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Minor Emergencies Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
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Minor Emergencies Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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2013 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Surgery!

Minor Emergencies gives you the practical how-tos you need to handle a wide range of non-life-threatening medical crises with speed and expertise. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, dosages, and techniques, this compact and portable medical reference book delivers fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. With Minor Emergencies on hand, you'll always be prepared!

  • Find guidance at a glance with "What to Do" and "What NOT to Do" checklists.
  • Effectively respond to medical crises at the point of care with Minor Emergencies!
  • Consult this critical guide online wherever you go! At www.expertconsult.com you can navigate the complete text, follow links to PubMed, browse images, and view 60 procedural videos, including:
    • Removing foreign body from skin
    • Upper facial injury-fracture examination
    • Upper facial injury-fracture examination, and much more!
  • Stay on top of the latest procedures and treatment guidelines with updated coverage of 184 topics, including Swimmer’s Ear, Dental Pain, Broken Rib, Locked Knee, Puncture Wounds, and Sunburn.
  • Get procedural sedation recommendations from Dr. Alfred Sacchetti, MD, FACEP.

Part 1: Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies

001 Dystonic Drug Reaction 002 Heat Illness (Heat Edema, Heat Syncope, Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion) 003 Hyperventilation 004 Hysterical Coma or Pseudoseizure 005 Idiopathic Facial Paralysis (Bell’s Palsy) 006 Migraine Headache 007 Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Adult 008 Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Febrile and Pediatric 009 Tension-Type (Muscle Contraction) Headache 010 Trivial, Minimal, and Minor Head Trauma (Concussion) 011 Vasovagal or Neurocardiogenic or Neurally Mediated Syncope (Faint, Swoon) 012 Vertigo (Dizziness, Lightheadedness) 013 Weakness

Part 2: Ophthalmologic Emergencies

014 Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) 015 Contact Lens Complications 016 Corneal Abrasion 017 Foreign Body, Conjunctival 018 Foreign Body, Corneal 019 Hordeolum (Sty) 020 Iritis (Acute Anterior Uveitis) 021 Periorbital and Conjunctival Edema 022 Periorbital Ecchymosis (Black Eye) 023 Removal of Dislocated Contact Lens 024 Subconjunctival Hemorrhage 025 Ultraviolet Keratoconjunctivitis (Welders or Tanning Bed Burn)

Part 3: Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies

026 Cerumen Impaction (Earwax Blockage) 027 Epitaxis (Nosebleed) 028 Foreign Body, Ear 029 Foreign Body, Nose 030 Foreign Body, Throat 031 Laryngotracheobronchitis (Croup) 032 Mononucleosis (Glandular Fever) 033 Nasal Fracture (Broken Nose) 034 Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear), Acute 035 Otitis Media, Acute 036 Otitis Media with Effusion; Serous (Secretory) Otitis Media (Glue Ear) 037 Perforated Tympanic Membrane (Ruptured Eardrum) 038 Pharyngitis (Sore Throat) 039 Rhinitis, Acute (Runny Nose) 040 Rhinosinusitis (Sinusitis)

Part 4: Oral and Dental Emergencies

041 Aphthous Ulcer, Acute 042 Avulsed Tooth, Dental Subluxation, and Dental Luxation 043 Bleeding after Dental Surgery 044 Burning Mouth Syndrome, Burning Tongue (Glossodynia) 045 Dental Pain, Periapical Abscess (Tooth Abscess) 046 Dental Pain, Pericoronitis 047 Dental Pain, Postextraction Alveolar Osteitis (Dry Socket) 048 Dental Pain, Pulpitis 049 Dental Trauma (Fracture, Subluxation, and Displacement) 050 Gingivitis and Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (Trench Mouth) 051 Lacerations of the Mouth 052 Mucocele (Mucous Cyst) 053 Oral Candidiasis (Thrush or Yeast Infection) 054 Oral Herpes Simplex (Cold Sore, Fever Blister) 055 Orthodontic Complications 056 Perlèche (Angular Cheilitis) 057 Sialolithiasis (Salivary Duct Stones) 058 Temporomandibular Disorder 059 Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation (Jaw Dislocation) 060 Uvular Edema, Acute

Part 5: Pulmonary and Thoracic Emergencies

061 Bronchitis (Chest Cold), Acute 062 Costochondritis and Musculoskeletal Chest Pain 063 Inhalation Injury (Smoke Inhalation) 064 Irritant Incapcitant Exposure (Lacrimators, Riot Control Agents, Tear Gas) 065 Rib Fracture and Costochondral Separation (Broken Rib)

Part 6: Gastrointestinal Emergencies

066 Anal Fissure 067 Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Colic (Stomach Cramps) 068 Diarrhea (Acute Gastoenteritis) 069 Enterobiasis (Pinworm, Seatworm, Threadworm) 070 Esophageal Food Bolus Obstruction (Steakhouse Syndrome) 071 Foreign Body, Rectal 072 Foreign Body, Swallowed 073 Hemorrhoids (Piles) 074 Innocuous Ingestions 075 Singultus (Hiccups) 076 Vomiting (Food Poisoning, Gastroenteritis)

Part 7: Urologic Emergencies

077 Blunt Scrotal Trauma 078 Colorful Urine 079 Epididymitis 080 Genital Herpes Simplex 081 Phimosis and Paraphimosis 082 Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial 0

Philip Buttaravoli, MD, FACEP, Medical Director of the Emergency Department, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach, FL and Stephen M. Leffler, MD, FACEP, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont

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