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Emergency Medicine: Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult - Online and Print) / Edition 2

Emergency Medicine: Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult - Online and Print) / Edition 2

by James G. Adams MD, FACEP
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Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition delivers all the relevant clinical core concepts you need for practice and certification, all in a comprehensive, easy-to-absorb, and highly visual format. This well-regarded emergency medicine reference offers fast-access diagnosis and treatment guidelines that quickly provide the pearls and secrets of your field, helping you optimize safety, efficiency, and quality in the ED as well as study for the boards.

  • Get clear, concise descriptions and evidence-based treatment guidelines for a full range of clinical conditions, ranging from the common to the unusual.
  • Find the information you need quickly with a highly visual format that features hundreds of full-color clinical photographs, illustrations, algorithms, tables, and graphs, plus key information highlighted for fast reference.
  • Consult high-yield text boxes in every chapter for Priority Actions, Facts and Formulas, Documentation, Patient Teaching Tips, Red Flags, and Tips and Tricks.
  • Make the most of your limited time with easy-to-digest blocks of information, consistently presented for clear readability and quick reference.
  • Study efficiently and effectively for the boards, or rapidly consult this title in daily practice, thanks to well-organized chapters, a superb use of images and diagrams, and clinically relevant, easy-to-understand content.
  • Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of renowned educators, dedicated to compiling today’s best knowledge in emergency medicine into one highly useful, readable text.
  • Be prepared to manage increasingly prevalent problems seen in the ED, such as emergent complications of fertility treatment and management of patients who have had bariatric surgery.
  • Deliver high-quality care to your younger patients with expanded pediatrics content.
  • Stay up to date with new chapters on Clotting Disorders and Hemophilia, Patient-Centered Care, Health Disparities and Diversity in Emergency Medicine, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Antibiotic Recommendations for Empirical Treatment of Selected Infectious Diseases, and Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity.
  • Access the complete contents of Emergency Medicine online, fully searchable, at, with downloadable images, tables and boxes, and expanded chapters, plus videos demonstrating ultrasound-guided vascular access, sonography for trauma, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781437735482
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/19/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1888
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 Airway Management

