CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition

Author: C. Keith Stone,Roger Humphries

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071701079

Category: Medical

Page: 1020

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An easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and managemenet of the full range of clinical conditions seen in emergency medicine This updated edition in the trusted CURRENT series is valuable to anyone practicing in an emergency department or acute-care setting. It emphasizes immediate management of life threatening problems, then covers the evaluation and treatment of specific disorders. Authoritative, easy-access coverage for Emergency Department clinicians who needs answers NOW Priority-based and problem-oriented organization encompasses all aspects of emergency medicine, including common emergencies, trauma, neonatal and pediatric emergencies Extensive at-a-glance algorithms facilitate quick management and diagnosis Comprehensive tables of drugs commonly used in the ED NEW chapters on beside ultrasound, procedural sedation, and pandemic flu MORE radiologic images throughout ALL chapters updated with the latest developments
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CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Emergency Medicine, Eighth Edition

Author: Roger L. Humphries,C. Keith Stone

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9780071840613

Category: Medical

Page: 1072

View: 8342

An instant-access guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the conditions most likely to present in the emergency department Essential for anyone practicing in an emergency department or acute care setting, this new edition of CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Emergency Medicine strikes the perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity. It delivers exactly the amount of information needed for quick diagnosis, effective treatment, and improved outcomes – no more, no less. Every chapter of this edition has been updated to reflect the latest breakthroughs and developments, and the book is filled with high-quality illustrations designed to clarify difficult concepts. FEATURES: • Strikes the perfect balance between brevity and clinical necessity, delivering exactly the amount of information needed for quick diagnosis, effective treatment, and improved outcomes • Emphasizes the immediate management of life-threatening problems, then covers the evaluation and treatment of specific disorders • Priority-based and problem-oriented organization encompasses all aspects of emergency medicine, including common emergencies, trauma, and neonatal and pediatric emergencies • Extensive at-a-glance algorithms facilitate rapid decision making • Comprehensive tables of drugs commonly used in the ED
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Clinical Emergency Medicine

Author: Scott Sherman,Joseph Weber,Michael Schindlbeck,Rahul Patwari

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071794611

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Ninety-eight of the chief complaints and disorders you're most likely to encounter in the ED! A clear, concise guide for clinicians new to the Emergency Department A Doody's Core Title for 2015! Written by authors who are practicing emergency physicians and emergency medicine educators, Clinical Emergency Medicine distills the entire content of the emergency medicine curriculum into less than one hundred succinct, clinically relevant chapters. This unique book is intended to guide you through what you must know and be able to do during an actual shift and give you a better understanding of the issues and problems you will face while working in the Emergency Department. Featuring a consistent, find-it-now design, Clinical Emergency Medicine delivers concise, must-know information on ninety-eight chief complaints and disorders, ranging from asthma and chest pain to fever and poisoning. Each chapter begins with Key Points, followed by an Introduction, Clinical Presentation (History and Physical Examination), Diagnostic Studies, Medical Decision Making, Treatment and Disposition, and Suggested Reading. Whenever possible, the authors provide practical advice on drug dosing, the medical decision-making thought process, treatment plans, and dispositions that will be of value in a clinical environment. Numerous diagnostic algorithms simplify the problem and point you towards a solution. Valuable to medical students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and junior level residents, Clinical Emergency Medicine teaches you things that may not have been covered in medical or physician assistant school, but have an important bearing on patient outcomes.
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Emergency Medicine

Diagnosis and Management, 7th Edition

Author: Anthony FT Brown,Mike Cadogan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498786766

Category: Medical

Page: 535

View: 4820

Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management incorporates the latest ideas and evidence base underpinning best practice emergency medicine care. This book covers a wide variety of emergencies, including general medical, critical care, infectious disease, foreign travel, acid-base and electrolytes to surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric, obstretrics and gynaecology, ophthalmic, ENT and psychiatric, as well as toxicology, practical procedures and administrative and legal issues. Presented in an easy-to-read format, the book includes succinct bullet point text, synoptic tables, charts and diagrams to find key information quickly, in a new edition aimed as much for use at the bedside as it is for studying. Every emergency topic is approached in the same standardized format covering first the Diagnosis and then Management. Diagnosis includes essential knowledge to elicit in the history including background and epidemiology, characteristic features on examination including vital signs and organ-specific findings, and investigations such as bedside testing, laboratory testing, and radiology. Management then covers general supportive measures, specific treatment, and the disposal decision including whether time-critical, to which specialty and conversely who may safely go home. The text is supported by a wealth of additional online material at www.lifeinthefastlane.com including high-resolution clinical images, videos, case-based questions, examination material and links to online references. This edition is completely revised and contains up-to-date evidence on every topic, including the latest 2015 CPR guidelines, sepsis guidelines, major trauma management, HIV care and many other newly released treatment protocols.
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Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice, 2-Volume Set,Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print,7

Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice, 2-Volume Set

Author: Robert S. Hockberger,Ron M. Walls

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323054722

Category: Emergency medicine

Page: 2604

View: 5080

This reference places the latest information at users' fingertips, and a more streamlined format makes it easy to find the exact information quickly and conveniently. Includes access to a companion Web site for additional resources.
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Kirk & Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment - E-Book

Author: Richard B. Ford,Elisa Mazzaferro

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437707998

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 4150

Provide expert care for cats and dogs! Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment, 9th Edition covers not only the management of emergency conditions, but also strategies for dealing with hundreds of routine diagnostic and treatment challenges in small animals. Its user-friendly format provides instant access to vital information -- making it an ideal resource in emergency situations -- and it is conveniently organized by both body systems and presenting signs to help you easily reach a diagnosis and determine a treatment plan for all clinical situations. Written by veterinary experts Richard Ford and Elisa Mazzaferro, Kirk and Bistner's Handbook of Veterinary Procedures and Emergency Treatment provides current guidelines for small animal emergency care and the diagnostic procedures most commonly performed in a busy, team-oriented practice. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations are provided for all major emergency and non-emergency clinical procedures. A logical, easy-to-use format lists all emergency conditions in alphabetical order, and includes quick reference boxes calling out key information such as clinical tips and cautions. Clear, concise guidelines help you evaluate clinical signs and laboratory test data. Clinical algorithms make it easier to identify and treat abnormalities. Guidelines for assessment and treatment include practical advice and solutions, how to examine the small animal patient using a body systems and problem list approach, and a review of basic diagnostic procedures used in daily practice. Coverage of toxicological emergencies describes how to manage exposures and poisonings. A quick reference guide to the management of the emergency patient is conveniently located on the inside cover. A comprehensive drug formulary makes lookup easy, and includes proprietary names, actions/use of each drug, formulations, recommended dosages, and special precautions, with emergency medications highlighted for fast reference This all-in-one reference includes practical coverage of emergency procedures, physical assessment in sickness and health, routine and advanced testing procedures, diagnostic tests sampling, preparation, procedures, and interpretation. Quick Reference boxes include potential causes of each clinical abnormality and associated signs, step-by-step diagnostic plans, and clinical algorithms. The latest vaccination guidelines include protocols for dogs and cats at low, medium, and high risk of exposure to infectious diseases. Updated coverage keeps you current with the latest on pain assessment, prevention, and treatment.
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Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 8th edition

Author: Judith E. Tintinalli,J. Stephan Stapczynski,O. John Ma,David M. Cline,Garth D. Meckler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071809139

Category: Medical

Page: 2016

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The most widely used and highly regarded textbook and reference of emergency medicine -- Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians The 8th edition of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine provides the depth and breadth of coverage that reflects the complexity and expertise needed to practice emergency medicine successfully in today’s fast–paced environments. It is an important contemporary clinical emergency care resource for physicians, NPs, and PAs who practice emergency medicine and for emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine fellows. It remains the preferred study guide for in-training and board examinations and recertification. NEW to this edition: • Full-color design with more tables than ever to succinctly present key information • Extensive updates to all sections, incorporating the latest guidelines, evidence-based protocols, and relevant research • Expanded pediatric section, with complete clinical information for general and pediatric emergency physicians • Expanded coverage of common emergency department procedures, with improved illustrations • Online access to more than 30 videos, covering a wide range of procedural and diagnostic topics and focusing on the latest ultrasound-guided techniques From the reviews of the seventh edition: "Collectively, they have once again produced an excellent text that manages to cover the broad scope of emergency medicine while remaining an easily readable and practical resource....Last, for the inevitable comparison of this current edition of Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine with other available emergency medicine textbooks available: in my opinion, Tintinalli’s still comes out on top. It is more concise and easier to read than some, yet it covers the breadth of emergency medicine practice more comprehensively than others....Just as previous editions did, the seventh presents all of the most pertinent and up-to-date information in a well-organized format that is comprehensive yet easy to read. That and many of the attractive new features in this current edition will ensure its place on my bookshelf for years to come."—JAMA
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Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine

Author: James R. Roberts,Jerris R. Hedges

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727506

Category: Medical

Page: 1416

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Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, by James R. Roberts, MD & Jerris R. Hedges, MD, MS, is far and away the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in emergency medicine. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, this 5th edition enables you to make optimal use of today's best options. And a new full-color format makes the book easier to consult than ever before. You'll see exactly how and when to perform every type of emergency procedure, so you can choose and implement the best possible approach for every patient! Provides over 1,700 detailed illustrations, 1,350 in full color, allowing you to visualize procedures clearly so you can perform them correctly. Explains not only how to perform each rocedure but also why, when, and what other procedures you should consider. Covers the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques, including new devices for cricothyrotomy, monitoring CPR effectiveness, intraosseous infusion, autotransfusion and transfusion therapy, and wound closure. Incorporates coverage of ultrasound-guided procedures throughout the book to assist you in the use of these increasingly pervasive new techniques. Presents a new chapter on Chemical and Physical Restraints to facilitate management of violent or aggressive patients. Features a brand new full-color design together with all-new algorithms, illustrations, and tables for expedited reference and streamlined clinical decision making. Reflects the most recent clinical evidence and guidelines for dependable decision-making guidance. Offers updated coverage of tracheal intubation and infectious exposure management, so you can make spilt-second decisions on these difficult procedures.
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Emergency Medicine Manual

Author: O. John Ma,David M. Cline,Judith E. Tintinalli,Gabor D. Kelen,J. Stephan Stapczynski

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071736026

Category: Medical

Page: 860

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The best-selling pocket reference in emergency medicine! A Doody's Core Title for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This book is outstanding. It is packed with information and amazingly comprehensive for its size. It uses a "just the facts" approach. If one is looking for a condensed version of an emergency medicine textbook, this is the book. It is the best in its class. This latest edition includes helpful color plates of dermatologic conditions and contemporary information on bioterrorism, SARS, West Nile virus and toxicology."--Doody's Review Service Condenses the essential clinical content from the premier text Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. Includes color photos of dermatologic and ophthalmic conditions, pharmacologic considerations throughout, and tables of critical differential diagnoses.
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Current Critical Care Diagnosis & Treatment

Author: Frederic S. Bongard,Darryl Y. Sue

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071212069

Category: Critical care medicine

Page: 945

View: 9346

This work covers the fundamentals of critical care, topics related to medical critical care, and the essentials of surgical intensive care. Early chapters cover physiology and pathophysiology of critical illness, and later chapters cover pathophysiology using an organ or disease specific approach. This second edition includes an update on new treatment strategies for acute respiratory distress syndrome, and recommendations on critical care supportive measures, including nutrition, prevention of bleeding, and prevention of deep venous thrombosis.
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Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Manual 7/E

Author: Judith E. Tintinalli,David Cline,O. John Ma,Rita Cydulka,Stephen Thomas,Dan Handel,Garth Meckler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071781846

Category: Medical

Page: 969

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Rev. ed. of: Emergency medicine: a comprehensive study guide / editor-in-chief, Judith E. Tintinalli; co-editors, Gabor D. Kelen, J. Stephan Stapczynski; American College of Emergency Physicians. 6th ed. c2004.
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Emergency Medicine

Diagnosis and Management, 7th Edition

Author: Anthony FT Brown,Mike Cadogan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498714285

Category: Medical

Page: 535

View: 5309

Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management incorporates the latest ideas and evidence base underpinning best practice emergency medicine care. This book covers a wide variety of emergencies, including general medical, critical care, infectious disease, foreign travel, acid-base and electrolytes to surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric, obstretrics and gynaecology, ophthalmic, ENT and psychiatric, as well as toxicology, practical procedures and administrative and legal issues. Presented in an easy-to-read format, the book includes succinct bullet point text, synoptic tables, charts and diagrams to find key information quickly, in a new edition aimed as much for use at the bedside as it is for studying. Every emergency topic is approached in the same standardized format covering first the Diagnosis and then Management. Diagnosis includes essential knowledge to elicit in the history including background and epidemiology, characteristic features on examination including vital signs and organ-specific findings, and investigations such as bedside testing, laboratory testing, and radiology. Management then covers general supportive measures, specific treatment, and the disposal decision including whether time-critical, to which specialty and conversely who may safely go home. The text is supported by a wealth of additional online material at www.lifeinthefastlane.com including high-resolution clinical images, videos, case-based questions, examination material and links to online references. This edition is completely revised and contains up-to-date evidence on every topic, including the latest 2015 CPR guidelines, sepsis guidelines, major trauma management, HIV care and many other newly released treatment protocols.
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Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

Author: Peter Cameron,George Jelinek,Anne-Maree Kelly,Anthony F. T. Brown,Mark Little

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054380

Category: Medical

Page: 1036

View: 4436

Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines. For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material. Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials
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Clinical Emergency Medicine Casebook

Author: Joel T. Levis,Gus M. Garmel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139477956

