9780071388757

Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Sixth edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071388757

  • ISBN10:

    0071388753

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/14/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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Summary

The essential emergency medicine reference! Covers the gamut of emergency medicine practice in brief, clinically focused chapters. New to this edition are chapters on bioterroism and weapons of mass destruction, pharmacology of antimicrobials, antifungals, and antivirals, principles of drug interactions, endocarditis, and abdominal and pelvic pain in the non-pregnant patient. Pharmacologic considerations, tables of vital differential diagnoses, and observation criteria throughout are new features reflecting developments in this dynamic specialty. Highly Commended in the Surgery Category - BMA Book Competition 2004

Author Biography

Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Gabor D. Kelen, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky American College of Emergency Physicians, Irving, Texas

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

SECTION ONE: PREHOSPITAL CARE

SECTION TWO: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

SECTION THREE: RESUSCITATIVE PROBLEMS & TECHNIQUES

SECTION FOUR: SHOCK

SECTION FIVE: ANALGESIA, ANESTHESIA, AND SEDATION

SECTION SIX: EMERGENCY WOUND MANAGEMENT

SECTION SEVEN: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

SECTION EIGHT: PULMONARY EMERGENCIES

SECTION NINE: GASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIES

SECTION TEN: RENAL AND GENITOURINARY DISORDERS

SECTION ELEVEN: GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS

SECTION TWELVE: PEDIATRICS

SECTION THIRTEEN: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

SECTION FOURTEEN: TOXICOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY

SECTION FIFTEEN: ENVIRONMENTAL INJURIES

SECTION SIXTEEN: EMERGENCY MEDICINE IN UNIQUE ENVIRONMENTS

SECTION SEVENTEEN: ENDOCRINE EMERGENCIES

SECTION EIGHTEEN: HEMATOLOGIC AND ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

SECTION NINETEEN: NEUROLOGY

SECTION TWENTY: EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT, AND ORAL SURGERY

SECTION TWENTY-ONE: DISORDERS OF THE SKIN

SECTION TWENTY-TWO: TRAUMA

SECTION TWENTY-THREE: INJURIES TO THE BONES, JOINTS, AND SOFT TISSUE

SECTION TWENTY-FOUR: NONTRAUMATIC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

SECTION TWENTY-FIVE: PSYCHOSOCIAL DISORDERS

SECTION TWENTY-SIX: ABUSE AND ASSAULT

SECTION TWENTY-SEVEN: PRINCIPLES OF IMAGING

SECITON TWENTY-EIGHT: SPECIAL SITUATIONS

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