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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
Responsibility
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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Handbook
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Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure

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W. Frank Peacock, editor. (Third edition) --Cham: Humana Press , 2017.
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This book provides a road map for defining the care of acute heart failure (HF) patients in the short stay or observation unit setting. Supported by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, it presents a description of the problem, defines the measures of success, elucidates the implementation of interventions required to be successful, and provides the tools to insure quality HF management. Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition discusses administrative and regulatory issues relating …
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Peacock, W. Frank
Responsibility
W. Frank Peacock, editor
Edition
Third edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 317 pages) : 29 illus., 27 illus. in color
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology
ISBN
9783319440064
9783319440057 (print ed.)
ISSN
2196-8969
Subjects (MeSH)
Disease Management
Emergency Service, Hospital
Heart Failure - therapy
Hospitalization - trends
Length of stay
Observation
Abstract
This book provides a road map for defining the care of acute heart failure (HF) patients in the short stay or observation unit setting. Supported by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, it presents a description of the problem, defines the measures of success, elucidates the implementation of interventions required to be successful, and provides the tools to insure quality HF management. Fully updated and revised, the Third Edition discusses administrative and regulatory issues relating to HF management; pathophysiology and demographics of acute HF; emergency medical services and emergency department assessment and treatment of acute HF; admission, treatment, and disposition of acute heart failure in observation units; complications and future research; and resources such as clinical pathways, algorithms, and patient education tools that can be directly utilized in various healthcare settings. Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure, Third Edition, is an essential guide for cardiologists, emergency physicians, and hospital administrators, as well as for institutions wishing to be recognized as quality heart failure centers.
Contents
Part I: Administrative and Regulatory Issues -- Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care's Acute Heart Failure Accreditation -- The Economics and Reimbursement of Acute Heart Failure -- Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure -- Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure -- Staffing and Facilities Requirements for Short Stay Unit Acute Heart Failure Management -- Part II: Pathophysiology and Demographics -- Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure -- Acute Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics -- Part III: EMS/Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment -- Pre-hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Patients -- Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department -- Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Acute Heart Failure -- Bedside Ultrasound in the Evaluation and Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure -- Part IV: Short Stay Unit: Admission, Treatment, and Disposition -- Short Stay Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria -- Essentials of Patient Education in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit -- Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit Acute Heart Failure Discharge Criteria -- Effective Discharge Planning For Acute Heart Failure in the Short Stay Unit -- Drugs that Should Not be Used in the Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Errors to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure Care -- Chronic Heart Failure Management: Drugs Recommended for Routine Use -- Implantable Cardiac Devices in the Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure -- Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Acute Heart Failure Management -- Controversies in Acute Heart Failure Management -- Acute Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit -- Part V: Resources -- Clinical Pathways/Algorithms -- Patient Education Tools -- Discharge Instructions.
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