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Author Brown, Anthony F. T.

Title Emergency medicine : diagnosis and management
Edition 6th ed. / Anthony F.T. Brown, Mike D. Cadogan
Published London : Hodder Arnold, 2011
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Contents Acute upper airway obstruction -- Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage -- Diabetic Coma and Pre-coma -- Diabetic ketoacidosis -- Hyperglycaemic, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome -- Altered Conscious Level -- Confused patient -- Alcohol-related medical problems -- Patient with an altered conscious level and smelling of alcohol -- Alcohol withdrawal -- Acute Neurological Conditions -- Syncope -- Seizure (Fit) -- Generalized convulsive status epilepticus -- Transient ischaemic attack -- Stroke -- Headache -- Meningitis -- Subarachnoid haemorrhage -- Space-occupying lesion -- Temporal arteritis -- Hypertensive encephalopathy -- Migraine -- Tension (muscle contraction) headache -- Post-traumatic headache -- Disease in other cranial structures -- Acute Arthropathy -- Acute monoarthropathy -- Septic arthritis -- Gouty arthritis -- Pseudogout -- Traumatic arthritis -- Acute polyarthropathy -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Osteoarthritis -- Allergic or Immunological Conditions -- Urticaria (hives)
Angioedema -- Skin Disorders -- Blistering (vesicobullous) conditions -- Pruritus (itching conditions) -- Purpuric conditions -- Exanthematous diseases -- Malignant melanoma -- Elderly Patient -- Disordered behaviour in the elderly -- Falls in the elderly -- Further Reading -- Section III ACID-BASE, ELECTROLYTE AND RENAL EMERGENCIES -- Acid-Base Disturbances -- Arterial blood gas interpretation -- Metabolic acidosis -- Metabolic alkalosis -- Respiratory acidosis -- Respiratory alkalosis -- Electrolyte Disorders -- Potassium disorders -- Hyperkalaemia -- Hypokalaemia -- Sodium disorders -- Hypernatraemia -- Hyponatremia -- Calcium disorders -- Hyper calcaemia -- Hypocalcaemia -- Magnesium disorders -- Hypermagnesaemia -- Hypomagnesaemia -- Acute Renal Failure -- Acute kidney injury -- Further Reading -- Section IV INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND FOREIGN TRAVEL EMERGENCIES -- Febrile Neutropenic Patient -- Hepatitis -- Gastrointestinal Tract Infection -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Dislocations of the carpus -- Fractures of the other carpal bones -- Fractures of the thumb metacarpal -- Dislocation of the thumb metacarpal -- Rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament -- Fractures of the other metacarpals -- Fractures of the proximal and middle phalanges -- Fractures of the distal phalanges -- Dislocation of the phalanges -- Flexor tendon injuries in the hand -- Extensor tendon injuries in the hand -- Digital nerve injuries -- Fingertip injuries -- Cervical Spine Injuries -- Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries -- Pelvic Injuries -- Injuries to the Hip and Upper Femur -- Dislocation of the hip -- Fractures of the neck of the femur -- Fractures of the shaft of the femur -- Injuries to the Lower Femur, Knee and Upper Tibia -- Supracondylar and condylar fractures of the femur -- Fractures of the patella and injury to the quadriceps apparatus -- Dislocation of the patella -- Soft-tissue injuries of the knee -- Dislocation of the knee -- Fractures of the tibial condyles
Injuries to the Lower Tibia, Ankle and Foot -- Fractures of the shaft of the tibia
Isolated fracture of the fibula -- Inversion ankle injuries -- Other ankle injuries -- Dislocation of the ankle -- Fractures and dislocation of the talus -- Fractures of the calcaneus -- Rupture of the tendo Achilles -- Mid-tarsal dislocations -- Metatarsal injuries and tarsometatarsal dislocations -- Fractures of the phalanges of the foot -- Dislocations of the phalanges of the foot -- Further Reading -- Section X MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SOFT-TISSUE EMERGENCIES -- Soft-Tissue Injuries -- Tetanus prophylaxis -- Crush injury and compartment syndrome -- Puncture injuries -- Hand infections -- Pre-tibial laceration -- Non-articular Rheumatism -- Torticollis (wry neck) -- Frozen shoulder -- Rotator cuff tear: supraspinatus rupture -- Supraspinatus tendinitis -- Subacromial bursitis -- Tennis and golfer's elbow -- Olecranon bursitis -- De Quervain's stenosing tenosynovitis -- Carpal tunnel syndrome -- Housemaid's knee -- Back Pain -- Direct back trauma -- Indirect mechanical back trauma -- Severe or atypical, non-traumatic back pain -- Mild to moderate, non-traumatic back pain -- Further Reading -- Section XI PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCIES -- General Assessment -- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Breathless Child -- Asthma -- Bronchiolitis -- Pneumonia -- Anaphylaxis -- Stridor -- Croup (acute laryngotracheobronchitis) -- Epiglottitis (supraglottitis) -- Inhaled foreign body -- Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea and Vomiting -- Acute abdominal pain -- Diarrhoea, vomiting and dehydration -- Febrile Child -- Seizures and Febrile Convulsions -- Seizures -- Febrile convulsions -- Acute Poisoning -- Limping Child -- Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy -- Child Abuse (Non-accidental Injury) -- Further Reading -- Section XII OBSTETRIC AND GYNAECOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES -- Gynaecological Assessment and Management -- General principles -- Prescribing in pregnancy -- Gynaecological Causes of Acute Abdominal Pain -- Ruptured ectopic pregnancy -- Pelvic inflammatory disease (acute salpingitis)
