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  • Description
    Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine presents a clinically focused and evidence-based summary of this specialty, giving you fast, dependable answers to the clinical questions that arise in your practice. Templated chapters guide you through the clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, evaluation, management, and disposition of a full range of complaints and conditions seen in the ED , with highlighted critical interventions and common pitfalls – all the information you need to provide each patient with optimal care.
    Features:
    • Additional online-only content (including chapters, figures, and tables) and access to over 1500 self-assessment questions and answers online
    • A unique section on High-Risk Chief Complaints guides you through the most critical presentations in the ED, such as chest pain, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, and altered mental status, so you can ensure that these patients are stabilized and treated quickly and effectively.
    • A section on Clinical Disposition draws attention to important post-ED management concerns.
    • A concise, readable format allows quick access to the information you need.
    • Reorganized pediatric section
    • New Key Testing sections found in appropriate chapters
    Your book purchase includes an eBook version created for Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, & Mac. This eBook features:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation
    • A powerful search tool that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
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    • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
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  • Specs
    Edition
    6
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781451188813
    Product Format
    HC-Printed Cover
    Trim Size
    8.375 x 10.875
    Pages
    1860
    Illustration
    461
    Table
    741
    Edition
    6
    Publication Date
    October 16, 2014
    Weight
    7.80
  • Allan B. Wolfson MD
    Professor and Vice Chair for Education
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh
    Program Director
    University of Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Residency
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Robert L. Cloutier MD, MCR

    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

    Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

    Assistant Program Director, Emergency Medicine Training Program

    Oregon Health and Science University

    Portland, Oregon

    Gregory W. Hendey MD
    Professor and Chief of Emergency Medicine
    UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program
    Community Regional Medical Center
    Fresno, California
     
    Louis J. Ling MD

    Professor of Emergency Medicine

    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Medical Toxicologist

    Hennepin Regional Poison Center

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Senior Vice President for Hospital-based Accreditation

    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

    Chicago, Illinois

    Jeffrey J. Schaider MD
    Professor, Department of Emergency medicine
    Rush Medical College
    Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Cook County Health and Hospital System
    Chicago, Illinois
    Carlo L. Rosen MD
    Associate Professor
    Harvard Medical School
    Program Director and Vice Chair for Education
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Associate Director of Graduate Medical Education
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, Massachusetts
     
