Observation Medicine / Edition 1

Observation Medicine / Edition 1

by Louis G. Graff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563720108

ISBN-13: 9781563720109

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563720109
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. IObservation Services
1History of Observation Medicine3
2Principles of Observation Medicine11
3Epidemiology of Observation Services37
Pt. IIManagement of Observation Services
4Intensive Managerial Review49
5Continuity of Care for the Emergency Department Observation Unit Patient65
6Hospital Site of Service83
7Observation Unit Staffing89
8Economical Service99
Pt. IIITypes of Services: Diagnostic Evaluation
9Abdominal Pain107
10Atrial Fibrillation125
11Chest Pain133
12Confusion147
13Dizziness153
14Fever165
15Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage185
16Headache193
17Seizures203
18Syncope215
19Toxicology225
20Trauma241
21Vaginal Bleeding257
Pt. IVTypes of Services: Short-Term Treatment
22Asthma267
23Congestive Heart Failure281
24Dehydration295
25Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia303
26Hypertension317
27Infections327
28Sickle Cell Anemia and Pain Management341
Pt. VTypes of Services: Outpatient Procedures
29Procedure-Related Observation349
Pt. VITypes of Services: Meeting Psychosocial Needs
30Medical Clearance of the Patient with Psychiatric Symptoms357
31Psychiatric Problems and Needs373
32Alcohol and Substance Abuse391
33Social and Geriatric Problems401
Index409

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