbook provide four case studies for each of the ten most common complaints seen in the emergency care setting, such as chest pain, vomiting, and fever. The second half of the book consists of 32 chapters on trauma, toxicology, environmental injuries, laboratory medicine, airway management, and wound care.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Mitchell; Ron Medzon
ISBN: 078173200X 9780781732000
OCLC Number: 56657557
Description: xix, 708 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: History of emergency medicine / Benjamin Honigman --
Principles of resuscitation / Joseph H. Kahn --
Shock / Robert S. Chang --
Myocardial infarction / James Ford --
Pulmonary embolus / David Schindler --
Pneumothorax / Rishi Sikka --
Atypical chest pain / Rohit Gupta --
Congestive heart failure / Ron Medzon --
Asthma / Tipton --
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / Elizabeth Mitchell --
Pneumonia / Darcy Bittner --
Aortic dissection / Todd Thomsen --
Urolithiasis / Michael Filbin --
Pyelonephritis / Robert Murray --
Musculoskeletal disorder / Eric Legome --
Abdominal aortic aneurysm / Ami Dave --
Cholecystitis / Deborah Wong --
Appendicitis / Karen Casper --
Diverticulitis / Jeffrey Evans --
Gastrointestinal bleeding / David Peak, Diane Heller --
Bowel obstructions / Christopher Kabrhel --
Hyperemesis / Vicki Noble --
Gastroenteritis / M.W. Lai --
Abnormal vaginal bleeding in the nonpregnant patient / Laura Eliseo --
Complications of the first trimester pregnancy / Robert Dart. Pelvic infections / Rebecca Steinberg --
Pelvic pain / Robert Dart --
Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Fred N. Jones --
Migraine / Thomas Perera --
Central nervous system infections / J. David Walsh --
Central nervous system neoplasms / Michelle Fischer --
Acute and chronic alcohol intoxication / Merle Carter, Edward Bernstein --
Metabolic disorders / Rob Lowenstein --
Seizure disorder / Joel Wasserman --
Psychiatric emergencies / Brendan Magauran --
Cerebrovascular accident / Ron Medzon --
Vertigo / Frank Carrano --
Syncope / Tara Director --
Neuromuscular weakness / Kerry McCabe --
Traveler's fever / Nanette Lugo --
Hiv and fever / Thea James --
Bacterial source of fever / Michael Snyder --
Fever of uncertain etiology / Brian Hession --
Prehospital emergency medical services systems / Alexander P. Isakov --
Disaster management / Kathyrn Brinsfield --
Hazardous materials / Sophia Dyer --
General approach to trauma / Simon Roy --
Musculoskeletal trauma / Elizabeth Mitchell --
Trauma during pregnancy / Robert P. Collins --
Burns / Mary H. Stewart. Introduction to the poisoned patient / Sophia Dyer, Michelle Fischer --
Toxidromes / Edward W. Boyer --
Drugs of abuse / Michelle Fischer --
Cardiovascular medications overdose / Mark B. Mycyk --
Acetaminophen / Steven Wexler --
Salicylate overdose / Brook Beall --
Hyperthermia / Lamont Clay --
Hypothermia / J. Matthew Sholl --
Submersion injuries / Ted Curcio --
Electrical and lightning injuries / John Swanson --
Bites and stings / Robert L. Hood, Nicolas Jouriles --
Laboratory medicine / Peter W. Emblad --
Arterial blood gases / Peter W. Emblad, Corey Slovis --
Culturing fluids / Kevin G. Wheeler --
Pain management, analgesia, and sedation / Amy Kontrick --
Airway management / Keith Boniface --
Peripheral intravenous access / Patricia Maher Harrison --
Central catheter insertion / Kris Arnold --
Anesthesia : local anesthetic agents and regional blocks / Andreas Dewitz --
Wound care / Sangeeta Kaushik, Judith Linden --
Soft tissue infections / Jeff Schneider --
Lumbar puncture / Jonathan Wasserman --
Arthrocentesis / Lynn Dezelon, Katherine Manzon, Sandra Najarian --
Dislocations / Mark Bracken, Tri Tong --
Extremity splinting / William E. Baker.
Responsibility: [edited by] Elizabeth L. Mitchell, Ron Medzon.
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