Evidence-Based Acute Medicine / Edition 1

Evidence-Based Acute Medicine / Edition 1

by Sharon E. Straus, Robert Phillips, Christopher Ball, Stephen Hsu
     
 

A first of its kind, this "instant reference" handbook offers a complete guide to the evidence-based management of major acute medical problems. For each of 50 acute medical problems, it covers prevalence, clinical findings, investigations, therapy, prevention, and prognosis. Information is easy to access: left-hand pages provide management data, while

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A first of its kind, this "instant reference" handbook offers a complete guide to the evidence-based management of major acute medical problems. For each of 50 acute medical problems, it covers prevalence, clinical findings, investigations, therapy, prevention, and prognosis. Information is easy to access: left-hand pages provide management data, while right-hand pages give evidence for the management strategies recommended.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443064111
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/02/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
690
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

How to use this book
Anemia1
Anaphylaxis15
Unstable angina (and non-Q wave myocardial infarction)22
Anticoagulation68
Aortic dissection88
Asthma exacerbation97
Atrial fibrillation115
Bradyarrhythmia138
Carbon monoxide poisoning144
Cardiac arrest149
Cellulitis160
Chest pain168
Coma199
Congestive heart failure210
Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)234
Deep vein thrombosis247
Diabetic ketoacidosis277
Upper GI bleeding286
Giant cell arteritis317
Hypercalcemia325
Hyperkalemia334
Hypertensive crisis340
Hypoglycemia351
Hyponatremia360
Infective endocarditis367
Inflammatory bowel disease379
Meningitis405
Myocardial infarction420
Pleural effusion477
Community-acquired pneumonia494
Pulmonary embolism511
Acute renal failure527
Sickle cell crisis544
Status epilepticus556
Stroke563
Syncope605
Tachycardias621
App. 1: Levels of evidence641
App. 2: Glossary645
App. 3: Acronyms651
Index653

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