Essentials of Emergency Medicine

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Richard Aghababian
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 1059 pages
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This comprehensive, affordable, one-volume reference is the reliable and up to date source of emergency medical information you've been searching for! In 22 sections, covering the spectrum of topics from Resuscitation to Administration, Editor-in-Chief Richard V. Aghababian and his outstanding team of 6 editors and 184 contributors offer their timely, expert advice on the evolving practice of emergency medicine. The book covers all the medical and surgical conditions emergency professionals are likely to encounter, with emphasis on complex clinical situations and proper assessment of these situations to avoid errors.
  

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Contents

Preface CHAPTER 11 Liver
58
RESUSCITATION
66
Pediatric Resuscitation 9
75
EMS DISASTER CHAPTER 15 Large Bowel
84
CHAPTER
89
Public Health Issues After a section IV CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
95
Garrett CHAPTER 19 Pericarditis
125
INTRODUCTION John C Moorhead 41 CHAPTER 23 Dysrhythmias
134
Pediatric Procedural Sedation
603
PSYCHOBEHAVIORAL DISORDERS
615
Psychiatric Presentation
631
Somatoform Disorders
640
Legal Issues
647
CHAPTER no Pyelonephritis
655
Acute Interstitial Nephritis
664
Complications of Dialysis
673

CHAPTER 98
154
Esophagus and Stomach 46 CHAPTER 25 Peripheral Vascular Disease
156
INTRODUCTION Constance G Nichols CHAPTER 44 Pheochromocytoma 211
159
CHAPTER
169
Purpura and Petechiae 171 Lilly
221
UrticariaAngioedema 172 Lilly
227
VesicularBullous Lesions 175 CHAPTER 52 Throat and Oropharynx
237
ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS section vin HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS
255
AcidBase Disturbances 181 Jeffrey R Suchard
264
Fluid and Electrolyte Jeanne M Basior
272
Nutritional Disorders 206 chapter 59 HeparinInduced
286
IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS SECTION xii NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS
401
Cardiac Transplantation 298 CHAPTER 75 Cranial Nerve Disorders
415
SYSTEMIC IN FECTIOUS DISEASES CHAPTER 77 Neuromuscular Disorders 422 John C Moorhead Samuel H
426
Schmidt Ajeetjai Singh Chad W Le Blanc CHAPTER 80 Hydrocephalus
434
Parasites 329 CHAPTER 81 Seizures
440
Viral Infections 341 System
450
Sepsis 365
459
Bony Abnormalities 375 CHAPTER 85 Labor and Delivery
476
Joint Disorders 382 CHAPTER 86 Postpartum Complications
483
Overuse Syndromes 391 INTRODUCTION Mariann M Manno
489
Soft Tissue Infections 396 CHAPTER 88 Respiratory Disorders
496
Congestive Heart Failure
529
Endocrine Disorders
585
Orthopedic Disorders
594
Bronchitis
685
Pneumonia
691
Pulmonary Embolism
697
Acute Respiratory Distress CHAPTER 135 Salicylates
795
Severe Acute Respiratory Tamas R Peredy Charles McKay
802
Female Genital Tract 713 CHAPTER 140 Anticholinergic Agents
810
Alcohol
816
Lithium
825
Singletary CHAPTER 147 Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
834
Insects Marine Michael Ganetsky
840
TOXICOLOGIC DISORDERS Agents
847
Gastrointestinal Gar Ming Chan Robert S Hoffman
855
TRAUMATIC DISORDERS
883
Spine Injuries
899
Anderson III
912
Abdominal Injuries
930
Hip and Pelvic Fractures
945
Bums
960
ADMINISTRATION
975
Performance Monitoring
991
Regulatory Issues
1004
Physician Wellness
1019
Drug Index
1051
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