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Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging : Optimizing Diagnostic Imaging of Patients in the Emergency Care Setting

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Aine Kelly, Paul Cronin, Stefan Puig, Kimberly E. Applegate, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book presents evidence-based criteria to systematically assess the appropriate use of medical imaging in the emergency department and other acute care settings. Over the last decade, there have been profound changes in the diagnostic testing and work-up of patients presenting to the emergency department with emergent symptoms. One of the most far-reaching changes has been the increased availability, speed, and accuracy of imaging due, in part, to technical improvements in imaging modalitie…
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Kelly, Aine
Cronin, Paul
Puig, Stefan
Applegate, Kimberly E.
Responsibility
Aine Kelly, Paul Cronin, Stefan Puig, Kimberly E. Applegate, editors
Alternate Title
Optimizing Diagnostic Imaging of Patients in the Emergency Care Setting
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 658 p.) : 185 illus., 28 illus. in color
Series Title
Evidence-based imaging
ISBN
9783319670669
9783319670645 (print ed.)
9783319670652 (print ed.)
ISSN
2625-3674
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medical Services
Evidence-Based Medicine
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book presents evidence-based criteria to systematically assess the appropriate use of medical imaging in the emergency department and other acute care settings. Over the last decade, there have been profound changes in the diagnostic testing and work-up of patients presenting to the emergency department with emergent symptoms. One of the most far-reaching changes has been the increased availability, speed, and accuracy of imaging due, in part, to technical improvements in imaging modalities such as CT, MR, and PET. Although the use of high-end imaging has plateaued in general, increased utilization continues in the ED. These patients are more acutely ill and there is additional pressure to make an accurate diagnosis as quickly as possible to facilitate prompt disposition or treatment. There is also strong evidence for the beneficial use of imaging in the emergency setting that results in improved patient outcomes. This book answers that need by providing protocols and guidelines for neuroradiological, cardiothoracic, abdominal and pelvic, musculoskeletal, and pediatric imaging are reviewed in terms of the available imaging modalities, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options. Distinguished by its unique focus on evidence-based emergency imaging in adults, children, and special populations, this book is a unique resource for radiologists, emergency medicine physicians, and physicians in other specialties who need to be informed about the most appropriate uses of diagnostic imaging in the emergency care setting.
Contents
Principles of Evidence-Based Imaging for Adults and Children -- Critically Assessing the Literature for Evidence-Based Imaging: Understanding Error and Bias -- Information Systems in Emergency Department Diagnostic Imaging -- The Consequences of Inappropriate Use of Emergency Imaging -- Acute Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Pediatric Accidental Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Traumatic Extracranial Vascular Injury in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Hyperacute Ischemic Stroke in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Headache Disorders in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency -- Seizures in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Spine Trauma in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Back Pain in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Sinusitis in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Aortic Syndrome in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging, Evaluation, and Diagnosis -- Blunt Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Appendicitis in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging for Non-Appendiceal Acute Abdominal Pain in Adults: Pancreatitis and Diverticuliti -- Small and Large Bowel Obstruction in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Pelvic Pain in Pre-Menopausal Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- The Acute Scrotum in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Upper Extremity Injuries in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Pelvic Fractures in Adults: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Lower Extremity Injuries in Adults and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging for Acute -- Evidence-Based Emergency Neuroimaging in Children and Adults with Sickle Cell Disease and Symptoms of Stroke -- Non-Accidental Injury in Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) in Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Intussusception in Infants and Children: Diagnostic Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging and Treatment -- Clinically Suspected Malrotation in Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Non-Traumatic Hip Pain in Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Foreign Body Aspiration in Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging -- Acute Urinary Tract Infection in Infants and Children: Evidence-Based Emergency Imaging.
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Ocular Emergency

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Hua Yan, editor. --Singapore: Springer , c2018.
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Ocular Emergency is a systematic, symptom based reference book for clinical practice guidance. This book aims to provide the most thorough knowledge and standard process to clinical practitioners, such as the nurses, medical students, residents, fellows and even ophthalmologists, to help them make the most appropriate decision on the management of patients who have suffered from urgent ocular conditions. The first three chapters provide the audiences general information of ocular emergency and …
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Yan, Hua
Responsibility
Hua Yan, editor
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 241 p.) : 184 illus., 109 illus. in color
Series Title
Ocular Trauma
ISBN
9789811068027
9789811068010 (print ed.)
9789811068034 (print ed.)
ISSN
2523-3157
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Eye Diseases
Eye Injuries
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Ophthalmology
Abstract
Ocular Emergency is a systematic, symptom based reference book for clinical practice guidance. This book aims to provide the most thorough knowledge and standard process to clinical practitioners, such as the nurses, medical students, residents, fellows and even ophthalmologists, to help them make the most appropriate decision on the management of patients who have suffered from urgent ocular conditions. The first three chapters provide the audiences general information of ocular emergency and the emergency room (ER), which will help them generate a clinical thinking. The following four chapters are symptom based discussion of common complaints of ocular emergency. These chapters contain almost all the symptoms the audiences will meet in the ER and covers hundreds of diseases the audiences may or may not think of which fits the symptom. They will help the readers to make the right diagnose and offer the best advice or treatment to the patients. The last two chapters provide the audiences the information of most urgent ocular traumas. For each disease, definition, etiology, clinical presentations and signs, treatment and typical clinical case with pictures or illustrative figures will be provided. In addition, each chapter will be provided with an algorithym(s) for differential diagnosis and treatment as a summary of the chapter. Hopefully this book may help the clinical practitioners to be fully prepared for any challenge of ocular emergency cases.
Contents
1. General Guideline of Ophthalmic Emergency -- 2. Emergency Room -- 3. Patient Care Process of Ocular Emergency -- 4. Acute Redness of the Eye -- 5. Acute Disturbance/Loss of Vision -- 6. Acute Visual Field Impairment Bo Huang -- 7. Acute pain in the eye -- 8. Open globe injuries -- 9. Chemical burn of the eye -- 10. Ocular adnexal injuries.
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