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Essential US for trauma : E-FAST

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat33348
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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Other Authors
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?
Format
e-Book
Publication Type
Handbook
Location
Online
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On call : principles and protocols

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat38858
Shane A. Marshall, John Ruedy. (6th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2017.
Call Number
WB 39 M369o 2017
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Dickson Building
Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.
Call Number
WB 39 M369o 2017
Author
Marshall, Shane A
Other Authors
Ruedy, John
Responsibility
Shane A. Marshall, John Ruedy
Edition
6th ed.
Alternate Title
Principles and protocols
Principles & protocols
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2017
Physical Description
545 p.
Series Title
On call series
ISBN
9780323479769
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Protocols
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you’ll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You’ll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.
Contents
Approach to the diagnosis and management of on-call problems -- Documentation of on-call problems -- Assessment and management of volume status -- Human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis b virus, hepatitis c virus, meningococcus, influenza, ebola virus, and the house officer -- Abdominal pain -- Chest pain -- Combativeness : the out-of-control patient -- Confusion/decreased level of consciousness -- Decreased urine output -- Diarrhea -- Fall out of bed -- Fever -- Gastrointestinal bleeding -- Headache -- Heart rate and rhythm disorders -- High blood pressure -- Hypnotics, laxatives, analgesics, and antipyretics -- Hypotension and shock -- Leg pain -- Lines, tubes, and drains -- Polyuria, frequency, and incontinence -- Pronouncing death -- Seizure -- Shortness of breath -- Skin rashes and urticaria -- Stroke -- Syncope -- Transfusion reactions -- Acid-base disorder -- Anemia -- Calcium disorder -- Coagulation disorders -- Glucose disorders -- Potassium disorders -- Sodium disorders.
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbook
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Dickson Building
Copies
2
Loan Period
3 weeks
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On call psychiatry

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat23597
Bernstein, Carol A. (3rd ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier , 2006.
Call Number
WM 34 B531o 2006
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WM 34 B531o 2006
Author
Bernstein, Carol A
Edition
3rd ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Saunders Elsevier
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
340 p.
Series Title
On call series
ISBN
9781416025740
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Services, Psychiatric - Handbooks
Crisis Intervention - Handbooks
Format
Book
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
3
Loan Period
3 weeks
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