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Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
1888
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437735482
Electronic ISBN:
9780323245029

About the author

James Adams

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA