Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Michael Perry (FRCS.)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198529104

Category: Medical

Page: 462

View: 824

The first book in an exciting new series, Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies provides the reader with a working approach to the diagnosis and management of patients in casualty. The book covers how to diagnose and manage all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick, so this book comprises short notes, illustrations, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. Where possible, the book covers one topic per one to three pages and uses a series of four icons to allow rapid identification of the degree of urgency. This system will help the reader identify the urgency of each condition presented.* A multidisciplinary group of senior clinicians present invaluable advice gained from personal experience* Topics are grouped into anatomical and pathological categories to aid rapid look-up* Includes a series of four icons to distinguish clearly the degree of urgency in which the emergency must be treated
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Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Mike Perry

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191084719

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 9344

Head, Neck, and Dental Emergencies, Second Edition provides the reader with a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick so this guide comprises short notes, diagrams, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. New features for this edition are aimed at assisting a rapid diagnosis. Chapters are symptom-based and structured around how the patients present. Quick-reference boxes at the start of each chapter list common presentations and their causes, followed by tips and tricks on what to look for and what questions to ask the patient. Fully comprehensive, this new edition also has two new chapters on 'The Nose' and 'The Throat'.
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Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Author: Stuart Crisp,Jo Rainbow

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191645168

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 5017

Severely unwell children are the most frightening emergency a clinician can face. This second edition of Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology, guides the clinician through what to do and when, in a format that can be read at the bedside. Resuscitation techniques are described in detail and comprehensive management plans are provided. Organised by symptom, the handbook concisely covers a range of essential information, from the key facts to elicit in the history to the specific difficulties of treating children in an emergency situation - communication and pain relief. Symbols are used to indicate clinical severity ranging from life-threatening to minor, and the book includes detailed drug dosages for children and the most recent resuscitation guidelines. The new edition brings this bestselling guide fully up-to-date, including the management of anaphylaxis and rheumatic fever. The number of algorithms included in the book has also been increased.
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Emergencies in Sports Medicine

Author: Julian Redhead,Jonathan Gordon

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019164515X

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 6475

Part of the bestselling Emergencies in ... series, Emergencies in Sports Medicine is the ideal book for any doctor to keep in their kitbag or locker. This essential easy-to-use guide provides guidance on the immediate care for patients with sporting injuries. The portable format, practical approach and easy-reference layout mean that information can be rapidly found in emergency situations. Covering every type of sporting emergency from head injuries to altitude sickness, this crucial volume appeals to a wide audience, from the doctor involved directly in sports medicine to the doctor who occasionally watches their children play sport and is concerned that they will occasionally be called upon to give medical advice. It will also appeal to allied health professionals involved in any aspect of sport. The book will also help organizers to plan in advance for larger sporting events.
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Emergency Nursing Procedures E-Book

Author: Jean A. Proehl

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437725597

Category: Medical

Page: 976

View: 7227

Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional. Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations. Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference. Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence. Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis. Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures. Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines. Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.
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Emergencies in Psychiatry

Author: Basant Puri,Ian Treasaden

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 5253

This essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in psychiatry. It enables readers to understand how to assess and manage such cases and how to manoeuvre successfully through the practical difficulties that may arise whilst avoiding medical, psychiatric and legal pitfalls.
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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office - E-Book

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075940

Category: Medical

Page: 568

View: 5281

This full-color text prepares dental professionals to promptly and proactively recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in the dental office. It details how to anticipate potential emergencies and what resources must be on hand to deal effectively with these situations. The book is arranged in eight sections concentrating on topics such as prevention of emergencies through patient evaluation (medical history) and specific types of more common emergencies that practitioners may encounter. Algorithms located in the appendices provide step-by-step diagrams showing the decision-making process in each of several common emergency situations. PABCD boxes throughout text remind the reader of American Heart Association guidelines on Positioning, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, and Definitive management and explain the relevance of these guidelines to the topic being discussed. Chapters are organized into sections based upon types of common emergency situations. Chapter on Preparation includes an updated emergency drug and equipment kit to reflect materials that are safe and currently available on the market. Full-color drawings and updated photographs add realism to situations and equipment. Information on AEDs (Automated Electronic Defibrillators) explains why these should be mandatory in every dental practice and describes how to use these devices properly. A Pediatric Considerations chapter covers pediatric CPR and guidelines for basic life support. A Medicolegal Considerations chapter discusses topics such as theories of liability, definitions of emergencies and standards, and limitations and requirements of the doctor-patient relationship. An Evolve® website contains the Instructor's Resource Manual, an electronic image collection, and an ExamView® test bank.
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Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E-Book

