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Minor Emergencies E-Book

Minor Emergencies E-Book

  • Author: Philip Buttaravoli,Stephen M. Leffler
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323081800
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 848
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Minor Emergencies gives you the practical how-tos you need to handle a wide range of non-life-threatening medical crises with speed and expertise. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, dosages, and techniques, this compact and portable medical reference book delivers fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. With Minor Emergencies on hand, you'll always be prepared! Find guidance at a glance with "What to Do" and "What NOT to Do" checklists. Effectively respond to medical crises at the point of care with Minor Emergencies! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Stay on top of the latest procedures and treatment guidelines with updated coverage of 184 topics, including Swimmer’s Ear, Dental Pain, Broken Rib, Locked Knee, Puncture Wounds, and Sunburn. Get procedural sedation recommendations from Dr. Alfred Sacchetti, MD, FACEP.

Minor Emergencies

Minor Emergencies

Splinters to Fractures

  • Author: Philip M. Buttaravoli,Thomas O. Stair
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 526
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For the emergencies that are too minor to call an ambulance, too urgent to wait for an appointment, this highly practical text covers the emergency treatments and procedures you need to know. MINOR EMERGENCIES: SPLINTERS TO FRACTURES covers the handling of dozens of minor emergencies from bee stings to puncture wounds to fractures of the collarbone. This practical, step-by-step guide is an essential reference for any office, clinic, urgent care center, first aid station, or emergency department. * Provides step-by-step instructions for treating the presenting emergency, easily understood by all medical personnel. * Provides lists of cautionary items to avoid, which could inadvertently worsen the situation and potentially harm the patient. * Includes consistent use of format, icons, and boxes throughout for fast access to material. * Contains well illustrated, simple line drawings which clearly depict procedures at a glance.

Musculoskeletal Emergencies E-Book

Musculoskeletal Emergencies E-Book

  • Author: Bruce D. Browner,Robert P. Fuller
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455737348
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 544
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Equip yourself with all the guidance you need to diagnose, stabilize and provide the initial management of MSK emergencies as effectively as possible. Optimize patient’s disposition ranging from emergency department discharge to the operating room. A leading orthopaedic trauma surgeon and a respected emergency physician bridge the gap between these specialties to help you give these patients the best chances of favorable outcomes. Address emergency orthopaedics - both acute trauma and urgent general orthopaedic issues - at the point of care with the multidisciplinary guidance from experts in both trauma surgery and emergency medicine. Easily navigate the information you need to make critical decisions related to diagnosis; options for initial therapeutic intervention; disposition planning; and follow up through a consistent, templated format designed for rapid reference. Manage the full spectrum of traumatic musculoskeletal challenges, including infections, soft tissue injuries, and compartment syndrome, that you might encounter in a hospital emergency department, urgent care facility, or primary care setting. Make the best decisions for every patient with unique coverage of both adult and pediatric injuries. Access Musculoskeletal Emergencies online at www.expertconsult.com, search the complete contents, and download all the images.

Sports Emergencies E-Book

Sports Emergencies E-Book

Management Scenarios

  • Author: John M. O'Byrne,Brian Devitt
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455725293
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 256
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The big concern for all Physicians, even in lower profile sporting events, is that they will encounter sport emergencies. The two primary concerns is that there will be mis-management of a life-threatening situation and a limb-threatening situation. In order to allay these anxieties and fears, people attend courses from time to time. However, there is no easily accessible manual or guide that can be scanned before the game, or even during the emergency.What is special about this book is that it is a manual with clear instructions on what to do in a given sports emergency. There are clear instructions on what to do, and, just as importantly, what not to do. Each chapter has a diagrammatic or photographic series of steps that must be taken, accompanied by clear instructions. Pocket format, flexi cover Step by step instructions Accompanying photographs and diagrams

Equine Emergencies E-Book

Equine Emergencies E-Book

Treatment and Procedures

  • Author: James A. Orsini,Thomas J. Divers
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437710964
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 864
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Respond quickly and confidently to emergency situations with the only text dedicated entirely to equine emergency treatment. The latest edition of this reliable manual is vastly expanded to encompass a wide range of new and evolving topics in horse care, with thorough, step-by-step procedures for the most effective emergency treatment. Portable for use in the clinic or in the field and presented for the first time in full color, it's your one-source guide for complete equine emergency support. Unique focus provides your only single-source guide devoted to equine emergency management. Bulleted format makes information easily retrievable, presenting detailed procedures in concise, step-by-step outlines. 12 new chapters help you ensure biosecurity and treat a variety of increasingly common emergency conditions, including diarrheal, infectious, and zoonotic diseases. Revised Organ Systems section presents content in a more user-friendly, timesaving format. What to Do and What Not to Do headings identify proper care techniques and alert you to steps you should avoid. Updated drug dosage table improves treatment with accurate dosage information for many recently approved drugs. Full-color design distinguishes specific features within the text for quick reference in critical situations.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Acute Medical Emergencies E-Book

