Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes / Edition 1

Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes / Edition 1

by Amal Mattu
     
 

Emergency Medicine is a brand new book focusing on the common pitfalls and mistakes that can occur when dealing with high-risk conditions during standard medical practice. Concise chapters focus on clinical relevance, addressing the mistakes, the consequences and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes. An essential book for all staff dealing

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Emergency Medicine is a brand new book focusing on the common pitfalls and mistakes that can occur when dealing with high-risk conditions during standard medical practice. Concise chapters focus on clinical relevance, addressing the mistakes, the consequences and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes. An essential book for all staff dealing with emergencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405141666
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.29(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

1. Evaluation and Management of Patients with Chest Syndromes: Richard A. Harrigan (Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine) and Michael A. DeAngelis (Temple University School of Medicine).

2. Management of the Dyspneic Patient in the ED: Jairo I. Santanilla (Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans) and Peter M.C. DeBlieux (Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans).

3. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Abdominal Pain: Joseph P. Martinez (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

4. Management of Patients with Acute Back Pain in the ED: Michael E. Winters (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

5. Headache Management: Stephen Schenkel (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

6. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Neck Pain: Joshua Broder (Duke University Medical Center) and Anita L’Italien (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

7. Trauma Management in the ED: David E. Manthey (Wake Forest University School of Medicine) and Bret A. Nicks (Wake Forest University School of Medicine).

8. Management of Infectious Diseases: David J. Karras (Temple University School of Medicine), Wayne A. Satz (Temple University) and Jeffrey Barrett (Temple University School of Medicine).

9. Wound Care in Emergency Medicine: Siamak Moayedi (University of Maryland School of Medicine) and Mercedes Torres (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

10. Management of the Pregnant Patient in the ED: Kristine Thompson (Mayo Clinic).

11. Pediatric Care in the ED: Ghazala Sharieff (University of California, San Diego).

12. Management of Hematology/Oncology Patients in the ED: Robert L. Rogers (The University of Maryland School of Medicine).

13. Management of Intoxicated/Violent Patients: Yesha Patel (Tufts-New England Medical Center) and Gus M. Garmel (Stanford University School of Medicine).

Index

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