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Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine

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Jean-Louis Vincent and Jesse B. Hall (eds.). --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2012.
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The aim of this comprehensive encyclopedia is to provide detailed information on intensive care medicine contributing to the broad field of emergency medicine. The wide range of entries in the Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine are written by leading experts in the field. They will provide basic and clinical scientists in academia, practice, as well as industry with valuable information about the field of intensive care medicine, but also people in related fields, students and teachers wil…
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Vincent, Jean-Louis
Hall, Jesse B.
Responsibility
Jean-Louis Vincent and Jesse B. Hall (eds.)
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (li, 2478 p. : 1000 ill.)
Series Title
Springer reference
ISBN
9783642004186
9783642004179 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Notes
"eReference"--Publisher.
Abstract
The aim of this comprehensive encyclopedia is to provide detailed information on intensive care medicine contributing to the broad field of emergency medicine. The wide range of entries in the Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine are written by leading experts in the field. They will provide basic and clinical scientists in academia, practice, as well as industry with valuable information about the field of intensive care medicine, but also people in related fields, students and teachers will benefit from the important and relevant information on the most recent developments in emergency medicine. The Encyclopedia will contain 4 volumes, and published simultaneously online. The entire field has been divided into 14 sections. All entries will be arranged in alphabetical order with extensive cross-referencing between them
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Encyclopedia of Trauma Care

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edited by Peter Papadakos, Mark Gestring. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2016.
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This encyclopedia is an authoritative compilation of practical information on major topics in trauma management. Its encyclopedic format will allow the reader to rapidly find up-to-date information on a specific topic without having to negotiate lengthy sections of text. The book is organized in an organ-based manner for ease of use when a practitioner is confronted with a particular injury. Each chapter takes the form of a clearly structured review of the subject in question and includes infor…
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Papadakos, Peter
Gestring, Mark
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edited by Peter Papadakos, Mark Gestring
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource
Series Title
Springer reference
ISBN
9783642362002
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Traumatology
Wounds and Injuries
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Notes
"Living edition."
Abstract
This encyclopedia is an authoritative compilation of practical information on major topics in trauma management. Its encyclopedic format will allow the reader to rapidly find up-to-date information on a specific topic without having to negotiate lengthy sections of text. The book is organized in an organ-based manner for ease of use when a practitioner is confronted with a particular injury. Each chapter takes the form of a clearly structured review of the subject in question and includes informative illustrations and tables as well as lists of classic references. In addition to the full range of organ-specific injuries, a number of important further topics are covered, including critical care of the trauma patient, trauma system organization, mass injury scenarios, the impact of new technologies on care, complications in trauma care, and ethical issues. The authors of the encyclopedia are all leading experts in trauma care. The encyclopedia will provide an excellent source of information for basic and clinical scientists in academia, practice, and industry and for trainees in the fields of surgery, emergency medicine, anesthesiology, and military medicine, including those preparing for specialty examinations.
Contents
From the contents: Overview of general trauma care. Injury epidemiology and control. Trauma system development and design. Injury scoring. Trauma outcome measures. Prehospital care of the trauma patient -- Early evaluation and management of the trauma patient. Initial assessment of the injured patient. Airway management in the trauma patient. Blood product utilization and resuscitation strategies following injury. Medications vital to trauma resuscitation. Role of ED thoracotomy -- Organ systems approach: Head. Neck. Chest. Abdomen. Urological. Vascular. Musculoskeletal. Specific considerations in trauma care: Pediatric trauma. Trauma in the elderly. Trauma in pregnancy. Combat casualty care. Burn injury -- Imaging in the trauma patient. Anesthesia management in trauma. Ethical issues in trauma care. Disaster and mass-casualty care. Blast injury. Rehabilitation: Brain injury rehabilitation. Rehabilitation following traumatic injury -- Complications in trauma care -- Critical care for the trauma patient.
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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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