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ISBN: 9780323662031
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Minor Emergencies, 4th Edition

by Philip Buttaravoli, MD, FACEP, Stephen M. Leffler, MD, FACEP and Ramsey Herrington, MD, FACEP

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For clinicians who see patients suffering from non-life-threatening crises, Minor Emergencies, 4th Edition, provides concise, expert guidance on what to do and what not to do for nearly 200 common presentations, including both the correct procedural and pharmaceutical treatments. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, dosages, and techniques, this award-winning reference delivers fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. Instructional videos clearly demonstrate pearls and pitfalls of a wide variety of procedures.
  • PART 1: Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies

    1. Dystonic Drug Reaction

    2. Heat Illness (Heat Edema, Heat Syncope, Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion)

    3. Hyperventilation

    4. Hysterical Coma or Pseudoseizure

    5. Idiopathic Facial Paralysis (Bell's Palsy)

    6. Migraine Headache

    7. Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Adult

    8. Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Febrile and Pediatric

    9. Tension-Type (Muscle Contraction) Headache

    10. Trivial, Minimal, and Minor Head Trauma (Concussion)

    11. Vasovagal or Neurocardiogenic or Neurally Mediated Syncope (Faint, Swoon)

    12. Vertigo (Dizziness, Lightheadedness)

    13. Weakness

    PART 2: Ophthalmologic Emergencies

    14. Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

    15. Contact Lens Complications

    16. Corneal Abrasion

    17. Floaters

    18. Foreign Body, Conjunctival

    19. Foreign Body, Corneal

    20. Hordeolum (Sty)

    21. Iritis (Acute Anterior Uveitis)

    22. Periorbital and Conjunctival Edema

    23. Periorbital Ecchymosis (Black Eye)

    24. Removal of Dislocated Contact Lens

    25. Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    26. Ultraviolet Keratoconjunctivitis (Welders or Tanning Bed Burn)

    PART 3: Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies

    27. Cerumen Impaction (Earwax Blockage)

    28. Epistaxis (Nosebleed)

    29. Foreign Body, Ear

    30. Foreign Body, Nose

    31. Foreign Body, Throat

    32. Laryngotracheobronchitis (Croup)

    33. Mononucleosis (Glandular Fever)

    34. Nasal Fracture (Broken Nose)

    35. Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear), Acute

    36. Otitis Media, Acute

    37. Otitis Media with Effusion; Serous (Secretory) Otitis Media (Glue Ear)

    38. Perforated Tympanic Membrane (Ruptured Eardrum)

    39. Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)

    40. Rhinitis, Acute (Runny Nose)

    41. Rhinosinusitis (Sinusitis)

    PART 4: Oral and Dental Emergencies

    42. Aphthous Ulcer, Acute

    43. Avulsed Tooth, Dental Subluxation, and Dental Luxation

    44. Bleeding after Dental Surgery

    45. Burning Mouth Syndrome, Burning Tongue (Glossodynia)

    46. Dental Pain, Periapical Abscess (Tooth Abscess

    47. Dental Pain, Pericoronitis

    48. Dental Pain, Postextraction Alveolar Osteitis (Dry Socket)

    49. Dental Pain, Pulpitis

    50. Dental Trauma (Fracture, Subluxation, and Displacement)

    51. Gingivitis and Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (Trench Mouth)

    52. Lacerations of the Mouth

    53. Oral Candidiasis (Thrush or Yeast Infection)

    54. Oral Herpes Simplex (Cold Sore, Fever Blister)

    55. Orthodontic Complications

    56. Perlèche (Angular Cheilitis)

    57. Sialolithiasis (Salivary Duct Stones)

    58. Temporomandibular Disorder

    59. Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation (Jaw Dislocation)

