Blueprints Emergency Medicine

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 307 pages
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The Second Edition of Blueprints Emergency Medicine covers the essentials of emergency medicine that students need to know during their rotation and while preparing for the USMLE. The thoroughly updated and reorganized Second Edition features coverage of the most common conditions encountered on the wards.

  • Completely reorganized to cover the most common acute conditions first, followed by a systems-based approach to emergency medicine
  • Expanded coverage of trauma, bioterrorism, and pediatric emergencies
  • Greatly increased number of figures, tables, and algorithms
  • 75 board-format Q&As with answer explanations
  • Now includes evidence-based references

Totally revised, thoroughly updated, and trusted by students, the Blueprints series keeps getting better.

 

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Contents

Acute Coronary Syndromes
2
Dysrhythmias
9
Congestive Heart Failure
22
Hypertensive Emergencies
26
Acute Aortic Dissections
30
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
33
Occlusive Arterial Disease
35
PericarditisTamponade
37
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
155
Immunologic Endocrine and Electrolyte Emergencies
159
Anaphylaxis and Allergic Reactions
160
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
163
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma 1 65
167
Adrenal Insufficiency and Adrenal Crisis
171
Potassium Disorders
173
Sodium Disorders
177

Infective Endocarditis
40
Pulmonary Emergencies
43
Pneumothorax
44
Venous Thromboembolic Disease
47
Asthma
50
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
52
Pneumonia
55
Tuberculosis
58
Trauma
61
General Approach to the Trauma Patient
62
Head Trauma
64
Facial Trauma
67
Spinal Trauma
70
Chest Trauma
75
Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
80
Orthopedic Injury to the Extremities
84
Emergency Wound Care
89
Burns and Electrical Injuries
93
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
97
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
98
Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
101
Cholecystitis
103
Appendicitis
105
Pancreatitis
108
Bowel Obstruction
110
Infectious Diarrhea
113
Neurologic Emergencies
119
Acute Stroke
121
Meningitis
124
Seizures
127
Atraumatic Headache
130
Vertigo
134
ObstetricGynecologic and Urogenital Emergencies
137
Ectopic Pregnancy
138
Vaginal Bleeding in First Trimester
140
Vaginal Bleeding in Third Trimester
143
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
145
Testicular Torsion
148
Renal Colic
150
Urinary Tract Infection
152
Calcium Disorders
183
Toxicologic and Environmental Emergencies
185
General Approach to Overdose
186
Bioterrorism
187
Acetaminophen
189
Salicylates
191
Drugs of Abuse
193
Alcohols
195
SedativeHypnotics
198
Tricyclic Antidepressants
200
Anticholinergic Intoxication
202
Digoxin Toxicity
204
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 2O7 64 Frostbite and Hypothermia
209
Heat illness
212
Pediatric Emergencies
215
Croup
216
Bronchiolitis
218
Pediatric Fever
220
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
223
Child Abuse
225
Pyloric Stenosis
227
Intussusception
228
Otitis Media
230
ENTOphthalmologic Emergencies
233
Retropharyngeal Abscess
234
Peritonsillar Abscess
236
Epiglottitis
238
Ludwig Angina
240
Otitis Externa
242
Epistaxis
244
Traumatic Hyphema
246
Corneal Abrasion
248
Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
250
Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma
252
Periorbital and Orbital Cellulitis
254
Psychiatric Emergencies
258
Answers
278
Index
294
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