  • Features
    • Additional online-only content (including chapters, figures, and tables) and access to over 1500 self-assessment questions and answers online
    • A unique section on High-Risk Chief Complaints guides you through the most critical presentations in the ED, such as chest pain, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, and altered mental status, so you can ensure that these patients are stabilized and treated quickly and effectively.
    • A section on Clinical Disposition draws attention to important post-ED management concerns.
    • A concise, readable format allows quick access to the information you need.
    • Reorganized pediatric section
    • New Key Testing sections found in appropriate chapters
  • Table of contents
    Introduction: The Approach to the Emergency Department Patient
    Section I: Resuscitation
    1 A irway Management
    2 Airway Procedures
    3 Cardiopulmonary Arrest
    4 Shock
    5 Vascular Access
    6 C hest Pain
    7 Abdominal Pain
    Section II: High-Risk Chief Complaints
    8 Shortness of Breath
    9 Syncope
    1 0 Fever
    11 Altered Mental Status and Coma
    12 Headache
    13 Weakness
    14 D izziness
    15 Acute Pain Management
    16 Chronic Pain Syndromes
    Section III: Pain Management and Procedural Sedation
    17 Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
    18 General Principles of Trauma
    19 Trauma Airway Management
    Section IV: Trauma
    20 Traumatic Shock ,
    21 Wound Management
    22 Head Injuries
    23 Maxillofacial Injuries
    24 Dental Injuries
    25 Eye Trauma
    26 Blunt Neck Trauma
    27 Penetrating Neck Trauma
    28 Cervical Spine Fractures
    29 Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures
    30 Spinal Cord Injuries
    31 Blunt Chest Trauma
    32 Penetrating Chest Trauma
    33 Blunt Abdominal Trauma
    34 Penetrating Abdominal Trauma
    35 Genitourinary Trauma
    36 Peripheral Vascular Injuries
    37 Approach to Musculoskeletal Injuries
    38 Shoulder Injuries
    39 Elbow Injuries
    40 Wrist and Forearm Injuries
    41 Hand Injuries
    42 Pelvic Fractures
    43 Hip and Femur Injuries
    44 Knee Injuries
    45 Ankle and Foot Injuries
    46 Burns
    47 Replantation
    48 Acute Compartment Syndrome
    49 Ballistics
    50 Blast Injuries
    51 Hanging and Strangulation Injuries
    52 Trauma in Pregnancy ,
    53 T rauma in Older Adults/Trauma in the Elderly
    Section V: Eye Emergencies
    54 The Eye Examination
    55 Common Opthalmic Medications/ Common Eye Medications
    56 The Red Eye
    57 Corneal Abrasion and Foreign Bodies ,
    58 Acute Vision Loss
    59 Diplopia
    60 Acute Eye Infections ,
    61 Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma ,
    Section VI: ENT and Dental Emergencies
    62 Dental Emergencies ,
    63 Head and Neck Infections
    64 Temporomandibular pain and dislocation
    65 Upper Airway Obstruction
    66 Sore Throat
    67 Sinusitis and Rhinitis
    68 Ear Infections in Adults/ Acute Ear Infections in Adults
    69 Epistaxis
    70 Vertigo
    71 Acute Hearing Loss and Tinnitus
    72 Complications of Tracheostomies
    Section VII: Pulmonary Emergencies
    73 Respiratory Failure/ Respiratory Failure and Invasive Vent Management ,
    74 Pneumonia
    75 Pleural Effusion
    76 Asthma
    77 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    78 Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum
    79 Pulmonary Embolism
    80 Hemoptysis
    81 Sarcoidosis
    Section VIII: Cardiac Emergencies
    82 Acute Coronary Syndromes
    83 Congestive Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale
    84 Bradydysrhythmias
    85 Tachydysrhythmias
    86 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators
    87 Valvular Heart Disease
    88 Infectious Endocarditis
    89Acute Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade
    90 Hypertension
    Section IX: Vascualar Emergencies
    91 Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissection and Aneurysm
    92 Thoracic Aortic Dissection and Aneurysm
    93 Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    94 Mesenteric Ischemia/ Mesenteric Ischemia and Infarction
    95 Peripheral Arterial Disease
    96 Deep Venous Thrombosis/ Deep Venous Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis
    97 Vascular Graft Complications
    Section X: Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    98 Esophageal Disorders
    99 Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    100 Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    101 Peptic Ulcer Disease
    102 Jaundice
    103 Biliary Tract Disease
    104 Hepatitis
    105 Hepatic Failure and Cirrhosis
    106 The Liver Transplant Patient
    107 Pancreatitis
    108 Appendicitis
    109 Bowel Obstruction
    110 Hernias
    111 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    112 Diarrhea
    113 Diverticular Disease
    114 Ano-rectal disorders
    115 Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies
