Overview

Pocket Emergency Medicine contains the essential information that residents and medical students in the emergency department need to have at their fingertips. Major sections cover symptoms and diseases of each organ system as well as infectious diseases, environmental exposures, hematology and oncology, pediatric emergencies, the psychiatric patient, toxicology, airway management, and trauma.
Information is presented in concise, rapid-access format, with easy-to-scan bulleted ...
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Overview

Pocket Emergency Medicine contains the essential information that residents and medical students in the emergency department need to have at their fingertips. Major sections cover symptoms and diseases of each organ system as well as infectious diseases, environmental exposures, hematology and oncology, pediatric emergencies, the psychiatric patient, toxicology, airway management, and trauma.
Information is presented in concise, rapid-access format, with easy-to-scan bulleted lists and tables. Chapters follow a standard structure—differential diagnosis, history, classic findings, critical studies, ED interventions, pearls, and references. The six-ring binder can accommodate the student's or resident's own notes.
New topics covered in this edition include bioterrorism, distraction injuries, and indications for bedside emergency ultrasound. A special considerations section has been added to each chapter. Other new features include an acronym table, an introductory differential diagnosis table boxed for quick access, and an updated appendix with ACLS/PALS protocols, ICU medications, antibiotics, and formulas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451165999
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 12/20/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

SECTION I: CARDIOVASCULAR

  1. Electrocardiography
  2. Acute Coronary Syndrome (Overview)
  3. STEMI
  4. UA/NSTEMI
  5. Prinzmeta’s (Variant) Angina
  6. Cocaine-Induced Angina
  7. Stress Testing
  8. Cardiac Catheteriazation
  9. Post PCI Complications
  10. Post MI Complications
  11. Pulmonary Embolism and DVT
  12. CHF/Acute Pulmonary Edema
  13. Aortic Dissection
  14. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  15. Pericarditis and Pericardial Effusion
  16. Cardiac Tamponade
  17. Myocarditis
  18. Syncope
  19. Cardiac
  20. Neurocardiogenic
  21. Orthostatic Hypotension
  22. Hypertension and Hypertensive Emergencies
  23. Hypotension and Shock
  24. Hypovolemic Shock
  25. Cardiogenic Shock
  26. Septic Shock
  27. Neurogenic Shock
  28. Dysrhythmia
  29. Bradycardia
  30. AV Node Block
  31. Tachycardia/Palpitations
  32. Pacemaker and AICD Malfunction
 
SECTION II: PULMONARY
  1. Cough
  2. Dyspnea (shortness of breath)
  3. Hemoptysis
 
SECTION III: GASTROINTESTINAL
  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Nausea and Vomiting
  3. Gastrointestinal Bleed
  4. Difficulty swallowing
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Constipation
  7. Jaundice
  8. Rectal Pain
 
SECTION IV: INFECTIOUS DISEASE
  1. Fever
  2. Abscess
  3. Soft Tissue Infections
  4. Viral Infections
  5. Rabies
  6. Tetanus
  7. Parasitic Infections
  8. Vector Borne Infections
  9. Bioterrorism
 
SECTION V: NEUROLOGY
  1. Altered Mental Status
  2. Vertigo
  3. Facial Droop
  4. Headache
  5. Seizure
  6. Stroke
 
SECTION VI: RENAL & GENITOURINARY
  1. Dysuria
  2. Urinary Tract Infection
  3. Flank Pain
  4. Hematuria
  5. Acute Renal Failure
  6. Testicular Torsion/Torsion of Testicular Appendix
  7. Phimosis and Paraphimosis
  8. Priapism
  9. Emergencies in Dialysis Patients
 
SECTION VII: OBGYN
  1. Vaginal Bleeding
  2. Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia
  3. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  4. Emergency Delivery
  5. Female Pelvic Pain
  6. Vaginal Discharge (Sexually Transmitted Infection)
  7. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
 
