Minor Emergencies

Author: Philip Buttaravoli
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323083463
Release Date: 2007-09-14
Genre: Medical

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.

Fracture Management for Primary Care E Book

Author: M. Patrice Eiff
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455725021
Release Date: 2011-07-06
Genre: Medical

Fracture Management for Primary Care provides the guidance you need to evaluate and treat common fractures, as well as identify uncommon fractures that should be referred to a specialist. Drs. M. Patrice Eiff and Robert Hatch emphasize the current best guidelines for imaging and treating fractures so that you can make accurate identifications and select appropriate treatment. Detailed descriptions and illustrations combined with evidence-based coverage give you the confidence you need to make the right decisions. Online access to procedural videos and patient handouts at expertconsult.com make this quick, practical resource even more convenient for primary care clinicians who manage fractures. Access the information you need, the way you need it with a template format for presenting each type of fracture. Diagnose fractures accurately with the many high-quality images. Clearly see the anatomic relationships of bones and joints through schematic illustrations. Reference key information quickly and easily thanks to one-page management tables that summarize pertinent aspects of diagnosis and treatment. Treat displaced fractures using detailed, step-by-step descriptions of the most common reduction techniques. Access the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, along with video clips of reduction maneuvers and downloadable patient education and rehabilitation instruction handouts. Accurately identify fractures using optimal imaging guidelines. Apply splints and casts with confidence thanks to detailed descriptions and illustrations of technique. Tap into the latest best practices through more evidence-based coverage and updated references. Effectively manage emergency situations using guidelines for emergent referral, greater detail regarding methods for closed reductions for fractures and dislocations, and more.

Travel Medicine

Author: J. S. Keystone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455710768
Release Date: 2013
Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS

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. 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. Search the complete text and download images at expertconsult.com. 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.

Cornea Atlas E Book

Author: Jay H. Krachmer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455750054
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Medical

Get an unprecedented view of corneal disease with Cornea Atlas by Jay H. Krachmer, MD and David A. Palay, MD. Hailed as the sharpest, most accurate collection of corneal images available, it is the only atlas that offers such an easy-to-understand, up-to-date review of clinical presentations and surgical techniques for all corneal and external eye disorders. Sharpen your diagnostic and surgical skills for all corneal and external eye disorders - including tumors, dystrophic and degenerative disorders, inflammatory diseases, corneal manifestations of systemic disease, traumatic injuries, and therapeutic and reconstructive surgical procedures. Rely on the expertise of internationally renowned ophthalmologists who have developed many innovative techniques for diagnosing and treating corneal and external eye diseases.

Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants

Author: Sara D. Rynders
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455725311
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

The first reference of its kind designed specifically for PAs, Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is a comprehensive, portable handbook that helps you master orthopaedic physical examination and history taking, imaging interpretation and diagnosis, and treatment strategies - essential knowledge that directly affects your patient care. Authors Sara Rynders and Jennifer Hart present precisely the diagnostic and procedural information you need with this easy-to-use, PA-focused orthopaedic resource! Learn how to interpret and correlate lab and diagnostic procedures, reach an accurate diagnosis, formulate effective treatment plans, and implement therapeutic strategies. Quickly grasp pertinent information with brief, bulleted text enhanced with clear diagrams and images. Easily follow the guidelines for each procedure thanks to consistent headings in each chapter and a handy outline format. See how to perform 14 key joint injections with online videos demonstrating elbow joint injection, knee joint injection, medial epicondyle injection, subacromial injection, digital block, and more. Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com.

Medicine for the Outdoors

Author: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323068130
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness

Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.

Minor Emergencies E Book

Author: Philip Buttaravoli
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323081801
Release Date: 2012-06-21
Genre: Medical

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.

