Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, 3-Volume Set / Edition 6

Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, 3-Volume Set / Edition 6

by John Marx, Robert Hockberger, Ron Walls

Apply the expertise of today's leading Emergency Medicine authorities! The completely revised 6th Edition of ROSEN'S EMERGENCY MEDICINE continues to serve as the definitive EM resource. Now with a new full-color page layout—and many full-color illustrations—it encompasses all of today's scientific and clinical knowledge, with a focus on the diagnosis and

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Apply the expertise of today's leading Emergency Medicine authorities! The completely revised 6th Edition of ROSEN'S EMERGENCY MEDICINE continues to serve as the definitive EM resource. Now with a new full-color page layout—and many full-color illustrations—it encompasses all of today's scientific and clinical knowledge, with a focus on the diagnosis and management of the problems most frequently encountered in the Emergency Department. Comprehensive in scope—and featuring a templated, user-friendly organization—it remains the emergency medicine reference.

• Presents a comprehensive treatment of Emergency Medicine through more than 200 chapters in six sections: Fundamental Clinical Concepts, Trauma, Medicine and Surgery, Environment and Toxicology, Special Populations, Emergency Medical Services, and The Practice of Emergency Medicine.
• Offers the practice-proven expertise of more than 300 authorities who deliver cutting-edge guidance on every aspect of the field.

• Presents a stunning full-color art program to facilitate quick diagnosis, especially in cases related to dermatology and ophthalmology.
• Offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of today's hottest topics.
• Features a new full-color page layout, color-coded pages, Pitfalls, At-A-Glance sections, and additional pathways for more rapid reference.

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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Table of Contents


I: Critical Management Principles
1. Airway-Ron M. Walls
2. Mechanical Ventilation and Noninvasive Ventilatory Support-Charles V. Pollack, Jr.
3. Monitoring the Emergency Patient-Michael F. Murphy and Timothy A. D. Graham
4. Shock-Alan E. Jones and Jeffrey A. Kline
5. Blood and Blood Components-Gwendolyn L. Hoffman
6. Brain Resuscitation-Robert Silbergleit and Norman S. Abramson
7. Adult Resuscitation-Robert W. Neumar and Kevin R. Ward
8. Pediatric Resuscitation-Brian P. Gilligan and Robert C. Luten
9. Neonatal Resuscitation-Eileen Klein and Linda Quan

II: Cardinal Presentations
10. Clinical Decision Making-Dane M. Chapman, Douglas M. Char, and Chandra D. Aubin
11. Fever in the Adult Patient-Frederick C. Blum
12. Weakness-Robert C. Reiser
13. Dizziness and Vertigo-Jonathan Olshaker
14. Confusion-J. Stephen Huff and William J. Brady
15. Coma and Depressed Level of Consciousness-Richard E. Wolfe and David F. M. Brown
16. Seizures-Frederick C. Blum
17. Headache-Gregory L. Henry and Christopher S. Russi
18. Dyspnea-Sabina Braithwaite and Debra Perina
19. Chest Pain-James E. Brown and Glenn C. Hamilton
20. Syncope-Robert A. DeLorenzo
21. Nausea and Vomiting-Leslie Zun and Amardeep Singh
22. Abdominal Pain-Kelly E. King and John M. Wightman
23. Gastrointestinal Bleeding-Philip L. Henneman
24. Diarrhea-John E. Gough and Phillip A. Clement
25. Constipation-Natalie Cullen
26. Jaundice-Katherine L. Heilpern and Tammie E. Quest
27. Acute Pelvic Pain-Robert Dart
28. Vaginal Bleeding-John C. Bradford and Christ G. Kyriakedes
29. Back Pain-Kevin G. Rodgers and James B. Jones
30. Cyanosis-Jennifer Bocock and Joan Kolodzik
31. Sore Throat-Jonathan I. Singer and Mark E. Gebhart
32. Hemoptysis-Brian Springer and Timothy G. Janz
33. Red and Painful Eye-John M. Wightman and Glenn C. Hamilton


I: General Concepts
34. Multiple Trauma-Susan L. Gin-Shaw and Robert C. Jorden
35. Trauma in Pregnancy-John D. G. Neufeld
36. Pediatric Trauma-Richard M. Cantor
37. Geriatric Trauma-Diane M. Birnbaumer

