Emergency medicine secrets / [edited by] Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Katherine M. Bakes, Jennie A. Buchanan.

Contributor(s): Markovchick, Vincent J [editor.] | Pons, Peter T [editor.] | Bakes, Katherine M [editor.] | Buchanan, Jennie A [editor.]
Series: Secrets series: Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: Sixth editionDescription: 1 online resource : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323374835; 0323374832Subject(s): Emergency medicine -- Examinations, questions, etc | Emergency medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General | MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL / Diseases | MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL / Internal Medicine | Emergencies -- Examination Questions | Emergency Medicine -- Examination Questions | Emergencies | Emergency Medicine | Emergencies -- Examination Questions | Emergency Medicine -- Examination QuestionsGenre/Form: Examination Questions. | Examinations. | Examinations. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Emergency medicine secrets.DDC classification: 616.02/5076 LOC classification: RC86.9Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Decision making in emergency medicine -- Management of cardiac arrest and principles of resuscitation -- Airway management -- Shock -- Emergency ultrasound -- Geriatric emergency medicine -- Palliative care and advance directives -- How to critically review emergency medicine literature -- Evidence-based rational use of diagnostic imaging -- EMTALA, the joint commission, and HIPAA -- Emergency medicine observation medicine -- Performance evaluation and improvement in emergency medicine -- Altered mental status and coma -- Fever -- Chest pain -- Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting -- Headache -- Syncope, vertigo, and dizziness -- Seizures -- Anaphylaxis -- Low back pain -- Nontraumatic ocular emergencies -- Nontraumatic ear, nose, and throat emergencies -- Dental and oral surgical emergencies -- Transient ischemic attack and cerebrovascular accident -- Meningitis -- Breathing and ventilation -- Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pneumonia -- Venous thromboembolism -- Congestive heart failure and acute pulmonary edema -- Ischemic heart disease -- Cardiac dysrhythmias, pacemakers, and implantable defibrillators -- Hypertension, hypertensive crisis, aortic dissection, and aortic aneurysms -- Pericarditis and myocarditis -- Esophagus and stomach disorders -- Bowel disorders -- Liver and biliary tract disease -- Renal colic and scrotal pain -- Acute urinary retention -- Urinary tract infection : cystitis, pyelonephritis, and prostatitis -- Chronic kidney disease and dialysis -- Hemostasis and coagulopathies -- Sickle cell disease -- Oncologic emergencies -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Acid-base disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid and adrenal disorders -- Sepsis syndromes and toxic shock -- Soft-tissue infections -- Sexually transmitted diseases and human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Tetanus, botulism, and food poisoning -- Travel medicine and vector-borne diseases -- Arthritis -- Skin diseases -- Lightning and electrical injuries -- Drowning -- Hypothermia and frostbite -- Heat illness -- Altitude illness and dysbarisms -- Evaluation of fever in children younger than age three -- Seizures in infancy and childhood -- Acute respiratory disorders in children -- Pediatric gastrointestinal disorders and dehydration -- Pediatric infectious diseases -- Emergency department evaluation of child abuse -- Procedural sedation and analgesia of the pediatric patient -- Pediatric and neonatal resuscitation -- General approach to poisonings -- The alcohols : ethylene glycol, methanol, isopropyl alcohol, and alcohol-related complications -- Antipyretic poisoning -- Bites and stings -- Smoke inhalation -- Common drugs of abuse -- Cardiovascular toxicology -- Pediatric ingestions -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Sexual assault -- Spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, and vaginal bleeding -- Third-trimester complications and delivery -- Multiple trauma -- Maxillofacial trauma -- Cervical spine and spinal cord trauma -- Head trauma -- Traumatic ophthalmologic emergencies -- Neck trauma -- Chest trauma -- Abdominal trauma -- Pelvic fractures and genitourinary trauma -- Trauma in pregnancy -- Pediatric trauma -- Musculoskeletal trauma and hand injuries -- Burns -- Wound management -- Acute psychosis -- Depression, suicide, and posttraumatic stress disorder -- Management of the violent patient -- Intimate partner violence -- EMS medical oversight -- Disaster management -- Weapons of mass destruction -- Tactical medicine.
