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Title Evidence-based emergency care : diagnostic testing and clinical decision rules / Jesse M. Pines ... [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Evidence-based medicine series
Evidence-based medicine.
Contents Part 1: The science of diagnostic testing and clinical decision rules. Diagnostic testing in emergency care -- Evidence-based medicine: the process -- The epidemiology and statistics of diagnostic testing -- Clinical decision rules -- Appropriate testing in an era of limited resources: practice and policy considerations -- Understanding bias in diagnostic research -- Part 2: Trauma. Cervical spine fractures -- Cervical spine fractures in children -- Cervical spine fractures in older adults -- Blunt abdominal trauma -- Acute knee injuries -- Acute ankle and foot injuries -- Blunt head injury in children -- Blunt head injury -- Blunt chest trauma -- Occult hip fracture -- Blunt soft tissue neck trauma -- Occult scaphoid fractures -- Penetrating abdominal trauma -- Penetrating trauma to the extremities and vascular injuries -- Part 3: Cardiology. Heart failure -- Syncope -- Acute coronary syndrome -- Palpitations -- Part 4: Infectious disease. Bacterial meningitis in children -- Serious bacterial infections in children aged 1-3 months -- Necrotizing fasciitis -- Infective endocarditis -- Pharyngitis -- Rhinosinusitis -- Pneumonia -- Urinary tract infection -- Sepsis -- Septic arthritis -- Osteomyelitis -- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- Influenza -- Pediatric fever in children aged 3-36 months -- Part 5: Surgical and abdominal complaints. Acute, nonspecific, nontraumatic abdominal pain -- Small bowel obstruction -- Acute pancreatitis -- Acute appendicitis -- Acute cholecystitis -- Aortic emergencies -- Ovarian torsion -- Part 6: Urology. Nephrolithiasis -- Testicular torsion -- Part 7: Neurology. Nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Acute stroke -- Transient ischemic attack -- Seizure -- Part 8: Miscellaneous: hematology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, rheumatology, and geriatrics. Venous thromboembolism -- Temporal arteritis -- Intraocular pressure -- Asthma -- Nontraumatic back pain -- Intravascular volume status -- Geriatric syndromes
Summary "The purpose of this book is to present relevant questions on diagnostic testing that arise in everyday emergency medicine practice and to comment on the best available evidence"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Emergency medicine -- Decision making.
Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Evidence-based medicine.
Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine -- methods.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Form Electronic book
Author Pines, Jesse M.
LC no. 2012026183
ISBN 0470657839
1118482115
1118482123 ( MobiPocket)
1118482131 (Adobe PDF)
111848214X (ePub)
1299188273
9780470657836
9781118482117
9781118482124 ( MobiPocket)
9781118482131 (Adobe PDF)
9781118482148 (ePub)
9781299188273