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Bedside Procedures in the ICU

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Florian Falter, editor. --London: Springer , c2012.
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At often critical times, ICU staff require immediate access to information regarding the management of patients in terms of procedures, drugs or any other aspect of treatment. Written by experts in the field of ICU, Bedside Procedures in the ICU facilitates rapid acquiring of clinical knowledge in a concise and didactic format. Focusing on the most commonly performed procedures in the Intensive Care Unit, this book examines 20 procedures all the way from indication to the management of possible…
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Falter, Florian
Responsibility
Florian Falter, editor
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 210 p. : 89 ill., 66 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447122593
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods - Handbooks
Intensive Care Units - Handbooks
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Abstract
At often critical times, ICU staff require immediate access to information regarding the management of patients in terms of procedures, drugs or any other aspect of treatment. Written by experts in the field of ICU, Bedside Procedures in the ICU facilitates rapid acquiring of clinical knowledge in a concise and didactic format. Focusing on the most commonly performed procedures in the Intensive Care Unit, this book examines 20 procedures all the way from indication to the management of possible complications. This easy to follow guide provides practical advice and essential background for every member of the multi-disciplinary team caring for critically ill patients, from the senior practitioner who has not performed a procedure for some time, to the junior doctor in need of step by step guidance.
Contents
Sedation and analgesia -- Airway Management and Intubation -- Bronchoscopy -- Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy -- Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion -- Advanced Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring -- Temporary cardiac pacing -- DC Cardioversion -- Pericardiocentesis -- Intercostal chest drain insertion -- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement -- Gastroesophageal Balloon Tube Tamponade -- Acute Compartment Syndrome -- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome -- Ultrasound Guided Procedures -- Renal Replacement Therapy -- Lumbar Puncture -- External Ventricular Drain Insertion -- Intracranial Pressure Measurement.
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e-Book
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BestBETs : best evidence topics

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Manchester Royal Infirmary. Emergency Department. --Manchester, England: Manchester Royal Infirmary
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Manchester Royal Infirmary. Emergency Department
Alternate Title
Best BETs
Place of Publication
Manchester, England
Publisher
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Subjects (MeSH)
Evidence-Based Medicine - Database
Emergency Medicine - Database
Format
Database
Location
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BLS for healthcare providers : student manual : professional

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American Heart Association. --[Dallas, TX]: American Heart Association , 2011.
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
RESERVE
Corporate Author
American Heart Association
Other Authors
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
Place of Publication
[Dallas, TX]
Publisher
American Heart Association
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
58 p. : col. ill.
ISBN
9781926969022
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heart Arrest
Life Support Care
Emergency Medical Services
Notes
"Professional"--Cover.
Format
Book
Location
IWK Health Sciences Library
Sub-Location
RESERVE
Copies
31
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1 WEEK LOAN
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Blueprints emergency medicine

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Mick, Nathan W. (2nd ed.) --Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing , 2006.
Call Number
WB 105 M625b 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 105 M625b 2006
Author
Mick, Nathan W
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Malden, MA
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
307 p.
Series Title
Blueprints
ISBN
9781405104616
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine - Outlines
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Bronchial Asthma : A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment

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edited by M. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson. (6th ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, is a fully updated version of a widely respected classic on the diagnosis and management of asthma. Discussing the disorder in all relevant patient groups, including a variety of patient subpopulations, this invaluable title continues to emphasize the definition, medications, and practical use of asthma treatment plans. As in previous editions, the book also continues to define and focus on the special clinical …
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Gershwin, M. Eric
Albertson, Timothy E
Responsibility
edited by M. Eric Gershwin, Timothy E. Albertson
Edition
6th ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 350 p. : 65 ill., 22 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781441968364
Subjects (MeSH)
Asthma - diagnosis
Asthma - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Emergency medicine
Abstract
Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, is a fully updated version of a widely respected classic on the diagnosis and management of asthma. Discussing the disorder in all relevant patient groups, including a variety of patient subpopulations, this invaluable title continues to emphasize the definition, medications, and practical use of asthma treatment plans. As in previous editions, the book also continues to define and focus on the special clinical problems of the pregnant patient, the patient undergoing emergency treatment, as well as the common day issues of exercise, athletics, recreational drug use and especially self care. Importantly, this comprehensive reference also discusses the common side effects found in the full range of medications used for asthma treatment. Replete with a wide range of tables and charts to again make the book practical and user-friendly, Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, Sixth Edition, continues its position as a leading text in the field.
Contents
Part I: Clinical Definitions -- The clinical definitions of asthma -- The genetic bases of asthma -- Part II: Diagnosis and Patient Management -- The use of the pulmonary function laboratory in diagnosing asthma -- Diagnosis and management of allergic disease -- The pediatric asthmatic -- The Adult Asthmatic -- The patient with asthma in the emergency department -- The critically ill asthmatic: From ICU to discharge -- Part III: Special Clinical Problems -- Asthma and Pregnancy -- Exercise-induced asthma -- Viral disease, air pollutants, nanoparticles, and asthma -- Occupational asthma -- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis -- Rhinitis, sinusitis, and asthma -- Anesthesia for patients with asthma -- Asthmatics and adverse reactions to drugs, including recreational drug abuse -- Part IV: Living with Asthma -- The challenge of asthma in minority populations -- Asthma, health care and the law.
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BTLS : basic trauma life support for paramedics and other advanced providers

