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Damage Control Management in the Polytrauma Patient

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Hans-Christoph Pape, Andrew B. Peitzman, Michael F. Rotondo, Peter V. Giannoudis, editors. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book is an unparalleled source of cutting-edge information on every aspect of rescue, trauma management, and fracture care in the polytrauma/multiple injured patient. Damage control surgery is approached logically and systematically by dividing treatment into phases. The common goal of treating life-threatening conditions first, then treating major pelvic and extremity fractures, requires cooperation among all major disciplines and subspecialties involved in the care of polytrauma patients…
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Pape, Hans-Christoph
Peitzman, Andrew B.
Rotondo, Michael F.
Giannoudis, Peter V.
Other Authors
European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery
Responsibility
Hans-Christoph Pape, Andrew B. Peitzman, Michael F. Rotondo, Peter V. Giannoudis, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 338 pages) : 95 illus., 58 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319524290
9783319524276 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine - methods
Multiple Trauma - therapy
Triage
Abstract
This book is an unparalleled source of cutting-edge information on every aspect of rescue, trauma management, and fracture care in the polytrauma/multiple injured patient. Damage control surgery is approached logically and systematically by dividing treatment into phases. The common goal of treating life-threatening conditions first, then treating major pelvic and extremity fractures, requires cooperation among all major disciplines and subspecialties involved in the care of polytrauma patients, and the book is accordingly multidisciplinary in nature. It is edited by pioneers in the field and the authors are all acclaimed experts. This second, revised and updated edition of Damage Control Management in the Polytrauma Patient will be invaluable for all clinicians who must weigh life-saving operations against limb-threatening conditions, including emergency personnel, trauma surgeons, orthopaedic traumatologists, and anesthesiologists.
Contents
Part I. Introduction--Pathophysiology -- 1. Evolution of trauma systems -- 2. Concept of DC -- 3. Epidemiology of polytrauma and life threatening injuries -- 4. Response to major injury (hem. shock vs traumatic shock / soft tissue injury -- 5. Defining the lethal triade: coagulopathy, hypothermia and acidosis -- Part II. General treatment principles -- 6. Blood and fluid resuscitation -- 7. Impact of head injury in the polytrauma patient -- 8. Chest trauma: Classification and influence on the general management -- 9. Abdominal compartment syndrome -- 10. Orthopaedic surgery approach to DC; decision making and indications -- 11. General surgery surgery approach to DC: decision making and indications -- 12. New technologies for vascular injuries and hemorrhage control -- Part III. Phases of damage control -- 13. Phase 0: Prehospital management -- 14. Phase I: abbreviated surgery- general surgery -- 15. Phase I: abbreviated surgery- orthopaedic surgery -- 16. Phase II: ICU management -- 17. Phase III: second operation : repair of all injuries; general surgery -- 18. Phase III: second operation : repair of all injuries; orthopaedic surgery -- 19. Phase IV: late reconstruction :abdominal / chest wall closure -- 20. Phase IV: late reconstruction : plastic surgery for orthopaedics -- Part IV. Special circumstances and outcomes -- 21. Principles of damage control for pelvic ring injuries -- 22. Principles of damage control for pediatric trauma -- 23. Principles of damage control in the elderly -- 24. Vascular injuries in polytrauma patients -- 25. Principles for damage control in military casualties -- 26. Penetrating injuries and Damage Control Surgery: considerations and treatment options -- 27. Complications after orthopaedic DC: pin tract infections -- 28. Complications post damage control for the general surgeon -- 29. Outcomes of damage control surgery: general -- 30. Outcomes of damage control surgery: orthopaedic.
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Decision Algorithms for Emergency Neurology