    116 Feeding tubes
    Section XI: Renal and Urologic Emergencies
    117 Hematuria
    118 Acute Kidney Injury
    119 Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis-Related Emergencies
    120 The Renal Transplant Patient
    121 Acute Scrotal Pain
    122 Penile Disorders
    123 Urinary Tract Infection
    124 Prostatitis
    125 Fournier Gangrene
    126 Urolithiasis
    127 Urinary Incontinence and Retention
    128 Genitourinary Stents and Catheters
    Section XII: Gynecologic Emergencies
    129 Pelvic Pain
    130 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    131 Vaginal Bleeding in the Non-Pregnant Patient
    132 Vaginitis
    133 , Bartholin's cyst
    134 Breast Masses and Infections
    135 Sexual Assault
    Section XIII: Obstetric Emergencies
    136 First Trimester Vaginal Bleeding
    137 Ectopic Pregnancy
    138 Hyperemesis Gravidarum
    139 Post-abortion Complications
    140 Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
    141 Third Trimester Vaginal Bleeding
    142 Emergency Delivery
    143 Postpartum Emergencies
    144 Medical Treatment During Pregnancy
    Section XIV: Musculoskeletal Emergencies
    145 Hand and Wrist Pain
    146 Bursitis and Tendinopathy
    147 Hand Infections
    148 Low Back Pain
    149 Foot Disorders
    150 Monoarticular Arthritis
    151 Polyarticular Arthritis
    Section XV: Neurologic Emergencies
    152 Organic Brain Syndrome
    153 Headache
    154 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    155 Cerebrovascular Disease
    156 Seizures
    157 Transient Global Amnesia
    158 Peripheral Neuropathies
    159 Bell's Palsy and Trigeminal Neuralgia
    160 Myopathies and Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission
    161 Demyelinating Disease
    162 Parkinsonism and Other Movement Disorders
    Section XVI: Psychiatric Emergencies
    163 Medical Clearance
    164 Depression and Suicidal Ideation
    165 Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attack
    166 Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
    167 The Agitated or Violent Patient
    168 Factitious Illness, Malingering, and Conversion Disorder
    169 Bereavement and Grief Reactions
    Section XVII: Dermatologic Emergencies
    170 Life-Threatening Dermatoses
    171 Papulosquamous Eruptions
    172 Blistering Disorders
    173 Purpuric Eruptions
    174 Urticaria
    Section XVIII: Allergic and Immunologic Emergencies
    175 Anaphylaxis
    176 Angioedema
    177 Drug Allergy and Other Drug Reactions
    178 Multisystem Autoimmune Disease
    Section XIX: Infectious Disease Emergencies
    179 Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Septic Shock
    180 Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
    181 Tet anus
    182 Meningitis and Encephalitis
    183 Brain Abscess and Other Suppurative CNS Infections
    184 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    185 Lyme Disease
    186 Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
    187 Other Tick-Borne Diseases
    188 Tuberculosis
    189 Infectious Mononucleosis
    190 Influenza
    191 HIV Infection
    192 Toxic Shock Syndrome
    193 Parasitic Disease
    194 Blood and Body Fluid Exposures in the Health Care Worker
    195Food Poisoning
    Section XX: Hematologic/ Oncologic Emergencies
    196 Bleeding Disorders
    197 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, and Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome
    198 Complications of Antithrombotic Therapy
    199 Sickle Cell Disease
    200 Anemia
    201 Transfusion Reactions and Complications
    202 The Cancer Patient in the Emergency Department
    Section XXI: Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies
    203 Acid-Base Disturbances
    204 Diabetes Mellitus
    205 HYPERGLYCEMIC EMERGENCIES
    206 Hypoglycemia
    207 Alcoholic Ketoacidosis
    208 Thyroid Emergencies
    209 Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders
    210 Disorders of Sodium and Water Metabolism
    211 Disorders of Potassium Metabolism
    212 Disorders of Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium Metabolism
    213 Rhabdomyolysis
    Section XXII: Pediatrics
    214 General Approach to the Pediatric Emergency Patient
    215 General Approach to the Neonate and Infants less than 12 Months of Age
    216 Newborn Resuscitation in the Emergency Department
    217 Pediatric Resuscitation
    218 Airway Management and Rapid Sequence Intubation
    219 Vascular Access in the Critically Ill Child
    220 Procedural Sedation, Anxiolysis and Analgesia
    221 Jaundice
    222 Fever
    223 Vomiting
    224 Diarrhea
    225 Dehydration
    226 Failure to Thrive
    227 Crying Infant
    228 Abdominal Pain
    229 Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    230 Constipation
    231 Cough
    232 Shortness of Breath
    233 Apnea and Apparent Life-Threatening Events (ALTE)
    234 Chest Pain and Palpitations
    235 Pediatric Syncope
    236 Seizures
    237 Altered Mental Status or Coma
    238 Ataxia
