On call : principles and protocols

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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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