Essential Echocardiography E Book

Author: Alisdair Ryding
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702045547
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Medical

This book is a step-by-step manual for the complete echo-novice. It should be the only book needed to become a proficient echocardiographer. The text focuses on the practicalities of performing an examination, and the interpretation of images. Avoiding unnecessary technicalities, it places particular emphasis on the diagnostic features of sample cases and covers the entire breadth of adult cardiology. The majority of the echo images are also available in a dynamic form on the Expert Consult platform. Also included is access to 100 case scenarios and images for self-assessment interpretation. The combination of the book and the website materials provides an unparalleled learning experience for people who do not routinely practise echocardiography. . The text covers the basic concepts of how ultrasound works and looks at practical aspects of how to perform an echo. It examines both normal function as well as the whole range of pathologies encountered in day-to-day clinical practice. There is particular emphasis on how to report your interpretation of the echo findings. The book is highly illustrated throughout with real examples many of which are available to view in dynamic form on the Expert Consult platform, thus offering a comprehensive library of echo movies. The text is fully up to date with the latest recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography as well as equivalents from the British Society of Echocardiography 100 self-assessment cases on the Expert Consult platform test knowledge and interpretation skills and are aimed at BSE accreditation exam level The full text of the book is available on the Expert Consult platform There are new chapters on 3D echo and right ventricular pathologies. The text has been fully updated and there are more than 200 new images to illustrate state-of-the-art echo. The presentation of the echo images has been simplified with the addition of a fold-out flap on the book referencing the key areas of anatomical detail. The text now includes the latest recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography as well as the equivalents from the British Society of Echocardiography

Wounds and Lacerations E Book

Author: Alexander T. Trott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323091329
Release Date: 2012-02-23
Genre: Medical

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.

Minor Injuries

Author: Dennis Purcell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702066726
Release Date: 2016-08-13
Genre: Medical

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

Urgent Care Handbook

Author: Lynda Sibson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1856424065
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Emergency medicine

Presenting the knowledge and skills an urgent care practitioner needs to understand in order to optimise their daily practice and manage their career, this book discusses the development of the profession.

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.

The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource

Author: Marianne Gausche-Hill
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 076374414X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resource, Revised Fourth Edition offers the information necessary to assess and manage critically ill or injured children during the first hours in the emergency department. The Revised Fourth Edition of APLS is truly the body of knowledge in pediatric emergency medicine. If you want the newest, most comprehensive reference on pediatric emergency medicine, the Revised Fourth Edition will meet your needs. Developed by expert authors, editors, and faculty from both AAP and ACEP, the new APLS is a unique teaching and learning system for individual physicians, residents, students, and APLS instructors and course directors. The Fourth Edition of APLS has been revised and expanded to cover new conclusions drawn from reason, fact, and experience to the benefit of sick and injured children worldwide. Together, AAP and ACEP developed APLS into a new, stand-alone course, offering continuing medical education units and an APLS course completion card. The course is highly interactive with small group scenarios, hands-on skill stations, and case-based lectures.

Principles of Medical Biochemistry E Book

Author: Gerhard Meisenberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323391900
Release Date: 2016-09-28
Genre: Medical

For nearly 30 years, Principles of Medical Biochemistry has integrated medical biochemistry with molecular genetics, cell biology, and genetics to provide complete yet concise coverage that links biochemistry with clinical medicine. The 4th Edition of this award-winning text by Drs. Gerhard Meisenberg and William H. Simmons has been fully updated with new clinical examples, expanded coverage of recent changes in the field, and many new case studies online. A highly visual format helps readers retain complex information, and USMLE-style questions (in print and online) assist with exam preparation. Just the right amount of detail on biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics – in one easy-to-digest textbook. Full-color illustrations and tables throughout help students master challenging concepts more easily. Online case studies serve as a self-assessment and review tool before exams. Online access includes nearly 150 USMLE-style questions in addition to the questions that are in the book. Glossary of technical terms. Clinical Boxes and Clinical Content demonstrate the integration of basic sciences and clinical applications, helping readers make connections between the two. New clinical examples have been added throughout the text.