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Accident and emergency radiology : a survival guide

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Raby, Nigel. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, Scotland: Elsevier , 2015.
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Raby, Nigel
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3rd ed.
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Elsevier
Date of Publication
2015
ISBN
9780702042324
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidents
Emergencies
Radiography
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Accident & emergency radiology : a survival guide

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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley. (3rd ed.) --Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier , c2015.
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Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any give…
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Raby, Nigel
Berman, Laurence
Morley, Simon
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editors Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley
Edition
3rd ed.
Alternate Title
Accident and emergency radiology
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, UK
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9780702042324
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidents
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergencies
Radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Accidents--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Emergency medicine--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Diagnosis, Radioscopic--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Medical emergencies--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Radiography, Medical--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Abstract
Since it was first published, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has become the classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department. The core and substantial value lies in the step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but . . . how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?" Ensure accuracy in reading and interpretation of any given image. Common sources of error and diagnostic difficulty are highlighted. Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and associated abnormalities are emphasized throughout. Avoid misdiagnoses. Normal anatomy is outlined alongside schemes for detecting variants of the norm. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key points. Will provide a useful overview of the most important features in diagnosis and interpretation.Easily grasp difficult anatomical concepts. Radiographs accompanied by clear, explanatory line-drawings.
Contents
Key principles -- Particular paediatric points -- Paediatric skull-suspected NAI -- Adult skull -- Face -- Shoulder -- Paediatric elbow -- Adult elbow -- Wrist & distal forearm -- Hand & fingers -- Cervical spine -- Thoracic & lumbar spine -- Pelvis -- Hip & proximal femur -- Knee -- Ankle & hindfoot -- Midfoot & forefoot -- Chest -- Abdominal pain & abdominal trauma -- Penetrating foreign bodies -- Swallowed foreign bodies -- Test yourself -- Test Yourself-answers.
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Acute Care Surgery Handbook. Volume 1, General Aspects, Non-gastrointestinal and Critical Care Emergencies

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Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects and to non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (…
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Di Saverio, Salomone
Catena, Fausto
Ansaloni, Luca
Coccolini, Federico
Velmahos, George
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World Society of Emergency Surgery
Responsibility
Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors
Alternate Title
General Aspects, Non-gastrointestinal and Critical Care Emergencies
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 516 pages) : 73 illus., 36 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319153414
9783319153407 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This pocket manual is a practically oriented, wide-ranging guide to acute care surgery general aspects and to non-gastrointestinal emergencies. It covers the most common problems in thoracic, obstetric, gynecologic, anorectal, vascular and skin surgery and also includes chapters on postoperative complications in bariatric surgery, antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery. This guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in daily clinical practice. A second volume on gastrointestinal and abdominal surgical emergencies is also available.
Contents
1. Acute care surgery around the world: future perspectives -- 2. A history of acute care suregry -- 3. Scientific research in emergency surgery setting -- 4. Organization of an acute care surgery service and patient safety management -- 5. Safety and the use of checklists in acute care surgery -- 6. Emergencies in otolaryngology: head & neck surgery -- 7. Hemothorax, pneumothorax and chest empyema -- 8. Anorectal emergencies -- 9. Skin and soft tissue infections -- 10. Surgical site infections and their management -- 11. Non-traumatic peripheral vascular emergencies -- 12. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms and major vascular injuries -- 13. Obstetrics-gynecology emergencies -- 14. Genito-urinary emergencies -- 15. Critical care in acute care surgery -- 16. Septic shock and resuscitation strategies -- 17. Antibiotic management in acute care surgery -- 18. Nutrition in sepsis and acute surgical patients -- 19. Point-of-care ultrasound in critically-ill patients -- 20. Interventional radiology for non-traumatic acute thoraco-abdominal bleeding -- 21. Percutaneous techniques for management of intra-abdominal abscesses -- 22. Damage control surgery for emergency general surgery -- 23. The abdominal compartment syndrome -- 24. Common pediatric surgical emergencies -- 25. Common surgical emergencies in transplanted patients -- 26. Emergency management of caustic injuries -- 27. Surgical emergencies during pregnancy -- 28. Geriatric emergency surgery.
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Acute Care Surgery Handbook. Volume 2, Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies

