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Authors: Salvetti, MassimoPresents cases involving the forms of both truly resistant and pseudo-resistant hypertensionDescribes clinical scenarios frequently encountered in clinical practice, rather than rare presentationsHelps in transferring general recommendations from guidelines to daily clinical practiceAids patient-specific selection of diagnostic approach and treatmentThis book is designed to assist physicians in the everyday management of hypertensive patients, with a particular focus on difficult-to-treat and resistant hypertension.
Written by more than 30 emergency physicians with first-hand experience handling medical care during disasters, this volume is the only single comprehensive reference on disaster medicine. It provides the information that every emergency department needs to prepare for and handle the challenges of natural and manmade disasters. The contributors present guidelines for assessing the affected population’s health care needs, establishing priorities, allocating resources, and treating individuals.
Procedural sedation is commonly utilized in the emergency department (ED) for patients undergoing painful procedures. It is a critical interprofessional skill set required to allow the delivery of painful procedures such as fracture reduction or electrical cardioversion. Essential Emergency Procedural Sedation and Pain Management is a unique interprofessional handbook designed for staff physicians, residents, nurses, professionals, and allied health workers. Although procedural sedation is commonly employed and recognized as a required skill set for emergency physicians, there are barriers to its effective implementation in the ED.
Revised to reflect the current cardiothoracic radiology curriculum for diagnostic radiology residency, this concise text provides the essential knowledge needed to interpret chest radiographs and CT scans. This edition includes nearly 800 new images obtained with state-of-the-art technology and a new chapter on cardiac imaging.A new patterns of lung disease section provides a one-stop guide to recognizing and understanding findings seen on thin-section CT. This edition also includes the new classification of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, current techniques for evaluating solitary pulmonary nodules, an algorithm for managing incidental nodules seen on chest CT, the new World Health Organization classification of lung tumors, and numerous new cases in the self-assessment chapter.
Disasters are difficult to manage for many reasons: the immediacy of the event, magnitude of the event, lack of evidence-based practices, and the limited usefulness of many developed protocols. Consequently, combining academic approaches with realistic and practical recommendations continues to be an underdeveloped aspect of disaster texts. The Oxford American Handbook of Disaster Medicine offers a functional blend of science with pragmatism. Approached from a real-world perspective, the handbook is a portable guide that provides sufficient scientific background to facilitate broader application and problem solving yet approach the topic in a prioritized fashion, supporting rapid understanding and utilization.
The first atlas of emergency diagnostic imaging that brings together every must-know radiographic method and technique
Includes nearly 1,500 clinical images!
Whether it’s a CT, MRI, ultrasound, or x-ray, this comprehensive, hands-on resource helps you read and understand any imaging study–and guides you step-by-stepthrough the process of making a proper diagnosis based on radiographic results. The Atlas of Emergency Radiology is filled with diagnostic images for the fullspectrum of acute conditions and emergencies.
Filled with 1,484 figures that demonstrate clinical findings
Concise text solidifies your grasp of clinical and imaging correlations and includes:
Unique, up-to-date chapter on pediatric problems reviews the full range of medical issues associated with children
This book presents a vast collection of radiologic images of cases seen in a very busy emergency room. It encompasses common and very unusual pathology and every imaging modality. The book is divided into four parts on pathology of the vascular system, chest, abdomen and pelvis and reproductive organs. Images obtained with the modalities that best depict the abnormality in question are presented, with marking of the salient pathology and explanation of the abnormal imaging features in concise captions.
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this pocket-sized go-anywhere Handbook of Fractures is the ideal on-the-spot reference for residents and practitioners seeking fast facts on fracture management and classification. Chapters organized by anatomic site provide key information on fractures in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications. The book’s easy-access format features numerous charts, tables, diagrams, illustrations, and bulleted lists.
This edition includes new and updated information on aspiration of the joints, fracture reduction, traumatic lacerations, and multiple trauma.
This work provides easy access to concise, authoritative answers on the comprehensive range of health issues sports clinicians confront. Perfect as a desk reference or quick review for certification exams, this manual gives readers quick solutions to diagnostic and treatment questions, an abundance of useful tables and charts, emergency-care procedures, plus incisive strategies for keeping athletes healthy.
The essential case companion to First Aid for the® USMLE Step 1400 high-yield casesFirst Aid™ Cases for the USMLE Step 1 features 400 well-illustrated cases to help you relate basic science concepts to clinical situations. Each case includes drawings or clinical images with Q&As that reinforce key concepts. Chapters are keyed to Tao Le’s First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 allowing you to simultaneously study cases and high-yield facts.Content that spans the entire exam:General Principles, Behavioral Science, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Chapter 4.
Real life cases for the emergency medicine clerkship and shelf-examYou need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the emergency medicine clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Emergency Medicine presents 50 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in emergency medicine. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you’ll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts.6
Written by clinicians engaged in the day-to-day practice of emergency medicine, this handy manual is derived from Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, 7e, the field’s most trusted text. Composed of brief chapters focusing on clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and emergency management and disposition, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual is designed to help you provide skillful and timely patient care.With its unmatched authority and easy-to-use organization, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual belongs in the pocket of every clinician working in an acute care setting.
When seconds count, turn to the resource that provides easy-to-find, easy-to-follow guidelines for the essential procedures you’re likely to use in today’s Emergency Department. Essential Emergency Procedures, 2nd Edition delivers the information you need using a consistent, bulleted, outline format, so you can find what you’re looking for quickly and easily. Abundantly illustrated in full color, it guides you step by step through nearly 100 adult and pediatric procedures.Consult seven all-new chapters for current information on procedures used in today’s ED: video laryngoscopy, delayed sequence intubation, NO DESAT, meconium aspirator for airway suctioning, E-FAST, retrograde urethrogram/cystogram, and soft tissue ultrasound.Q
Keep pace with the rapid changes in Emergency Ultrasound knowledge. This 2nd edition of the Practical Guide to Emergency Ultrasound addresses your need for a practical, comprehensive, how-to book on ultrasound techniques in the emergency department, including new and expanded applications. Organized in an easy-to-navigate problem-based and symptom-based approach, chapters cover many uses for ultrasound in the ED and proper ultrasound technique. Over 900 images, many in full color, illustrate key concepts and diagnoses, including the use of echocardiography in the ED and newer applications for imaging ocular, musculoskeletal injuries and the use of ultrasound in the management of undifferentiated hypotension and dyspnea.
Sepsis (or septic shock) is one of the leading post-surgical or post-traumatic complications in today’s hospitals. This pervasive condition is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units worldwide, as well as the leading cause of death in non-coronary patients.
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