Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department

Author: Amal Mattu
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496380319
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Medical

In a conversational, easy-to-read style, Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, 2nd Edition, discusses 365 errors commonly made in the practice of emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls. Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review.

Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors

Author: Benjamin Lawner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451177749
Release Date: 2012-09-26
Genre: Medical

Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, will help you develop the deep understanding of common patient presentations necessary to prevent diagnostic and treatment errors and to improve outcomes. Providing effective emergency care in the field is among the most challenging tasks in medicine. You must be able to make clinically vital decisions quickly, and perform a wide range of procedures, often under volatile conditions. Written specifically for the prehospital emergency team, this essential volume in the Avoiding Common Errors Series combines evidence-based practice with well-earned experience and best practices opinion to help you avoid common errors of prehospital care. Look inside and discover... • Concise descriptions of each error are followed by insightful analysis of the “hows” and “whys” underlying the mistake, and clear descriptions of ways to avoid such errors in the future. • “Pearls” highlighted in the text offer quick vital tips on error avoidance based on years of clinical and field experience. • Focused content emphasizes "high impact" areas of prehospital medicine, including airway management, cardiac arrest, and respiratory and traumatic emergencies.

Emergency Medicine

Author: Amal Mattu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470755174
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Medical

Emergency Medicine is a brand new book focusing on the common pitfalls and mistakes that can occur when dealing with high-risk conditions during standard medical practice. Concise chapters focus on clinical relevance, addressing the mistakes, the consequences and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes. An essential book for all staff dealing with emergencies.

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Author: Betsy H. Allbee
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451153248
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.

Bouncebacks Emergency Department Cases

Author: Michael B. Weinstock
Publisher: A N A D E M Incorporated
ISBN: 1890018619
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Medical

Case-based for most effective learning and retention, Bouncebacks! helps emergency physicians sharpen their analytical skills to improve their diagnostic ability in preparing for emergency medicine board exams. The format is the actual documentation of 30 ED patients who were sent home and then ?bounced back? to receive a different diagnosis. Although patients in these cases were not entirely mismanaged, often important ?red flags? were missed or ignored. Bouncebacks! helps emergency medicine physician learn to organize their thoughts and analyze cases in a logical manner. The cases are structured to help the reader simulate the process of analysis used in actual practice. After reviewing the initial visit, Gregory L. Henry provides commentary on patient evaluation. The final visit(s) is presented, and each case ends with a referenced discussion of the initial complaint and eventual diagnosis by leaders in the field of Emergency Medicine.

Evidence Based Emergency Care

Author: Jesse M. Pines
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118482148
Release Date: 2012-11-20
Genre: Medical

This book for emergency physicians and fellows training in emergency medicine provides evidence-based information on what diagnostic tests to ask for and when and how to use particular decision rules. The new edition builds on the success of the current book by modifying the presentation of the evidence, increasing the coverage, and updating the current information throughout.

Practical Emergency Resuscitation and Critical Care

Author: Kaushal Shah
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107513518
Release Date: 2013-10-24
Genre: Medical

Acute resuscitation and care of unstable and critically ill patients can be a daunting experience for all trainees in the emergency department or the intensive care unit. The practical, easy-to-read and evidence-based information in Practical Emergency Resuscitation and Critical Care will help all physicians understand and begin management of these patients. This book offers the collaborative expertise of dozens of critical care physicians from different specialities, including but not limited to: emergency medicine, surgery, medicine and anaesthesia. Divided into sections by medical entities, it covers essential topics that are likely to be encountered in the emergency department where critical care often begins. The portable format and bullet point style content allows all practitioners instant access to the principle information that is necessary for the diagnosis and management of critical care patients.

Avoiding Common Anesthesia Errors

Author: Catherine Marcucci
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451178692
Release Date: 2012-02-16
Genre: Medical

This pocket book succinctly describes 215 common, serious errors made by attendings, residents, fellows, CRNAs, and practicing anesthesiologists in the practice of anesthesia and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario, a short review of the relevant physiology and/or pharmacology, and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate. The book also includes important chapters on human factors, legal issues, CPT coding, and how to select a practice.

Color Atlas of Emergency Department Procedures

Author: Catherine B. Custalow
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: UOM:39015058805709
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This brand-new book offers virtual hands-on experience to over 65 emergency procedures, allowing readers to rehearse them over again in their mind-then perform them on demand correctly. Inside, they'll find color drawings of each procedure that illuminate relevant anatomical structures and their relationship to each new step paired with full-color photographs that provide a realistic clinical view of the identical anatomy. Plus, each step is accompanied by concise text, allowing the illustrations and photographs to guide clinicians effortlessly through the procedure. Presents step-by-step, side-by-side full-color illustrated guidance. Uses a standard chapter organization for quick reference. Offers a brief description of each procedure. Features bulleted lists of clinical indications, oft-overlooked contraindications, and potential complications. Displays the essential equipment needed to perform the procedure. And more.

