Minor Emergencies

Author: Philip M. Buttaravoli
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 0323079091
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

2013 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Surgery! 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 critical guide online wherever you go! At www.expertconsult.com you can navigate the complete text, follow links to PubMed, browse images, and view 60 procedural videos, including: Removing foreign body from skin Upper facial injury-fracture examination Upper facial injury-fracture examination, and much more! 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. An essential quick reference with all the instructions you need to handle common, non-life-threatening emergencies with speed and expertise.

Minor Emergencies

Author: Philip M. Buttaravoli
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323040268
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

An essential quick reference for the office, the hospital, or anywhere, this book provides all the instructions you need to handle common, non-life-threatening emergencies with speed and expertise. Whether you're called on to remove a bean from a child's nose or treat accidental tear gas exposure, this quick reference is ready to provide fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. Find guidance at a glance with "What to Do" and "What NOT to Do" checklists. Get comprehensive coverage that remains concise for emergency point of care. Stay on top of the latest emergency strategies with new coverage of: croup, nasal vestibulitis, heat illness, chiggers, acute bronchitis and simple pediatric sedation. Download content from the book onto your PDA for rapid access anytime, anywhere!

Fracture Management for Primary Care Updated Edition E Book

Author: M. Patrice Eiff
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323548458
Release Date: 2017-05-22
Genre: Medical

Evaluate and treat common fractures and know when to refer uncommon ones to a specialist. This quick, practical resource by Drs. M. Patrice Eiff and Robert L. Hatch presents detailed descriptions and illustrations, and current best guidelines for imaging and treating fractures so you can make accurate identifications and manage patients with confidence. Accurately identify fractures using optimal imaging guidelines. Apply splints and casts successfully thanks to detailed descriptions and illustrations of technique. Effectively manage emergency situations using guidelines for emergent referral, greater detail regarding methods for closed reductions for fractures and dislocations, and more Tap into the latest best practices through more evidence-based coverage and updated references.

Travel Medicine

Author: Phyllis E. Kozarsky
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455745432
Release Date: 2012-11-11
Genre: Medical

Travel Medicine, 3rd Edition, by Dr. Jay S. Keystone, Dr. Phyllis E. Kozarsky, Dr. David O. Freedman, Dr. Hans D. Nothdruft, and Dr. Bradley A. Connor, prepares you and your patients for any travel-related illness they may encounter. Consult this one-stop resource for best practices on everything from immunizations and pre-travel advice to essential post-travel screening. From domestic cruises to far-flung destinations, this highly regarded guide offers a wealth of practical guidance on all aspects of travel medicine. 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. Benefit from the advice of international experts on the full range of travel-related illnesses, including cruise travel, bird flu, SARS, traveler’s diarrhea, malaria, environmental problems, and much more. Prepare for the travel medicine examination with convenient cross references for the ISTM "body of knowledge" to specific chapters and/or passages in the book. Effectively protect your patients before they travel with new information on immunizations and emerging and re-emerging disease strains, including traveler's thrombosis. Update your knowledge of remote destinations and the unique perils they present. Stay abreast of best practices for key patient populations, with new chapters on the migrant patient, humanitarian aid workers, medical tourism, and mass gatherings, as well as updated information on pediatric and adolescent patients.

Wounds and Lacerations

Author: Alexander Trott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323074186
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness

With Wounds and Lacerations: Emergency Care and Closure, you'll get clear, concise guidance on the latest techniques and strategies for treating lacerations, wounds, and burns. This medical reference book will help you optimize every aspect of patient care based on current literature and guidelines. Expedite review and reference with a bulleted "Key Practice Points" section at the beginning of each chapter. Quickly reference the latest recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis. Implement the latest approaches for the use of ultrasound in foreign-body detection and removal; use of absorbable sutures on the face and hand; approaching complicated infections such as MRSA; managing chronic wounds seen in elderly and diabetic patients; applying new suture techniques and materials for pediatric patients; and updated recommendations for tetanus and rabies prophylaxis. Get step-by-step visual guidance on all aspects of wound care through more than 300 detailed line drawings and photographs showing techniques for wound assessment, irrigation, closure, wound dressing, foreign body removal, administration of local anesthesia, and follow-up care. Quickly find all the relevant information necessary to treat patients with material that focuses only on injuries that are handled by emergency physicians. On the scene or at the hospital, search the complete contents online at expertconsult.com. Master the art of healing wounds and lacerations with clear, concise guidance on everything from the patient's arrival in the ED to discharge and follow-up care.