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Campbell, John Emory. American College of Emergency Physicians. Alabama Chapter. (5th ed.) --Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall , 2004.
Call Number
WB 105 C188b 2004
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WB 105 C188b 2004
Author
Campbell, John Emory
Corporate Author
American College of Emergency Physicians. Alabama Chapter
Edition
5th ed.
Place of Publication
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Publisher
Pearson Prentice Hall
Date of Publication
2004
Physical Description
391 p. + 1 CD-ROM
ISBN
0131123513
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment - methods
Life Support Care - methods
Wounds and Injuries - therapy
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Buka's emergencies in dermatology

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Bobby Buka, Annemarie Uliasz, Karthik Krishnamurthy, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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The term "dermatologic emergency" is rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically not the first physician called when a patient presents to the emergency department. However, largely under-recognized dermatoses can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses the need for a concise, portable reference that can be used by emergency personnel, dermatologists and resident-physicians.T his text, heavily illustrated with color ima…
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Buka, Bobby
Uliasz, Annemarie
Krishnamurthy, Karthik
Responsibility
Bobby Buka, Annemarie Uliasz, Karthik Krishnamurthy, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 294 p. : 134 ill., 130 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461450313
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment - methods
Skin Diseases
Skin Manifestations
Subjects (LCSH)
Dermatology
Emergency medicine
Public health
Critical care medicine
Nursing
Abstract
The term "dermatologic emergency" is rarely used, and a dermatologist is typically not the first physician called when a patient presents to the emergency department. However, largely under-recognized dermatoses can be life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion.Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses the need for a concise, portable reference that can be used by emergency personnel, dermatologists and resident-physicians.T his text, heavily illustrated with color images, proves to be especially critical if a community-based hospital does not have a dermatology department and the responsibility for initial diagnosis falls to the emergency room or critical care physician. While the vast majority of cutaneous outbreaks are not life-threatening, those that are can go unrecognized with devastating consequences. Buka's Emergencies in Dermatology addresses this concern and focuses on the most critical issues in cutaneous emergencies, from neonatal and pediatric emergencies, to infectious emergencies and drug eruptions.
Contents
1. Neonatal and Pediatric Emergencies in Dermatology -- 2. Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology -- 3. Drug Eruptions -- 4. Histamine-Mediated Emergencies in Dermatology -- 5. Cutaneous Emergencies in the HIV-Positive Patient -- 6. Graft versus Host Disease -- 7. Erythroderma -- 8. Vesiculobullous Dermatoses -- 9. Vasculitides -- 10. Skin Manifestation of Internal Disease -- 11. Cutaneous Findings of Collagen Vascular Diseaseand Related Emergent Complications -- 12. Burns and Other Exposure Injuries -- 13. Dermatological Emergencies: Skin Manifestations of Abuse -- 14. Dermatologic Surgery Complications -- 15. Bites and Stings -- Index.
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e-Book
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Burn care and treatment : a practical guide

