The Family Medicine Handbook

5th Edition

Mobile Medicine Series

Editors:

  • Mark Graber
  • Jennifer Jones
  • Jason Wilbur
  • Key Features

    • Hands on information that is truly germane to patient management.
    • CDC guidelines on post-exposure HIV prophylaxis and hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment.
    • Treatment options beyond standard guidelines, for assistance when the usual protocols fail.

    Table of Contents

    Resuscitation, Airway Management, And Acute Arrhythmias

    1. Airway Management And Rapid Sequence Intubation
    2. Critical Cardiac Life Support
    3. Specific Rhythms And Their Treatment
    4. Critical Pediatric Life Support
    5. Critical Neonatal Resuscitation

    Emergency Medicine

    1. The Management Of Acute Chest Pain In The Emergency Department Setting
    2. Seizures
    3. Asthma/COPD/Dyspnea
    4. Coma
    5. Head Trauma
    6. Trauma
    7. Hypertensive Crisis
    8. Aortic Dissection (Thoracic)
    9. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    10. Shock
    11. Overdose and Toxidromes
    12. Bites
    13. Environmental Illness and Burns
    14. Burns, Cold, and Thermal injury
    15. Rhabdomyolysis

    Cardiology

    1. Acute Coronary Syndromes
    2. Cardiac Arrhythmias
    3. Valvular Heart Disease
    4. Congestive Heart Failure
    5. Hypertension
    6. Syncope
    7. Dyslipidemias
    8. Prophylaxis Against Bacterial Endocarditis

    Pulmonary Medicine

    1. Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Venous Thrombosis
    2. Pulmonary Function Tests
    3. Ventilators and Oxygen Therapy
    4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    5. Asthma
    6. Bronchiectasis
    7. Pneumonia
    8. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    9. Viral Respiratory Tract Infections
    10. Evaluation Of The Chronic Cough
    11. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    12. Sarcoidosis
    13. Wegener's Granulomatosis
    14. Hemoptysis/Pulmonary Hemorrhage
    15. Pleural Effusion

    Gastroenterology And Hepatology

    1. Dyspepsia (see Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    2. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3. Esophageal Diseases
    4. Acute Diarrhea
    5. Chronic Diarrhea
    6. Traveler's Diarrhea
    7. Celiac Sprue (Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy)
    8. Lactose Intolerance
    9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    10. Clostridium Difficile Infection
    11. Giardiasis
    12. Diver

    Details

    No. of pages:
    1024
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780323039499
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323313186

    About the editors

    Mark Graber

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, Departments of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA