Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine

ISBN-10: 145570606X

ISBN-13: 9781455706068

Edition: 6th 2013

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Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, by James R. Roberts, MD & Jerris R. Hedges, MD, MS, is far and away the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in emergency medicine. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, this 5th edition enables you to make optimal use of today's best options. A new full-color format makes the book easier to consult than ever before, and online access at lets you rapidly reference the complete contents from any computer. Online and in print, you'll see exactly how and when to perform every type of emergency procedure, so you can choose and implement the best possible approach for every patient!Provides over 1,700 detailed illustrations, 1,350 in full color, allowing you to visualize procedures clearly so you can perform them correctly.Explains not only how to perform each rocedure but also why, when, and what other procedures you should consider. Covers the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, including new devices for cricothyrotomy, monitoring CPR effectiveness, intraosseous infusion, autotransfusion and transfusion therapy, and wound closure. Incorporates coverage of ultrasound-guided procedures throughout the book to assist you in the use of these increasingly pervasive new techniques.Presents a new chapter on Chemical and Physical Restraints to facilitate management of violent or aggressive patients. Features a brand new full-color design together with all-new algorithms, illustrations, and tables for expedited reference and streamlined clinical decision making.Reflects the most recent clinical evidence and guidelines for dependable decision-making guidance.Includes online access via Expert Consult, allowing you to rapidly reference the book's complete contents from any computer. A perfect source for quick answers in your challenging, fast-paced field!Offers updated coverage of tracheal intubation and infectious exposure management, so you can make spilt-second decisions on these difficult procedures. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.
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List price: $154.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/19/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1560
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 10.428
Language: English

Vital Signs and Patient Monitoring Techniques
Vital Sign Measurement
Devices for Assessing Oxygenation and Ventilation
Respiratory Procedures
Basic Airway Management and Decision Making
Tracheal Intubation
Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Intubation
Cricothyrotomy and Percutaneous Translaryngeal Ventilation
Tracheostomy Care
Mechanical Ventilation
Tube Thoracostomy
Cardiac Procedures
Techniques for Suproventricular Tachycardias
Defibrillation and Cardioversion
Assessment of Implantable Devices
Basic Electrocardiographic Techniques
Emergency Cardiac Pacing
Artificial Perfusion during Cardiac Arrest
Resuscitative Thoracotomy
Vascular Techniques and Volume Support
Pediatric Vascular Access and Blood Sampling Techniques
Arterial Puncture and Cannulation
Peripheral Intravenous Access
Central Venous Catheterization and Central Venous Pressure Monitoring
Venous Cutdown
Indwelling Vascular Devices: Emergency Access and Management
Intraosseous Infusion
Alternative Methods of Drug Administration
Transfusion Therapy: Blood & Blood Products
Anesthetic and Analgesic Techniques
Local and Topical Anesthesia
Regional Anesthesia of the Head and Neck
Nerve Blocks of the Thorax and Extremities
Intravenous Regional Anesthesia
Systemic Analgesia and Sedation for Procedures
Soft Tissue Procedures
Principles of Wound Management
Methods of Wound Closure
Foreign Body Removal
Incision and Drainage
Burn Care Procedures
Gastrointestinal Procedures
Esophageal Foreign Bodies
Nasogastric and Feeding Tube Placement
Balloon Tamponade of Gastroesophageal Varices
Decontamination of the Poisoned Patient
Peritoneal Procedures
Abdominal Hernia Reduction
Anorectal Procedures
Musculoskeletal Procedures
Prehospital Immobilization
Management of Amputations
Extensor and Flexor Tendon Injuries in the Hand, Wrist, and Foot
Management of Common Dislocations
Splinting Techniques
Podiatric Procedures
Treatment of Bursitis, Tendinitis and Trigger Points
Compartment Syndrome Evaluation
Genitourinary, Obstetric, and Gynecologic Procedures
Urologic Procedures
Emergency Childbirth
Examination of the Sexual Assault Victim
Neurologic Procedures
Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure and Intracranial Shunts
Spinal Puncture and Cerebrospinal Fluid Examination
Special Neurologic Tests and Procedures
Ophthalmologic, Otolaryngologic, and Dental Procedures
Ophthalmologic Procedures
Otolaryngologic Procedures
Emergency Dental Procedures
Special Procedures
Procedures Pertaining to Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
Bedside Laboratory and Microbiologic Procedures
Standard Precautions and Infectious Exposure Management
Educational Aspects of Emergency Department Procedures
Physical and Chemical Restraint
Noncardiac Implantable Devices
Radiation in Pregnancy and Clinical Issues of Radiocontrast Agents
Commonly Used Formulas and Calculations
Medications and Equipment for Resuscitation
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