ISBN: 9780323479769
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Elsevier
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On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition

by Shane A. Marshall, MD, FRCPC and John Ruedy, MDCM, FRCPC, LLD (hon), DMED (hon)
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ISBN: 9780323479769
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Elsevier
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Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition, by Drs. Shane A. Marshall and John Ruedy, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.

    • Highlights medications, doses, and critical information in a second color for fast reference.
    • Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate critical information quickly.
    • Covers essential topics such as Approach to Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems; Documentation; Assessment and Management of Volume Status; and HIV, HBV, HCV, Influenza, and the House Officer.
    • Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call.
    • Provides updated content and references, as well as a revised drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information.
    • NEW! Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • 1 Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems

    2 Documentation of On-Call Problems

    3 Assessment and Management of Volume Status

    4 HIV, HBV, HCV, Meningococcus, Influenza, Ebola virus, and the House Officer

    5 Abdominal Pain

    6 Chest Pain

    7 Combativeness: The Out-of-Control Patient

    8 Confusion/Decreased Level of Consciousness

    9 Decreased Urine Output

    10 Diarrhea

    11 Fall Out of Bed

    12 Fever

    13 Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    14 Headache

    15 Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders

    16 High Blood Pressure

    17 Hypnotics, Laxatives, Analgesics, and Antipyretics

    18 Hypotension and Shock

    19 Leg Pain

    20 Lines, Tubes, and Drains

    21 Polyuria, Frequency, and Incontinence

    22 Pronouncing Death

    23 Seizures

    24 Shortness of Breath

    25 Skin Rashes and Urticaria

    26 Stroke

    27 Syncope

    28 Transfusion Reactions

    29 Acid-Base Disorders

    30 Anemia

    31 Calcium Disorders

    32 Coagulation Disorders

    33 Glucose Disorders

    34 Potassium Disorders

    35 Sodium Disorders

  • Shane A. Marshall, MD, FRCPC, Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Medicine, King Edward VIIth Memorial Hospital; Director, The Cardiac Echo Lab, Paget, Bermuda and John Ruedy, MDCM, FRCPC, LLD (hon), DMED (hon), Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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