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Marc G. Jeschke, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Shahriar Shahrokhi, editors. --Vienna: Springer , c2013.
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This practical guide offers a comprehensive summary of the most important and most immediate therapeutic approaches in the assessment and treatment of burn injuries. Taking into account age-specific needs in pediatric, adult, and elderly burn patients, the book discusses key issues such as pre-hospital treatment, wound care and infection control, burn nursing, and critical care. In addition, burn reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for burn victims are described. Written in a concise mann…
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Jeschke, Marc G
Kamolz, Lars-Peter
Shahrokhi, Shahriar
Responsibility
Marc G. Jeschke, Lars-Peter Kamolz, Shahriar Shahrokhi, editors
Place of Publication
Vienna
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (v, 188 p. : 50 ill., 43 ill. in color)
ISBN
9783709111338
Subjects (MeSH)
Burns - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Medicine
Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Emergency medicine
Nursing
Surgery
Abstract
This practical guide offers a comprehensive summary of the most important and most immediate therapeutic approaches in the assessment and treatment of burn injuries. Taking into account age-specific needs in pediatric, adult, and elderly burn patients, the book discusses key issues such as pre-hospital treatment, wound care and infection control, burn nursing, and critical care. In addition, burn reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation for burn victims are described. Written in a concise manner, Burn Care and Treatment provides guidelines for the optimal care in order to improve patient outcome, and thus will be a valuable reference for physicians, surgeons, residents, nurses, and other burn care providers.
Contents
Initial Assessment, Resuscitation, Wound Evaluation and Early Care -- Pathophysiology of Burn -- Wound Healing and Wound Care -- Infections in Burns -- Acute Burn -- Critical Care of Burn Victims Including Inhalation Injury -- Nutrition of the Burned Patient and Treatment of the Hypermetabolic Response -- Nursing Management of the Burn-Injured Person -- Electrical Injury, Chemical Burns, and Cold Injury “Frostbite -- Long-Term Pathophysiology and Consequences of a Burn Including Scarring, HTS, Keloids and Scar Treatment, Rehabilitation, Exercise -- Burn Reconstruction Techniques – Appendix – Index.
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Calculs biliaires

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2087
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Au début, les calculs biliaires sont de petites particules (pierres), mais ils grossissent avec le temps. Ils peuvent causer des problèmes s’ils bloquent les voies dans lesquelles la bile se déplace. Cette brochure explique les causes et les symptômes des calculs biliaires, quoi faire si vous avez une crise de la vésicule biliaire et la façon dont les calculs biliaires sont diagnostiqués et traités. On y fournit aussi des conseils sur l’alimentation et de l’information sur l’opération, la CPRE …
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Alternate Title
Gallstones
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Gallstones - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Gallstones
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Au début, les calculs biliaires sont de petites particules (pierres), mais ils grossissent avec le temps. Ils peuvent causer des problèmes s’ils bloquent les voies dans lesquelles la bile se déplace. Cette brochure explique les causes et les symptômes des calculs biliaires, quoi faire si vous avez une crise de la vésicule biliaire et la façon dont les calculs biliaires sont diagnostiqués et traités. On y fournit aussi des conseils sur l’alimentation et de l’information sur l’opération, la CPRE (cholangiopancréatographie rétrograde endoscopique) et les risques possibles des calculs biliaires. Vous y trouverez aussi une liste des symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 1543, “Gallstones”. Gallstones start as small pieces and can get bigger over time. They can cause problems if they block the tubes that bile needs to travel through. This pamphlet explains what causes gallstones, symptoms of gallstones, what to do if you have a gallbladder attack, and how gallstones are diagnosed and treated. Diet tips, information about surgery and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography), and the possible risks of gallstones are also provided. A list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
2087
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Canadian emergency news

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Halifax Infirmary: v. 12, 1989 - v. 20(4), 1997.
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Holdings
Halifax Infirmary: v. 12, 1989 - v. 20(4), 1997.
ISSN
0847-947X
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
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Journal
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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The Canadian paramedic : an introduction : a supplement to Mosby's paramedic textbook

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Rob Theriault. --Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning , c2007.
Call Number
WB 105 DC2 T399 2007
Location
Halifax Infirmary
This all-Canadian supplement covers key areas and discusses injury prevention, and medical-legal aspects. It includes a drug index, and glossary.
Call Number
WB 105 DC2 T399 2007
Author
Theriault, Rob
Responsibility
Rob Theriault
Alternate Title
Canadian supplement to Mosby's paramedic textbook
Place of Publication
Burlington, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett Learning
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
96 p.
ISBN
9781284038057
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies - Canada
Emergency Medical Services - methods - Canada
Emergency Treatment - methods - Canada
Physical Examination - methods - Canada
Abstract
This all-Canadian supplement covers key areas and discusses injury prevention, and medical-legal aspects. It includes a drug index, and glossary.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Cardiac Emergencies in Children : A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