Author: ENA

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726569

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 5458

Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam. Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available. The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast! The most recent CEN examination content is included to ensure that you're prepared and confident. Nine new chapters incorporate the latest information about: Triage Complementary and Alternative Therapies Cultural Dimensions and Emergency Nursing End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department Hemodynamic Monitoring Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies Mechanism of Injury Weapons of Mass Destruction Forensic Nursing Practice A new unit on trauma emergencies reorganizes information from the previous edition to help you more easily find the facts you need. More illustrations and tables are included to enhance your understanding of key information.
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Emergency Medicine E-Book

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online)

Author: James G. Adams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733946

Category: Medical

Page: 1888

View: 9478

Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition delivers all the relevant clinical core concepts you need for practice and certification, all in a comprehensive, easy-to-absorb, and highly visual format. This well-regarded emergency medicine reference offers fast-access diagnosis and treatment guidelines that quickly provide the pearls and secrets of your field, helping you optimize safety, efficiency, and quality in the ED as well as study for the boards. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Get clear, concise descriptions and evidence-based treatment guidelines for a full range of clinical conditions, ranging from the common to the unusual. Find the information you need quickly with a highly visual format that features hundreds of full-color clinical photographs, illustrations, algorithms, tables, and graphs, plus key information highlighted for fast reference. Consult high-yield text boxes in every chapter for Priority Actions, Facts and Formulas, Documentation, Patient Teaching Tips, Red Flags, and Tips and Tricks. Make the most of your limited time with easy-to-digest blocks of information, consistently presented for clear readability and quick reference. Study efficiently and effectively for the boards, or rapidly consult this title in daily practice, thanks to well-organized chapters, a superb use of images and diagrams, and clinically relevant, easy-to-understand content. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of renowned educators, dedicated to compiling today’s best knowledge in emergency medicine into one highly useful, readable text. Be prepared to manage increasingly prevalent problems seen in the ED, such as emergent complications of fertility treatment and management of patients who have had bariatric surgery. Deliver high-quality care to your younger patients with expanded pediatrics content. Stay up to date with new chapters on Clotting Disorders and Hemophilia, Patient-Centered Care, Health Disparities and Diversity in Emergency Medicine, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Antibiotic Recommendations for Empirical Treatment of Selected Infectious Diseases, and Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity. Access the complete contents of Emergency Medicine online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, with downloadable images, tables and boxes, and expanded chapters, plus videos demonstrating ultrasound-guided vascular access, sonography for trauma, and more.
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Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Author: Philip Downing

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199226571

Category: Medical

Page: 447

View: 9565

Emergencies in Adult Nursing provides a practical, accessible guide to emergency situations where the nurse is key to stabilising the sick patient. This concise, pocket sized book allows nurses to identify patients with emergency conditions and guide them in the initial management of this vital patient group. The approach throughout the book is based on the Manchester Triage Guidelines which is the most widely used triage system in the UK, Europe andAustralia. In line with the other Emergencies in titles, the material is presented according to a system of four icons which are used to highlight the degree of urgency.
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Emergency Medicine

Author: Paul D. Biddinger

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781735513

Category: Medical

Page: 283

View: 5278

Now in its Second Edition, this widely popular pocket book contains co ndensed information that provides quick access protocols and extensive treatment modalities for ER medicine. Known as the unofficial handboo k of the ER rotation among third and fourth year medical students, it is used as a protocol, procedure, and treatment manual and is referred to often. Complementing information found in the large NMS review boo ks, this pocket-sized book is concise and organized for rapid retrieva l, and follows a consistent template format. Includes mnemonics for fa st recall, alphabetical organization of its chapters by disease entiti es, five ACLS algorithms and an acetaminophen poisoning nomogram.
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Cambridge Textbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine

