An introduction to clinical emergency medicine [electronic resource] / edited by S.V. Mahadevan, Gus M. Garmel.

Other Title:
Clinical emergency medicine
2nd ed.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
1 online resource.
Emergency medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Medical subjects:
Emergency Treatment -- methods.
Emergency Medicine -- methods.
Machine generated contents note: Preface; Part I. Principles of Emergency Medicine: 1. Approach to the emergency patient Gus M. Garmel; 2. Airway management S. V. Mahadevan and Shannon Sovndal; 3. Cardiopulmonary and cerebral resuscitation Matthew Strehlow and Brian Lin; 4. Cardiac dysrhythmias S. V. Gurudevan; 5. Sepsis Emanuel Rivers; 6. Shock Robert J. Sigillito and Peter M. C. DeBlieux; 7. Traumatic injuries David E. Manthey and Kim Askew; 8. Prehospital care and emergency medical services Jeff Goodloe and Paul D. Biddinger; 9. Pain management Eustacia (Jo) Su; Part II. Primary Complaints: 10. Abdominal pain S. V. Mahadevan; 11. Abnormal behavior Tim Meyers and Gus M. Garmel; 12. Alcohol-related emergencies John Rose and Eric Laurin; 13. Allergic reactions and anaphylactic syndromes Steven Go; 14. Altered mental status Barry Simon and Flavia Nobay; 15. Bleeding Jonathan E. Davis; 16. Burns David Wald; 17. Chest pain Jeffrey A. Tabas and Susan B. Promes; 18. Constipation Victoria Brazil; 19. Crying and irritability Lee W. Shockley and Katherine Bakes; 20. Dental emergencies Kip Benko; 21. Diabetes-related emergencies Christopher R. H. Newton; 22. Diarrhea Rawle A. Seupaul; 23. Dizziness and vertigo Andrew K. Chang; 24. Ear pain, nosebleed and throat pain: 24a. Ear pain Gregory H. Gilbert and S. V. Mahadevan; 24b. Nosebleed Gregory H. Gilbert; 24c. Throat pain Alice Chiao; 25. Extremity trauma Dan Garza and Gregory W. Hendey; 26. Eye pain, redness and visual loss Janet G. Alteveer; 27. Fever in adults Gus M. Garmel; 28. Fever in children Lynne McCullough and Eric Savitsky; 29. Gastrointestinal bleeding Stuart Swadron and H. Brendan Kelleher; 30. Headache Gino A. Farina and Kumar Alagappan; 31. Hypertensive urgencies and emergencies Robert Galli and Loretta Jackson-Williams; 32. Joint pain Douglas W. Lowery; 33. Low back pain Mel Herbert, Mary Lanctot-Herbert and S. V. Mahadevan; 34. Neonatal emergencies Richard Cantor; 35. Pelvic pain Peter G. Kumasaka; 36. Rash Jamie Collings; 37. Scrotal pain Jonathan E. Davis; 38. Seizures Stephen R. Hayden; 39. Shortness of breath in adults Sharon E. Mace; 40. Shortness of breath in children Ghazala Sharieff; 41. Syncope Amal Mattu; 42. Toxicologic emergencies Steven A. Mclaughlin and Randy Myers; 43. Urinary-related complaints Fred A. Severyn; 44. Vaginal bleeding Pamela L. Dyne; 45. Vomiting Jennifer A. Oman; 46. Weakness R. Jason Thurman; Part III. Unique Issues in Emergency Medicine: 47. Child abuse, elder abuse, intimate partner violence Carolyn J. Sachs; 48. Environmental emergencies: 48a. Drowning Paul Auerbach and Ken Zafren; 48b. Heat illness Ken Zafren; 48c. Hypothermia Ken Zafren; 48d. Lightning injuries Ken Zafren; 48e. Terrestrial venomous bites and stings Robert L. Norris; 49. Ethics and end of life issues Michael A. Gisondi; 50. Legal aspects of emergency care Jorge Martinez; 51. Medical errors, patient safety and injury prevention Cherri Hobgood; 52. Occupational exposures in the emergency department Greg Moran and Sophie Terp; Part IV. Appendices: Appendix A. Common emergency procedures George Sternbach; Appendix B. Laceration repair Wendy Coates and Michelle Lin; Appendix C. Clinical decision rules Micelle Haydel and Gus Garmel; Appendix D. Procedural sedation and analgesia Eustacia (Jo) Su; Appendix E. Focused assessment with sonography in trauma Sarah Williams and Laleh Gharahbaghian; Appendix F. Interpretation of emergency laboratories Corey Heitz.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Mahadevan, Swaminatha V.
Garmel, Gus. M.
ebrary, Inc.
Class of 1932 Fund.
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Print version: An introduction to clinical emergency medicine.
0511852096 (electronic bk.)
9780511852091 (electronic bk.)
9780521747769 (pbk.)
0521747767 (pbk.)
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