The ER: One Hundred

The ER: One Hundred

by Rade B. Vukmir

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ISBN-13: 9780761860518
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 11/29/2012
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.15(d)

About the Author

Rade B. Vukmir, MD, JD, is president of Critical Care Medicine Associates, a medical service consulting enterprise. He is trained in emergency and critical care medicine and has a degree in law with health care specialization. Critical Care Medicine Associates has a twenty-three-year history of providing precision medical, legal, education, and industry consultative services. Dr. Vukmir has written forty-three peer reviewed medical journal articles. He is the author of seven books including The Mill (1999), Airway Management in the Critically Ill (2001), Outcome of the Critically Ill (2001), Lessons Learned (2003), ER: A Year in the Life (2005), ER: One Good Thing a Day (2008), and The Maximally Efficient and Optimally Effective Emergency Department (2009).

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Introduction
1. Gland Trouble
2. A “Tired” Heart
3. The Dance
4. Stroke
5. “I Work for the Government”
6. Things are Not Always What They Seem
7. “My Arms are Tingling”
8. “I Can’t Feel My Feet”
9. It’s Not Always What it Appears
10. In Dire Need of a Procedure
11. An Unbearable Burden
12. The Second Visit
13. Seizure—“Can I Smoke?”
14. “Throwed Off My Horse”
15. Halfway Around the World
16. “What Did You Used To Do?”
17. The Dancer
18. Common Things are Common
19. Now That’s Constipated
20. “My Boss Made Me Come”
21. “He Can’t Move His Arm”
22. “My Back Hurts”
23. “I Was Just Dancing”
24. “He Can’t See”
25. “It’s Radiology on the Phone”
26. “I Think She Works Here”
27. “I’m Just Aching”
28. Headache for Five Years
29. Furniture Stripper
30. “I Don’t Know What Happened”
31. “You Got a Good Head of Hair”
32. “Doc, I Can’t Swallow”
33. “I Can’t Move My Legs”
34. “I Have Swollen Glands”
35. “My Stomach Hurts”
36. “Someone Fell Off the Roof”
37. “Why, You Can Kiss My Rusty Ass!”
38. “Who’s in Charge Here?”
39. “My Legs Are Weak”
40. “I Have a Rash”
41. “I Can’t Talk”
42. Blood Pressure Check
43. Just a Migraine Headache
44. It’s Another Chest Pain
45. Swollen Lymph Nodes
46. “He’s Just Not Quite Right!”
47. “My Stomach Hurts”
48. “I’m Just Weak with Fever”
49. Shoulder Pain
50. Another Motor Vehicle Accident
51. Low Blood Sugar
52. Strep Throat
53. It’s Just Another Chest Pain
54. It’s Just Gastroenteritis
55. “My Blood Counts are Down”
56. “I Can’t Open My Mouth”
57. “I Have a Headache”
58. Right Lower Quadrant Pain
59. Chest Pain
60. “I Have a Headache”
61. “He’s Sick”
62. “They Won’t Admit Him”
63. Wrist Pain
64. Hip Pain
65. Car Accident
66. Sick—“I Have the Flu”
67. “Her Stomach Hurts”
68. “She Had a Seizure!”
69. “My Stomach and My Leg are Swollen”
70. “I Feel Weak”
71. “He Has Croup Again”
72. Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)
73. Abdominal Pain
74. “I Can’t Pee”
75. “I Have a Headache”
76. “Her Rash Is Getting Worse”
77. “I’ve Been Weak”
78. “I Think I Had a Stroke”
79. “I Think I Have a Staph Infection”
80. “I Passed Out”
81. Cough
82. “I Can’t Eat”
83. Weak and Dizzy
84. “My Arm Hurts”
85. Bitten by a Tick
86. “My Side Hurts”
87. Impetigo
88. “My Neck Hurts”
89. “My Doctor Says I Have a Kidney Stone”
90. “My Body Hurts”
91. Courage
92. “I Have a Headache”
93. “I Have Chest Pain”
94. “He Has a Nosebleed”
95. The Sign Out
96. “My Feet Hurt”
97. Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath
98. “I’ve Been Trying to Lose Weight”
99. “She’s Confused”
100. “I’ve Got Double Vision”
Conclusion
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