2 Advanced Airway Techniques

3 Mechanical Ventilation

4 Shock

5 Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity

6 Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access

7 Cardiac Arrest Management and the Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

8 Trauma Resuscitation

9 Sonography for Trauma

10 Procedural Sedation

11 Resuscitation in Pregnancy

12 Newborn Resuscitation

13 Pediatric Resuscitation

14 General Approach to the Pediatric Patient

15 Emergencies in the First Weeks of Life

16 Emergencies in Infants and Toddlers

17 Child with a Fever

18 Approach to the Pediatric Patient with Rashes

19 Pediatric Cardiac Disorders

20 Pediatric Genitourinary and Renal Disorders

21 Pediatric Gynecological Disorders

22 Pediatric Abdominal Disorders

23 Pediatric Trauma

24 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

25 Pediatric Orthopedic Emergencies

26 Eye Emergencies

27 Ear Emergencies

28 Dental Emergencies

29 Pharynx and Throat Emergencies

30 Maxillofacial Disorders

31 Esophageal Disorders

32 Diseases of the Stomach

33 Gastrointestinal Bleeding

34 Mesenteric Ischemia

35 Diverticulitis

36 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

37 Constipation

38 Hernias

39 Appendicitis

40 Bowel Obstructions

41 Anorectal Disorders

42 Liver Disorders

43 Pancreatic Disorders

44 Biliary Tract Disorders

45 Emergency Biliary Ultrasonography

46 Gastrointestinal Devices, Procedures, and Imaging

47 Bariatric Surgery Complications

48 Asthma

49 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

50 Lung Infections

51 Pneumothorax

52 Pleural Effusion

53 Lung Transplant Complications

54 Chest Pain

55 Acute Coronary Syndrome

56 Cardiac Imaging and Stress Testing

57 Congestive Heart Failure

58 Bradyarrhythmias

59 Tacharrhythmias

60 Pericarditis, Pericardial Tamponade, and Myocarditis

61 Cardiac Valvular Disorders

62 Endocarditis

63 Implanted Cardiac Devices and Cardiac Transplant Emergencies

64 Syncope

65 Aortic Dissection

66 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

67 Aortic Ultrasound

68 Peripheral Arterial Disease

69 Hypertensive Crisis

70 Pulmonary Embolism

71 Venous Thrombosis

72 Lower Extremity Venous Ultrasonography

73 Traumatic Brain Injury (Adult)

74 CNS Imaging

75 Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury

76 Facial Trauma

77 Penetrating Neck Trauma

78 Thoracic Trauma

79 Blunt Abdominal Trauma

80 Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

81 Pelvic Fractures

82 Genitourinary Trauma

83 Hip and Femur Injuries

84 Knee and Lower Leg Injuries

85 Foot and Ankle Injuries

86 Tendinitis and Bursitis

87 Injuries to the Shoulder Girdle

88 Forearm Fractures

89 Hand and Wrist Injuries

90 Arterial and Venous Trauma and Great Vessel Injuries

91 Acute Compartment Syndromes (CS)

92 Low Back Pain

93 Intimate Partner Violence

94 Altered Mental Status and Coma

95 Cranial Nerve Disorders

96 Vertigo

97 Peripheral Nerve Disorders

98 Demyelinating Disorders

99 Seizures

100 Transient Ischemic Attack and Acute Ischemic Stroke

101 Headache

102 Intracranial and Other Central Nervous System Lesions

103 Intracranial Hemorrhages

104 Delirium and Dementia

105 Neurologic Procedures

106 Allergic Disorders

107 Joint Disorders

108 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

109 Connective Tissue and Inflammatory Disorders

110 Vasculitis Disorders

111 Male Genitourinary Emergencies

112 Nephrolithiasis

113 Hematuria

114 Renal Failure

115 Emergency Renal Ultrasonography

116 Dialysis-Related Emergencies

117 Renal Transplant Complications

118 The Healthy Pregnancy

119 Disorders of Early Pregnancy

120 First Trimester Ultrasonography

121 Third Trimester Pregnancy Emergencies

122 Emergency Delivery and Peripartum Emergencies

123 Postpartum Emergencies

124 Gynecologic Pain and Vaginal Bleeding

125 Complications of Gynecologic Procedures, Abortion, and Assisted Reproductive Technology

126 Gynecologic Infections

127 Breast Disorders

128 Sexual Assault

129 Emergency Contraception

130 Heat-Related Emergencies

131 Hypothermia and Frostbite

132 Lightning and Electrical Injuries

133 Dysbarism, Dive Injuries, and Decompression Illness

134 Submersion Injuries

135 Acute Radiation Emergencies

136 Smoke Inhalation

137 Chemical and Nuclear Agents

138 Mammalian Bites

139 Venomous Snakebites in North America

140 Arthropod Bites and Stings

141 Non-Snake Reptile Bites

142 Marine Envenomaton and Injuries

143 General Approach to the Poisoned Patient

144 Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and NSAIDs

145 Anticholinergics

146 Insecticides, Herbicides, and Rodenticides

147 Antidepressants and Antipsychotics

148 Cardiovascular Drugs

149 Sympathomimetics

150 Hallucinogens and Drugs of Abuse

151 Toxic Alcohols

152 Hydrocarbons

153 Inhaled Toxins

154 Ethanol and Opioid Intoxication and Withdrawal

155 Sedative-Hypnotic Agents

156 Hypoglycemic Agent Overdose

157 Over-the-Counter Medications

158 Pediatric Overdoses

159 Fluid Management

160 Acid-Base Disorders

161 Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

162 Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

163 Hypoglycemia

164 Sodium and Water Balance

165 Potassium

166 Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus

167 Thyroid Disorders

168 Adrenal Crisis

169 Rhabdomyolysis

170 Pituitary Apoplexy

171 Meningitis, Encephalitis, and Brain Abscess

172 Sepsis

173 Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

174 Viral Infections

175 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

176 Fungal Infections

177 Helminths, Lice, and Scabies Infections

178 Tetanus

179 Rabies

180 Tick-Borne Diseases

181 Tuberculosis

182 Epidemic Infections in Bioterrorism

183 Food and Water-Borne Infections

184 Skin and soft tissue infections

185 Antibiotic Recommendations

186 Wound Repair

187 Soft Tissue Injury

188 Local and Regional Anesthesia

189 Thermal Burns

190 Chemical Burns

191 Approach to the Adult Rash

192 Rash in the Severely Ill Patient

193 The Emergency Psychiatric Assessment

194 Psychosis and Psychotropic Medication

195 The Violent Patient

196 Self-Harm and Danger to Others

197 Anxiety and Panic Disorders

198 Conversion Disorder, Psychosomatic Illness, and Malingering

199 Addiction

200 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulemia Nervosa

201 Introduction to Oncologic Emergencies

202 Cardiovascular and Neurologic Oncologic Emergencies

203 White Blood Cell Disorders

204 Emergency Management Of Red Blood Cell Disorders

205 Platelet Disorders

206 Clotting Disorders/Hemophilia

207 Leadership and Emergency Medicine

208 Quality & Safety

209 Conflict Resolution in Emergency Medicine

210 Informed Consent and Assessing Decision-Making Capacity in the Emergency Department

211 Regulatory and Legal Issues in the Emergency Department

212 Medical-Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine

213 Documentation

214 Ethics of Resuscitation

215 Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine

216 Patient-Centered Care

217 Healthcare Disparities

218 Cost Effectiveness

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Emergency Medicine: Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult - Online and Print) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ERReader More than 1 year ago
Having read portions of all of the major texts in Emergency Medicine, this is far and away the best one out there. I would keep a Roberts and Hedges on the shelf to consult for procedures, though - the only area in which Tintinalli is somewhat better.