Author: David V. Skinner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521433792

Category: Medical

Page: 1271

View: 5026

An important reference text forming a complete dossier of essential and practical information pertaining to the conditions regularly encountered in an emergency situation.
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Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Author: Gary Robert Fleisher,Stephen Ludwig,Marc N. Baskin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781739184

Category: Medical

Page: 478

View: 7727

Featuring over 400 full-color photographs, this atlas is a visual guide to the diagnosis and management of pediatric emergencies and acute conditions. It’s an indispensable reference in the emergency department, or in the pediatric clinic where rapid diagnosis depends on accurate physical observations. Sections organized by body region/system cover acute medical problems, medical and surgical emergencies, and trauma, including child abuse. Each chapter begins with a brief overview of the type of emergency, presenting signs and symptoms, and differential diagnosis. Photographs showing specific emergencies comprise the bulk of each chapter and are accompanied by discussions of patient presentation, diagnostic studies, and management.
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Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck - E-Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Susan W. Herring

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291082

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 1765

Featuring a robust collection of full-color illustrations and photographs, Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, 4th Edition, provides a complete look at head and neck anatomy, with an emphasis on the specific anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Chapters are organized by anatomical systems, including one covering the anatomical basis of local anesthesia and another on the spread of dental infection. Written by educators Margaret Fehrenbach and Susan Herring, this edition adds new illustrations and cutting-edge, evidence-based information on topics such as caries risk, periodontal disease, local anesthesia administration, and infection control. Combine this book with Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, and you will gain the basic scientific knowledge needed for everyday clinical dental practice. Comprehensive coverage provides a solid foundation in head and neck anatomy, with in-depth discussion of the TMJ and its role in dental health and additional material on the anatomy of local anesthesia and the spread of dental infection. Approachable writing style presents cutting-edge content and the latest evidence-based information in a way that may be easily grasped and applied. More than 400 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs show models and patients within a clinical setting. 28 removable color flashcards offer on-the-go study, with key images on one side and corresponding labels on the back. Identification exercises in each chapter ask you to label the different structures to test your knowledge of anatomy. Multiple-choice review questions in each chapter include a mixture of knowledge- and application-based content, and prepare you for the national board examinations in dental assisting and dental hygiene. Easy-to-read tables and boxes summarize concepts and procedures. Key terms begin each chapter, accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, and are highlighted within the chapter. Learning objectives open each chapter with goals to be accomplished, also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools in preparation for examinations. A glossary offers quick and handy access to all the key terms and definitions used in the book. Updated content includes evidence-based information on hot topics such as caries risk, periodontal disease, local anesthesia administration, and infection control. NEW! Additional full-color illustrations and photographs support text descriptions and help ensure complete comprehension. Updated review questions are included in every chapter to correlate with new content. A companion Evolve website offers more practice with case studies, image identification, and flashcards.
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Emergency Procedures and Techniques

Author: Robert Rutha Simon,Barry E. Brenner

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781726993

Category: Medical

Page: 541

View: 3361

One copy held at: Batemans Bay, Moruya, Bega, Pambula, Bombala, Cooma, Queanbeyan, Yass, Young Hospitals and Main Library.
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Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics,

Author: Alisa M. Gibson,Kip R. Benko

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455771716

Category: Medical

Page: 212

View: 785

This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics guest edited by Drs. Alisa Gibson and Kip Benko focuses on Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat emergencies. It features article topics such as: Inflammatory/infectious ophthomology, Eye trauma and other catastrophes, Facial fractures, Mandible fractures and dental trauma, Facial wound management, Ear, Sore throat, Oral lesions, and Salivary gland pathology.
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Saunders Review of Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Jane Weiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770641X