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Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant opera…
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Di Saverio, Salomone
Catena, Fausto
Ansaloni, Luca
Coccolini, Federico
Velmahos, George
Responsibility
Salomone Di Saverio, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, George Velmahos, editors
Alternate Title
Common Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Emergencies
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 503 p.) : 92 illus., 77 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319153629
9783319153612 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen, Acute
Acute Disease
Critical Care
Emergencies
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in for their daily clinical practice. A second volume on other surgical emergencies, which also includes chapters on antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery, is also available.
Contents
1. Acute Abdomen: Clinical assessment and decision making -- 2. Diagnostic tools in ACS: CT scan, diagnostic laparoscopy and exploratory laparotomy -- 3. Laparoscopy: a new diagnostic and therapeutic tool for Acute Care Surgery -- 4. Oesophageal non-bleeding emergencies: Minimally invasive and endoscopic management of oesophageal perforations -- 5. Management of postoperative complications in Esophago-gastric Surgery -- 6. Management of Complicated and Strangulated Hiatial Hernias -- 7. Upper GI bleeding -- 8. Perforated peptic ulcer -- 9. Acute small bowel bleeding -- 10. Colorectal bleeding emergencies -- 11. Acute pancreatitis -- 12. Acute cholecystitis and cholangitis -- 13. Endoscopic techniques for biliary and pancreatic acute diseases -- 14. Laparoscopic techniques for Acute Cholecystitis and biliary drainage -- 15. Prevention of biliary injuries in acute cholecystitis -- 16. Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) -- 17. Large Bowel Obstruction -- 18. Endoscopic management of Large Bowel Obstruction -- 19. Management of colonic diverticulitis -- 20. Laparoscopy for perforated acute diverticulitis -- 21. Incarcerated and strangulated abdominal wall hernias -- 22. Acute Appendicitis: Diagnosis and Non operative management -- 23. Management of complicated appendicitis: Percutaneous drainage and interval appendectomy or immediate surgery? Open or laparoscopic surgery? -- 24. Laparoscopy, SILS and NOTES for Acute Appendicitis -- 25. Small bowel perforations and small bowel miscellaneous acute diseases -- 26. Acute mesenteric ischemia -- 27. Open abdomen strategies in acute care surgery: when and how -- 28. Entero-atmospheric fistulas: Tips and tricks for the management of a surgical nightmare.
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Acute Care Surgery : Principles and Practice

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edited by L. D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2007.
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Britt, L. D
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Trunkey, Donald D
Feliciano, David V
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edited by L. D. Britt, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2007
ISBN
9780387690124
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative - methods
Wounds and Injuries - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Critical care medicine
Surgery
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Acute Neuro Care : Focused Approach to Neuroemergencies

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Prasanna Udupi Bidkar, Ponniah Vanamoorthy, editors. --Singapore: Springer ; Byword Books , c2020.
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The book provides detailed information on all major neuroemergencies, and includes a detailed checklist for practical care during the first hour of an emergency. Reinforcing the concept of quality care for better outcomes in patients with neurological diseases, the book discusses approaches to comatose patients, neurological evaluation, neuropharmacology, neuroradiology, traumatic brain and spine injury, and various other neurological disorders. The field of neuroanesthesiology and neurocritica…
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Bidkar, Prasanna Udupi
Vanamoorthy, Ponniah
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Indian Society of Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care
Responsibility
Prasanna Udupi Bidkar, Ponniah Vanamoorthy, editors
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer ; Byword Books
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 279 p.) : 76 illus., 56 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811540714
9789811540707 (Print ed.)
9789811540721 (Print ed.)
9789811540738 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods
Emergencies
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Neurology
Abstract
The book provides detailed information on all major neuroemergencies, and includes a detailed checklist for practical care during the first hour of an emergency. Reinforcing the concept of quality care for better outcomes in patients with neurological diseases, the book discusses approaches to comatose patients, neurological evaluation, neuropharmacology, neuroradiology, traumatic brain and spine injury, and various other neurological disorders. The field of neuroanesthesiology and neurocritical care has expanded with the advent of newer, complex surgeries, and neurocritical care is becoming an established subspecialty of neuroscience. Neurological emergencies require special care since prevention of secondary damage to the brain is of paramount importance. A valuable resource for intensivists, neurointensivists, emergency medicine physicians, neurology and neurosurgeons and nursing professionals involved in neurocare, this book also serves as study material for participants of the two-day course on “Acute Neuro Care” designed by the Indian Society of Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care (ISNACC).
Contents
Airway and Breathing -- Approach to a Patient with Coma -- Focused Neurological Evaluation -- Neuropharmacology -- Role of Ultrasound in Neurological Emergencies -- Basics of Neuroradiology -- Raised ICP and Brain Herniation -- Traumatic Brain Injury -- Traumatic Spine Injury -- Acute hemorrhagic stroke -- Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Acute Ischemic Stroke -- Management of Status Epilepticus -- Acute Non-traumatic Weakness -- Meningitis and Encephalitis.
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Adult emergency medicine