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Emergency Medicine is not divided into specific areas of practice. Emergency room visitors come in all shapes and sizes, at any time of day or night, with a wide range of maladies. Emergency physicians need to become experts in diverse areas of medicine and to be able to make quick and informed decisions about patient care. A cornerstone of emergency medicine training is the constant drilling and re-drilling of simulated cases and clinical scenarios. This book offers a unique yet underutilized strategy for learning: a case-based approach from real patients and actual events. Each case provides the opportunity for learning essential clinical concepts. Focused exclusively on the needs of in-training emergency physicians and nurses, the book covers more than 100 common and unusual cases in emergency medicine. The procedures have been class-tested by the Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
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Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

Author: Linda D. Urden,Kathleen M. Stacy,Mary E. Lough

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323320864

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries. Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available. UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan. Nursing Management Plans provide a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications. Concept maps help students understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock. Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders. Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU. Priority Medication boxes offer a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care. NEW! QSEN Evidence-Based Practice boxes use the PICOT framework to cover a timely topic and the research that underlies current patient care. NEW! TEACH for Nurses manual includes unique case studies, outlines, instructor resources, student resources, answer keys, and more. NEW! PowerPoint slides with unfolding case studies have been updated to include interactive questions and sample handoff information in the ISBARR format for appropriate chapters. NEW! Cultural Competency boxes provide information on basic cultural topics, including what cues to watch for and how to better provide culturally competent care. NEW! QSEN Teamwork and Collaboration boxes offer concise guidelines for effective handoffs, assessments, and communications between nurses and other hospital staff. NEW! QSEN Patient Safety Alert boxes highlight important guidelines and tips to ensure patient safety. NEW! QSEN Internet Resources boxes identify key organizations and websites for both general critical care practice and for each specific body system. NEW! Key points at the end of each chapter offer a quick study tool for students. NEW! More-detailed objectives now include every disorder covered in the chapter. NEW! Digital glossary on the Evolve companion site help to increase students’ critical care nursing vocabulary.
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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019

Author: Michael W. Rabow,Stephen J. McPhee,Maxine A. Papadakis

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9781260117431

Category: Medical

Page: 1952

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Know what the experts know and incorporate it into your daily practice with the #1 annual guide to internal medicine INCLUDES 7 ONLINE-ONLY CHAPTERS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST!Visit: www.AccessMedicine.com/CMDT Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, CMDT offers the most current insight into epidemiology, symptoms, signs, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you’ll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments. Features and content critical to clinical practice: •Strong emphasis on the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine•Full review of all internal medicine and primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, geriatrics, and palliative care •Update of newly emerging infections and their treatments•Specific disease prevention information•Hundreds of medication tables, with indexed trade names and updated prices – plus helpful diagnostic and treatment algorithms•Recent references with PMID numbers•Full-color photographs and illustrations (many new to this edition) HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS:•Revised section on pain management at the end of life•Updated ACC/AHA guidelines for treatment of valvular disease•New ACC/AHA and Hypertension Canada blood pressure guidelines•New FDA approved medications for treatment of breast cancer•New colon cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force•Acclaimed annual update of HIV/AIDS•New classification of epilepsy•Revised recommendations for treating hepatitis C virus-associated kidney disease•Revised chapter on psychiatric disordersNew FDA approved medication for gastric adenocarcinoma •Updated information about treating spinal muscular atrophy
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Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts, Third Edition

Author: David M. Cline,O. John Ma

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071766790

Category: Medical

Page: 720

View: 9157

Put the authority of Tintinalli’s into your emergency medicine review! A Doody's Core Title for 2015! Published in partnership with The American College of Emergency Physicians Derived from Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Seventh Edition, this streamlined text is the perfect review for any emergency medicine exam -- or for use as a clinical refresher. Its concise, bulleted design condenses and simplifies must-know concepts and helps you make the most of your study time. This authoritative study guide includes radiographs, color images, line drawings, and ECGs, all designed to enhance your understanding of the material and help you meet the challenges of visual diagnosis in practice and exam situations. Features Updated to reflect the latest advances in diagnostic imaging NEW CHAPTERS on Hematologic-Oncologic Emergencies, Renal Emergencies in Children, Low Probability Coronary Syndromes, Urinary Retention, Food and Water-Borne Diseases, and World Travelers Increased coverage of toxicology and trauma More than 300 tables encapsulate important information More than 100 radiographs/color images and 90 line drawings/ECGs aid recognition of challenging and life-threatening disorders Provides a brief yet comprehensive review of the practice of emergency medicine for clinicians who wish to update their knowledge of the specialty
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Patterson's Allergic Diseases

Author: Leslie Grammer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496360303

Category: Medical

Page: 960

View: 8511

Since 1972, Patterson’s Allergic Diseases has been the go-to reference for healthcare practitioners looking for a comprehensive and practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders. This eighth edition focuses on patient evaluation and management, and covers immunologic mechanisms, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and diagnostic techniques. Many contributors hail from outside the field of allergy-immunology, providing an invaluable non-specialist perspective on essential clinical practices.
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