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Medicine for the outdoors : the essential guide to first aid and medical emergencies

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Paul S. Auerbach. (5th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier , c2009.
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Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
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Author
Auerbach, Paul S.
Responsibility
Paul S. Auerbach
Edition
5th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Mosby Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (563 p.)
ISBN
9780323078726 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine
First Aid
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Outdoor medical emergencies
First aid in illness and injury
Emergency Treatment - methods
Environmental Exposure
Recreation
Emergencies
Survival
Abstract
Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
Contents
Part 1 General Information -- Part 2 Major Medical Problems -- Part 3 Minor Medical Problems -- Part 4 Disorders Related to Specific Environments -- Part 5 Miscellaneous Information.
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Quick Hits in Emergency Medicine

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Brandon Allen, Latha Ganti, Bobby Desai. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily diges…
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Allen, Brandon
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Ganti, Latha
Desai, Bobby
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Brandon Allen, Latha Ganti, Bobby Desai
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 133 p. : 37 illus., 26 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781461470373
9781461470366 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily digested formats such as tables, algorithms, bulleted lists, and clinical illustrations.
Contents
1. ACLS -- 2. Intubation, Airway, and Mechanical Ventilation -- 3. Sepsis and Resuscitation -- 4. Pulmonary Decision Rules and COPD -- 5. Fluid and Electrolytes -- 6. Neurology -- 7. Trauma and ATLS -- 8. Head CT Decision Rules and Intracranial Hemorrhage -- 9. Cervical Spine Injury and Decision Rules -- 10. CXR Interpretation -- 11. Orthopedics and Decision Rules -- 12. Cardiology -- 13. GI Bleeding/Hemorrhage -- 14. Hematology -- 15. Toxicology -- 16. Ultrasound and Pregnancy -- 17. The Red Eye -- 18. Pediatrics -- 19. Head and Neck -- 20. Statistics -- 21. Infusions, Pressors, and RSI.
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Handbook
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