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John F O’Brien. --London, UK: Manson , c2013.
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O'Brien, John F
Responsibility
John F O’Brien
Place of Publication
London, UK
Publisher
Manson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
288 p.
Series Title
Self-assessment color review
ISBN
9781840766325 (PDF ebook)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adult
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine - Examination Questions
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e-Book
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Airway management in emergencies

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George Kovacs and J. Adam Law. --New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical , 2008.
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Kovacs, George
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Law, J. Adam
Responsibility
George Kovacs and J. Adam Law
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Medical
Date of Publication
2008
Series Title
McGraw-Hill professional
ISBN
9780071593489
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Obstruction - therapy
Intubation, Intratracheal - methods
Emergencies
Notes
"Informal manual to accompany a one-day airway course (AIME-Airway Interventions and Management in Emergencies) for delivery to Canadian emergency physicians"--P. xiii
Contents
Introduction -- Definitive airway management -- Airway physiology and anatomy -- Oxygen delivery devices and bag-mask ventilation -- Tracheal intubation by direct laryngoscopy -- Alternative intubation techniques -- Rescue oxygenation -- How to do awake tracheal intubations--oral and nasal -- Rapid sequence intubation--why and how to do it -- Postintubation management -- Approach to tracheal intubation -- Response to an encountered difficult airway -- Airway pharmacology -- Central nervous system emergencies -- Cardiovascular emergencies -- Respiratory emergencies -- The critically ill patient -- The very young and the very old patient -- Prehospital airway management considerations -- Human factors in airway management.
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An introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation

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McCreight, Robert. --Rockville, MD: Government Institutes , 2011.
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McCreight, Robert
Alternate Title
Introduction to emergency exercise design and evaluation
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
Publisher
Government Institutes
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
176 p.
ISBN
9781605907604
Subjects (MeSH)
Disaster Planning
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management--Study and teaching
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Atlas of Emergency Neurovascular Imaging