The Washington Manual of Emergency Medicine

Author: Mark D. Levine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496379269
Release Date: 2017-08-30
Genre: Medical

Each high-quality volume in the esteemed Washington Manual series brings together contributions from faculty and residents at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The Washington Manual of Emergency Medicine, the latest addition to the series, focuses on practical content on how physicians actually practice emergency care. Comprehensive and concise, it also acts as a handy quick-reference, delivering need-to-know information at your fingertips, even in point-of-care situations.

Emergency Medicine Evidence

Author: Emily L. Aaronson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469899879
Release Date: 2014-08-08
Genre: Medical

Ramp up your knowledge of the clinical trials and evidence that laid the groundwork for current emergency practice with Emergency Medicine Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies. Brief, easy-to-read, and accessible, this time-saving quick-reference allows you to quickly familiarize yourself with the 100 most practice-changing clinical trials in emergency medicine. Features Master key information through one-page synopses of the 100 most-practicing changes clinical trials in emergency medicine. Explore landmark clinical trials in all areas of emergency medicine, including abdominal, airway, allergy, cardiology, endocrine, infectious disease, neurology, operations, orthopedics, pain, PE/DVT, psychiatry, pulmonary, toxicology, trauma, and ultrasound. Access crucial information you need to enter the world of evidence-based emergency medicine. Key findings in practical tips and commentary to improve your study

Common Errors in Statistics and How to Avoid Them

Author: Phillip I. Good
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118360118
Release Date: 2012-06-07
Genre: Mathematics

Praise for Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them) "A very engaging and valuable book for all who use statistics in any setting." —CHOICE "Addresses popular mistakes often made in data collection and provides an indispensable guide to accurate statistical analysis and reporting. The authors' emphasis on careful practice, combined with a focus on the development of solutions, reveals the true value of statistics when applied correctly in any area of research." —MAA Reviews Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them), Fourth Edition provides a mathematically rigorous, yet readily accessible foundation in statistics for experienced readers as well as students learning to design and complete experiments, surveys, and clinical trials. Providing a consistent level of coherency throughout, the highly readable Fourth Edition focuses on debunking popular myths, analyzing common mistakes, and instructing readers on how to choose the appropriate statistical technique to address their specific task. The authors begin with an introduction to the main sources of error and provide techniques for avoiding them. Subsequent chapters outline key methods and practices for accurate analysis, reporting, and model building. The Fourth Edition features newly added topics, including: Baseline data Detecting fraud Linear regression versus linear behavior Case control studies Minimum reporting requirements Non-random samples The book concludes with a glossary that outlines key terms, and an extensive bibliography with several hundred citations directing readers to resources for further study. Presented in an easy-to-follow style, Common Errors in Statistics, Fourth Edition is an excellent book for students and professionals in industry, government, medicine, and the social sciences.

Cardiovascular Emergencies

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Publisher:
ISBN: 0988997304
Release Date: 2014-10-27
Genre:

Emergency medicine textbook on identifying and treating cardiac emergencies, includes interpretation of ECGs, use of ultrasound in diagnosis, identification of arrhythmias, shock, syncope, post-arrest syndrome and much more.

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care

Author: John E. Arbo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469884998
Release Date: 2014-08-25
Genre: Medical

Looking for a brief but authoritative resource to help you manage the types of complex cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological emergencies you encounter as a resident or attending emergency room physician? Look no further than Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Handbook. This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging – and changing – world of emergency critical care provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and summary tables of landmark literature. Features Prepare for effective critical care practice in the emergency room’s often chaotic and resource-limited environment with expert guidance from fellows and attending physicians in the fields of emergency medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, and neurocritical care. Master critical care fundamentals as experts guide you through the initial resuscitation and the continued management of critical care patients during their first 24 hours of intensive care. Confidently make sustained, data-driven decisions for the critically ill patient using expert information on everything from hemodynamic monitoring and critical care ultrasonography to sepsis and septic shock to the ED-ICU transfer of care.

Avoiding Common ICU Errors

Author: Lisa Marcucci
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451178814
Release Date: 2012-01-03
Genre: Medical

This pocket book succinctly describes 318 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurses, and nurse-anesthetists in the intensive care unit, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call. Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas of ICU practice except the pediatric intensive care unit.