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edited by Ashok P. Sarnaik, Robert D. Ross, Steven E. Lipshultz, Henry L. Walters III. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book is primarily for pediatric and adult emergency room physicians, primary care providers, hospitalists, and nurses. It will also be useful for critical care specialists, cardiologists and trainees at all levels. Cardiac Emergencies in Children describes the pathophysiology of a diverse group of congenital and acquired heart conditions and presents a therapeutic rationale for treating children presenting with these conditions under life-threatening conditions. The book discusses the effe…
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Sarnaik, Ashok P.
Ross, Robert D.
Lipshultz, Steven E.
Walters III, Henry L.
Responsibility
edited by Ashok P. Sarnaik, Robert D. Ross, Steven E. Lipshultz, Henry L. Walters III
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 394 p.) : 199 illus., 112 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319737546
9783319737539 (print ed.)
9783319737553 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Emergencies
Emergency Treatment
Heart Diseases - diagnosis
Heart Diseases - therapy
Infant
Specialty
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book is primarily for pediatric and adult emergency room physicians, primary care providers, hospitalists, and nurses. It will also be useful for critical care specialists, cardiologists and trainees at all levels. Cardiac Emergencies in Children describes the pathophysiology of a diverse group of congenital and acquired heart conditions and presents a therapeutic rationale for treating children presenting with these conditions under life-threatening conditions. The book discusses the effects of surgery on hemodynamics and how to manage these effects. Also described are the daily challenges faced by physicians, including identifying a child with heart disease, interpreting chest radiographs, ECGs, and laboratory findings, and beginning appropriate therapies.
Contents
Emergency Presentation of Heart Disease -- Recognizing, stabilizing, and managing children with heart failure in the emergency department and other acute care settings -- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome -- Functionally Univentricular Heart with Right Heart Hypoplasia -- Common Surgical Interventions Resulting in Alterations in Hemodynamics -- Management of a Patient with Left to Right Shunt -- Cardiac Pharmacology -- ARRHYTHMIA IDENTIFICATION: STABILIZTION AND TREATMENT -- Hypercyanotic Spells -- Radiographic Evaluation of the Child with Heart Disease -- Child with Heart Transplant: Unique Immunologic and Hemodynamic Issues and Their Management -- Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support -- Recognition, Stabilization, and Management of Children with Pulmonary -- Hypertension in the Emergency Department -- Emergency Interventional Cardiology in Children -- Common Problems in Emergency Department in a Child with Known Heart Disease -- Recognizing and Managing Cardiogenic Shock -- Point-of-Care Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergency Department -- Infective Endocarditis -- Inflammatory Heart Diseases in Children -- Cardiac Emergencies in Countries with Limited Resources -- Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Chest pain, Syncope and Murmur in the Emergency Department.
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e-Book
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Cardiology in the ER : A Practical Guide

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Carlos Jerjes-Sánchez. --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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This book provides a guide for the management of patients with cardiovascular emergencies in the ER. It covers a broad range of the most important and frequent acute cardiovascular events including coronary syndromes, aortic syndromes, pulmonary embolism, and left heart failure. Pragmatic in nature, chapters discuss frequent clinical presentations in a thorough fashion while emphasizing a practical and concise approach to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the book explores how new knowledge…
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Jerjes-Sánchez, Carlos
Responsibility
Carlos Jerjes-Sánchez
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 329 p.) : 73 illus., 25 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030136796
9783030136789 (Print ed.)
9783030136802 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Emergency Service, Hospital
Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy
Specialty
Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book provides a guide for the management of patients with cardiovascular emergencies in the ER. It covers a broad range of the most important and frequent acute cardiovascular events including coronary syndromes, aortic syndromes, pulmonary embolism, and left heart failure. Pragmatic in nature, chapters discuss frequent clinical presentations in a thorough fashion while emphasizing a practical and concise approach to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the book explores how new knowledge and technological advances are improving the quality of patient care in the emergency room, highlighting technological advances in the use of pharmacotherapy, biomarkers, and imaging techniques such as X-ray, echocardiography, CT, MRI, and nuclear. Cardiology in the ER: A Practical Guide is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, and fellows in cardiology, emergency medicine, intensive and critical care, and internal medicine.
Contents
1. Chest pain -- 2. Dyspnea -- 3. Suspected cardiovascular syncope -- 4. Biomarkers -- 5. Acute coronary syndromes -- 6. Acute aortic syndromes -- 7. Cardiac tamponade -- 8. Cardiogenic shock -- 9. Acute pulmonary embolism -- 10. Hypertensive emergency -- 11. Tachyarrhythmias -- 12. Bradyarrhythmia -- 13. Acute left heart failure -- 14. Cardiac arrest -- 15. Valvular prosthesis thrombosis -- 16. Pacemaker emergencies -- 17. Cardiology bedside interventions.
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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edited by Joseph P. Ornato, Mary Ann Peberdy. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2005.
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Author
Ornato, Joseph P
Other Authors
Peberdy, Mary Ann
Responsibility
edited by Joseph P. Ornato, Mary Ann Peberdy
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2005
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)
ISBN
9781592598144
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Cardiovascular hemodynamics : an introductory guide

