Emergency Medicine

ISBN-10: 0071388753

ISBN-13: 9780071388757

Edition: 6th 2004

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A bestseller in its first edition, this handbook uses table, charts and an outline format to summarise the key points of pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of all conditions encountered in the emergency department.
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List price: $199.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2016
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 9.790
Language: English

Contributorsp. xv
Prefacep. xxxvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxxix
Prehospital Carep. 1
Emergency Medical Servicesp. 1
Prehospital Equipment and Adjunctsp. 5
Air Medical Transportp. 11
Neonatal and Pediatric Transportp. 15
Mass Gatheringsp. 21
Disaster Preparednessp. 27
Disaster Medical Servicesp. 27
Bioterrorism Response: Implications for the Emergency Clinicianp. 35
Disaster Management for Chemical Agents of Mass Destructionp. 42
Blast and Crush Injuriesp. 46
Radiation Injuriesp. 50
Resuscitative Problems and Techniquesp. 61
Sudden Cardiac Deathp. 61
Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Adultsp. 66
Neonatal Resuscitation and Emergenciesp. 71
Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitationp. 78
Pediatric Airway Managementp. 88
Resuscitation Issues in Pregnancyp. 94
Ethical Issues of Resuscitationp. 99
Noninvasive Airway Managementp. 102
Tracheal Intubation and Mechanical Ventilationp. 108
Surgical Airway Managementp. 119
Vascular Accessp. 124
Invasive Monitoring, Pacing Techniques, and Automatic and Implantable Defibrillatorsp. 132
Cerebral Resuscitationp. 138
Newer Resuscitative Techniquesp. 141
Acid-Base Disordersp. 149
Blood Gases: Pathophysiology and Interpretationp. 159
Fluid and Electrolyte Problemsp. 167
Disturbances of Cardiac Rhythm and Conductionp. 179
Pharmacology of Antidysrhythmic and Vasoactive Medicationsp. 202
Shockp. 219
Approach to the Patient in Shockp. 219
Fluid and Blood Resuscitationp. 225
Septic Shockp. 231
Cardiogenic Shockp. 242
Anaphylaxis and Acute Allergic Reactionsp. 247
Neurogenic Shockp. 252
Analgesia, Anesthesia, and Sedationp. 257
Acute Pain Management in the Adult Patientp. 257
Local and Regional Anesthesiap. 264
Procedural Sedation and Analgesiap. 275
Management of Patients with Chronic Painp. 280
Emergency Wound Managementp. 287
Evaluation of Woundsp. 287
Wound Preparationp. 289
Methods for Wound Closurep. 292
Lacerations to the Face and Scalpp. 298
Injuries to the Arm, Hand, Fingertip, and Nailp. 305
Lacerations of the Leg and Footp. 312
Soft Tissue Foreign Bodiesp. 317
Puncture Wounds and Mammalian Bitesp. 324
Postrepair Wound Carep. 328
Cardiovascular Diseasep. 333
Approach to Chest Painp. 333
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Acute Myocardial Infarction and Unstable Anginap. 343
Intervention Strategies for Acute Coronary Syndromesp. 352
Syncopep. 359
Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edemap. 364
Valvular Emergenciesp. 373
The Cardiomyopathies, Myocarditis, and Pericardial Diseasep. 378
Pulmonary Embolismp. 386
Hypertensionp. 394
Aortic Dissection and Aneurysmsp. 404
Thrombophlebitis and Occlusive Arterial Diseasep. 409
Cardiac Transplantationp. 418
Noninvasive Myocardial Imagingp. 424
Pulmonary Emergenciesp. 437
