Essentials of Emergency Medicine

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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
Disaster Triage 26
97
Stacy N Weisberg Failure
117
21
123
Garrett CHAPTER 19 Pericarditis
125
Orthopedic Disorders
594
Pediatric Procedural Sedation
603
SECTIONxv PSYCHOBEHAVIORAL
609
INTRODUCTION Patrick Smallwood Heidi
615
Suicide
625
Psychiatric Presentation
631
Somatoform Disorders
640
Glomerular Disorders
660

INTRODUCTION John C Moorhead 41 CHAPTER 23 Dysrhythmias
134
CHAPTER 122
155
Esophagus and Stomach 46 CHAPTER 25 Peripheral Vascular Disease
156
Dermatitis 161 CHAPTER 45 Pituitary Disorders
213
Maculopapular Lesions 170 INTRODUCTION Lilly Lee
219
UrticariaAngioedema 172 Lilly
225
VesicularBullous Lesions 175 CHAPTER 52 Throat and Oropharynx
237
INTRODUCTION G Richard Braen
255
AcidBase Disturbances 181 jeffrey R Suchard
264
Fluid and Electrolyte jeanne M Basior
272
Nutritional Disorders 206 HeparinInduced
286
IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS SECTION XII NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS
401
Cardiac Transplantation 298 CHAPTER 75 Cranial Nerve Disorders
415
SYSTEMIC INFECTIOUS CHAPTER 77 Neuromuscular Disorders
422
Inf Blaine C White CHAPTER 63 Bacterial Infections 309
431
Rickettsial Infections 336 CHAPTER 82
444
Viral Infections 341 System
450
Sepsis 365 DISORDERS
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
Congenital Heart Disease
529
Seizures
543
Infectious Diseases
550
Sickle Cell Disease
570
Endocrine Disorders
585
and Interstitial Tubular
666
Pulmonary Embolism
697
Syndrome t
705
INTRODUCTION G Richard Braen
711
Male Genital Tract
723
Genital Lesions
732
TemperatureRelated Disorders
739
Diving EmergenciesDysbarism
753
HighAltitude Illness
759
Electrical Injuries
766
SECTION хх TOXICOLOGIC DISORDERS
783
Gastrointestinal
789
CHAPTER 136
795
Toxicity
837
Agents
847
Heavy Metal Poisoning
863
Mushroom Poisoning
877
Radiologic Evaluation
890
Injuries
916
Injuries
940
Trauma in Pregnancy
963
Hospital Medical Staff
977
Improvement
991
Physician Wellness
1019
Drug Index
1051
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