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Saif Anwaruddin, Joseph M. Martin, John C. Stephens ... [et al.], editors. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2013.
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A basic understanding of cardiovascular physiology is essential for optimal patient care. This practical book provides a concise tutorial of all the essential aspects of cardiovascular hemodynamics and the techniques used to assess cardiovascular performance. A high-yield reference, this book is replete with figures, tracings, tables, and clinical pearls that reinforce the basic tenets of hemodynamics. From identifying key findings of the patient history and physical exam to correlating hemody…
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Anwaruddin, Saif
Responsibility
Saif Anwaruddin, Joseph M. Martin, John C. Stephens ... [et al.], editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 340 p. : 93 ill., 62 ill. in color)
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)
ISBN
9781607611950
Subjects (MeSH)
Hemodynamics
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Internal medicine
Cardiology
Abstract
A basic understanding of cardiovascular physiology is essential for optimal patient care. This practical book provides a concise tutorial of all the essential aspects of cardiovascular hemodynamics and the techniques used to assess cardiovascular performance. A high-yield reference, this book is replete with figures, tracings, tables, and clinical pearls that reinforce the basic tenets of hemodynamics. From identifying key findings of the patient history and physical exam to correlating hemodynamic tracings with acute clinical presentations, this book arms the reader with the tools necessary to handle any hemodynamic-related situation.
Contents
Preload -- Afterload -- Contractility -- Cardiac Output -- Key clinical findings -- Echocardiography -- CT/MRI -- Cardiac Catheterization RHC/LHC -- Tamponade -- Constriction / Restriction.-Valvular Heart Disease -- Pulmonary Hypertension -- Acute Decompensated Heart Failure -- Intracardiac Shunts -- Shock -- Coronary Hemodynamics -- Index.
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e-Book
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Care of your urinary catheter at home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0297
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This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are going home with a urinary catheter inserted. It explains what to do if your surgeon has told you to remove the catheter at home, how to keep the area clean, care instructions, nutrition and fluids, and important things to remember. A list of symptoms that need attention from your urologist or primary health care provider is listed.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Emergency Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (11 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Urinary Catheters
Subjects (LCSH)
Catheters
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
This pamphlet explains what to expect if you are going home with a urinary catheter inserted. It explains what to do if your surgeon has told you to remove the catheter at home, how to keep the area clean, care instructions, nutrition and fluids, and important things to remember. A list of symptoms that need attention from your urologist or primary health care provider is listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Department, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0297
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Case files : emergency medicine

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Toy, Eugene C. (2nd ed.) --New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Medical , 2009.
Call Number
WB 18.2 C337 2009
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WB 18.2 C337 2009
Author
Toy, Eugene C
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Medical
Date of Publication
2009
Physical Description
542 p.
Series Title
Case files series
ISBN
9780071598996
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency Medicine - Case Reports
Emergency Medicine - Problems and Exercises
Emergencies - Case Reports
Emergencies - Problems and Exercises
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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3 weeks
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Case Studies in Emergency Medicine : LEARNing Rounds : Learn, Evaluate, Adopt, Right Now

