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Emergency Neurology

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Karen L. Roos, editor. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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The most common problems for which patients present to the Emergency Department are neurological disorders, including stroke, syncope, back pain and headache. The etiology of the patient's symptoms may be life-threatening, that is, when headache is due to subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, or life-altering, that is, when back pain or weakness is due to spinal cord compression, if not diagnosed and treated urgently. This is a comprehensive textbook of the disorders that are neurological emer…
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Roos, Karen L
Responsibility
Karen L. Roos, editor
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 394 p. : 81 ill., 14 ill. in color)
ISBN
9780387885858
Subjects (MeSH)
Central Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Central Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Neurology
Abstract
The most common problems for which patients present to the Emergency Department are neurological disorders, including stroke, syncope, back pain and headache. The etiology of the patient's symptoms may be life-threatening, that is, when headache is due to subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, or life-altering, that is, when back pain or weakness is due to spinal cord compression, if not diagnosed and treated urgently. This is a comprehensive textbook of the disorders that are neurological emergencies, including their differential diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment. Designed for any practitioner who makes time-sensitive decisions, Emergency Neurology is an indispensable, one-stop resource to aid your clinical decision-making.
Contents
Preface -- Headache in the Emergency Department -- Low Back Pain Emergencies -- Dizziness and Vertigo Presentations in the Emergency Department -- Syncope -- Acute Visual Loss -- Diplopia, Third Nerve Palsies and Sixth Nerve Palsies -- Facial Nerve Palsy -- Acute Stroke Evaluation and Management -- Intracerebral Hemorrhage -- Seizures and Status Epilepticus -- Central Nervous System Infections -- Weakness (Guillain-Barr© Syndrome) -- Spinal Cord Compression and Myelopathies -- Movement Disorder Emergencies -- Encephalopathy -- Acute Respiratory Failure in Neuromuscular Disorders -- Coma and Brain Death -- Neurotoxicology Emergencies -- Substance Abuse, Somatization and Personality Disorders.
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Intubating the Critically Ill Patient : A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU

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Rachel Garvin, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, wha…
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Garvin, Rachel
Responsibility
Rachel Garvin, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 133 p.) : 7 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030568139
9783030568122 (Print ed.)
9783030568146 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Airway Management
Critical Care - methods
Emergency Medicine - methods
Intensive Care Units
Intubation, Intratracheal
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Intubating critically ill patients is a process that requires a well-thought-out, step-by-step plan, specific to each patient. This book teaches the steps necessary to predict, prepare, perform, and provide pre and post-intubation care. The focus of the book is not on how to intubate, but rather all the steps leading up to and after the tube goes in. From the EMS stretcher to the ICU bed, this book has easily accessible, practical information for these tenuous patients, and answers the who, what, where, when and how of airway management. Included are specific chapters on special patient populations outlining the process of intubating patients with neurologic injury, cardiovascular compromise, sepsis, trauma and those with obesity Intubating the Critically Ill Patient: A Step-by-Step Guide for Success in the ED and ICU is an essential resource for physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals in emergency medicine and intensive care settings.
Contents
1. Who Needs Intubation? -- 2. When to Pull the Trigger? -- 3. Preparing Yourself for Intubation -- 4. Preparing the Patient -- 5. Preparing Your Team -- 6. The RSI Potpourri -- 7. Should you RSI? -- 8. Now the Tube Is In: Post-Intubation Sedation -- 9. The Cardiac Patient -- 10. The Obese Patient -- 11. Intubating the Neurologically Injured Patient -- 12. Intubating the Septic Patient: Avoiding the Crash and Burn.
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