Respiratory Distressp. 437
Bronchitis, Pneumonia, and Pleural Empyemap. 445
Aspiration Pneumonia and Lung Abscessp. 453
Tuberculosisp. 458
Spontaneous and Iatrogenic Pneumothoraxp. 462
Hemoptysisp. 465
Acute Asthma in Adultsp. 467
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 475
The Lung Transplant Patientp. 480
Pulmonary Imagingp. 483
Gastrointestinal Emergenciesp. 487
Acute Abdominal Painp. 487
Abdominal Pain in the Elderlyp. 501
Gastrointestinal Bleedingp. 505
Esophageal Emergenciesp. 508
Swallowed Foreign Bodiesp. 513
Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritisp. 516
Acute Appendicitisp. 520
Intestinal Obstructionp. 523
Hernia in Adults and Childrenp. 527
Ileitis, Colitis, and Diverticulitisp. 530
Anorectal Disordersp. 539
Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Constipationp. 551
Jaundicp. 560
Cholecystitis and Biliary Colicp. 561
Hepatic Disorders and Hepatic Failurep. 566
Acute and Chronic Pancreatitisp. 573
Complications of General Surgical Proceduresp. 577
Complications of Gastrointestinal Devicesp. 583
The Liver Transplant Patientp. 585
Gastrointestinal Imagingp. 590
Renal and Genitourinary Disordersp. 593
Acute Renal Failurep. 593
Emergencies in Renal Failure and Dialysis Patientsp. 599
Urinary Tract Infectionsp. 606
Male Genital Problemsp. 613
Urologic Stone Diseasep. 620
Hematuria and Hematospermiap. 625
Complications of Urologic Procedures and Devicesp. 629
The Renal Transplant Patientp. 633
Renal Imagingp. 640
Gynecology and Obstetricsp. 647
Vaginal Bleeding in the Nonpregnant Patientp. 647
Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Nonpregnant Patientp. 653
Ectopic Pregnancyp. 658
Normal Pregnancyp. 664
Comorbid Diseases in Pregnancyp. 670
Emergencies During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Periodp. 676
Emergency Deliveryp. 684
Vulvovaginitisp. 691
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 697
Breast Disordersp. 700
Urogynecologic Disorders and Gynecologic Oncologyp. 705
Complications of Gynecologic Proceduresp. 710
Pelvic Ultrasonographyp. 715
Pediatricsp. 727
The Normal Childp. 727
Feverp. 731
Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Meningitis in Childrenp. 735
Common Neonatal Problemsp. 742
The NICU Graduatep. 752
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and ALTE (Apparent Life-Threatening Event)p. 755
Pediatric Heart Diseasep. 758
Otitis and Pharyngitis in Childrenp. 769
Skin and Soft Tissue Infectionsp. 778
Viral and Bacterial Pneumonia in Childrenp. 784
Pediatric Asthma and Bronchiolitisp. 789
Seizures and Status Epilepticus in Childrenp. 798
Vomiting and Diarrhea in Childrenp. 808
Pediatric Abdominal Emergenciesp. 813
Diabetic Ketoacidosisp. 821
Hypoglycemiap. 825
Altered Mental Status and Headache in Childrenp. 831
Syncope and Sudden Deathp. 838
Fluid and Electrolyte Therapyp. 843
Upper Respiratory Emergenciesp. 848
Acute Pain Management and Procedural Sedation in Childrenp. 858
Pediatric Exanthemsp. 869
Musculoskeletal Disorders in Childrenp. 876
Sickle Cell Diseasep. 890
Evaluating the Child with Special Health Care Needsp. 895
Urologic and Gynecologic Problems in Childrenp. 900
Pediatric Urinary Tract Infectionsp. 905
Infectious Diseasesp. 909
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 909
Toxic Shock Syndrome and Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndromep. 913
