Emergency Medicine: Topics and Problems / Edition 1 by George Jelinek, Ian Rogers | | 9780867930139 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Emergency Medicine: Topics and Problems / Edition 1

Emergency Medicine: Topics and Problems / Edition 1

by George Jelinek, Ian Rogers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0867930136

ISBN-13: 9780867930139

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

A concise and practical guide for undergraduate medical students covering 50 common problems in emergency medicine, including questions and short answers. This book has been developed to ensure that medical students are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills required to manage common emergencies. By providing simple clinical guidelines and information

Overview

A concise and practical guide for undergraduate medical students covering 50 common problems in emergency medicine, including questions and short answers. This book has been developed to ensure that medical students are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills required to manage common emergencies. By providing simple clinical guidelines and information about the common medical problems and situations they may encounter in their hospital attachments, students should be able to easily and quickly acquire these skills The topics chosen represent the core of the unique body of knowledge that is emergency medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867930139
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part 1: Emergency Medicine Topics.

Advanced Life Support.

Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Cardiac Arrest.

Arrest Drug Rationales.

Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest in Children.

Failed Airway Management.

Respiratory Emergencies.

Severe Asthma.

Pulmonary Oedema.

Pulmonary Embolism.

Pneumothorax.

Cardiac Emergencies.

Management of Other Arrhythmias.

Myocardial Infarction/thrombolysis.

Thrombolysis Protocols in AMI.

Trauma.

Multi-trauma.

Burns.

Volume Resuscitation.

Head Injury.

Cervical Spine X-rays.

Shoulder dislocations.

Colles Fracture.

Procedures.

Intravenous Cannulation.

Central Lines.

Arterial Puncture.

Intravenous Arm Block.

Intravenous Sedation.

Simple Nerve Blocks.

Suturing.

Urinary Catheter Insertion.

Lumbar Puncture.

Environmental Emergencies.

Hypothermia.

Hyperthermia.

Near Drowning.

Aeromedical Transport.

Poisoning and Envenomation.

Toxicology: Common Ingestions.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Snake Envenomation.

Redback Spider Bite.

Box Jellyfish Envenomation.

Stonefish Envenomation.

Blue-ringed Octopus Envenomation.

Neurological Emergencies.

Status Epilepticus.

Migraine.

Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.

Coma.

Paediatrics.

Croup / Epiglottitis / Bronchiolitis.

The Child at Risk.

The Febrile Child.

Intraosseous Infusions.

Other Emergencies.

Diabetic Emergencies.

Acute Anaphylaxis.

Acute Pain Management.

Epistaxis.

Suicide Risk Assessment.

Triage.

Standard Precautions.

Part 2: Clinical Problems for Students.

Problem 1 (poisoning).

Problem 2 (acute shortness of breath).

Problem 3 (acute chest pain).

Problem 4 (trauma).

Problem 5 (near drowning / hypothermia).

Problem 6 (arrhythmias)

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