    239 Headache
    240 Oral Lesions
    241 Neck Masses
    242 Limp
    243 Dysuria and Hematuria ,
    244 Vaginal Bleeding and Discharge
    245 General Approach to Pediatric Trauma
    246 Severe Head Trauma ,
    247 Minor Head Trauma in Children
    248 Sports Related Concussive Injuries
    249 Cervical Spine Evaluation
    250 Thoracic Trauma
    251 Abdominal Trauma
    252 Extremity Fractures
    253 Sports Related Injuries and Overuse Syndromes
    254 Newborn Problems
    255 Eye Disorders
    256 Ear Infections
    257 Sinusitis
    258 Lymphadenitis and Neck Masses
    259 Torticollis
    260 Pharyngitis
    261 Croup and Other Upper Airway Disorders
    262Pertussis
    263 Asthma
    264Bronchiolitis
    265 Pneumonia
    266 Arrhythmias in Children
    267 Cardiac Murmurs
    268 Congenital Heart Disease and CHF
    269 Appendicitis
    270 Intussusception ,
    271 Malrotation and Midgut Volvulus
    272 Pyloric Stenosis
    273 Foreign Bodies, Gastrointestinal and Pulmonary
    274 Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children
    275 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
    276 Kawasaki Disease
    277 Cellulitis
    278 Meningitis and Encephalitis ,
    279 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    280 Sickle Cell Disease in Children
    281 Rashes: Urticarial, Macular and Papular Lesions ,
    282 Rashes: Eczematous, Vesicular, Pustular and Lesions ,
    283 Rashes: Infestations
    284 Immunizations
    285 Nursemaid's Elbow and Upper Extremity Injuries ,
    286 Renal Emergencies ,
    287 Genitourinary Disorders
    288 Urinary Tract Infections in Children
    289 Psychosocial and Behavioral Emergencies
    290 Abuse: Physical, Sexual and Neglect
    291 Ventricular Shunt Problems and Technology Dependent Children
    292 Pediatric and Neonatal Referral and Transport
    293 Death, Catastrophic Illness and Parental Presence in Critical Cases
    294 Consent for Care of Children, Adolescents and Emancipated Minors
    Section XXIII: Toxicology
    295Evaluation of the Posion Patient
    296 General Management of the Posioned Patient
    297 Ethanol
    298 Ethanol Withdrawal
    299 Ethylene Glycol
    300 Methanol
    301 Isopropanol, Acetone, and Other Glycols
    302 Acetaminophen
    303 Salicylates
    304 Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    305 Opioids
    306 Complications of Injection Drug Use
    307 Barbiturates
    308 Benzodiazepines
    309 Gamma Hydroxybutyrate
    310 Muscle Relaxants and Other Sedative-Hypnotic Agents
    311 Phenytoin
    312 Valproic Acid
    313 Carbamazepine
    314 Other Anticonvulsants
    315 Antimalarial Drugs
    316 Herbicides
    317 Isoniazid
    318 Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides
    319 Nicotine, Pyrethrin, and Organochlorine Pesticides
    320 Rodenticides
    321 Antidysrhythmic Drugs and Local Anesthetics
    322 Centrally Acting Antihypertensive Agents
    323 Beta Blockers
    324 Calcium Channel Antagonists ,
    325 Cardiac Glycosides ,
    326 Arsenic and Mercury ,
    327 Carbon Monoxide ,
    328 Corrosives and Chemical Burns
    329 Cyanide
    330 Fluoride and Hydrofluoric Acid
    331 Hydrocarbons
    332 Hydrogen Sulfide
    333 Iron
    334 Lead
    335 Methemoglobinemia
    336 IRRITANT GASES
    337 Smoke Inhalation
    338 Antipsychotic Agents
    339 Cyclic Antidepressants
    340 Dystonic Reactions
    341 Lithium ,
    342 Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
    343 Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors and the Serotonin Syndrome
    344 Anticholinergic Agents
    345 Cocaine
    346 Hallucinogens
    347 Phencyclidine and Ketamine
    348 Amphetamines and Stimulants
    349 Biological Warfare Agents
    350 Chemical Warfare Agents
    351 Drug Withdrawal
    352 Botulism
    353 Oral Hypoglycemic Agents
    354 Mushrooms
    355 Common Toxic Plant
    356 Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medications
    357 Seafood Toxins
    Section XXIV: Enviormental Emergencies
    358 Hypothermia
    359 Cold-Induced Tissue Injuries
    360 Heat-Related Illness
    361 High-Altitude Illness
    362 Diving Injuries
    363 Submersion Injuries
    364 Electrical Injuries
    365 Lightning Injuries
    366 Radiation Injuries
    367 Crotaline Snake Envenomation
    368 Elapid Snake Envenomation
    369 Hymenoptera Envenomation
    370 Marine Envenomations
    371 Scorpion Envenomation
    372 Black Widow Spider Envenomation
    373Brown Recluse Spider Envenomation
    374 Insect, Tick, and Mite Bites and Infestations
    375 Mammalian Bites and Associated Infections
    Section XXV: EMS and Special Clinical Considerations
    376 Emergency Medical Services
    377 Air Medical Services
    378 Disaster Planning and Management
    379 Errors and Patient Safety
    380 Quality Improvement
    381 Legal and Ethical Issues
    382 Regulatory Issues
    383 INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE
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