Emergency Medicine Secrets

ISBN-10: 156053253X
ISBN-13: 9781560532538
Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/2/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 525
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

This mini-textbook in questions-and-answer format follows the style of other books in the Secrets series, providing factual information in an engaging and lively manner.

Decision Making in Emergency Medicine
Decision Making in Emergency Medicinep. 1
Management of Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitationp. 4
Airway Managementp. 9
Shockp. 13
Emergency Ultrasoundp. 19
Geriatric Emergency Medicinep. 25
Safety Errors in Emergency Medicinep. 29
How to Critically Review Emergency Medicine Literaturep. 37
Primary Complaints
Altered Mental Status and Comap. 41
Feverp. 46
Chest Painp. 49
Abdominal Painp. 54
Nausea and Vomitingp. 57
Headachep. 61
Syncopep. 67
Vertigo and Dizzinessp. 71
Seizuresp. 75
Anaphylaxisp. 81
Low Back Painp. 83
Nontraumatic Illness
Nontraumatic Ocular Emergenciesp. 87
Nontraumatic ENT Emergenciesp. 91
Dental and Oral Surgical Emergenciesp. 98
Central Nervous System
Transient Ischemic Attack and Cerebrovascular Accidentp. 103
Meningitisp. 108
Respiratory System
Breathing and Ventilationp. 113
Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 116
Pneumoniap. 122
Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolismp. 127
Cardiovascular System
Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edemap. 131
Ischemic Heart Diseasep. 135
Cardiac Arrhythmiasp. 140
Hypertension and Hypertensive Crisesp. 144
Pericarditis and Myocarditisp. 149
Aortic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissectionp. 154
Cardiac Pacemakers and Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillatorsp. 157
Gastrointestinal Tract
Esophagus and Stomach Disordersp. 163
Appendicitisp. 168
Liver and Biliary Tract Diseasep. 171
Bowel Disordersp. 174
Anorectal Disordersp. 182
Genitourinary Tract
Renal Colicp. 187
Scrotal Painp. 191
Acute Urinary Retentionp. 195
Urinary Tract Infection: Cystitis, Pyelonephritis, and Prostatitisp. 199
Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysisp. 203
Hematology/Oncology
Hemostasis and Coagulopathiesp. 207
Sickle Cell Anemiap. 213
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 216
Metabolism and Endocrinology
Fluids and Electrolytesp. 221
Acid-Base Disordersp. 226
Diabetes Mellitusp. 229
Thyroid Disordersp. 233
Adrenal Disordersp. 238
Infectious Disease
Soft-Tissue Infectionsp. 243
HIV Infection and AIDSp. 247
Toxic Shock Syndromep. 252
Food Poisoningp. 255
Botulismp. 258
Tetanusp. 261
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 263
Tick-borne Illnesses of North Americap. 267
Arthritisp. 273
Skin Diseasesp. 277
Tropical and Travel Medicinep. 282
Environmental Emergencies
Electrical and Lightning Injuriesp. 287
Near Drowningp. 293
Hypothermia and Frostbitep. 297
Heat Illnessp. 302
Altitude Illnessp. 305
Diving Emergencies and Dysbarismsp. 308
Neonatal and Childhood Disorders
Fever in Children Younger than 3 Yearsp. 317
Seizures in Infancy and Childhoodp. 321
Acute Upper Airway Obstruction in Pediatricsp. 323
Pediatric Bronchiolitis and Asthmap. 329
Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders and Dehydrationp. 333
Common Pediatric Infectious Diseasesp. 339
Infrequent Infections in Childrenp. 343
Emergency Department Evaluation of Child Abusep. 346
Procedural Sedation of the Pediatric Patientp. 349
Neonatal Resuscitationp. 354
Toxicologic Emergencies
General Approach to Poisoningsp. 357
The Alcohols: Ethylene Glycol, Methanol, and Isopropyl Alcoholp. 362
Alcohol-related Disordersp. 366
Antipyretic Poisoningp. 371
Sedatives and Hypnoticsp. 377
Mushrooms, Hallucinogens, and Stimulantsp. 382
Opioidsp. 384
Antidepressants: Cyclics and Newer Agentsp. 390
Hydrocarbon Poisoning (Petroleum Distillates)p. 394
Cholinergic Insecticidesp. 399
Corrosivesp. 403
Bites and Stingsp. 407
Smoke Inhalationp. 417
Nuclear, Biologic, and Chemical Weapons of Mass Destructionp. 421
Cardiovascular Toxicologyp. 431
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 435
Sexual Assaultp. 438
Spontaneous Abortionp. 442
Ectopic Pregnancyp. 445
Third-Trimester Vaginal Bleedingp. 449
Preeclampsia and Eclampsiap. 451
Childbirthp. 455
Trauma
Injury Preventionp. 459
Multiple Traumap. 462
Maxillofacial Traumap. 465
Spine and Spinal Cord Traumap. 470
Head Traumap. 475
Traumatic Ophthalmologic Emergenciesp. 479
Neck Traumap. 482
Chest Traumap. 486
Abdominal Traumap. 490
Hemorrhage from Pelvic Fracturesp. 496
Genitourinary and Pelvic Traumap. 500
Foreign Bodiesp. 503
Trauma in Pregnancyp. 507
Pediatric Traumap. 510
Musculoskeletal Trauma and Conditions of the Extremityp. 513
Hand Injuries and Infectionsp. 522
Burnsp. 527
Wound Managementp. 532
Behavioral Emergencies
Acute Psychosisp. 541
Depression and Suicidep. 545
Management of the Violent Patientp. 551
Domestic Violencep. 554
Emergency Medicine Administration and Risk Management
Cost Containment and Risk Management in Emergency Medicinep. 559
Managed Carep. 564
EMTALAp. 568
Medical Oversight and Disaster Management
Medical Oversight and Disaster Managementp. 573
Medical Care at Mass Gatheringsp. 575
Alternative Therapies and Tricks of the Trade
Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 579
Tricks of the Tradep. 582
Indexp. 587
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