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ISBN: 9781455755998
Page Count: 960
Imprint: Saunders
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Emergency Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Glenn C. Hamilton, MD, Arthur B. Sanders, MD, Gary Strange, MD and Alexander T. Trott, MD

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Back in an all-new edition, Emergency Medicine covers the most common disorders seen in the emergency department in a handy, outline format. It explains the responsibilities of the emergency physician along with the decisions that need to be made. The 2nd Edition is perfect for on-the-go consultation--soft cover, shorter, and more focused.
    • Organized by symptom orientation rather than disease, reflecting how patients present.
    • Covers the most common presentations in emergency medicine.
    • Provides case studies throughout the chapters.
    • Gives special consideration to pediatric and geriatric populations in most chapters
    • Features new chapters on shock, penetrating trauma, HIV patients, and domestic violence.
    • Provides more information on women patients and evidence-based medicine.
    • Includes new international contributors.
    • Updates and revises all chapters with the newest information.
  • I. Orientation to Emergency Medicine

    1. Airway Management
    2. Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation
    3. Shock (Strange)

    II. Abdominal and GI Disorders
    4. Acute Abdominal Pain
    5. Acute GI Bleeding
    6. Acute Diarrhea

    III. CV Disorders
    7. Chest Pain
    8. Syncope
    9. Hypertension

    IV. Cutaneous Disorders
    10. Rash

    V. Immunologic Disorders
    11. Anaphylaxis
    12. Immunocompromise

    VI. Infectious Disorders
    13. Febrile Adults

    VII. Toxicology/Environmental Disorders
    14. The Poisoned Patient
    15. Alcohol Intoxication
    16. Heat Illness
    17. Hypothermia

    VIII. Hematologic Disorders
    18. Sickle Cell Disease

    IX. Hormonal, Metabolic Disorders
    19. Diabetes
    20. Acute Metabolic Acidosis and Metabolic Alkalosis

    X. Head and Neck Disorders
    21. Epistaxis
    22. Acute Sore Throat
    23. Earache
    24. Eye Pain/Redness/Trauma

    XI. Infancy and Childhood Disorders
    25. Febrile Infants
    26. Stridor
    27. Dehydration

    XII. Muscluoskeletal Disorders
    28. Low Back Pain
    29. Swollen and Painful Joint

    XIII. Nervous System Disorders
    30. Altered Menal Status
    31. Headache
    32. Seizures
    33. Stroke

    XIV. Psycho Behavioral Disorders
    34. Behavioral, including suicide
    35. Domestic Violence

    XV. Thoraco-Respiratory Disorders
    36. Acute Dyspnea
    37. Wheezing

    XVI. Urogenital Disorders
    38. Pelvic Pain in Women (including STD)
    39. Vaginal Bleeding

    XVII. Trauma
    40. Blunt Trauma
    41. Penetrating Trauma
    42. Abdominal Trauma
    43. Chest Trauma
    44. Open Injuries to the Upper Extremity
    45. Closed Injuries of the Upper Extremity
    46. Lower Extremity Injury
    47. Head and Neck Trauma
    48. Wound Care
  • Glenn C. Hamilton, MD, Arthur B. Sanders, MD, Gary Strange, MD and Alexander T. Trott, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
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