II: System Injuries
38. Head-William G. Heegaard and Michelle Biros
39. Facial Trauma-Mary Pat McKay
40. Spinal Injuries-Robert S. Hockberger, Amy H. Kaji, and Edward Newton
41. Neck-Kim Newton
42. Thoracic Trauma-Marc Eckstein and Sean Henderson
43. Abdominal Trauma-John A. Marx and Jennifer Isenhour
44. Genitourinary System-Robert E. Schneider
45. Peripheral Vascular Injury-Edward Newton

III: Orthopedic Lesions
46. General Principles of Orthopedic Injuries-Joel M. Geiderman
47. Hand-Robert E. Antosia and Everett Lyn
48. Wrist and Forearm-Karen G. H. Woolfrey and Mary A. Eisenhauer
49. Humerus and Elbow-Joel M. Geiderman
50. Shoulder-Mohamud Daya
51. Musculoskeletal Back Pain-Michelle Lin
52. Pelvis-A. Adam Cwinn
53. Femur and Hip-Michael A. Gibbs, Edward Newton, and James F. Fiechtl
54. Knee and Lower Leg-Everett Lyn, Daniel Pallin, and Robert E. Antosia
55. Ankle and Foot-Kendall Ho and Riyad B. Abu-Laban

IV: Soft-Tissue Injuries
56. Wound Management Principles-Barry Simon and H. Gene Hern, Jr.
57. Foreign Bodies-Stephen H. Thomas and David F.M. Brown
58. Mammalian Bites-Ellen J. Weber
59. Venomous Animal Injuries-Edward J. Otten
60. Thermal Burns-Richard F. Edlich, Marcus L. Martin and William B. Long
61. Chemical Injuries-Richard F. Edlich, Marcus L. Martin, and William B. Long

V: Violence and Abuse
62. Injury Prevention and Control-Stephen W. Hargarten and Jeffrey W. Runge
63. Forensic Emergency Medicine-William S. Smock
64. Child Maltreatment-Carol D. Berkowitz
65. Sexual Assault-Laura Slaughter
66. Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse-Patricia Salber
67. Elder Abuse and Neglect-Deirdre Anglin and Diana C. Schneider
68. Youth, Gangs, and Violence-H. Range Hutson


I: Head and Neck Disorders
69. Oral Medicine-James T. Amsterdam
70. Ophthalmology-Douglas D. Brunette
71. Otolaryngology-James A. Pfaff and Gregory P. Moore

II: Pulmonary System
72. Asthma-Richard M. Nowak and Glenn Tokarski
73. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Stuart P. Swadron and Diku P. Mandavia
74. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections-Frantz R. Melio
75. Pneumonia-Gregory J. Moran and David A. Talan
76. Pleural Disease-Joshua M. Kosowsky

III: Cardiac System
77. Acute Coronary Syndromes-Bill Brady and Tom Aufderheide
78. Dysrhythmias-Donald M. Yealy and Theodore R. Delbridge
79. Implantable Cardiac Devices-James T. Niemann
80. Heart Failure-John F. O’Brien and Jay L. Falk
81. Pericardial and Myocardial Disease-Nicholas J. Jouriles
82. Infective Endocarditis and Valvular Heart Disease-Susan M. Dunmire

IV: Vascular System
83. Hypertension-Richard O. Gray
84. Aortic Dissection-Felix Ankel
85. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-Howard A. Bessen
86. Peripheral Arteriovascular Disease-Tom P. Aufderheide
87. Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis-Jeffrey A. Kline and Michael S. Runyon

V: Gastrointestinal System
88. Esophagus, Stomach and Duodenum-Mark J. Lowell
89. Liver and Biliary Tract-David A. Guss
90. Pancreas-Sally A. Santen and Robin R. Hemphill
91. Disorders of the Small Intestine-Susan P. Torrey and Phillip L. Henneman
92. Acute Appendicitis-Jeanette M. Wolfe and Philip L. Henneman
93. Acute Gastroenteritis-Robert A. Bitterman and David K. Zich
94. Large Intestine-Michael A. Peterson
95. Anorectum-Wendy C. Coates

VI: Genitourinary System
96. Renal Failure-Allan B. Wolfson
97. Sexually Transmitted Diseases-Diane Birmbaumer and Christine Andregg
98. Selected Urologic Problems-John Kahler and Ann. L. Harwood-Nuss

