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  • Description
    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

    Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy
    • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the
    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and
    • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future
  • Specs
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781451192988
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    6 x 9
    Pages
    272
    Illustration
    3
    Table
    6
    Publication Date
    September 16, 2014
    Weight
    1.00
  • Emily L Aaronson MD

    Chief Resident
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Boston, Massachusetts

    Erik L Antonsen MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Section of Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Space Medicine
    Center for Space Medicine
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Attending Physician
    Ben Taub General Hospital
    Houston, Texas

    Arjun K Venkatesh MD, MBA, MHS

    Director, Quality and Safety Research and Strategy
    Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Scientist, Center for Outcomes
    Research and Evaluation
    Yale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, Connecticut

    Ron M. Walls MD, FACEP, FRCPC
    Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Associate Professor of Medicine (Emergency Medicine), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Jonathan N. Adler MD, MS, FACEP, FAAEM
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Assistant in Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 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
  • Table of contents
    Section 1: Abdominal
    Authors: Kathryn Hawk, Paulina Sergot
    1. CT in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis
    2. Proton Pump Inhibitors in Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease
    3. Somatostatin in Variceal Bleeding
    4. Diagnostic Nasogastric Tubes in Hematemesis
    5. Spontaneous Ureteral Stone Passage
    6. Oral Ondansetron in Gastroenteritis
    7. Oral vs. IV Rehydration in Children

    Section 2: Airway
    Authors: Andrew Eyre, Brock Daniels, Anita Rohra
    1. Non-Invasive Ventilation in Pulmonary Edema
    2. End Tidal CO2 in Sedation
    3. RSI in ED Training
    4. Hemoglobin Desaturation after Succinylcholine
    5. Laryngeal View Improvement in Laryngoscopy

    Section 3: Allergy
    Authors: Christina Wilson, Brock Daniels
    1. Cephalosporins in Penicillin Allergic Patients
    2. Histamine Antagonists in Acute Allergic Reactions

    Section 4: Cardiology
    Authors: Kenneth Bernard, Stephanie Burgos, Peter Pruitt, Harman Singh Gill, Joshua Keegan
    1. TIMI risk score for ACS
    2. Missed ACS in the ED
    3. Acute MI without Chest Pain
    4. Troponins in Chest Pain
    5. Beta Blockers in AMI: The COMMIT Trial
    6. Aspirin in AMI: The ISIS-2 Trial
    7. Heparinizing Unstable Angina
    8. Low Molecular Weight Heparin in Unstable Angina
    9. PCI vs Lytics in Acute MI: The Gusto IIb Trial
    10. PCI Timing in ACS
    11. tPA in Acute MI: The Gusto Trial
    12. Delaying Defibrillation for CPR in Cardiac Arrest
    13. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Cardiac Arrest
    14. CPR Quality in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
    15. Chest Compression only CPR
    16. Amiodarone in Ventricular Fibrillation
    17. Epinephrine in Cardiac Arrest
    18. tPA in PEA Cardiac Arrest
    19. Vasopressin vs. Epinephrine for Cardiac Arrest
    20. Pill in the Pocket for Atrial Fibrillation
    21. Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation: The Affirm Trial
    22. Risk of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Cardioversion


    Section 5: Endocrine
    Authors: Daphne Morrison-Ponce
    1. ABG vs. VBG in DKA
    2. Bicarbonate in DKA

    Section 6: Infectious Disease
    Authors: Kito Lord, Ashley Kockankek, Jennifer Carne
    1. Early Goal Directed Therapy in Sepsis
    2. The PORT Score in Pneumonia
    3. Dexamethasone in Pediatric Bacterial Meningitis
    4. Steroids in Adult meningitis
    5. Doxycycline in Lyme disease
    6. Intervention to Decrease Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection
    7. Delayed Antibiotic Treatment for Acute Otitis Media
    8. Centor Criteria for Strep Throat
    9. The Febrile Infant—3 Stories
    10. Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants with RSV

    Section 7: Neurology
    Authors: David Yamane, Michael Billington
    1. CT before Lumbar Puncture in meningitis
    2. Steroids and Antivirals in Bell’s Palsy
    3. Prochlorperazine in Migraine
    4. Metoclopramide in Migraine
    5. tPA for Acute Ischemic Stroke: The NINDS Trial
    6. Intra-arterial tPA in Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Proact II Study
    7. Timing of tPA in Acute Ischemic Stroke
    8. Expanded window for tPA in Stroke: The ECASS III Study
    9. Determining Stroke Risk after TIA
    10. Urgent Follow up for TIA: The EXPRESS Study
    11. The Epley Maneuver for Vertigo
    12. Risk of Seizure Recurrence in Pediatrics

    Section 8: Operations
    Authors: Christina Wilson, Ije Akunyili
    1. Chest Pain Protocols in the ED
    2. Stress Testing in the Emergency Department
    3. Social Interventions for Alcohol Abuse

    Section 9: Orthopedics
    Authors: Andrew Eyre
    1. The Ottawa Knee Rules
    2. The Ottawa Ankle Rules

    Section 10: Pain
    Authors: Michael Billington
    1. Morphine and the Clinical Abdominal Exam
    2. Ketorolac vs Ibuprofen in Musculoskeletal Pain
    3. Pain Management in the ED: The PEMI Study

    Section 11: Venous Thromboembolism
    Authors: Fan Yang
    1. Clinical Diagnosis of PE
    2. The PERC Rule in PE
    3. D-dimer in DVT and PE
    4. VQ Scan in Acute PE: The PIOPED Trial
    5. CT Imaging for Acute PE: The PIOPED II Trial

    Section 12: Psychiatry
    Authors: Daphne Morrison-Ponce
    1. Pharmaceutical Restraints for Psychotic Agitation

    Section 13: Pulmonary
    Authors: Radhika Sundarajan, Joshua Keegan
    1. Low Tidal Volume Ventilation in ARDS
    2. Magnesium in Asthma
    3. Dual bronchodilators in Asthma
    4. Dexamethasone for Croup
    5. Oral vs. IV Steroids in COPD
    6. Antibiotics in COPD exacerbations
    7. Pulse-Oximetry replaces Arterial Blood Gases

    Section 14: Toxicology
    Authors: Sabrina Poon, Fan Yang, Spencer Greene, Silpa Gadiraju
    1. Fomepizole in Ethylene Glycol Poisoning
    2. Hyperbaric Oxygen in CO Poisoning
    3. Acetaminophen Poisoning and Toxicity: The Rumack Mathew Nomogram
    4. NAC in Acetaminophen Overdose
    5. Hydroxocobalamin in Cyanide Poisoning
    6. Digoxin Immune Fab in Digitalis Toxicity
    7. Crotalidae Immune Fab in Snakebites

    Section 15: Trauma
    Authors: Andrew Eyre, Eva Tovar, David Beversluis
    1. Laparotomy in Abdominal Gun Shot Wounds
    2. Permissive Hypotension in Trauma
    3. Level One Trauma Center and Mortality
    4. CT vs. X-Ray in Traumatic Cervical Spine Injury
    5. The NEXUS Criteria and the Canadian C-Spine Rules
    6. New Orleans Criteria and the Canadian Head CT Rules
    7. ED Thoracotomies
    8. Pediatric Head Trauma

    Section 15: Ultrasound
    Authors: Christina Wilson, Dapnhe Morrison-Ponce
    1. Point of Care Echo in Penetrating Cardiac Injury
    2. Ultrasound in Central Line Placement
    3. Ultrasound in Trauma
    4. Ultrasound in Resuscitation Termination

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