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Yang Tang. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are common neurological emergencies. In recent years, endovascular intervention has become a standard of care in treating acute ischemic stroke, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. As a result, noninvasive CT- and MRI-based techniques have been increasingly used in emergency settings. In this context, neurovascular imaging has become an essential part of the curriculum for training emergency radiologists, stroke neurologists, and vascular neurosurgeons. This …
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Tang, Yang
Responsibility
Yang Tang
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 155 p.) : 124 illus., 44 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030436544
9783030436537 (Print ed.)
9783030436551 (Print ed.)
9783030436568 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Vessels - diagnostic imaging
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations - diagnostic imaging
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Radiology
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medicine
Neuroanatomy
Abstract
Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are common neurological emergencies. In recent years, endovascular intervention has become a standard of care in treating acute ischemic stroke, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. As a result, noninvasive CT- and MRI-based techniques have been increasingly used in emergency settings. In this context, neurovascular imaging has become an essential part of the curriculum for training emergency radiologists, stroke neurologists, and vascular neurosurgeons. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire spectrum of emergent neurovascular imaging, with the emphasis on noninvasive CT angiography (CTA), MR angiography (MRA), and perfusion techniques. It is organized into 11 chapters. The first three chapters address the topics of acute stroke imaging, including algorithms based on recent clinical trials and updated American Heart Association stroke guideline, vascular territories, and stroke mimics. These are followed by discussions of cerebrovenous thrombosis, vasculopathies, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. Remaining chapters are devoted to the traumatic neurovascular injury, as well as the relatively rare albeit important topics of head and neck vascular emergencies and spinal vascular diseases. The book has an image-rich format, including more than 300 selected CT, MRI, or digital subtraction angiography (DSA) images. Atlas of Emergency Neurovascular Imaging is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, and fellows in emergency medicine, neuroradiology, emergency imaging, neurology, and vascular neurosurgery and can successfully serve as a primary learning tool or a quick reference guide.
Contents
1. Acute Stroke Imaging -- 2. Ischemic Stroke Vascular Territory -- 3. Imaging of Stroke Mimics -- 4. Cerebrovenous Thrombosis -- 5. Cerebral Vasculopathy: CNS Vasculitis, RCVS, and PRES -- 6. Miscellaneous Cerebral Vasculopathy -- 7. Traumatic Neurovascular Injury -- 8. Cerebral Aneurysm -- 9. Cerebral Vascular Malformations -- 10. Vascular Emergency of the Head and Neck -- 11. Spinal Vascular Diseases.
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Atlas of trauma / emergency surgical techniques

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Cioffi, William. (1st ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , 2014.
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Cioffi, William
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
2014
Series Title
Surgical techniques atlas series
ISBN
9781416040163
Subjects (MeSH)
Wounds and Injuries - surgery
Emergencies
Surgical Procedures, Operative - methods
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Atlas of Trauma : Operative Techniques, Complications and Management

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Paula Ferrada, Ricardo Ferrada, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This atlas is the collaborative work of surgeons from Latin America and North America and describes techniques that can aid in the treatment of trauma patients. Trauma surgeons need to perform procedures efficiently and expeditiously for patients that are crashing. The surgeries and exposures are narrated by experts in the field, and include pitfalls and complications, as well as ways to avoid and treat them. Detailed illustrations add clarity to each procedure and help surgeons improve their t…
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Ferrada, Paula
Ferrada, Ricardo
Responsibility
Paula Ferrada, Ricardo Ferrada, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 98 p.) : 138 illus., 135 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030268718
9783030268701 (Print ed.)
9783030268725 (Print ed.)
9783030268732 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Traumatology
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Specialty
Traumatology
Abstract
This atlas is the collaborative work of surgeons from Latin America and North America and describes techniques that can aid in the treatment of trauma patients. Trauma surgeons need to perform procedures efficiently and expeditiously for patients that are crashing. The surgeries and exposures are narrated by experts in the field, and include pitfalls and complications, as well as ways to avoid and treat them. Detailed illustrations add clarity to each procedure and help surgeons improve their technique when treating trauma patients. Atlas of Trauma provides a visual aid to the trauma surgeon and acts as a great asset for the training of these specialists.
Contents
Neck Exploration -- Operative Exposures for Chest Trauma: The Median Sternotomy and Left Anterolateral Thoracotomy -- Cardiac Penetrating Trauma -- Open Repair of Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury without Shunt, and Using a Woven Dacron Graft -- Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures: Indications and Technique -- Abdominal Exposures and Bowel Anastomosis for Trauma -- Liver and Spleen -- Vena Cava Injury -- Genitourinary Operations in Trauma -- Vascular Exposures in the Upper Extremities -- Vascular Exposures in the Lower Extremities -- Lower Extremity Fasciotomy: Indications and Technique -- Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) and Other Endovascular Techniques.
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Avoiding common errors in pediatric emergency medicine

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[edited by] Dale P. Woolridge. --Philadelpha, PA: Wolters Kluwer , c2021.
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Woolridge, Dale P.
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[edited by] Dale P. Woolridge
Alternate Title
Avoiding common errors in paediatric emergency medicine
Pediatric emergency medicine
Place of Publication
Philadelpha, PA
Publisher
Wolters Kluwer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource, 341 p.
ISBN
9781975138332
Subjects (MeSH)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Errors
Emergencies
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Bariatric Surgery Complications and Emergencies

