Improvised medicine : providing care in extreme environments [electronic resource] / [author by] Kenneth V. Iserson.

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Iserson Kenneth V., author.
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Improvised medicine, providing care in extreme environments, Second edition
2nd edition.
New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2016.
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Emergency medicine.
Emergency medical services.
Disaster medicine.
First aid in illness and injury.
Wilderness Medicine.
Emergency Medical Services.
Emergency Treatment.
Medical subjects:
Disaster Medicine/methods.
Emergency Medicine/methods.
Wilderness Medicine/methods.
Full of practical clinical pearls and field-tested strategies, this guide demonstrates how to devise effective treatment solutions when the traditional tools (medications, equipment, and staff) are unavailable or when providing care outside your primary area of expertise.
Section I: The Situation
Chapter 1: What Is Improvised Medicine?
Chapter 2: What Are Resource-Poor Situations?
Section II: Basic Needs
Chapter 3: Communications
Chapter 4: Preventive Medicine/Public Health
Chapter 5: Basic Equipment
Chapter 6: Cleaning and Reusing Equipment
Section III: Patient Assessment/Stabilization
Chapter 7: Vital Signs, Measurements, and Triage
Chapter 8: Airway
Chapter 9: Breathing/Pulmonary
Chapter 10: Circulation/Cardiovascular
Chapter 11: Dehydration/Rehydration
Chapter 12: Vascular Access
Intravenous, Intraosseous, Clysis, and Peritoneal
Chapter 13: Medications/Pharmacy/Envenomations
Chapter 14: Analgesics
Chapter 15: Anesthesia
Local and Regional
Chapter 16: Sedation and General Anesthesia
Chapter 17: Anesthesia: Ketamine, Ether, and Halothane
Chapter 18: Transfusion
Chapter 19: Radiology/Imaging
Chapter 20: Laboratory
Chapter 21: Patient Transport/Evacuations
Section IV: Surgical Interventions
Chapter 22: Surgical Equipment
Chapter 23: Surgery: Non-Trauma and Environmental Injuries
Chapter 24: Surgery: Trauma
Chapter 25: Wounds and Burns
Chapter 26: Dental: Diagnosis, Equipment, Blocks, and Treatment
Chapter 27: Dental: Fillings, Extractions, and Trauma
Chapter 28: Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
Chapter 29: Neurology/Neurosurgery
Chapter 30: Ophthalmology
Chapter 31: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Chapter 32: Orthopedics
Chapter 33: Urology
Section V: Nonsurgical Interventions
Chapter 34: Gastroenterology
Chapter 35: Infectious Diseases
Chapter 36: Malnutrition
Chapter 37: Pediatrics and Neonatal
Chapter 38: Psychiatry
Chapter 39: Rehabilitation
Chapter 40: Death and Survivors
Section VI: Appendices
Appendix 1: Hospital Disaster Plan: Generic All-Hazard Hospital Disaster Resource-Allocation Plan
Appendix 2: Medical Kits.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Feb 12, 2016.
9780071847629 (print ISBN)
0071847626 (print ISBN)
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