VII: Neurology
99. Stroke-Rashmi U. Kothari, Todd J. Crocco, and William G. Barsan
100. Seizures-Charles V. Pollack, Jr.
101. Headache-Thomas Kwiatkowski and Kumar Alagappan
102. Delirium and Demetia-Jeffrey Smith and Jennifer Seirafi
103. Brain and Cranial Nerve Disorders-Brian Stettler and Arthur M. Pancioli
104. Spinal Cord Disorders-Andrew D. Perron and J. Stephen Huff
105. Peripheral Nerve Disorders-E. John Gallagher
106. Neuromuscular Disorders-Peter Shearer and Andrew Jagoda
107. Central Nervous System Infections-Frank W. Lavoie and John R. Saucier

VIII: Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders
108. Thought Disorders-Robert S. Hockberger and John R. Richards
109. Mood Disorders-Douglas A. Rund and Marshall G. Vary
110. Anxiety Disorders-Eugene E. Kercher and Joshua L. Tobias
111. Somatoform Disorders-Thomas B. Purcell
112. Factitious Disorders and Malingering-Thomas B. Purcell
113. Suicide-Stephen A. Colucciello

IX: Immunologic and Inflammatory
114. Arthritis-Douglas W. Lowery, III
115. Tendinopathy and Bursitis-Ted Koutouzis and Chris Richards
116. Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus and the Vasculitides-Claire Sercombe
117. Allergy, Hypersensitivity, and Anaphylaxis-T. Paul Tran and Robert L. Muelleman
118. Dermatologic Presentations-Rita K. Cylduka and Mary Hancock

X: Hematology and Oncology
119. Anemia, Polycythemia, and White Blood Cell Disorders-Glenn C. Hamilton and Timothy G. Janz
120. Disorders of Hemostasis-Timothy G. Janz and Glenn C. Hamilton
121. Selected Oncologic Emergencies-Nnamdi Nkwuo, Neil Schamban, and Marc Borenstein

XI: Metabolism and Endocrinology
122. Acid-Base Disorders-Jamie L. Collings
123. Electrolyte Disturbances-Michael A. Gibbs, Allan B. Wofson, and Vivek S. Tayal
124. Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Glucose Homeostasis-Rita K. Cylduka and Jeffrey Pennington
125. Rhabdomyolysis-Laura J. Bontempo
126. Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders-Jeffrey Sternlicht and John M. Wogan

XII: Infectious Disease
127. Bacteria-Madonna Fernandez-Frackelton
128. Viruses-Michael Alan Polis and Tenagne Haile-Mariam
129. Rabies-Ellen J. Weber
130. AIDS and HIV-Richard E. Rothman, Catherine A. Marco, Samuel Yang, and Gabor D. Kelen
131. Parasites-Bruce M. Becker and W. Brian Gibler
132. Tick-Borne Illnesses-Edward B. Bolgiano and Joseph Sexton
133. Tuberculosis-Peter E. Sokolove and Dennis Chan
134. Bone and Joint Infections-Brian J. Zink
135. Soft-Tissue Infections-Harvey W. Meislin and John A. Guisto
136. Sepsis Syndrome-Nathan I. Shapiro, Gary D. Zimmer, and Adam Z. Barkin


I: Environmental
137. Frostbite-Daniel F. Danzl
138. Accidental Hypothermia-Daniel F. Danzl
139. Heat Illness-Salvator Vicario
140. Electrical and Lighting Injuries-Timothy G. Price and Mary Ann Cooper
141. Scuba Diving and Dysbarism-Lee W. Shockley
142. High-Altitude Medicine-Michael Yaron and Benjamin Honigman
143. Submersion-Andrew Knaut and Kim M. Feldhaus
144. Radiation Injuries-Vincent Markovchick

II: Toxicology
145. General Approach to the Poisoned Patient-Ken Kulig and Louis Ling
146. Acetaminophen-Kennith E. Bizovi and Robert Hendrickson
147. Aspirin and Non-steroidal Agents-Donna L. Seger and Linsay Murray
148. Anticholinergics-Wilfredo Rivera and Larissa I. Velez
149. Antidepressants-Elisabeth F. Bilden and Frank G. Walter
150. Cardiovascular Drugs-David J. Roberts
151. Caustics-Paul M. Wax and Sandra M. Schneider
152. Cocaine and Other Sympathomimetics-Rama B. Rao and Robert S. Hoffman
153. Toxic Alchohols-Suzanne R. White and Joseph Kosnik
154. Hallucinogens-Binh T. Ly, Richard F. Clark, and Saralyn R. Williams
155. Heavy Metals-Larissa I. Velez and Kathleen A. Delaney
156. Hydrocarbons-David C. Lee
157. Inhaled Toxins-Lewis S. Nelson and Robert S. Hoffman
158. Lithium-Keith K. Burkhart
159. Antipsychotics-Mary A. Wittler and Eric J. Lavonas
160. Opioids-Christina E. Hantsch and David Gummin
161. Pesticides-Cynthia K. Aaron
162. Plants, Mushrooms, and Herbal Medications-Richard D. Shih
163. Sedative Hypnotics-Leon Gussow and Andrea Carlson


