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Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules / Edition 2
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Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules / Edition 2

by Jesse M. Pines
 

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ISBN-10: 0470657839

ISBN-13: 9780470657836

Pub. Date: 01/09/2013

Publisher: Wiley

This book for emergency physicians and fellows training in emergency medicine provides evidence-based information on what diagnostic tests to ask for and when and how to use particular decision rules. The new edition builds on the success of the current book by modifying the presentation of the evidence, increasing the coverage, and updating the current information

Overview

This book for emergency physicians and fellows training in emergency medicine provides evidence-based information on what diagnostic tests to ask for and when and how to use particular decision rules. The new edition builds on the success of the current book by modifying the presentation of the evidence, increasing the coverage, and updating the current information throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470657836
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2013
Series:
Evidence-Based Medicine Series , #83
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Foreword – Jeffrey Kline

Preface to Second Edition

Section 1: The Science of Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules

1 Diagnostic Testing in Emergency Care

2 Evidence-Based Emergency Care: The Process

3 The Epidemiology and Statistics of Diagnostic Testing

4 Clinical Decision Rules

5 Appropriate Testing In an Era of Limited Resources: Practice and Policy Considerations

6 Understanding Bias in Diagnostic Research

Section 2: Trauma

7 Cervical Spine Fractures

8 Cervical Spine Fractures in Children

9 Cervical Spine Fractures Older Adults

10 Blunt Abdominal Trauma

11 Acute Knee Injuries

12 Acute Ankle and Foot Injuries

13 Blunt Head Injury in Children

14 Blunt Head Injury

15 Blunt Chest Trauma

16 Occult Hip Fracture

17 Blunt Soft Tissue Neck Trauma

18 Occult Scaphoid Fractures

19 Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

20 Penetrating Trauma to the Extremity and Vascular Injuries

Section 3: Cardiology

21 Heart Failure

22 Syncope

23 Acute Coronary Syndrome

24 Palpitations

Section 4: Infectious Disease

25 Bacterial Meningitis In Children

26 Serious Baterial Infections in Children Aged One to Three Months

27 Necrotizing Fasciitis

28 Infective Endocarditis

29 Pharyngitis

30 Rhinosinusitis

31 Pneumonia

32 Urinary Tract Infection

33 Sepsis

34 Septic Arthritis

35 Osteomyelitis

36 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

37 Influenza

38 Pediatric Fever

Section 5: Surgical and Abdominal Complaints

39 Acute, Non-specific, Non-traumatic abdominal pain

40 Small Bowel Obstruction

41 Acute Pancreatitis

42 Acute Appendicitis

43 Acute Cholecystitis

44 Aortic Emergencies

45 Ovarian torsion

Section 6: Urology

46 Nephrolithiasis

47 Testicular torsion

Section 7: Neurology

48 Non-traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

49 Acute stroke

50 Transient Ischemic Attack

51 Seizure

Section 8: Miscellaneous: Ophthamology, Hematology, Rheumatology, and Pulmonology

52 Venous Thromboemoblism

53 Temporal arteritis

54 Intraocular pressure

55 Asthma

56 Non-traumatic Back Pain

57 Intravascular Volume Status

58 Geriatric syndromes

Index

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