Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department Second Edition

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.

​Key Features:

  • Coverage includes psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  • Completely revised and rewritten by many new authors, as well as returning authors who bring a fresh perspective to new subjects.
  • New key points at the end of each chapter present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.
  • Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and primary care physicians in urgent care centers.

Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:

  • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
  • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
  • Multiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
  • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click

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Total Burn Care, 5e 5th Edition

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Recent advances in research have resulted in tremendous changes in burn management. Stay fully up to date with the new edition of Total Burn Care, by leading authority Dr. David N. Herndon. Detailed procedural guidelines and video clips walk you through every step of the process, from resuscitation through reconstruction and rehabilitation. Everyone on the burn care team, including general and plastic surgeons, intensivists, anesthestists, and nurses, will benefit from this integrated, multidisciplinary guide to safe and effective burn management.

    • Discusses infection control, early burn coverage, occupational physical exercise, respiratory therapy, and ventilator management.

 

  • Summarizes key points at the beginning of each chapter for quick reference.
  • Uses an integrated, team approach to help you meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every patient.
    • Offers expert guidance on early reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation, with new content on improved surgical techniques.
    • Provides access to 15+ procedural operative videos and PowerPoint presentations on topics ranging from alopecia and anesthesia to radiation and treatment of infection – ideal for teaching and presenting.
    • Covers special populations such as elderly and pediatric patients, and includes a new chapter on burns in pregnancy.

 

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies: A Clinician’s Guide (Wiley-Endocrine Society) 2nd Edition

The Essential Guide to Recognizing and Treating Acute Endocrine and Metabolic Illness

Endocrinology covers some of the most common conditions and serious public health challenges facing medicine today, and endocrine and metabolic emergencies constitute a large proportion of the clinical workload. Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies: A Clinician’s Guide provides a singular reference to help endocrinologists, acute and general medicine clinicians, hospitalists and critical care physicians, and general practitioners recognize the symptoms of endocrine emergencies and provide the highest standards of care. Already the definitive and most comprehensive guide to endocrine emergency care, this new second edition: provides acute care guidance for a range of both common and unusual endocrine emergencies; details the effects of acute medical and critical illness on metabolic and endocrine systems, and their impacts on endocrine investigations; discusses special patient populations, including the impacts of aging, pregnancy, transplantation, late-effects, perioperative, inherited metabolic disorders and HIV/AIDS on presentation and management; and features detailed coverage of disorders by system, as well as, metabolic bone diseases, neuroendocrine tumors, and more.

Packed with case studies, images, and chapters written by distinguished authors, this guide is designed for both quick reference and study. Coverage includes the presentation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of endocrine and metabolic disorders in an acute care setting, as well as the most up-to-date guidance on issues including clinical lipidology, glucose, sodium, calcium and phosphate, and more.

Blending the latest science with clinical and practical advice, this invaluable resource helps clinicians stay up to date with the field’s relevant body of knowledge while providing the practical, clinical insight they need in order to provide their patients with the utmost level of care.

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Mental Health Emergencies: A Guide to Recognizing and Handling Mental Health Crises

Ready reference to mental and emotional health crises and concerns, providing overviews and expert guidance on more serious problems. Ideal for first-responders, teachers, counselors, and human resource professionals.

Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a guide to providing much-needed care and support to the people in distress who most need help including self-injury, eating disorders, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts.

Mental Health Emergencies will help you provide exactly the right kind of support–where and when it’s needed most.

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Tracheostomy: A Surgical Guide 1st ed

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Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Critically Ill Patients 1st ed

This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview on percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) in critically ill patients. The various PT techniques that may be employed in the intensive care unit are fully described, with discussion of the available tracheostomy tubes and selection criteria and with clear evaluation of the risks and benefits of each procedure. A further individual chapter is devoted to the methods of airway management that may be used during PT. Detailed attention is also paid to medical and nursing management inside and outside hospital, to quality of life issues in tracheostomized patients, and to the problem of informed consent. The book concludes by addressing the need for standard guidelines. Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Critically Ill Patients will be an excellent source of information and guidance for novice and more experienced physicians working in intensive care units, operating rooms, and emergency departments as well as for those responsible for patient aftercare.

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Trauma Induced Coagulopathy 1st ed

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This text is aimed at defining the current concepts that define trauma induced coagulopathy by critically analyzing the most up-to-date studies from a clinical and basic science perspective. It will serve as a reference source for any clinician interested in reviewing the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of the coagulopathic trauma patient, and the data that supports it. By meticulously describing the methodology of most traditional as well as state of the art coagulation assays the reader will have full understanding of the tests that are used to study trauma induced coagulopathy. The evolving use of blood products as well as recently introduced hemostatic medications are reviewed in detail.

Trauma Induced Coagulopathy will also be a valuable source for quick reference to the clinician that is faced with specific clinical challenges when managing coagulopathy.

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In-Flight Medical Emergencies: A Practical Guide to Preparedness and Response 1st ed. 2018 Edition

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Cardiovascular Emergencies (Cardiovascular Medicine) 1st Edition

Life threatening cardiovascular conditions constitute up to fifty per cent of emergency admissions to hospital. Immediate and appropriate management is crucial. This authoritative text provides up to date guidance for cardiologists and general physicians faced with patients in a critical condition.

Based on Oxford cardiologists’ wide clinical experience, the individual chapters address the practical issues of managing patients during the acute phase, combining both evidence-based and practical approaches.

The text is enhanced with schematic illustrations and real examples, boxed summaries, and tables, making the book easy to use on the wards as well as being a reference for more detailed study.

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Trauma, Eighth Edition 8th Edition

Hailed by readers and reviewers for its expert authorship and high-yield clinical content, Trauma is unquestionably the field’s definitive text. Enhanced by a full-color design and a high-quality atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, this trusted classic takes readers through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter.

Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus tables throughout, Trauma begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help clinicians respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help readers successfully handle specific challenges in trauma―including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds―in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure.

•       DVD with high-quality procedural video
•       Increased number of algorithms and illustrations
•       More international authors
•       Expanded Trauma Atlas contains precise, full-color anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques
•       High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares readers for the complete spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care they will face in real-world practice
•       A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries
•       Detailed discussion of the management of complications

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