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Colin G. Kaide, Christopher E. San Miguel. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book contains a variety of medical case studies from actual patients presenting to the emergency department. It includes not only typical cases that present to the ED but also less common, yet very important cases that one can't afford to miss. Each chapter begins with a case – or set of cases with typical and atypical aspects – of the disease in question. This is followed by high-value learning points on the condition with introductory/background points, physiology and pathophysiology of …
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Kaide, Colin G.
San Miguel, Christopher E.
Responsibility
Colin G. Kaide, Christopher E. San Miguel
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 694 p.) : 171 illus., 118 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030224455
9783030224448 (Print ed.)
9783030224462 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Critical Care - methods
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
This book contains a variety of medical case studies from actual patients presenting to the emergency department. It includes not only typical cases that present to the ED but also less common, yet very important cases that one can't afford to miss. Each chapter begins with a case – or set of cases with typical and atypical aspects – of the disease in question. This is followed by high-value learning points on the condition with introductory/background points, physiology and pathophysiology of the disease, how to make the diagnosis, and finally how to initiate treatment. The cases provide expert discussion with tips and tricks, personal experience with management of each of the cases, and a follow-up description of the outcome of the cases to provide the reader with closure. To supplement each case study, all 67 chapters include a pattern recognition component that identifies the key diagnostic features of the disease discussed. The chapters conclude with a summary of the diagnostic and treatment details of each condition. Using a concise, easy-to-read, bulleted format, the book helps readers to learn, evaluate, adopt new practices, right now (LEARN). Emergency Medicine Case Studies - LEARNing Rounds: Learn, Evaluate, Adopt, Right Now is an essential resource for a variety of emergency medicine clinicians including experienced physicians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students rotating in the emergency department. Finally, this book can be used as a basis for small group discussions, especially in emergency medicine training programs.
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Case Reports
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Catastrophic disaster planning and response

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Oliver, Clifford. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , 2010.
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Oliver, Clifford
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
2010
Physical Description
376 p.
ISBN
9781439841754
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Rescue Work
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency management
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The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters : Models informed by the global experience 1950-2005

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Sasha Rudenstine, Sandro Galea. --New York, NY: Springer , c2012.
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The World Trade Center attacks. A typhoid outbreak in Eastern Europe. Hurricane Katrina. While each is a unique disaster, devastating events such as these are united both by their causes, and by the wide-ranging, and long-lasting health consequences that characterize their aftermath. Many of these consequences can be controlled or avoided.The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters brings a public health perspective to the fields of disaster preparedness and disaster response. Arguing t…
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Rudenstine, Sasha
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Galea, Sandro
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Sasha Rudenstine, Sandro Galea
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 190 p. : 21 ill., 17 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461403173
Subjects (MeSH)
Disasters
Disaster Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Public health
Abstract
The World Trade Center attacks. A typhoid outbreak in Eastern Europe. Hurricane Katrina. While each is a unique disaster, devastating events such as these are united both by their causes, and by the wide-ranging, and long-lasting health consequences that characterize their aftermath. Many of these consequences can be controlled or avoided.The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters brings a public health perspective to the fields of disaster preparedness and disaster response. Arguing that local context shapes the conditions for disasters, the authors study cases from the Cuzco, Peru, earthquake of 1950 to the Columbine school shooting to form the basis for a contextual model of disasters and population behavior following disasters. These models illustrate how the local context, careful pre-event planning, and coordinated post-event response strategies can minimize the initial damage and negative aftereffects of these events. This groundbreaking volume: Systematically reviews a half-century of disasters worldwide. Analyzes societal and environmental vulnerabilities and protective factors that can influence the course of disasters. Provides comprehensive models for causes of, and behavioral responses to, disasters, using in-depth examples from the U.S. and abroad. Applies both models to the World Trade Center attacks, with implications for the public health field. The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters will further professional discussion and understanding among a wide range of professionals and students across public health, mental health, education, health administration and policy, social work, and the social sciences.
Contents
Part I: Understanding Disasters and Their Consequences -- Understanding Disasters: The Missing Role of Context -- Broadening Our Conception of Disasters and Their Consequences -- Part II: Why Do Disasters Happen? -- Vulnerabilities and Capacities that Shape the Consequences of Disasters -- A Conceptual Model: Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Disasters -- A Continuum of Vulnerabilities and Capabilities -- Case Study: Venezuela Floods -- Intermittent Stressors -- Case Study: New York City Subway Fire -- Intermittent Protectors -- Case Study: Peru Earthquake -- Part III: What Happens After Disasters? -- What Do We Know About Population Behavior? -- A Conceptual Model: Understanding Population Behavior After Disasters -- Stage One: Group Preservation -- Case Study: Cyclone Rona -- Stage Two: Population Preservation/Altruism -- Case Study: Typhoid Outbreak Tajikistan -- Stage Three: Internalizing -- Case Study: Columbine High School Shootings -- Stage Four: Externalizing -- Case Study: The Oklahoma City Bombing -- Stage Five: Renormalization -- Case Study: South Africa Traffic Accidents -- The Big Picture: The World Trade Center Terrorist Attacks -- Part IV: Conclusions -- Modifying Our Models -- Conclusions and Implications for Public Health.
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