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Emergency Medicine

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition delivers all the relevant clinical core concepts you need for practice and certification, all in a comprehensive, easy-to-absorb, and highly visual format. This well-regarded emergency medicine reference offers fast-access diagnosis and treatment guidelines that quickly provide the pearls and secrets of your field, helping you optimize safety, efficiency, and quality in the ED as well as study for the boards.

Hardbound, 1888 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-3548-2

Contents

  • 1 Airway Management

    2 Advanced Airway Techniques

    3 Mechanical Ventilation

    4 Shock

    5 Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity

    6 Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access

    7 Cardiac Arrest Management and the Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

    8 Trauma Resuscitation

    9 Sonography for Trauma

    10 Procedural Sedation

    11 Resuscitation in Pregnancy

    12 Newborn Resuscitation

    13 Pediatric Resuscitation

    14 General Approach to the Pediatric Patient

    15 Emergencies in the First Weeks of Life

    16 Emergencies in Infants and Toddlers

    17 Child with a Fever

    18 Approach to the Pediatric Patient with Rashes

    19 Pediatric Cardiac Disorders

    20 Pediatric Genitourinary and Renal Disorders

    21 Pediatric Gynecological Disorders

    22 Pediatric Abdominal Disorders

    23 Pediatric Trauma

    24 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

    25 Pediatric Orthopedic Emergencies

    26 Eye Emergencies

    27 Ear Emergencies

    28 Dental Emergencies

    29 Pharynx and Throat Emergencies

    30 Maxillofacial Disorders

    31 Esophageal Disorders

    32 Diseases of the Stomach

    33 Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    34 Mesenteric Ischemia

    35 Diverticulitis

    36 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    37 Constipation

    38 Hernias

    39 Appendicitis

    40 Bowel Obstructions

    41 Anorectal Disorders

    42 Liver Disorders

    43 Pancreatic Disorders

    44 Biliary Tract Disorders

    45 Emergency Biliary Ultrasonography

    46 Gastrointestinal Devices, Procedures, and Imaging

    47 Bariatric Surgery Complications

    48 Asthma

    49 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    50 Lung Infections

    51 Pneumothorax

    52 Pleural Effusion

    53 Lung Transplant Complications

    54 Chest Pain

    55 Acute Coronary Syndrome

    56 Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing

    57 Congestive Heart Failure

    58 Bradyarrhythmias

    59 Tacharrhythmias

    60 Pericarditis, Pericardial Tamponade, and Myocarditis

    61 Cardiac Valvular Disorders

    62 Endocarditis

    63 Implanted Cardiac Devices and Cardiac Transplant Emergencies

    64 Syncope

    65 Aortic Dissection

    66 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    67 Aortic Ultrasound

    68 Peripheral Arterial Disease

    69 Hypertensive Crisis

    70 Pulmonary Embolism

    71 Venous Thrombosis

    72 Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasonography

    73 Traumatic Brain Injury (Adult)

    74 CNS Imaging

    75 Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury

    76 Facial Trauma

    77 Penetrating Neck Trauma

    78 Thoracic Trauma

    79 Blunt Abdominal Trauma

    80 Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

    81 Pelvic Fractures

    82 Genitourinary Trauma

    83 Hip and Femur Injuries

    84 Knee and Lower Leg Injuries

    85 Foot and Ankle Injuries

    86 Tendinitis and Bursitis

    87 Injuries to the Shoulder Girdle

    88 Forearm Fractures

    89 Hand and Wrist Injuries

    90 Arterial and Venous Trauma and Great Vessel Injuries

    91 Acute Compartment Syndromes (CS)

    92 Low Back Pain

    93 Intimate Partner Violence

    94 Altered Mental Status and Coma

    95 Cranial Nerve Disorders

    96 Vertigo

    97 Peripheral Nerve Disorders

    98 Demyelinating Disorders

    99 Seizures

    100 Transient Ischemic Attack and Acute Ischemic Stroke

    101 Headache

    102 Intracranial and Other Central Nervous System Lesions

    103 Intracranial Hemorrhages

    104 Delirium and Dementia

    105 Neurologic Procedures

    106 Allergic Disorders

    107 Joint Disorders

    108 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    109 Connective Tissue and Inflammatory Disorders

    110 Vasculitis Disorders

    111 Male Genitourinary Emergencies

    112 Nephrolithiasis

    113 Hematuria

    114 Renal Failure

    115 Emergency Renal Ultrasonography

    116 Dialysis-Related Emergencies

    117 Renal Transplant Complications

    118 The Healthy Pregnancy

    119 Disorders of Early Pregnancy

    120 First Trimester Ultrasonography

    121 Third Trimester Pregnancy Emergencies

    122 Emergency Delivery and Peripartum Emergencies

    123 Postpartum Emergencies

    124 Gynecologic Pain and Vaginal Bleeding

    125 Complications of Gynecologic Procedures, Abortion, and Assisted Reproductive Technology

    126 Gynecologic Infections

    127 Breast Disorders

    128 Sexual Assault

    129 Emergency Contraception

    130 Heat-Related Emergencies

    131 Hypothermia and Frostbite

    132 Lightning and Electrical Injuries

    133 Dysbarism, Dive Injuries, and Decompression Illness

    134 Submersion Injuries

    135 Acute Radiation Emergencies

    136 Smoke Inhalation

    137 Chemical and Nuclear Agents

    138 Mammalian Bites

    139 Venomous Snakebites in North America

    140 Arthropod Bites and Stings

    141 Non-Snake Reptile Bites

    142 Marine Envenomaton and Injuries

    143 General Approach to the Poisoned Patient

    144 Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and NSAIDs

    145 Anticholinergics

    146 Insecticides, Herbicides, and Rodenticides

    147 Antidepressants and Antipsychotics

    148 Cardiovascular Drugs

    149 Sympathomimetics

    150 Hallucinogens and Drugs of Abuse

    151 Toxic Alcohols

    152 Hydrocarbons

    153 Inhaled Toxins

    154 Ethanol and Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal

    155 Sedative-Hypnotic Agents

    156 Hypoglycemic Agent Overdose

    157 Over-the-Counter Medications

    158 Pediatric Overdoses

    159 Fluid Management

    160 Acid-Base Disorders

    161 Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

    162 Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

    163 Hypoglycemia

    164 Sodium and Water Balance

    165 Potassium

    166 Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus

    167 Thyroid Disorders

    168 Adrenal Crisis

    169 Rhabdomyolysis

    170 Pituitary Apoplexy

    171 Meningitis, Encephalitis, and Brain Abscess

    172 Sepsis

    173 Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

    174 Viral Infections

    175 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

    176 Fungal Infections

    177 Helminths, Lice, and Scabies Infections

    178 Tetanus

    179 Rabies

    180 Tick-Borne Diseases

    181 Tuberculosis

    182 Epidemic Infections in Bioterrorism

    183 Food and Water-Borne Infections

    184 Skin and soft tissue infections

    185 Antibiotic Recommendations

    186 Wound Repair

    187 Soft Tissue Injury

    188 Local and Regional Anesthesia

    189 Thermal Burns

    190 Chemical Burns

    191 Approach to the Adult Rash

    192 Rash in the Severely Ill Patient

    193 The Emergency Psychiatric Assessment

    194 Psychosis and Psychotropic Medication

    195 The Violent Patient

    196 Self-Harm and Danger to Others

    197 Anxiety and Panic Disorders

    198 Conversion Disorder, Psychosomatic Illness, and Malingering

    199 Addiction

    200 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulemia Nervosa

    201 Introduction to Oncologic Emergencies

    202 Cardiovascular and Neurologic Oncologic Emergencies

    203 White Blood Cell Disorders

    204 Emergency Management Of Red Blood Cell Disorders

    205 Platelet Disorders

    206 Clotting Disorders/Hemophilia

    207 Leadership and Emergency Medicine

    208 Quality & Safety

    209 Conflict Resolution in Emergency Medicine

    210 Informed Consent and Assessing Decision-Making Capacity in the Emergency Department

    211 Regulatory and Legal Issues in the Emergency Department

    212 Medical-Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine

    213 Documentation

    214 Ethics of Resuscitation

    215 Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine

    216 Patient-Centered Care

    217 Healthcare Disparities

    218 Cost Effectiveness

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