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Essential US for trauma : E-FAST

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Mauro Zago, editor. --Milan: Springer , c2014.
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E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and qui…
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Zago, Mauro
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Mauro Zago, editor
Alternate Title
Extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 100 pages)
Series Title
Ultrasound for acute care surgeons
ISBN
9788847052741 (electronic bk.)
9788847052734
Subjects (MeSH)
Wounds and Injuries - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Emergency Treatment
Subjects (LCSH)
Ultrasonic imaging
Wounds and injuries - Diagnosis
Abstract
E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
Contents
1. Basic Ultrasound Physics, Instrumentation, and Knobology -- 2. Introduction and Focused Questions -- 3. Abdominal Views: Technique, Anatomy, Abnormal Images, Scanning Tips, and Tricks -- 4. Thoracic Views: Anatomy, Techniques, Scanning Tips and Tricks, Abnormal Images -- 5. Including EFAST in Trauma Algorithms: When? What Next? -- 6. The Role of EFAST in Comprehensive US Trauma Management (ABCDE-US): Facing Clinical Scenarios -- 7. Pre-Hospital Ultrasound in Trauma: Role and Tips -- 8. CEUS: What is it?
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Pediatric anesthesia, intensive care and pain : standardization in clinical practice

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Marinella Astuto, editor ; foreword by Massimo Antonelli. --Milan: Springer , c2013.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of current standards of anesthesia and intensive care in neonates and children, with a view to promoting standardization in clinical practice. The first part of the book, devoted to issues in intensive care, opens by considering scoring systems for the assessment of sick children. The diagnosis, prevention, and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia are then discussed, and the roles of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and noninvasive resp…
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Astuto, Marinella
Responsibility
Marinella Astuto, editor ; foreword by Massimo Antonelli
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 199 p.)
Series Title
Anesthesia, intensive care and pain in neonates and children
ISBN
9788847026858
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesia
Critical Care
Pneumonia, Ventilator-Associated
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Anesthesiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Oncology
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive overview of current standards of anesthesia and intensive care in neonates and children, with a view to promoting standardization in clinical practice. The first part of the book, devoted to issues in intensive care, opens by considering scoring systems for the assessment of sick children. The diagnosis, prevention, and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia are then discussed, and the roles of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and noninvasive respiratory support are reviewed. Further chapters address procedural sedation and analgesia in children, the progress toward 'open' ICUs with liberal visiting policies, and advances in long-term home mechanical ventilation. In the second part of the book, a range of important topics in anesthesia and perioperative medicine are discussed. After a review of safety issues, current trends in pediatric regional and locoregional anesthesia are described and a synopsis is provided on current knowledge regarding the use of central blocks in infants and children. Subsequent chapters are devoted to awareness monitoring, single-lung ventilation techniques, anesthesia in the context of severe prematurity, and emergence delirium.Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice will be an extremely useful source of information for both novices and more experienced practitioners in the field.
Contents
1 Scoring System in the Sick Children -- 2 Diagnosis, Prevention and treatment of VAP in children -- 3 Modes of artificial ventilation and monitoring of respiratory system in neonate and children (including High frequency oscillatory ventilation in ICU children) -- 4 Noninvasive ventilation in neonates and children -- 5 CRRT in neonate and children-What we have learned -- 6 Pain management in neonates and children -- 7 The 'open' Intensive Care Unit: the challenge continues -- 8 Long Term Home Ventilation in Children: Advances and Perspectives -- 9 Anesthesia and perioperative medicine in children -- 10 Anesthesia and perioperative safety in children: standard of care and quality control -- 11 Ultrasound for regional block anesthesia in children -- 12 Loco-regional Anesthesia in Children -- 13 Total intravenous anesthesia and intraoperative monitoring of awareness in children -- 14 One lung ventilation in children: techniques, monitoring and side effects -- 15 Anesthesia management in severe prematurity -- 16 Postoperative delirium in children: assessment, prevention and decision making -- Index.
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