I: The Pediatric Patient
164. General Approach to the Pediatric Patient-Robert A. Wiebe
165. Fever-Roger M. Barkin and D. Demetrios Zukin
166. Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Upper Airway Obstruction and Infections-Mariann Manno
167. Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Lower Airway Obstruction-Christine D. Darr, Susan Kirelik, and Sudha Russell
168. Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Disease of the Lungs-Kirelik and Brian Alverson
169. Cardiac Disorders-Alson S. Inaba
170. Gastrointestinal Disorders-Mark A. Hostetler
171. Infectious Diarrheal Disease and Dehydration-Roger M. Barkin and David G. Ward
172. Renal and Genitourinary Tract Disorders-Maureen McCullough and Ghazala Sharieff
173. Neurologic Disorders-David H. Rubin, Dina Halpern Kornblau, Edward E. Conway, Jr., and Stuart M. Caplen
174. Musculoskeletal Disorders-Kemedy K. McQuillen
175. Sudden Infant Dath Syndrome and Apparent Life-Threatening Events-Marianne Gausche-Hill

II: The Pregnant Patient
176. General Approach to the Pregnant Patient-Laurie J. Morrison
177. Acute Complications of Pregnancy-Debra Houry and Jean T. Abbott
178. Chronic Medical Illness During Pregnancy-Edward Newton and Kirsten Calder
179. Drug Therapy and Substance Abuse-Rania Habal and Diane Sauter
180. Labor and Delivery and Their Complications-Sean Henderson and William K. Mallon

III: The Geriatric Patient
181. The Elder Patient-Diane M. Birmbaumer

IV: The Patient with Compromised Immune Function
182. The Immunocompromised Patient-Michael J. Burns and Mark I. Langdorf

V: The Patient with an Organ Transplant
183. The Solid Organ Transplant Patient-Matthew T. Keady and Douglas W. Lowery

VI: The Alcoholic and Substance Abuse Patient
184. Alcohol-Related Disease-David B. McMicken and John T. Finnell
185. Substance Abuse-Stephen A. Colucciello and Christian Tomaszewski
186. Evaluation of the Developmentally and Physically Disabled Child-Maria Stephan
187. Pain Management-Paul M. Paris and Donald M. Yealy
188. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia-Carl R. Chudnofsky and Marie M. Lozon

IX: The Problem Patient
189. The Combative Patient-Greg Moore and Louise Kao
190. The Difficult Patient-David W. Harrison and Robert J. Vissers


191. Emergency Medical Service: Overview and Ground Transport-Thomas Blackwell
192. Air Medical Transport-Howard Rodenberg and Ira J. Blumen
193. Tactical Emergency Medical Support and Urban Search and Rescue-Richard Schwartz, Jeffrey Orledge, and John McManus
194. Disaster Preparedness-Carl H. Schultz, Kristi L. Koenig, and Eric K. Noji
195. Weapons of Mass Destruction-Carl H. Schultz and Kristi L. Koenig


I: Clinical Practice and Administration
196. Guidelines in Emergency Medicine-J. Stephen Bohan
197. Medical Literature and Evidence-Based Medicine-Kelly D. Young and Roger J. Lewis
198. Observation Medicine: Clinical Decision Units-Malcolm Mahadevan and Louis Graff
199. Occupational Medicine and Occupational Health-Andrew R. Barnosky, Daniel K. Chapman, and Victor S. Roth
200. Hyperbaric Medicine-Enoch T. Huang and Stephen R. Thorn
201. The Social Role of Emergency Medicine-James A. Gordon
202. Information Technology-Jonathan M. Teich and William H. Cordell
203. Multiculturalism and Care Delivery-Edward Bernstein, Judith Bernstein, and Thea James
204. Process Improvement and Patient Safety-Pat Croskerry, Marc J. Shapiro, Shawn J. Perry, and Robert L. Wears

II: Philosophical Issue of Practice
205. Bioethics-Kenneth V. Iserson
206. End of Life-Jean Abbott and Susan Stone
207. Medicolegal and Risk Management-Robert A. Bitterman
208. Wellness, Stress, and the Impaired Physician-Richard Goldberg

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