  • Author: Richard N. Harrison,Lynda Daly
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 070204900X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 452
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Are you working in an acute or emergency unit? This is an indispensable pocket guide to caring for patients with acute medical conditions. This book will help you to: Care for patients within the critical first 24 hours of admission Manage patients using the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach Understand the most-common emergency medical conditions and their underlying disease mechanisms Handle the patient’s assessment, understand the observations and manage their disease Easily obtain practical advice in a clear style Explains ‘what to tell the patient and relatives’ in jargon-free language Access information on SARS, avian influenza and bio-terrorism Improved sections on Acute Coronary Syndromes, non-invasive ventilation, acute stroke care, acute kidney injury and emergency oxygen treatment.

Minor Injuries E-Book

Minor Injuries E-Book

A Clinical Guide

  • Author: Dennis Purcell
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702066729
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 320
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The latest edition of this popular textbook continues to offer accessible, practical and clinically relevant information on the management of minor injuries. Reflecting the author’s long experience as a practitioner and teacher, the volume covers anatomy, examination and specific injuries in the depth that the specialty requires. Injuries to all parts of the body are included. Richly illustrated throughout - with many original images based on the author’s own designs - the volume is also accompanied by online videos where the author demonstrates the limb examinations which are described in the text. The new edition has expanded to survey the law and the basic principles for X-ray requesting and interpretation in minor injury areas. The volume also offers more detailed guidance on the specific X-rays which are required for each of the limb joints. This material is intended to satisfy the legal training requirements for new practitioners to request X-rays as non-medical referrers. Fully updated to include the latest guidelines and current practice on minor injuries of every kind, the third edition now offers a more comprehensive structure for the specialty of minor injuries, based on injuries to the limb and to the midline. Within the different topics under these broad headings, advice is given on the care of children, adults and the elderly. Minor Injuries: A Clinical Guide, third edition, will be indispensable to every trainee, from nursing and from other professions, and to those who are already qualified and who wish to expand or update their practice. The volume also aims to equip practitioners to work in stand-alone units, seeing every patient who presents, and as such is ideal for those undertaking Advanced Practice training. The book also offers teachers of minor injuries a rationale for their sessions and a framework for designing their courses. Describes working methods which are robust, flexible and swift Explains the classification of musculoskeletal injuries and use of current investigative techniques Explains normal limb movement to contextualize abnormal presentation More than 150 illustrations help clarify sometimes complex anatomical and clinical information Explains the importance of accurate record keeping, including reference to current law Discusses the management of trauma in children and adolescents with special reference to consent and confidentiality, non-accidental injury, communication, analgesia, and sports injuries Chapter on wound care, including burns, describes wound assessment, exploration, infection, treatment and complications Explains the management of minor head injuries, including clinical examination, the use of imaging techniques, cranial nerve assessment, and discharge advice Chapter on facial trauma includes damage to the eye, ENT problems such as foreign bodies, and tooth avulsion Accompanying website contains 77 videos showing the techniques described in the book and a fully downloadable image bank to aid personal study Contains new information on X-ray interpretation Re-organized to reflect the difference in approach between midline injuries and limb injuries Explains the differences in the management of children and adults Differentiates between the different categories of older people - the active and fit retiree and the frail older person

Neurologic Emergencies, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics - E-Book

Neurologic Emergencies, An Issue of Neurologic Clinics - E-Book

  • Author: Alireza Minagar,Alejandro A Rabinstein
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455742953
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 419
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Many neurologic disorders can appear in quick and severe forms that require immediate medical attention. This issue of Neurologic Clinics features 14 articles on conditions that commonly present acutely, such as epilepsy, headache, visual loss, nervous system infections, ischemic stroke, head and spinal cord injury, and intracranial hemorrhage.

High Risk Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics - E-Book

High Risk Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics - E-Book

  • Author: Jeffrey Tabas,Teri Reynolds
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455700258
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 275
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Guest editors Jeffery Tabas, MD and Teri Reynolds, MD have put together a top-notch panel of physicians on the topic of High Risk Emergency Medicine. Articles include: Pitfalls in the Low Risk Chest Pain Patient; Pitfalls in Patients with Shortness of Breath; High Risk Airway Management; Ultrasound in the Critically Ill Patient; Pitfalls in the Patient with Shock; and Pitfalls in the Evaluation/Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient.

Thoracic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics - E-Book

Thoracic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics - E-Book

  • Author: Joel Turner
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455743992
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 960
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Topics include: Thoracic Dissection, Thoracic Trauma, Asthma, COPD, P.E., Influenza, Pneumonia, Pleural Based Disease, and Mechanical Ventilation.