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Daniel M. Herron, editor. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides a concise, focused and clinically relevant summary of complications and emergencies related to bariatric surgery. The first section of the text addresses general complications related to anesthesia and the stress of surgery, including issues such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hemorrhage, pneumonia and cardiac complications. Additionally, this section addresses the workup of the bariatric patient with abdominal pain. The second portion of the text focuses on gas…
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Herron, Daniel M
Responsibility
Daniel M. Herron, editor
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 325 p. : 130 illus., 70 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319271149
9783319271125 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Bariatric Surgery
Emergencies
Obesity - surgery
Postoperative Complications
Abstract
This book provides a concise, focused and clinically relevant summary of complications and emergencies related to bariatric surgery. The first section of the text addresses general complications related to anesthesia and the stress of surgery, including issues such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hemorrhage, pneumonia and cardiac complications. Additionally, this section addresses the workup of the bariatric patient with abdominal pain. The second portion of the text focuses on gastric bypass and sleeve-specific complications, including staple line and anastomotic leaks, internal hernia, marginal ulceration, GI obstruction, hernia formation and gallstone disease. The third portion of the book examines metabolic, nutritional and psychological complications after bariatric surgery. The text also covers management of weight loss failure. Bariatric Surgery Complications and Emergencies serves as a very useful resource for physicians and surgeons who are involved in any parts of evaluation or management of bariatric patients suffering from postoperative complications or emergencies including bariatric surgeons who perform these operations on a regular basis, non-bariatric general surgeons who cover such patients when on-call, surgical trainees, and primary care physicians.
Contents
Introduction and Overview of Current and Emerging Operations.-Anesthesia for the bariatric patient: optimizing safety and managing complications -- Optimizing perioperative management: Perioperative care & protocols to prevent & detect early complications -- Thromboembolic disease in the bariatric patient: Prevention, diagnosis and management -- Hemorrhage after bariatric surgery: evaluation and management -- Enteric Leaks after Gastric Bypass: Prevention and Management -- Enteric Leaks After Sleeve Gastrectomy: Prevention and Management -- Workup of abdominal pain in the gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy patient -- Work-up of Abdominal Pain or Vomiting in the Gastric Band Patient -- Internal hernias: prevention, diagnosis & management -- Marginal and Peptic Ulcers: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management -- Gastrointestinal Obstruction in the Bypass Patient -- Food intolerance in the sleeve patient: prevention, evaluation and management -- Gallstones and Common Bile Duct Stones in the Bariatric Surgery Patient: Surgical and Endoscopic Management -- Management of Abdominal Wall Hernias in the Bariatric Patient -- Band Prolapse: Diagnosis and Management -- Band erosion: surgical and endoscopic management -- Vertical Banded Gastroplasty: Evaluation and Management of Complications -- Inadequate Weight Loss after Bypass and Sleeve -- Failed weight loss after lap band surgery -- Post-Gastric Bypass Hypoglycemia: Diagnosis and Management -- Nutritional complications and emergencies -- Excessive Skin After Massive Weight Loss: Body Contouring and Bariatric Surgery -- The Psychological complications after bariatric surgery (eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, body image, etc.) -- Medical Malpractice in the 21st Century.
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Bioemergency Planning : A Guide for Healthcare Facilities

