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ISBN: 9780323355162
Page Count: 752
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Emergency Medicine Secrets,6th Edition

by Vincent J. Markovchick, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, Katherine A. Bakes, MD, Jennie Buchanan, MD and Peter T. Pons, MD, FACEP
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ISBN: 9780323355162
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For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. The 6th Edition of Emergency Medicine Secrets, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Katherine M. Bakes, and Jennie A. Buchanan, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

    • Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice.
    • The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your study time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective.
    • Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
    • NEW: Expert Consult access features online, interactive multiple choice questions for every chapter, perfect for self-assessment.
    • Thorough updates keep you current with what’s new in emergency medicine.
  • I. DECISION MAKING IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE

    1. Decision Making in Emergency Medicine

    2. Management of Cardiac Arrest and Principles of Resuscitation

    3. Airway Management

    4. Shock

    5. Emergency Ultrasound

    6. Geriatric Emergency Medicine

    7. Palliative Care and Advance Directives

    8. How to Critically Review Emergency Medicine Literature

    9. Evidence-Based Rational Use of Diagnostic Imaging

    10. Emtala, The Joint Commission, and HIPPA

    11. Emergency Medicine Observation Medicine

    12. Performance Evaluation and Improvement in Emergency Medicine

    II. PRIMARY COMPLAINTS

    13. Altered Mental Status and Coma

    14. Fever

    15. Chest Pain

    16. Abdominal Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

    17. Headache

    18.. Syncope, Vertigo and Dizziness

    19. Seizures

    20. Anaphylaxis

    21. Low Back Pain

    III. NONTRAUMATIC ILLNESS

    22. Nontraumatic Ocular Emergencies

    23. Nontraumatic ENT Emergencies

    24. Dental and Oral Surgical Emergencies

    IV. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

    25. Transient Ischemic Attack and Cerebrovascular Accident

    26. Meningitis

    V. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

    27. Breathing and Ventilation

    28. Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Pneumonia

    29. Venous Thromboembolism

    VI. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    30. Congestive Heart Failure and Acute Pulmonary Edema

    31. Ischemic Heart Disease

    32. Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators

    33. Hypertension, Hypertensive Crisis, Aortic Dissection and Aortic Aneurysms

    34. Pericarditis and Myocarditis

    VII. GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

    35. Esophagus and Stomach Disorders

    36. Bowel Disorders

    37. Liver and Biliary Tract Disease

    VIII. GENITOURINARY TRACT

    38. Renal Colic and Scrotal Pain

    39. Acute Urinary Retention

    40. Urinary Tract Infection: Cystitis, Pyelonephritis and Prostatitis

    41. Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis

    IX. HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

    42. Hemostasis and Coagulopathies

    43. Sickle Cell Disease

    44. Oncologic Emergencies

    X. METABOLISM AND ENDOCRINOLOGY

    43. Fluids and Electrolytes

    44. Acid-Base Disorders

    45. Diabetes Mellitus

    46. Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders

    XI. INFECTIOUS DISEASE

    49. Sepsis Syndromes and Toxic Shock

    50. Soft-Tissue Infections

    51. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV Infection

    52. Tetanus, Botulism, and Food Poisoning

    53. Travel Medicine and Vector-Borne Diseases

    54. Arthritis

    55. Skin Diseases

    XII. ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES

    56. Lightning and Electrical Injuries

    57. Drowning

    58. Hypothermia and Frostbite

    59. Heat Illness

    60. Altitude Illness and Dysbarisms

    XIII. NEONATAL AND CHILDHOOD DISORDERS

    61. Evaluation of Fever in Children Younger Than Age Three

    62. Seizures in Infancy and Childhood

    63. Acute Respiratory Disorders in Children

    64. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders and Dehydration

    65. Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    66. Emergency Department Evaluation of Child Abuse

    67. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia of the Pediatric Patient

    68. Pediatric and Neonatal Resuscitation

    XIV. TOXICOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

    69. General Approach to Poisonings

    70. The Alcohols: Ethanol, Ethylene Glycol, Methanol and Isopropyl Alcohol and Alcohol-Related Complications

    71. Antipyretic Poisoning

    72. Bites and Stings

    73. Smoke Inhalation

    74. Common Drugs of Abuse

    75. Cardiovascular Toxicology

    76. Pediatric Ingestions

    XV. GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

    77. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    78. Sexual Assault

    79. Spontaneous Abortion, Ectopic Pregnancy, and Vaginal Bleeding

    80. Third-Trimester Complications and Delivery

    XVI. TRAUMA

    81. Multiple Trauma

    82. Maxillofacial Trauma

    83. Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma

    84. Head Trauma

    85. Traumatic Ophthalmologic Emergencies

    86. Neck Trauma

    87. Chest Trauma

    88. Abdominal Trauma

    89. Pelvic Fractures and Genitourinary Trauma

    90. Trauma in Pregnancy

    91. Pediatric Trauma

    92. Musculoskeletal Trauma and Hand Injuries

    93. Burns

    94. Wound Management

    XVII. BEHAVIORAL EMERGENCIES

    95. Acute Psychosis

    96. Depression, Suicide and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    97. Management of the Violent Patient

    98. Intimate Partner Violence

    XVIII. EMERGENCY MEDICINE SERVICES AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT

    99. EMS Medical Oversight

    100. Disaster Management

    101. Weapons of Mass Destruction

    102. Tactical Medicine

  • Vincent J. Markovchick, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, Clinical Professor Emeritus in Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Attending Emergency Medicine Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, Katherine A. Bakes, MD, Attending Physician, Denver Health Emergency Department, Director, At-Risk Intervention and Mentoring (AIM), Community Affairs Clinical Director, Denver Health Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine; Clinical Instructor, Denver, Colorado, USA, Jennie Buchanan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Clinical Faculty, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver;
    Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado and Peter T. Pons, MD, FACEP, Attending Emergency Medical Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver; Professor Emeritus, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of ColoradoSchool of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
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