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Introduction to Emergency Medicine / Edition 1

Introduction to Emergency Medicine / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Mitchell, Ron Medzon
     
 

ISBN-10: 078173200X

ISBN-13: 9780781732000

Pub. Date: 01/25/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This new text covers basic principles commonly found in the introduction to emergency medicine course. Comprised of five sections, diagnosis and management is presented from an emergency medicine perspective. Includes 75 case-based clinical vignettes to help students prepare for the course and clerkship as well as the USMLE. The common complaint section features a

Overview

This new text covers basic principles commonly found in the introduction to emergency medicine course. Comprised of five sections, diagnosis and management is presented from an emergency medicine perspective. Includes 75 case-based clinical vignettes to help students prepare for the course and clerkship as well as the USMLE. The common complaint section features a template covering differential history and physical, pathophysiology, and treatment of the given topics. Illustrations and line drawings supplement the text. Curricula objectives from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) are addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781732000
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/25/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.99(d)

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Table of Contents


    PART I: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

    Section 1: Introduction

  1. History of Emergency Medicine
  2. Principles of Resuscitation
  3. Shock (Robert S. Chang)

    PART II: CASE STUDIES IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE

    Section 2: Chest Pain
    Introduction

  4. Myocardial Infarction
  5. Pulmonary Embolus
  6. Pneumothorax
  7. Atypical Chest Pain
    Questions and Answers

    Section 3: Shortness of Breath
    Introduction

  8. Congestive Heart Failure
  9. Asthma
  10. COPD
  11. Pneumonia
    Questions and Answers

    Section 4: Back Pain
    Introduction

  12. Aortic Dissection
  13. Nephrolithiasis
  14. Pyelonephritis
  15. Musculoskeletal disorder Questions and Answers

    Section 5: Abdominal Pain
    Introduction

  16. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  17. Cholecystitis
  18. Appendicitis
  19. Diverticulitis Questions and Answers

    Section 6: Vomiting
    Introduction

  20. GI Bleed
  21. Bowel Obstructions
  22. Hyperemesis
  23. Gastroenteritis Questions and Answers

    Section 7: Pelvic Complaints

  24. Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding in the Nonpregnant Patient
  25. Complications of the First Trimester Pregnancy
  26. Pelvic Infections
  27. Pelvic Pain Questions and Answers

    Section 8: Headache

  28. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  29. Migraine
  30. CNS Infections
  31. CNS Neoplasms Questions and Answers

    Section 9: Change in Mental Status

  32. Alcohol Intoxication
  33. Metabolic Disorders
  34. Seizure Disorder
  35. Psychiatric Emergencies Questions and Answers

    Section 10: Weak and Dizzy
    Introduction

  36. Cerebrovascular Accident
  37. Vertigo
  38. Syncope
  39. Neuromuscular Weakness Questions and Answers

    Section 11: Fever
    Introduction

  40. Traveler's Fever
  41. HIV and Fever
  42. Bacterial Source of Fever
  43. Fever of Uncertain Etiology Questions and Answers

    PART III: TOPICS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE

    Section 12: Prehospital

  44. Prehospital EMS Systems
  45. Disaster Management
  46. Hazardous Material

    Section 13: Trauma

  47. General Approach to Trauma
  48. Musculoskeletal Trauma
  49. Trauma During Pregnancy
  50. Burns

    Section 14: Toxicology

  51. Introduction to the Poisoned Patient
  52. Toxidromes
  53. Drugs of Abuse
  54. Cardiovascular Medications Overdose
  55. Acetaminophen
  56. Salicylate Overdose

    Section 15: Environmental

  57. Hypothermia
  58. Hyperthermia
  59. Submersion Injuries
  60. Electrical and Lightning Injuries
  61. Bites and Stings

    Section 16: The Laboratory in Emergency Medicine

  62. Laboratory Medicine
  63. Arterial Blood Gases
  64. Culturing Fluids

    PART IV: PROCEDURES IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE

  65. Pain Management/Analgesic and Sedation

    Section 17: ABCs

  66. Airway Management
  67. Peripheral Intravenous Access
  68. Central Catheter Insertion

    Section 18: Wound Care

  69. Anesthesia: Local Anesthetic Agents and Regional Blocks
  70. Wound Care
  71. Soft Tissue Infections

    Section 19: Musculoskeletal

  72. Lumbar Puncture
  73. Arthrocentesis
  74. Dislocations
  75. Extremity Splinting

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