Rapid Response Situations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323833752

Rapid Response Situations

1st Edition

Management in Adult and Geriatric Hospitalist Medicine

Author: Gulnara Aliyeva
Paperback ISBN: 9780323833752
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2021
Page Count: 254
Info/Buy

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

Practically focused and evidence based, Rapid Response Situations: Management in Adult and Geriatric Hospitalist Medicine complies the essential information needed by rapid response teams (RRT) for early intervention at the bedside of an acutely ill patient. This portable resource is ideal for hospitalists and other members of the RRT, offering step-by-step coverage of the assessment and stabilization information most needed at the time of emergency.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

  1. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES

  1. Asthma exacerbation
  2. COPD exacerbation
  3. Massive hemoptysis
  4. ARDS
  5. Massive pulmonary embolism
  6. Acute partial upper airway obstruction
  7. Acute complete upper airway obstruction
  8. Anaphylaxis
  9. Angioedema

 

  1. CARDIAC EMERGENCIES

  1. Acute decompensated heart failure
  2. Acute coronary syndrome
  3. Atrial fibrillation
  4. Hypertensive emergency with encephalopathy
  5. Hypertensive emergency with hemorrhagic stroke
  6. Hypertensive emergency with aortic dissection

 

  1. GASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIES

  1. Upper GI bleed
  2. Lower GI bleed
  3. Acute liver failure
  4. Acute severe pancreatitis

 

  1. NEUROLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Seizure
  2. Acute increased intracranial pressure
  3. Syncope
  4. Acute ischemic stroke
  5. Myasthenic crisis

 

  1. ENDOCRINE EMERGENCIES

  1. Hypoglycemic crisis
  2. Thyroid storm
  3. Myxedema coma
  4. Diabetic ketoacidosis
  5. Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state
  6. Adrenal crisis

 

  1. ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Tumor lysis syndrome
  2. Hypercalcemia of malignancy
  3. Febrile neutropenia
  4. Superior vena cava syndrome

 

  1. HEMATOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Acute blood transfusion reaction – circulatory fluid overload
  2. Acute blood transfusion reaction – acute hemolytic reaction
  3. Acute blood transfusion reaction – transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI)
  4. Acute blood transfusion reaction – anaphylactic reaction
  5. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia
  6. Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  7. Acute sickle cell crisis
  8. Immune thrombocytopenia
  9. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  10. Hemolytic uremic syndrome

  1. COMMON POST-PROCEDURAL COMPLICATIONS

  1. Cardiac catheterization complication: hematoma at the access site at common femoral artery
  2. Cardiac catheterization complication: retroperitoneal hematoma
  3. Complication of paracentesis
  4. Complications of thoracentesis
  5. Complications of lumbar puncture
  6. Complications of central line placements

Details

No. of pages:
254
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
1st August 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323833752

About the Author

Gulnara Aliyeva

Dr Aliyeva was born in Azerbaijan, graduated from Azerbaijan State Medical University in 1994, performed public health related work from 1995 through 1998, worked towards Master of Public Health Degree at Emory University in GA, USA from 1998 to 2000. Completed family medicine residency at Oregon Health and Science University in OR, USA in 2008. Has worked as a medical doctor since then. Also did fellowship in hospital/acute care medicine in Monroe WI, USA from 2013-2014.