Emergency Medicine Secrets

5th Edition

Authors: Vincent Markovchick Peter Pons Katherine Bakes
Paperback ISBN: 9780323071673
eBook ISBN: 9780323081283
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 7th December 2010
Page Count: 768

Table of 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.


Description

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.

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Details

No. of pages:
768
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323081283
Paperback ISBN:
9780323071673

About the Authors

Vincent Markovchick Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor Emeritus in Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado

Peter Pons Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Emergency Medical Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver; Professor Emeritus, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of ColoradoSchool of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado

Katherine Bakes Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Physician, Denver Health Emergency Department, Director, At-Risk Intervention and Mentoring (AIM), Community Affairs Clinical Director, Denver Health Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine; Clinical Instructor, Denver, Colorado, USA