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound

Author: Myron A. Pozniak
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702055379
Release Date: 2013-10-24
Genre: Medical

Clinical Doppler Ultrasound offers an accessible, comprehensive introduction and overview of the major applications of Doppler ultrasound and their role in patient management. The new edition of this medical reference book discusses everything you need to know to take full advantage of this powerful modality, from anatomy, scanning, and technique, to normal and abnormal findings and their interpretation. It presents just the right amount of Doppler ultrasonography information in a compact, readable format! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Make the most informed Doppler imaging decisions possible by gaining a thorough understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of using Doppler ultrasound, as well as the basic principles behind its techniques and technologies. Acquire optimal images and avoid errors with the help of detailed protocols and high-quality, full-color illustrations throughout. Understand and apply the latest Doppler imaging techniques with a new chapter on interventional and intraoperative applications of Doppler ultrasound and a new chapter on dialysis grafts, plus coverage of the most recent information on the role of contrast agents and how best to administer them. View real-time videos of Doppler imaging, and search across the complete text online at Expert Consult.

Harwood Nuss Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine

Author: Allan B. Wolfson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781789431
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Genre: Medical

Organized for easy reference, this comprehensive, concise, and clinically focused text covers all aspects of emergency medicine. A new two-color design will help readers find critical elements of each chapter easily. A companion Web site includes the fully searchable text, more than 400 self-assessment questions with answers, and additional images and tables.

Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine

Author: James R. Roberts
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437727500
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Medical

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.

Rosen Barkin s 5 Minute Emergency Medicine Consult

Author: Jeffrey J. Schaider
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451160970
Release Date: 2012-02-17
Genre: Medical

This best-selling emergency department reference is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. The foremost authorities provide practical information on over 600 clinical problems in a fast-access two-page outline format that's perfect for on-the-spot consultation during care in the emergency department. Coverage of each disorder includes clinical presentation, pre-hospital, diagnosis, treatment, disposition, and ICD-9 coding. Icons enable practitioners to quickly spot the information they need. This edition provides up-to-date information on topics such as emerging infections, new protocols, and new treatments.

Minor Injuries

Author: Dennis Purcell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702048227
Release Date: 2010-09-17
Genre: Medical

Now with a free instructional video demonstrating basic examination techniques, this second edition of Minor Injuries makes it much easier to learn procedures for assessing minor injuries. It is unique in linking the underlying anatomy to the examination processes that are part of the education of a practitioner, covering the commonly presenting injuries that, and explains how to handle them. This text is essential for staff in accident and emergency units, minor injury units, walk-in centres and all areas where patients present with minor injuries. Free video: A 25-minute online video demonstrating 77 different examinations, makes them easy to understand, and covering: The Neck and Upper Limbs The Shoulder The Elbow The Forearm, Wrist and Hand The Back and Lower Limbs The Hip The Knee The Ankle and Foot. Active, resisted and passive movements are shown, testing the full range of movement. Practical manual, with supporting video Demonstrates basic examination techniques Illustrations link anatomy with the examination processes Clear explanation of underlying anatomical and physiological processes behind injury Explains how to manage common injuries Accesible to the non-specialist. Video demonstrates basic examination processes, making them easier to learn Illustrations combine anatomy and examination to show how parts work and how to examine them – now with added colour New photographs throughout, linking to the video demonstration Video showing examination of every hand muscle helps master this particularly complex area More detail on the core clinical areas of sports injuries in children, musculoskeletal presentations, and head, neck and back injuries.

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.

Urgent Care Medicine Secrets

Author: Robert Olympia
Publisher:
ISBN: 0323462154
Release Date: 2017-07-26
Genre:

For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series� has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Urgent Care Secrets, a new volume in this bestselling series, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets� format gives you the most return for your time - concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Provides an evidence-based approach to medical and traumatic complaints presenting to urgent care centers, focusing on presenting signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, office management, and when to refer for higher level of care. Covers the full range of essential topics for understanding today's practice of urgent care - essential information for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Clear illustrations, figures, and flow diagrams expedite reference and review. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

The Ophthalmic Assistant

Author: Harold A. Stein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455733460
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Medical

Excel in your clinical responsibilities with The Ophthalmic Assistant. Whether you work in an ophthalmology, optometry, or opticianry setting, this best-selling reference delivers expert practical, up-to-date guidance on ocular diseases, surgical procedures, medications, and equipment as well as paramedical procedures and office management - providing all the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable asset to your team. A real "how-to" textbook. Consult this full-color visual guide for identification of ophthalmic disorders, explanations of difficult concepts, and depictions of the newest equipment used in ophthalmology and optometry – with over 1,000 illustrations. Refer to the practical appendices for quick-reference information on hospital/practice forms for more efficient patient record keeping, conversion tables, numerous language translations, ocular emergencies, pharmaceuticals, and more. Update your practical knowledge of ophthalmic tests and procedures. Confidently prepare for certification or recertification exams with comprehensive and practical information on the exam process for ophthalmic and optometric assistants. Optimize your results with OCT imaging and other innovative technologies used in today’s ophthalmic offices, clinics, and hospitals. Stay up to date with new drugs being used to treat a diverse range of eye diseases and disorders. Learn how to assist the newest refractive cataract surgery procedures. Update your knowledge of CPR procedures.