Machine generated contents note: Section I CRITICAL CARE EMERGENCIES -- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- Initial approach -- Definitive care -- Acute Upper Airway Obstruction -- Shocked Patient -- General approach -- Hypovolemic shock -- Septic shock -- Unconscious Patient -- Anaphylaxis -- Severe Head Injury -- Critical-Care Areas Drug Infusion Guideline -- Further Reading -- Section II GENERAL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES -- Chest Pain -- Acute coronary syndrome -- ST elevation myocardial infarction -- Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and unstable angina -- Non-cardiac chest pain -- Pulmonary embolus -- Venous thromboembolism with deep vein thrombosis -- Aortic dissection -- Pericarditis -- Pleurisy -- Abdominal causes of chest pain -- Musculoskeletal and chest wall pain -- Cardiac Arrhythmias -- Breathless Patient -- Acute asthma -- Community-acquired pneumonia -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Pneumothorax -- Pulmonary embolus -- Pulmonary oedema
Needlestick and Sharps Incidents -- Inoculation Incident with HIV Risk -- Inoculation Incident with Hepatitis Risk -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection -- Tuberculosis -- Bites with Rabies or other Lyssavirus Risk -- Rabies and Lyssavirus risk -- Common Imported Diseases of Travellers -- Malaria -- Typhoid -- Dengue -- Typhus and spotted fevers -- Helminth infections -- Pandemic Influenza -- Further Reading -- Section V TOXICOLOGY -- Acute Poisoning: General Principles -- Specific Poisons -- Paracetamol -- Salicylates -- Tricyclic antidepressants -- Benzodiazepines -- Opioids -- Iron -- Digoxin -- Lithium -- Theophylline -- Beta-blockers -- Calcium-channel blocking drugs -- Carbon monoxide -- Cyanide -- Chloroquine -- Cocaine -- Organophosphates -- Paraquat -- Chemical Burns -- Further Reading -- Section VI TOXINOLOGY EMERGENCIES -- Snake Bites -- Elapid snake bites -- Viper (adder) snake bites -- Spider Bites -- Marine Envenomation -- Bee and Wasp Stings -- Further Reading
Penetrating abdominal trauma -- Pelvic injury -- Blunt renal injury -- Penetrating renal injury -- Bladder and urethral injuries -- Additional Orthopaedic Injuries in Multiple Trauma -- Thoracic and lumbosacral spine injury -- Limb injury -- Head Injury -- Conscious head injury -- Burns -- Major burns -- Minor burns and scalds -- Minor burns of the hand -- Minor burns of the face -- Bitumen burns -- Acute Abdomen -- Seriously ill patient -- Stable patient with an acute abdomen -- Causes of acute abdominal pain -- Acute appendicitis -- Intestinal obstruction -- Intussusception -- Perforation of a viscus -- Diverticulitis -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Biliary colic -- Acute cholecystitis -- Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm -- Ischaemic colitis -- Mesenteric infarction -- Ruptured spleen -- Acute pancreatitis -- Renal and ureteric colic -- Pyelonephritis -- Acute urinary retention -- Acute epididymo-orchitis -- Acute testicular torsion -- Primary peritonitis
Retroperitoneal haemorrhage -- Gynaecological causes -- Medical disorders presenting with acute abdominal pain -- Further Reading -- Section IX ORTHOPAEDIC EMERGENCIES -- Injuries to the Shoulder and Upper Arm -- Fractures of the clavicle -- Acromioclavicular dislocation -- Sternoclavicular dislocation -- Fractures of the scapula -- Anterior dislocation of the shoulder -- Posterior dislocation of the shoulder -- Fractures of the upper humerus -- Fractures of the shaft of the humerus -- Injuries to the Elbow and Forearm -- Supracondylar fracture of the humerus -- Condylar and epicondylar fractures of the humerus -- Dislocation of the elbow -- Pulled elbow -- Fractures of the olecranon -- Fractures of the radial head -- Fractures of the radial and ulnar shafts -- Injuries to the Wrist and Hand -- Colles, fracture -- Smith's fracture -- Barton's fracture-dislocation -- Radial styloid fracture -- Distal radial fractures in children -- Fractures of the scaphoid
Section VII ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES -- Heat, Cold and Drowning -- Heat illness -- Other hyperthermia-related illness -- Hypothermia -- Drowning -- Sports-Diving Accidents -- Decompression illness -- Decompression illness with barotrauma -- Electrical Burns, Electrocution and Lightning Strike -- Electrical flash burns -- Low-voltage electrocution -- High-voltage electrocution -- Lightning strike -- Further Reading -- Section VIII SURGICAL EMERGENCIES -- Multiple Injuries -- Further Diagnosis and Management of Multiple Injuries: Definitive Care -- Head and Facial Injuries -- Neck Injuries -- Cervical spine injury -- Airway injury -- Vascular injury in the neck -- Nerve injury in the neck -- Oesophageal injury -- Neck sprain -- Chest Injuries -- Pneumothorax -- Haemothorax -- Rib and sternum fractures -- Myocardial contusion -- Aortic rupture -- Diaphragm rupture -- Oesophageal rupture -- Penetrating chest injury -- Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma -- Blunt abdominal trauma
Summary The sixth edition of this international bestselling emergency medicine handbook has been completely redesigned, revised and expanded to include the very latest evidence-based guidelines for interns, SHOs and junior doctors who are new to the emergency care setting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emergencies -- Handbooks
Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Emergency medicine.
Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Emergency medicine.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Emergency Medical Services.
MEDICAL -- Emergency Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Emergency.
Form Electronic book
Author Cadogan, Michael D.
ISBN 1444149903
9781444149906