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Giuseppe Micieli, Anna Cavallini, Stefano Ricci, Domenico Consoli, Jonathan A. Edlow, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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This book adopts a novel approach: procedures. Instead of discussing the diagnostic categories of neurological syndromes, it focuses on the symptoms of common neurological presentations (especially in the emergency room or on the ward), and the diagnostic hypotheses that can be validated or rejected case by case as a result. Each chapter covers one of the main symptoms of emergencies in neurology – from transient consciousness disturbances to focal deficits, acute muscular disorders, respirator…
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Micieli, Giuseppe
Cavallini, Anna
Ricci, Stefano
Consoli, Domenico
Edlow, Jonathan A.
Responsibility
Giuseppe Micieli, Anna Cavallini, Stefano Ricci, Domenico Consoli, Jonathan A. Edlow, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 624 p.) : 254 illus., 252 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030512767
9783030512750 (Print ed.)
9783030512774 (Print ed.)
9783030512781 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Algorithms
Clinical Decision-Making
Diagnostic Techniques, Neurological
Emergency Medicine
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Symptom Assessment
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Neurology
Abstract
This book adopts a novel approach: procedures. Instead of discussing the diagnostic categories of neurological syndromes, it focuses on the symptoms of common neurological presentations (especially in the emergency room or on the ward), and the diagnostic hypotheses that can be validated or rejected case by case as a result. Each chapter covers one of the main symptoms of emergencies in neurology – from transient consciousness disturbances to focal deficits, acute muscular disorders, respiratory insufficiency in neurological disorders, headaches, delirium, seizures and epileptic status, para-and tetraplegia, and head trauma, to acute functional disorders – and includes tables and figures to allow readers to gain a quick and easy, yet comprehensive overview of the topic. The book guides readers through various scenarios generated by the onset of symptoms, the clinical tools for differential diagnostics, and the principles of acute and post-acute phase therapy, managed by decision algorithms supported by the most recent scientific evidence. The resulting precedural profile – created through the collaboration of over 80 specialists in neurology or other disciplines – makes this text a valuable tool for neurologists, neurology residents and allied professionals in their daily clinical practice, as well as medical students.
Contents
1. Transient Loss of Consciousness -- 2. Coma -- 3. Delirium/Acute Confusional State -- 4. Motor and Nonmotor Epileptic Seizures -- 5. Headache -- 6. Fever and Neurological Signs -- 7. Acute Vision Disorders -- 8. Dizziness and Vertigo -- 9. Diagnostic Algorithm for Patients Presenting with Acute Dizziness: The ATTEST Method -- 10. Focal Neurological Deficits -- 11. Para- and Tetraplegia in the Emergency Room and in the Intensive Care Unit -- 12. Head Injuries -- 13 Muscle Pain, Weakness and/or Sensory Disorders -- 14. Movement Disorders Emergencies -- 15. Respiratory Emergencies in Neurological Diseases -- 16. Neurological Emergencies in Pregnancy and Puerperium -- 17. Functional Disorders in Emergency -- 18. Neurotoxicological Emergencies -- 19. Neurological Emergency Services: A Case for Change to the Model of Care?
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Emergencies in Neuromuscular Disease

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Elio Agostoni, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book offers a practical tool for handling neuromuscular emergencies, and is divided by the main neuromuscular diseases on the basis of their anatomical and clinical location: diseases affecting the anterior horn of the spinal cord (tetanus), those that affect the nerve roots and nerves (SGB, multiple mononeuritis, porphyria), the neuromuscular junction (MG and botulism) and, lastly, muscle pathologies (rhabdomyolysis, malignant hyperthermia, periodic paralysis). It provides updated diagnos…
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Agostoni, Elio
Responsibility
Elio Agostoni, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 134 pages) : 5 illus., 3 illus. in color
Series Title
Emergency Management in Neurology
ISBN
9783319566542
9783319566535 (print ed.)
ISSN
2367-1076
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergency Treatment - methods
Muscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Abstract
This book offers a practical tool for handling neuromuscular emergencies, and is divided by the main neuromuscular diseases on the basis of their anatomical and clinical location: diseases affecting the anterior horn of the spinal cord (tetanus), those that affect the nerve roots and nerves (SGB, multiple mononeuritis, porphyria), the neuromuscular junction (MG and botulism) and, lastly, muscle pathologies (rhabdomyolysis, malignant hyperthermia, periodic paralysis). It provides updated diagnostic/therapeutic protocols and decision-making algorithms for each pathology, and examines a range of scenarios on the basis of clinical cases. Emergencies in Neuromuscular Disease will be of interests for a wide variety of specialists including neurologist, neurophysiologists and anesthesiologists.
Contents
Part I. Neuromuscular Disease: Recent Progress in Diagnosis and Therapy -- 1. Neuromuscular Disease: An Overview -- 2 Tetanus -- 3. Guillain-Barré Syndrome -- 4. Porphyria -- 5. Vasculitis -- 6. Myasthenia Gravis -- 7. Botulism -- 8. Malignant Hyperthermia -- 9. Rhabdomyolysis -- 10. Periodic Paralysis -- Part II. Case Studies -- 11. Case Study: Atypical GBS -- Part III. Differentiated Decisional Algorithms -- 12. Differentiated Decisional Algorithms Based on the Technical and Organizational Characteristics of the Hospital Receiving the Clinical Case.
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Emergency medicine decision making : critical choices in chaotic environments