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Angela Hewlett, A. Rekha K. Murthy, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This text gathers the weaknesses revealed during recent infections outbreaks and organizes them into a guide for combating the trends in emerging infections as they relate to hospital preparedness. As the first book to exclusively explore infectious emergencies, the text begins by reviewing potential pathogens and the clinical issues that may threaten hospital safety before delving into the best operational guidelines for commanding a staff under extreme circumstances, including incident comman…
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Hewlett, Angela
Murthy, Rekha K.
Responsibility
Angela Hewlett, A. Rekha K. Murthy, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 221 p.) : 23 illus
ISBN
9783319770321
9783319770314 (print ed.)
9783319770338 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Communicable Diseases, Emerging - prevention & control
Disaster Planning - methods
Disease Outbreaks - prevention & control
Emergencies
Health Facilities
Specialty
Disaster Medicine
Abstract
This text gathers the weaknesses revealed during recent infections outbreaks and organizes them into a guide for combating the trends in emerging infections as they relate to hospital preparedness. As the first book to exclusively explore infectious emergencies, the text begins by reviewing potential pathogens and the clinical issues that may threaten hospital safety before delving into the best operational guidelines for commanding a staff under extreme circumstances, including incident command, communication, transport, maintenance, and a myriad of other topics that can remain manageable with proper protocol. Written by experts in the field, this text is the only one that offers the most effective clinical responses to a crisis at every level of care, including special population, laboratory techniques, care of the deceased, behavioral support, and medical documentation. The text concludes by focusing on the reality of care by introducing true examples from the field and the lessons gained from these cases. Bioemergency Planning is a vital resource for infectious disease specialists, hospitalists, epidemiologists, internal medicine physicians, nurses, social workers, public health officials, and all medical professionals who need to be prepared to respond to an infection outbreak.
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Communicable Diseases and Emerging Pathogens: The Past, Present, and Future of High-Level Containment Care -- Designing Medical Facilities to Care for Patients with Highly Hazardous Communicable Diseases -- Administrative Considerations When Preparing For Bioemergencies.-Communications in Times of Crisis: A Narrative -- Strategies for Waste Management and Decontamination -- Laboratory Processing of Specimens -- Staffing -- Transportation of Patients in a Bioemergency -- Special Populations: Labor and Delivery -- Biocontainment Principles for Pediatric Patients -- Care of Ebola Infected Human Remains -- Evaluation of the Person Under Investigation -- Maintenance of Preparedness -- Personal Protective Equipment -- Human Subjects Research in Bioemergencies -- Behavioral Health Support for Patients, Families and Healthcare Workers.
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Brain CT Scans in Clinical Practice

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Usiakimi Igbaseimokumo. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This updated second edition provides a concise and up-to-date guide to emergency brain CT scans. Revised illustrations and images are included to assist readers in understanding key concepts in a clear way. The use of brain CT scans by health care professionals is increasingly common and has been effective in the minimising of costs and the unnecessary transfer of traumatic brain injury patients. The book aims to give nurses, emergency room physicians, primary care physicians, and doctors the i…
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Igbaseimokumo, Usiakimi
Responsibility
Usiakimi Igbaseimokumo
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 136 p.) : 126 illus., 39 illus. in color
Series
In Clinical Practice
Series Title
In clinical practice
ISBN
9783030148287
9783030148270 (Print ed.)
9783030148294 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2199-6652
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain - physiopathology
Emergencies
Tomography, X-Ray Computed - methods
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Neurology
Abstract
This updated second edition provides a concise and up-to-date guide to emergency brain CT scans. Revised illustrations and images are included to assist readers in understanding key concepts in a clear way. The use of brain CT scans by health care professionals is increasingly common and has been effective in the minimising of costs and the unnecessary transfer of traumatic brain injury patients. The book aims to give nurses, emergency room physicians, primary care physicians, and doctors the information and tools needed to examine CT scans and explain them to their patients. With this knowledge emergency physicians and trauma surgeons will be able to decide whether an injury is life threatening.
Contents
1. Introduction to the Basics of Brain CT Scan -- 2. Head Injury -- 3. Brain haemorrhage and infarction: stroke -- 4. Hydrocephalus -- 5. Tumours and Infections (>SOL) -- 6. Advanced uses of brain CT scan.
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Cardiac Emergencies in Children : A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