SECTION VIII: DERMATOLOGY
  1. Rash
  2. Viral Exanthems
  3. Bacterial Exanthems
  4. Fungal Exanthems
  5. Allergic/Inflammatory Exanthems
  6. Neoplastic/Other Exanthems
  7. Dermatologic Emergencies
 
SECTION IX: ENDOCRINE & METABOLIC
  1. Acid-Base Disorders
  2. Abnormal Electrolytes
  3. Hyperglycemic Emergencies (DKA/HHS)
  4. Thyroid Emergencies
  5. Adrenal Insufficiency
 
SECTION X: ENVIRONMENTAL
  1. Dehydration
  2. Bites and Stings
  3. Occupational Exposure
  4. Burns
  5. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  6. Dysbarism
  7. Electrical Injury
  8. High Altitude Illness
  9. Hypothermia
  10. Hyperthermia
  11. Lightning Injury
  12. Drowning
  13. Botulism
 
SECTION XI: HEMETOLOGY & ONCOLOGY
  1. Allergic Reactions, Anaphylaxis, and Angioedema
  2. Oncologic Emergencies
  3. Sickle Cell Disease
  4. Abnormal Bleeding: Platelet Disorders and Coagulopathy
  5. Transfusions, Reversal, Transfusion Complications
  6. Approach to the Transplant Patient
 
SECTION XII: MUSCULOSKELETAL & RHEUMOTELOGICAL
  1. Leg Pain and Swelling
  2. Lower Back Pain
  3. Joint Pain
 
SECTION XIII: OTOLARYNGOLOGY/DENTAL/OPHTHALMOLOGY
  1. Ear Pain
  2. Hearing Loss
  3. Sore Throat
  4. Sinusitis
  5. Epistaxis
  6. Eye Pain/Redness
  7. Vision Change and Vision Loss
  8. Toothache
 
SECTION XIV: PEDIATRICS
  1. Resuscitation
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Cyanosis
  4. Pediatric Fever
  5. Jaundice
  6. Limp
  7. Pediatric Seizure
  8. Nausea and Vomiting
  9. Pediatric Meningitis
  10. Neonatal Complaints
  11. Congenital Cardiac Disease
  12. Respiratory Complaints
  13. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  14. Hypoglycemia
  15. Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities
  16. Pediatric Exanthems
  17. Urinary Tract Infection
 
SECTION XV: PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT
 
SECTION XVI: TOXICOLOGY
  1. General Approach to the intoxicated patient
  2. Anticholinergic Ingestion
  3. Psychopharmacologic Ingestion and Adverse Effects
  4. Alcohol Ingestions
  5. Drugs of Abuse
  6. Analgesic Overdose
  7. Cardiac Medication Overdose
  8. Caustic Ingestions
  9. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Methemoglobinemia
  10. Hypoglycemics
  11. Other Ingestions
 
SECTION XVII: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT
  1. RSI
  2. Cricothyrotomy
 
SECTION XVIII: TRAUMA
  1. Primary Survey
  2. Head Trauma
  3. Maxillofacial Injury
  4. Eye Injury
  5. Neck Trauma
  6. Cervical Spine Trauma
  7. Thoracic/Lumbar/Sacral Spine Trauma
  8. Thoracic Trauma
  9. Abdominal Trauma
  10. Genitourinary Trauma
  11. Hip/Pelvic Trauma
  12. Extremity Injury
  13. Wound Management
  14. Abuse
 
SECTION IXX: APPENDIX
  1. Abbreviations
  2. PALS
  3. Mechanical Ventilation
  4. Analgesia & Conscious Sedation
  5. ICU Medications
  6. Equations
  7. Procedures
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2013

    Not worth the money

    I had been extremely impressed by the Pocket Notebook for Internal Medicine, and was hoping for the same quality when getting this pocketbook. Not so. Though it is comprehensive, has little detail within each bullet point. I would not recommend it.

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