    60. Uvular Edema, Acute

    PART 5: Pulmonary and Thoracic Emergencies

    61. Bronchitis (Chest Cold), Acute

    62. Costochondritis and Musculoskeletal Chest Pain

    63. Inhalation Injury (Smoke Inhalation)

    64. Irritant Incapacitant Exposure (Lacrimators, Riot Control Agents, Tear Gas)

    65. Rib Fracture and Costochondral Separation (Broken Rib)

    PART 6: Gastrointestinal Emergencies

    66. Anal Fissure

    67. Blocked Tubes (G-tube, J-tube)

    68. Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Colic (Stomach Cramps)

    69. Diarrhea (Acute Gastoenteritis)

    70. Enterobiasis (Pinworm, Seatworm, Threadworm)

    71. Esophageal Food Bolus Obstruction (Steakhouse Syndrome)

    72. Foreign Body, Rectal

    73. Foreign Body, Swallowed

    74. Hemorrhoids (Piles)

    75. Singultus (Hiccups)

    76. Vomiting (Food Poisoning, Gastroenteritis)

    PART 7: Urologic Emergencies

    77. Blunt Scrotal Trauma

    78. Colorful Urine

    79. Epididymitis

    80. Genital Herpes Simplex

    81. Phimosis and Paraphimosis

    82. Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial

    83. Urethritis (Drip, Clap)

    84. Urinary Retention, Acute

    85. Urinary Tract Infection, Lower (Cystitis), Uncomplicated

    PART 8: Gynecologic Emergencies

    86. Bartholin Abscess

    87. Condylomata acuminate (Genital Warts)

    88. Contact Vulvovaginitis

    89. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Cramps)

    90. Foreign Body, Vaginal

    91. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

    92. Prophylaxis Following Sexual Exposure

    93. Vaginal Bleeding

    94. Vaginitis

    PART 9: Musculoskeletal Emergencies

    95. Acromioclavicular (Shoulder) Separation

    96. Ankle Sprain (Twisted Ankle)

    97. Annular Ligament Displacement, Radial Head Subluxation (Nursemaid's Elbow)

    98. Boutonnière Finger

    99. Boxer's Fifth Metacarpal Fracture

    100. Bursitis

    101. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    102. Cervical Strain (Whiplash)

    103. Clavicle (Collarbone) Fracture

    104. Coccyx Fracture (Tailbone Fracture)

    105. DeQuervain's Paratenonitis (Thumb Tenosynovitis)

    106. Extensor Tendon Avulsion-Distal Phalanx (Baseball or Mallet Finger)

    107. Finger Dislocation (PIP Joint)

    108. Finger Sprain (PIP Joint)

    109. Fingertip (Tuft) Fractures

    110. Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendon Avulsion-Distal Phalanx (Splay Finger)

    111. Ganglion Cysts

    112. Gouty Arthritis, Acute

    113. Knee Sprain

    114. Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) and Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)

    115. Ligament Sprains (Including Joint Capsule Injuries)

    116. Locked Knee

    117. Lumbar Strain ("Mechanical" Low Back Pain, Sacroiliac Dysfunction), Acute

    118. Monarticular Arthritis, Acute

    119. Muscle Cramps (Charley Horse)

    120. Muscle Strains and Tears

    121. Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Trigger-Points)

    122. Patellar Dislocation

    123. Plantar Fasciitis ("Heel Spur")

    124. "Plantaris Tendon" Rupture, Gasrocnemius Muscle Tear (Calf Muscle Tear)

    125. Radial Head Fracture

    126. Radial Neuropathy (Saturday Night Palsy)

    127. Scaphoid Fracture

    128. Shoulder Dislocation

    129. Tendinopathy: Tendinosis, Paratenonitis (Tendonitis)

    130. Toe Fracture (Broken Toe)

    131. Torticollis (Wryneck)

  • Philip Buttaravoli, MD, FACEP, Emergency Physician, Emergency Department, Veteran's Administration Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA, Stephen M. Leffler, MD, FACEP, Stephen Leffler, MD, FACEP, Professor and Chief Operating Officer, University of Vermont Medical Center, Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA and Ramsey Herrington, MD, FACEP, R. Ramsey Herrington, MD, FACEP, Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
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