Common Viral Infections: Influenzaviruses and Herpesvirusesp. 919
HIV Infection and AIDSp. 925
Infective Endocarditisp. 937
Tetanusp. 943
Rabiesp. 946
Malariap. 953
Infections from Helminthsp. 959
Food-Borne and Water-Borne Diseasesp. 964
Zoonotic Infectionsp. 969
Soft Tissue Infectionsp. 979
Reportable Infectious Diseasesp. 987
Occupational Exposures, Infection Control, and Standard Precautionsp. 994
Pharmacology of Antimicrobials, Antifungals, and Antiviralsp. 1006
Toxicology and Pharmacologyp. 1015
General Management of Poisoned Patientsp. 1015
Principles of Drug Interactionsp. 1022
Tricyclic Antidepressantsp. 1025
Newer Antidepressants and Serotonin Syndromep. 1033
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitorsp. 1039
Antipsychoticsp. 1044
Lithiump. 1048
Barbituratesp. 1051
Benzodiazepinesp. 1055
Nonbenzodiazepine Hypnosedativesp. 1057
Alcoholsp. 1064
Opioidsp. 1071
Cocaine, Amphetamines, Caffeine, and Nicotinep. 1075
Hallucinogensp. 1079
Salicylatesp. 1085
Acetaminophenp. 1088
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugsp. 1094
Theophyllinep. 1098
Digitalis Glycosidesp. 1102
[beta]-Blocker Toxicityp. 1105
Calcium Channel Blockersp. 1108
Antihypertensive Agent Toxicityp. 1112
Phenytoin and Fosphenytoin Toxicityp. 1117
Ironp. 1121
Hydrocarbons and Volatile Substancesp. 1124
Causticsp. 1130
Insecticides, Herbicides, Rodenticidesp. 1134
Anticholinergic Toxicityp. 1143
Metals and Metalloidsp. 1146
Toxicology of Hazardous Chemicalsp. 1153
Vitamins and Herbalsp. 1160
Antimicrobialsp. 1164
Cyanidep. 1165
Dyshemoglobinemiasp. 1169
Hypoglycemic Agentsp. 1172
Environmental Injuriesp. 1175
Frostbite and Other Localized Cold-Related Injuriesp. 1175
Hypothermiap. 1179
Heat Emergenciesp. 1183
Arthropod Bites and Stingsp. 1190
Reptile Bitesp. 1200
Trauma and Envenomations from Marine Faunap. 1206
Dysbarism and Complications of Divingp. 1213
Near-Drowningp. 1218
Thermal Burnsp. 1220
Chemical Burnsp. 1226
Electrical Injuriesp. 1231
Lightning Injuriesp. 1235
Carbon Monoxide Poisoningp. 1238
Mushroom Poisoningp. 1242
Poisonous Plantsp. 1246
Emergency Medicine in Unique Environmentsp. 1251
World Travelersp. 1251
High-Altitude Medical Problemsp. 1263
Antarctic Medicinep. 1271
Space Medicinep. 1275
Endocrine Emergenciesp. 1283
Hypoglycemiap. 1283
Diabetic Ketoacidosisp. 1287
Diabetes Mellitusp. 1294
Alcoholic Ketoacidosisp. 1304
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Statep. 1307
Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Stormp. 1311
Hypothyroidism and Myxedema Comap. 1313
Adrenal Insufficiency and Adrenal Crisisp. 1315
Hematologic and Oncologic Emergenciesp. 1319
Evaluation of Anemia and the Bleeding Patientp. 1319
Acquired Bleeding Disordersp. 1324
Hemophilias and Von Willebrand Diseasep. 1330
Hereditary Hemolytic Anemiasp. 1335
Acquired Hemolytic Anemiap. 1341
Transfusion Therapyp. 1348
Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet Agents, and Fibrinolyticsp. 1354
Emergency Complications of Malignancyp. 1363
Neurologyp. 1369
The Neurologic Examination in the Emergency Settingp. 1369
Headache and Facial Painp. 1375
Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Other Central Focal Conditionsp. 1382
Altered Mental Status and Comap. 1390
Ataxia and Gait Disturbancesp. 1397
Vertigo and Dizzinessp. 1400
Seizures and Status Epilepticus in Adultsp. 1409
Acute Peripheral Neurologic Lesionsp. 1418