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edited by Ashok P. Sarnaik, Robert D. Ross, Steven E. Lipshultz, Henry L. Walters III. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is primarily for pediatric and adult emergency room physicians, primary care providers, hospitalists, and nurses. It will also be useful for critical care specialists, cardiologists and trainees at all levels. Cardiac Emergencies in Children describes the pathophysiology of a diverse group of congenital and acquired heart conditions and presents a therapeutic rationale for treating children presenting with these conditions under life-threatening conditions. The book discusses the effe…
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Sarnaik, Ashok P.
Ross, Robert D.
Lipshultz, Steven E.
Walters III, Henry L.
Responsibility
edited by Ashok P. Sarnaik, Robert D. Ross, Steven E. Lipshultz, Henry L. Walters III
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 394 p.) : 199 illus., 112 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319737546
9783319737539 (print ed.)
9783319737553 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Emergencies
Emergency Treatment
Heart Diseases - diagnosis
Heart Diseases - therapy
Infant
Specialty
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book is primarily for pediatric and adult emergency room physicians, primary care providers, hospitalists, and nurses. It will also be useful for critical care specialists, cardiologists and trainees at all levels. Cardiac Emergencies in Children describes the pathophysiology of a diverse group of congenital and acquired heart conditions and presents a therapeutic rationale for treating children presenting with these conditions under life-threatening conditions. The book discusses the effects of surgery on hemodynamics and how to manage these effects. Also described are the daily challenges faced by physicians, including identifying a child with heart disease, interpreting chest radiographs, ECGs, and laboratory findings, and beginning appropriate therapies.
Contents
Emergency Presentation of Heart Disease -- Recognizing, stabilizing, and managing children with heart failure in the emergency department and other acute care settings -- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome -- Functionally Univentricular Heart with Right Heart Hypoplasia -- Common Surgical Interventions Resulting in Alterations in Hemodynamics -- Management of a Patient with Left to Right Shunt -- Cardiac Pharmacology -- ARRHYTHMIA IDENTIFICATION: STABILIZTION AND TREATMENT -- Hypercyanotic Spells -- Radiographic Evaluation of the Child with Heart Disease -- Child with Heart Transplant: Unique Immunologic and Hemodynamic Issues and Their Management -- Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support -- Recognition, Stabilization, and Management of Children with Pulmonary -- Hypertension in the Emergency Department -- Emergency Interventional Cardiology in Children -- Common Problems in Emergency Department in a Child with Known Heart Disease -- Recognizing and Managing Cardiogenic Shock -- Point-of-Care Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergency Department -- Infective Endocarditis -- Inflammatory Heart Diseases in Children -- Cardiac Emergencies in Countries with Limited Resources -- Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Chest pain, Syncope and Murmur in the Emergency Department.
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Cardiology in the ER : A Practical Guide

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Carlos Jerjes-Sánchez. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This book provides a guide for the management of patients with cardiovascular emergencies in the ER. It covers a broad range of the most important and frequent acute cardiovascular events including coronary syndromes, aortic syndromes, pulmonary embolism, and left heart failure. Pragmatic in nature, chapters discuss frequent clinical presentations in a thorough fashion while emphasizing a practical and concise approach to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the book explores how new knowledge…
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Jerjes-Sánchez, Carlos
Responsibility
Carlos Jerjes-Sánchez
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 329 p.) : 73 illus., 25 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030136796
9783030136789 (Print ed.)
9783030136802 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Emergency Service, Hospital
Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy
Specialty
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book provides a guide for the management of patients with cardiovascular emergencies in the ER. It covers a broad range of the most important and frequent acute cardiovascular events including coronary syndromes, aortic syndromes, pulmonary embolism, and left heart failure. Pragmatic in nature, chapters discuss frequent clinical presentations in a thorough fashion while emphasizing a practical and concise approach to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the book explores how new knowledge and technological advances are improving the quality of patient care in the emergency room, highlighting technological advances in the use of pharmacotherapy, biomarkers, and imaging techniques such as X-ray, echocardiography, CT, MRI, and nuclear. Cardiology in the ER: A Practical Guide is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, and fellows in cardiology, emergency medicine, intensive and critical care, and internal medicine.
Contents
1. Chest pain -- 2. Dyspnea -- 3. Suspected cardiovascular syncope -- 4. Biomarkers -- 5. Acute coronary syndromes -- 6. Acute aortic syndromes -- 7. Cardiac tamponade -- 8. Cardiogenic shock -- 9. Acute pulmonary embolism -- 10. Hypertensive emergency -- 11. Tachyarrhythmias -- 12. Bradyarrhythmia -- 13. Acute left heart failure -- 14. Cardiac arrest -- 15. Valvular prosthesis thrombosis -- 16. Pacemaker emergencies -- 17. Cardiology bedside interventions.
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Case Studies in Emergency Medicine : LEARNing Rounds : Learn, Evaluate, Adopt, Right Now

