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An introduction to clinical emergency medicine

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[edited by] Swaminatha V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel. --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2005.
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Mahadevan, Swaminatha V
Other Authors
Garmel, Gus. M
Responsibility
[edited by] Swaminatha V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
xix, 798 p.
ISBN
6610303169 (electronic bk.)
9786610303168 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Dedication -- Section 1 Principles of Emergency Medicine -- 1 Approach to the emergency patient -- Scope of the problem -- Clinical scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 2 Airway management -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- Initial airway assessment -- Noninvasive airway management -- Indications for definitive airway management -- Definitive airway management -- The difficult airway -- The failed airway -- Devices and techniques for the difficult or failed intubation -- Surgical airways -- Special patients -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 3 Cardiopulmonary and cerebral resuscitation -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- The primary survey -- The secondary survey -- History -- Physical examination -- Diagnostic studies -- Post-resuscitation care -- Termination of efforts -- Special patients -- Pearls and summary points -- References -- 4 Cardiac dysrhythmias -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Diagnostic testing -- Management of bradydysrhythmias -- Management of tachydysrhythmias -- Pearls, pitfall and myths -- References -- 5 Shock -- Scope of the problem -- Classification -- General approach to the patient in shock -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Pitfalls -- References -- 6 Traumatic injuries -- Scope of the problem -- Peaks of death -- Primary survey -- Secondary survey -- History -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- Additional therapies -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls, and myths -- References -- 7 Prehospital care and emergency medical services -- History of emergency medical services -- Prehospital systems -- EMS personnel and qualifications -- EMS response -- Clinical capabilities of EMS -- Mass casualty incidents/disaster -- Medical direction -- Patient transport -- Special considerations in air transport -- References -- 8 Pain management -- Scope of the problem -- Assessment and measurement of pain -- Treatment of pain -- Pharmacologic therapy -- Special patients -- Pearls and pitfalls -- References -- Section 2 Primary Complaints -- 9 Abdominal pain -- Scope of the problem -- Anatomic essentials -- History -- Physical examination -- Differential diagnosis -- Diagnostic testing -- General treatment principles -- Special patients -- Disposition -- Pearls, pitfalls
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