Chronic Neurologic Disordersp. 1423
CNS Infectionsp. 1431
Complications of Central Nervous System Devicesp. 1437
Approach to Neuroimaging in the Emergency Departmentp. 1441
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Oral Surgeryp. 1449
Ocular Emergenciesp. 1449
Common Disorders of the External, Middle, and Inner Earp. 1464
Face and Jaw Emergenciesp. 1471
Nasal Emergencies and Sinusitisp. 1476
Oral and Dental Emergenciesp. 1482
Infections and Disorders of the Neck and Upper Airwayp. 1494
Complications of Airway Devicesp. 1501
Disorders of the Skinp. 1507
Approach to the Dermatologic Patient in the Emergency Departmentp. 1507
Serious Generalized Skin Disordersp. 1513
Disorders of the Face and Scalpp. 1520
Disorders of the Hands, Feet, and Extremitiesp. 1526
Disorders of the Groin and Skin Foldsp. 1532
Infestationsp. 1535
Traumap. 1537
Initial Approach to Traumap. 1537
Pediatric Traumap. 1542
Geriatric Traumap. 1549
Trauma in Pregnancyp. 1553
Head Injuryp. 1557
Spinal Cord Injuriesp. 1569
Maxillofacial Traumap. 1583
Penetrating and Blunt Neck Traumap. 1590
Thoracic Traumap. 1595
Abdominal Injuriesp. 1613
Penetrating Trauma to the Flank and Buttockp. 1620
Genitourinary Traumap. 1622
Penetrating Trauma to the Extremitiesp. 1629
Wound Ballisticsp. 1633
Forensicsp. 1639
Injury Controlp. 1645
Injuries to the Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissuep. 1651
Initial Evaluation and Management of Orthopedic Injuriesp. 1651
Injuries to the Hand and Digitsp. 1665
Wrist Injuriesp. 1674
Injuries to the Elbow and Forearmp. 1684
Injuries to the Shoulder Complex and Humerusp. 1695
Injuries to the Spinep. 1702
Trauma to the Pelvis, Hip, and Femurp. 1712
Knee Injuriesp. 1726
Leg Injuriesp. 1734
Ankle Injuriesp. 1736
Foot Injuriesp. 1742
Compartment Syndromesp. 1746
Rhabdomyolysisp. 1749
Orthopedic Devices and Reconstructionsp. 1752
Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 1769
Neck Painp. 1769
Thoracic and Lumbar Pain Syndromesp. 1773
Shoulder Painp. 1779
Emergencies in Systemic Rheumatic Diseasesp. 1786
Nontraumatic Disorders of the Handp. 1789
Acute Disorders of the Joints and Bursaep. 1795
Soft Tissue Problems of the Footp. 1801
Psychosocial Disordersp. 1807
Behavioral Disorders: Clinical Featuresp. 1807
Behavioral Disorders: Emergency Assessmentp. 1812
Psychotropic Medicationsp. 1816
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosap. 1822
Panic Disorderp. 1826
Conversion Disorderp. 1830
Notifying the Living of Deathp. 1832
Substance and Alcohol Abusep. 1835
Physican Well-Beingp. 1841
Abuse and Assaultp. 1847
Child Abuse and Neglectp. 1847
Female and Male Sexual Assaultp. 1850
Intimate Partner Violence and Abusep. 1854
Abuse in the Elderly and Impairedp. 1858
Violence in the Emergency Departmentp. 1860
Principles of Imagingp. 1865
Contrast Studiesp. 1865
Principles of Emergency Department Sonographyp. 1870
Principles of Emergency Department Use of Computed Tomographyp. 1878
Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Principles and Some Applicationsp. 1883
Special Situationsp. 1891
Injection Drug Usersp. 1891
The Elder Patientp. 1896
Adults with Physical Disabilitiesp. 1900
The Mentally Retarded Adultp. 1903
The Homeless Patientp. 1906
The Morbidly Obese Patientp. 1908
Patient Safety in Emergency Medicinep. 1912
Indexp. 1919
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