Minor Emergencies Splinters to Fractures

ISBN-10: 0323007562

ISBN-13: 9780323007566

Edition: 2000

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This work covers the handling of almost 200 minor emergencies, from bee stings to puncture wounds to fractures of the collar bone. A straightforward description and explanation of each problem is provided along with instructions on treatment.
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List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 526
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies
Bell's Palsy (Idiopathic Facial Paralysis)
Dystonic Drug Reaction
Hysterical Coma or Seizure
Migraine Headache
Minor Head Trauma (Concussion)
Seizures (Convulsions, Fits)
Tension (Muscle Contraction) Headache
Vasovagal Syncope (Faint, Swoon)
Vertigo (Dizziness, Lightheadedness)
Ophthalmologic Emergencies
Contact Lens Overwear and Contamination
Corneal Abrasion
Foreign Body, Conjunctival
Foreign Body, Corneal
Hordeolum (Sty)
Iritis (Uveitis)
Periorbital and Conjunctival Edema
Periorbital Ecchymosis (Black Eye)
Removal of Dislocated Contact Lens
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Ultraviolet Keratoconjunctivitis (Welder's or Tanning Bed Burn)
Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies,
Cerumen Impaction (Earwax Blockage)
Epistaxis (Nosebleed)
Foreign Body, Ear
Foreign Body, Nose
Foreign Body, Throat
Mononucleosis (Glandular Fever)
Nasal Fracture
Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)
Otitis Media
Perforated Tympanic Membrane (Ruptured Eardrum)
Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)
Serous (Secretory) Otitis Media
Split Earlobe
Oral and Dental Emergencies
Aphthous Ulcer (Canker Sore)
Avulsed Tooth
Bleeding After Dental Surgery
Burning Tongue
Dental Pain, Periapical Abscess
Dental Pain, Pericoronitis
Dental Pain, Postextraction (Dry Socket)
Dental Pain, Pulpitis
Dental Trauma (Fracture, Subluxation, and Displacement)
Jaw Dislocation
Lacerations of the Mouth
Mucocele (Mucous Cyst)
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
Oral Herpes Simplex (Cold Sore)
Orthodontic Complications
Perleche (Angular Cheilitis)
Sialolithiasis (Salivary Duct Stones)
Temporomandibular Joint Pain
Uvular Edema
Pulmonary and Thoracic Emergencies
Inhalation Injury
Rib Fracture and Costochondral Separation
Tear Gas Exposure (Lacrimators)
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (Common Cold)
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
Anal Fissure
Enterobiasis (Threadworm, Pinworm)
Esophageal Food Bolus Obstruction (Steakhouse Syndrome)
Food Poisoning--Staphylococcal
Foreign Body, Rectal
Foreign Body, Swallowed
Gas Pain And Constipation
Hemorrhoids (Piles)
Innocuous Ingestions
Singultus (Hiccups)
Urologic Emergencies
Blunt Scrotal Trauma
Colorful Urine
Genital Herpes Simplex
Gonorrhea (GC, Clap)
Phimosis and Paraphimosis
Urethritis (Drip)
Urinary Retention
Urinary Tract Infection, Lower (Cystitis)
Urinary Tract Infection, Upper (Pyelonephritis)
Gynecologic Emergencies
Bartholin Abscess
Contact Vulvovaginitis
Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Cramps)
Foreign Body, Vaginal
Genital Warts (Condylomata acuminata)
"Morning After" Contraception
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Vaginal Bleeding
Musculoskeletal Emergencies
Acromioclavicular (Shoulder) Separation
Ankle Sprain
Boutonniere Finger
Broken Toe
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Strain (Whiplash)
Cheiralgia Paresthetica (Handcuff Neuropathy)
Clavicle (Collarbone) Fracture
Coccyx Fracture (Tailbone Fracture)
Extensor Tendon Avulsion--Distal Phalanx (Baseball or Mallet Finger)
Finger Dislocation (PIP Joint)
Finger Sprain (PIP Joint)
Finger-Tip (Tuft) Fractures
Ganglion Cysts
Gouty Arthritis, Acute
Knee Sprain
Ligament Sprains (Including Joint Capsule Injuries)
Locked Knee
Lumbar Strain ("Mechanical" Low Back Pain, Sacroiliac Dysfunction), Acute
Monarticular Arthritis, Acute
Muscle Cramps
Muscle Strains and Tears
Myofascial Syndrome (Fibromyalgia, Trigger Points)
Patellar Dislocation
Plantar Fasciitis ("Heel Spur")
"Plantaris Tendon" Rupture
Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Radial Head Fracture
Radial Head Subluxation (RHS or Nursemaid's Elbow)
Radial Neuropathy (Saturday Night Palsy)
Scaphoid (Carpal Navicular) Fracture
Shoulder Dislocation
Third-Degree Tear of Ulnar Collateral Ligament (Ski Pole or Gamekeeper's Thumb)
Splay Finger (Avulsion of Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendon)
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Thumb Tenosynovitis (de Quervain's)
Torticollis (Wry Neck)
Traumatic Effusion
Soft Tissue Emergencies
Bicycle Spoke Injury
Fingernail or Toenail Avulsion
Finger-Tip Avulsion, Superficial
Fishhook Removal
Foreign Body Beneath Nail
Impalement Injuries, Minor
Laceration, Simple
Marine Envenomations
Nail Root Dislocation
Nailbed Laceration
Needle (Foreign Body) in Foot
Puncture Wounds
Ring Removal
Subungual Ecchymosis
Subungual Hematoma
Tetanus Prophylaxis
Traumatic Tattoos and Abrasions
Dermatologic Emergencies
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Contusion (Bruise)
Cutaneous Abscess or Pustule
Cutaneous Larva Migrans (Creeping Eruption)
Diaper Rash
Erysipelas, Cellulitis, Lymphangitis
Fire Ant Stings
Friction Blister
Frostbite and Frostnip
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Hymenoptera (Bee, Wasp, Hornet) Envenomation
Partial-Thickness (Second-Degree) Burns and Tar Burns
Pediculosis (Lice, Crabs)
Pencil Point Puncture
Pityriasis Rosea
Pyogenic Granuloma (Proud Flesh)
Rhus (Toxicodendron) Contact Dermatitis (Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac)
Scabies (Itch Mite)
Sea Bather's Eruption (Sea Lice)
Sliver, Superficial
Subcutaneous Foreign Body
Tick Removal
Tinea (Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch, Ringworm)
Urticaria (Hives), Acute
Zipper Caught on Penis or Chin
Complete Eye Examination
Digital Block
Finger-Tip Dressing, Simple
Oral Nerve Blocks
Rabies Prophylaxis
Regional Poison Control Center Phone Numbers
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