Updates in Emergency Medicine

Updates in Emergency Medicine

by John Cahill (Editor)


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Updates in Emergency Medicine is the ultimate portable reference for the busy emergency physician or internist. It introduces principles and practices of emergency medicine, and addresses academic controversies within the discipline. This concise, organized pocket guide is packed with the essential important clinical information, offering among its many key features:

- Updates in Bioterrorism;
- High Risk Aspects of Emergency Medicine;
- Advanced Trauma Support;
- Regional Anesthesia;
- Advanced Cardiac Support;
- Psychiatric Emergencies;
- Detailed Pediatric Section.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306477133
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Pages: 135
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 10.34(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Dr. John Cahill, MD, a specialist in tropical medicine and international health, currently works as an assistant professor in community health at Brown Medical School in Providence, RI, and as a lecturer at the Royal College of Surgeons, Department of International Health and Tropical Medicine, Ireland. He is an attending physician in the Rhode Island Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine in Providence and at The Miriam Hospital's Department of Infectious Diseases, also in Providence. A consultant to the United Nations, Dr. Cahill volunteers to provide medical expertise in remote regions of Africa and has served as physician and advisor to medical institutions in Ireland, Iceland, Kenya, Thailand, India, Costa Rica and Argentina. Dr. Cahill is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA.

Table of Contents

The Evaluation of Cardiac Chest Pain and Equivalent Syndromes in the Emergency Department; R.H. Woolard. The New 2000 ACLS Guidelines; W.N. Simmons, D. Brodkin. ATLS Update: Case Studies in Trauma; D. Girard. Pediatric Trauma; S.J. Cohen. Newborn Resuscitation; S.J. Cohen. Epiglottitis; S.J. Cohen. Respiratory Disease in the Child: Evaluation and Management; S.J. Cohen. Meningitis; S.J. Cohen, J. Pyskaty. Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria in Children; S.J. Cohen. Ethical Issues in Pedriatric Resuscitation; D.M. fearon. High Risk Acute Care; L. Proano. Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies; R. Partridge. Bioterrorism; R. Partridge. Food poisoning; J.D. Cahill, S. Durgin. Evaluation of the Febrile Traveler; J.D. Cahill. Approach to the Poisoned Patient; J.D. Cahill. Psychiatric Emergencies; W. Simmons. International Emergency Medicine; J.D. Cahill. Conclusion. Index.

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