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Weingart, Scott. --New York, NY: McGraw-Hill , 2006.
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WB 105 W423e 2005
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 105 W423e 2005
Author
Weingart, Scott
Other Authors
Wyer, Peter
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
371 p.
ISBN
007144212X
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine - methods
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Evidence-based emergency care : diagnostic testing and clinical decision rules

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Pines, Jesse M. --Chichester, England: Blackwell Pub. , 2008.
Call Number
WB 105 P651e 2008
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 105 P651e 2008
Author
Pines, Jesse M.
Other Authors
Everett, Worth W.
Place of Publication
Chichester, England
Publisher
Blackwell Pub.
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
283 p.
Series Title
BMJ books
ISBN
9781405154000
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergencies
Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine - methods
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Hemorrhagic Stroke

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Edoardo Boccardi, Marco Cenzato, Francesco Curto, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Simone Vidale. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of hemorrhagic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of stroke care and to diff…
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Boccardi, Edoardo
Other Authors
Cenzato, Marco
Curto, Francesco
Longoni, Marco
Motto, Cristina
Oppo, Valentina
Perini, Valentina
Vidale, Simone
Responsibility
Edoardo Boccardi, Marco Cenzato, Francesco Curto, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Simone Vidale
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages) : 38 illus., 6 illus. in color
Series Title
Emergency Management in Neurology
ISBN
9783319321301
9783319321295 (print ed.)
ISSN
2367-1076
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergency Treatment - methods
Intracranial Hemorrhages - diagnosis
Intracranial hemorrhages - therapy
Stroke - diagnosis
Stroke - therapy
Abstract
This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of hemorrhagic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of stroke care, and also for medical students.
Contents
1. Diagnosis and therapy in the acute phase of hemorrhagic stroke: latest developments -- 2. Clinical cases -- 3. Clinical organizational pathways for hemorrhagic stroke -- 4. Differentiated decisional algorithms.
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Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Luca Valvassori, Simone Vidale. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and t…
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D’Aliberti, Giuseppe
Other Authors
Longoni, Marco
Motto, Cristina
Oppo, Valentina
Perini, Valentina
Valvassori, Luca
Vidale, Simone
Responsibility
Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Luca Valvassori, Simone Vidale
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 91 pages) : 25 illus., 9 illus. in color
Series Title
Emergency Management in Neurology
ISBN
9783319317052
9783319317045 (print ed.)
ISSN
2367-1076
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain ischemia - diagnosis
Brain ischemia - therapy
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergency Treatment - methods
Stroke - diagnosis
Stroke - therapy
Abstract
This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of acute stroke care, and also for medical students.
Contents
Brief Description of Recent Developments in Diagnosis and Treatment -- Clinical Cases -- Organizational Clinical Pathways -- Differentiated Decisional Algorithms.
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e-Book
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Nailing the Written Emergency Medicine Board Examination

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Bobby Desai, Brandon Allen, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date study guide for those preparing to take the written emergency medicine board examination. It serves as a concise text of emergency medicine. It is distinguished by a problem-oriented approach and is presented in a visual and easily comprehensible format. The reader is walked through how to arrive at the diagnosis for each potential emergency situation, with each diagnosis or problem broken down into signs, symptoms, workup (labs and imaging), and disp…
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Desai, Bobby
Allen, Brandon
Responsibility
Bobby Desai, Brandon Allen, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 887 p. : 1441 illus., 1439 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319308388
9783319308364 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Critical Pathways
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Patient Care Planning
Abstract
This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date study guide for those preparing to take the written emergency medicine board examination. It serves as a concise text of emergency medicine. It is distinguished by a problem-oriented approach and is presented in a visual and easily comprehensible format. The reader is walked through how to arrive at the diagnosis for each potential emergency situation, with each diagnosis or problem broken down into signs, symptoms, workup (labs and imaging), and disposition. This useful guide captures the latest developments in emergency medicine, including the newest technologies and methodologies, such as ultrasound, and simulation, which are becoming an increasingly important part of emergency medicine education and practice, as reflected in the board exam. This is an ideal tool for emergency medicine residents and faculty, critical care trainees, physician assistants and nurses working in emergency medicine, and medical students.
Contents
Cardiovascular Emergencies -- Pulmonary Emergencies -- Gastroenterology -- Nephrology & Urology -- Hematologic & Oncologic Emergencies -- Disorders Affecting the Skin -- Endocrine/Metabolic/Electrolytes -- Ear, Nose, & Throat -- Environmental Emergencies -- Neurologic Emergencies -- Obstetrics & Gynecology -- Ophthalmology -- Toxicologic Emergencies -- Orthopedic Emergencies -- Trauma.
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e-Book
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Outline
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