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 8124

Be prepared to take your national board with this full-length simulation of the NBDH exam. This bestselling resource now reflects the new case-based format of the national exam along with content that covers new guidelines, especially in the areas of infection control and pharmacology. As you prepare and practice for your exam, you will find multiple ways to study with over 60 clinical case studies, and 1,500 plus questions. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Simple, clean layout provides an "all-in-one" package with an outline format and review questions and answers in every chapter. Clear and accurate illustrations, including many new and photos and line drawings provide additional visual learning. Updated coverage in infection control and pharmacology follows the latest CDC guidelines and outlines dental considerations for newer drugs. Expanded use of tables and flow-charts make the content easier to digest, and flow-charts assist in clinical decision-making.
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Emergency Medicine, An Issue of Ultrasound Clinics,

Author: Mike Blaivas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290213

Category: Medical

Page: 209

View: 3445

Emergency Ultrasound is comprehensively reviewed by guest editors Michael Blaivas and Srikar Adhikari. Articles will include: introduction, history and progress of emergency ultrasound; airway and thoracic ultrasound; procedural guidance with ultrasound in the emergency patient; pearls and pitfalls: common ultrasound applications and risk management strategies; ultrasound protocol use in the evaluation of an unstable patient; pediatric emergency ultrasound; pelvic ultrasound; focused cardiac ultrasound in the emergent patient; vascular ultrasound in emergency medicine; symptom-based ultrasound; ENT ultrasound; superficial and MSK ultrasound: select applications, and more!
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Netter's Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry E-Book

Author: Neil S. Norton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728276

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 8898

Netter’s Head and Neck Anatomy for Dentistry, by Neil S. Norton, PhD, uses more than 600 full-color images from the Netter Collection to richly depict all of the key anatomy that’s relevant to clinical practice. This new edition takes your knowledge further than ever with more Netter illustrations; addition of over 20 cone beam CT images; new chapters on the upper limbs, thorax, and abdomen; and more than 100 multiple-choice questions. Whether for your dental anatomy course, board review, or as a handy reference in your dental office, this concise, visual guide is an excellent anatomy atlas and quick reference for students and professionals in dentistry and dental hygiene. Identify clinically relevant anatomy with Netter illustrations highlighted and modified for dentistry. See the practical important of anatomy from illustrated clinical examples in each chapter. Review essential concepts easily with tables that display the maximum amount of information in an at-a-glance format. Master anatomy for the head and neck and beyond, including upper limbs, thorax, and abdomen. Stay current on hot topics like cone beam CT imaging, intraoral injections, and anesthesia. Recognize the context and clinical relevance of head and neck anatomy through additional coverage of dental procedures. Prepare effectively for the dental boards with over 100 multiple-choice questions.
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Minor Injuries E-Book

A Clinical Guide for Nurses

Author: Dennis Purcell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048224

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 8697

Now with a free instructional video demonstrating basic examination techniques, this second edition of Minor Injuries makes it much easier to learn procedures for assessing minor injuries. It is unique in linking the underlying anatomy to the examination processes that are part of the education of a practitioner, covering the commonly presenting injuries that, and explains how to handle them. This text is essential for staff in accident and emergency units, minor injury units, walk-in centres and all areas where patients present with minor injuries. Free video: A 25-minute online video demonstrating 77 different examinations, makes them easy to understand, and covering: The Neck and Upper Limbs The Shoulder The Elbow The Forearm, Wrist and Hand The Back and Lower Limbs The Hip The Knee The Ankle and Foot. Active, resisted and passive movements are shown, testing the full range of movement. Practical manual, with supporting video Demonstrates basic examination techniques Illustrations link anatomy with the examination processes Clear explanation of underlying anatomical and physiological processes behind injury Explains how to manage common injuries Accesible to the non-specialist. Video demonstrates basic examination processes, making them easier to learn Illustrations combine anatomy and examination to show how parts work and how to examine them – now with added colour New photographs throughout, linking to the video demonstration Video showing examination of every hand muscle helps master this particularly complex area More detail on the core clinical areas of sports injuries in children, musculoskeletal presentations, and head, neck and back injuries.
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