ISBN-10:
072163902X
ISBN-13:
9780721639024
Pub. Date:
08/06/2004
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
On Call Principles and Protocols: On Call Series / Edition 4

On Call Principles and Protocols: On Call Series / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780721639024
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 08/06/2004
Series: On Call Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Director of Cardiac Care, Chief of Medicine, King Edward VIIth Memorial Hospital, Paget, Bermuda; Formerly Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Formerly Head, Department of Medicine, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Table of Contents

Section I

Introduction

• Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems

• Documentation of On-Call Problems

• Assessment and Management of Volume Status

• AIDS, HBV, HCV, and the House Officer


Section II

PATIENT-RELATED PROBLEMS: THE COMMON CALLS

• Abdominal Pain

• Chest Pain

• Combativeness - The Out-of-Control Patient

• Confusion / Decreased Level of Consciousness

• Decreased Urine Output

• Diarrhea

• Fall Out of Bed

• Fever

• Gastrointestinal Bleeding

• Headache

• Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders

• High Blood Pressure

• Hypnotics, Laxatives, Analgesics, and Antipyretics

• Hypotension and Shock

• Leg Pain

• Lines, Tubes, and Drains

• Polyuria, Frequency, and Incontinence

• Pronouncing Death

• Seizures

• Shortness of Breath

• Skin Rashes and Urticaria

• Syncope

• Transfusion Reactions


Section III

LABORATORY-RELATED PROBLEMS: THE COMMON CALLS

• Acid-Base Disorders

• Anemia

• Calcium Disorders

• Coagulation Disorders

• Glucose Disorders

• Potassium Disorders

• Sodium Disorders


APPENDICES


• Adult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms

• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Drugs and Electrical Therapy

• Blood Products

• Reading Electrocardiograms

• Miscellaneous

• SI Units Conversion Table

• The On-Call Formulary

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