Summary: For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series�i�A½ has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. The 6th Edition of Emergency Medicine Secrets, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Katherine M. Bakes, and Jennie A. Buchanan, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.
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Decision making in emergency medicine -- Management of cardiac arrest and principles of resuscitation -- Airway management -- Shock -- Emergency ultrasound -- Geriatric emergency medicine -- Palliative care and advance directives -- How to critically review emergency medicine literature -- Evidence-based rational use of diagnostic imaging -- EMTALA, the joint commission, and HIPAA -- Emergency medicine observation medicine -- Performance evaluation and improvement in emergency medicine -- Altered mental status and coma -- Fever -- Chest pain -- Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting -- Headache -- Syncope, vertigo, and dizziness -- Seizures -- Anaphylaxis -- Low back pain -- Nontraumatic ocular emergencies -- Nontraumatic ear, nose, and throat emergencies -- Dental and oral surgical emergencies -- Transient ischemic attack and cerebrovascular accident -- Meningitis -- Breathing and ventilation -- Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pneumonia -- Venous thromboembolism -- Congestive heart failure and acute pulmonary edema -- Ischemic heart disease -- Cardiac dysrhythmias, pacemakers, and implantable defibrillators -- Hypertension, hypertensive crisis, aortic dissection, and aortic aneurysms -- Pericarditis and myocarditis -- Esophagus and stomach disorders -- Bowel disorders -- Liver and biliary tract disease -- Renal colic and scrotal pain -- Acute urinary retention -- Urinary tract infection : cystitis, pyelonephritis, and prostatitis -- Chronic kidney disease and dialysis -- Hemostasis and coagulopathies -- Sickle cell disease -- Oncologic emergencies -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Acid-base disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid and adrenal disorders -- Sepsis syndromes and toxic shock -- Soft-tissue infections -- Sexually transmitted diseases and human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Tetanus, botulism, and food poisoning -- Travel medicine and vector-borne diseases -- Arthritis -- Skin diseases -- Lightning and electrical injuries -- Drowning -- Hypothermia and frostbite -- Heat illness -- Altitude illness and dysbarisms -- Evaluation of fever in children younger than age three -- Seizures in infancy and childhood -- Acute respiratory disorders in children -- Pediatric gastrointestinal disorders and dehydration -- Pediatric infectious diseases -- Emergency department evaluation of child abuse -- Procedural sedation and analgesia of the pediatric patient -- Pediatric and neonatal resuscitation -- General approach to poisonings -- The alcohols : ethylene glycol, methanol, isopropyl alcohol, and alcohol-related complications -- Antipyretic poisoning -- Bites and stings -- Smoke inhalation -- Common drugs of abuse -- Cardiovascular toxicology -- Pediatric ingestions -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Sexual assault -- Spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, and vaginal bleeding -- Third-trimester complications and delivery -- Multiple trauma -- Maxillofacial trauma -- Cervical spine and spinal cord trauma -- Head trauma -- Traumatic ophthalmologic emergencies -- Neck trauma -- Chest trauma -- Abdominal trauma -- Pelvic fractures and genitourinary trauma -- Trauma in pregnancy -- Pediatric trauma -- Musculoskeletal trauma and hand injuries -- Burns -- Wound management -- Acute psychosis -- Depression, suicide, and posttraumatic stress disorder -- Management of the violent patient -- Intimate partner violence -- EMS medical oversight -- Disaster management -- Weapons of mass destruction -- Tactical medicine.

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For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series�i�A½ has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. The 6th Edition of Emergency Medicine Secrets, by Drs. Vincent J. Markovchick, Peter T. Pons, Katherine M. Bakes, and Jennie A. Buchanan, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

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