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Colin G. Kaide, Christopher E. San Miguel. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book contains a variety of medical case studies from actual patients presenting to the emergency department. It includes not only typical cases that present to the ED but also less common, yet very important cases that one can't afford to miss. Each chapter begins with a case – or set of cases with typical and atypical aspects – of the disease in question. This is followed by high-value learning points on the condition with introductory/background points, physiology and pathophysiology of …
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Kaide, Colin G.
San Miguel, Christopher E.
Responsibility
Colin G. Kaide, Christopher E. San Miguel
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 694 p.) : 171 illus., 118 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030224455
9783030224448 (Print ed.)
9783030224462 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book contains a variety of medical case studies from actual patients presenting to the emergency department. It includes not only typical cases that present to the ED but also less common, yet very important cases that one can't afford to miss. Each chapter begins with a case – or set of cases with typical and atypical aspects – of the disease in question. This is followed by high-value learning points on the condition with introductory/background points, physiology and pathophysiology of the disease, how to make the diagnosis, and finally how to initiate treatment. The cases provide expert discussion with tips and tricks, personal experience with management of each of the cases, and a follow-up description of the outcome of the cases to provide the reader with closure. To supplement each case study, all 67 chapters include a pattern recognition component that identifies the key diagnostic features of the disease discussed. The chapters conclude with a summary of the diagnostic and treatment details of each condition. Using a concise, easy-to-read, bulleted format, the book helps readers to learn, evaluate, adopt new practices, right now (LEARN). Emergency Medicine Case Studies - LEARNing Rounds: Learn, Evaluate, Adopt, Right Now is an essential resource for a variety of emergency medicine clinicians including experienced physicians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students rotating in the emergency department. Finally, this book can be used as a basis for small group discussions, especially in emergency medicine training programs.
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Clinical Pathways in Emergency Medicine. Volume I

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Suresh S David, editor. --New Delhi: Springer India , c2016.
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This book aims to provide condensed and crystallised knowledge, providing the rationale for investigations and interventions. Emergency medicine is a specialty where time and knowledge are critical factors in deciding appropriate management which could otherwise result in loss of life or limb. The challenge often is to have lucid management plans, whilst standing at the bedside of the patient. In order to address this challenge, a manuscript is needed which aims to enhance the clinical skills o…
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David, Suresh S
Responsibility
Suresh S David, editor
Place of Publication
New Delhi
Publisher
Springer India
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 846 p. : 183 illus., 107 illus. in color)
ISBN
9788132227106
9788132227083 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Emergency Treatment
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book aims to provide condensed and crystallised knowledge, providing the rationale for investigations and interventions. Emergency medicine is a specialty where time and knowledge are critical factors in deciding appropriate management which could otherwise result in loss of life or limb. The challenge often is to have lucid management plans, whilst standing at the bedside of the patient. In order to address this challenge, a manuscript is needed which aims to enhance the clinical skills of the emergency physician. The objective of this book is to compile a road map for practitioners of emergency medicine, which would guide them through algorithm-based pathways. This format is distinctive by nature for its concise presentation, which facilitates easy reading and early application. Written by global experts, this book aims to be a truly international representation of emergency physicians who have come together to deliver contemporary concepts in emergency patient care.
Contents
Section I: Resuscitation -- Section II: Cardiology -- Section III: Critical Care -- Section IV: Respiratory System -- Section V: Environmental Medicine -- Section VI: Gastrointestinal System -- Section VII: General Medicine and Allied Specialties -- Section VIII: Infectious Diseases -- Section IX: Nephrology -- Section X: Neurology -- Section XI: Obstetrics and Gynaecology .
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