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Emergency Medicine Secrets

Emergency Medicine Secrets, 5th Edition, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, and Katherine M. Bakes, gives you the emergency medicine answers you need for successful emergency medicine care. Featuring new chapters and revised content to bring you completely up to date, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format.

Audience

Medical Students in 3rd/4th year clinical clerkship/rotations, Residents and Fellows in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Practitioners and recertifying practitioners, Emergency and critical care nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants.

Paperback, 768 Pages

Published: December 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07167-3

Contents

  • I. DECISION MAKING IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE

    1. Decision Making in Emergency Medicine

    2. Management of Cardiac Arrest and Principles of Resuscitation

    3. Airway Management - Rescue Airway Devices

    4. Shock

    5. Emergency Ultrasound

    6. Geriatric Emergency Medicine

    7. Safety in Emergency Medicine

    8. How to Critically Review Emergency Medicine Literature

    9. Evidence-Based Rational Use of Diagnostic Imaging

    II. PRIMARY COMPLAINTS

    10. Altered Mental Status and Coma

    11. Fever

    12. Chest Pain

    13. Abdominal Pain

    14. Nausea and Vomiting

    15. Headache

    16. Syncope, Vertigo and Dizziness

    17. Seizures

    18. Anaphylaxis

    19. Low Back Pain

    III. NONTRAUMATIC ILLNESS

    20. Nontraumatic Ocular Emergencies

    21. Nontraumatic ENT Emergencies

    22. Dental and Oral Surgical Emergencies

    IV. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

    23. Transient Ischemic Attack and Cerebrovascular Accident

    24. Meningitis

    V. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    25. Breathing and Ventilation

    26. Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Pneumonia

    27. Venous Thromboembolism

    VI. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    28. Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema

    29. Ischemic Heart Disease

    30. Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

    31. Hypertension, Hypertensive Crisis, Aortic Dissection and Aortic Aneurysms

    32. Pericarditis and Myocarditis

    VII. GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

    33. Esophagus and Stomach Disorders

    34. Bowel Disorders

    35. Liver and Biliary Tract Disease

    VIII. GENITOURINARY TRACT

    36. Renal Colic and Scrotal Pain

    37. Acute Urinary Retention

    38. Urinary Tract Infection: Cystitis, Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis

    39. Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis

    IX. HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

    40. Hemostasis and Coagulopathies

    41. Sickle Cell Disease

    42. Oncologic Emergencies

    X. METABOLISM AND ENDOCRINOLOGY

    43. Fluids and Electrolytes

    44. Acid-Base Disorders

    45. Diabetes Mellitus

    46. Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders

    XI. INFECTIOUS DISEASE

    47. Sepsis Syndromes

    48. Soft-Tissue Infections

    49. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Infection

    50. Toxic Shock Syndrome

    51. Tetanus, Botulism, and Food Poisoning

    52. Mosquito and Tick-Borne Diseases of North America

    53. Arthritis

    54. Skin Diseases

    XII. ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES

    55. Lightning and Electrical Injuries

    56. Submersion Incidents

    57. Hypothermia and Frostbite

    58. Heat Illness

    59. Altitude Illness and Dysbarisms

    XIII. NEONATAL AND CHILDHOOD DISORDERS

    60. Evaluation of Fever in Children Younger Than Age Three

    61. Seizures in Infancy and Childhood

    62. Acute Respiratory Disorders in Children

    63. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders and Dehydration

    64. Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    65. Emergency Department Evaluation of Child Abuse

    66. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia of the Pediatric Patient

    67. Pediatric and Neonatal Resuscitation

    XIV. TOXICOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

    68. General Approach to Poisonings

    69. The Alcohols: Ethanol, Ethylene Glycol, Methanol and Isopropyl Alcohol

    70. Antipyretic Poisoning

    71. Bites and Stings

    72. Smoke Inhalation

    73. Common Drugs of Abuse

    74. Cardiovascular Toxicology

    75. One Pill Can Kill - Pediatric Ingestions

    XV. GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

    76. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    77. Sexual Assault

    78. Spontaneous Abortion, Ectopic Pregnancy, and Vaginal Bleeding

    79. Third-Trimester Complications and Delivery

    XVI. TRAUMA

    80. Multiple Trauma

    81. Maxillofacial Trauma

    82. Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma

    83. Head Trauma

    84. Traumatic Ophthalmologic Emergencies

    85. Neck Trauma

    86. Chest Trauma

    87. Abdominal Trauma

    88. Pelvic Fractures and Genitourinary Trauma

    89. Trauma in Pregnancy

    90. Pediatric Trauma

    91. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Conditions of the Extremity

    92. Hand Injuries and Infections

    93. Burns

    94. Wound Management

    XVII. BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCIES

    95. Acute Psychosis

    96. Depression and Suicide

    97. Management of the Violent Patient

    98. Intimate Partner Violence

    XVIII. EMERGENCY MEDICINE ADMINISTRATION AND RISK MANAGEMENT

    99. Cost Containment and Risk Management in Emergency Medicine

    100. EMTALA, JC, and HIPAA

    XIX. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS AND MASS CASUALTY INCIDENTS

    101. Weapons of Mass Destruction

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