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Title Harwood-Nuss' clinical practice of emergency medicine / editor-in-chief, Allan B. Wolfson ; associate editors, Gregory W. Hendey [and others]
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2005]
©2005
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Contents Section I. Resuscitation -- Airway Management / Michael F. Murphy -- Airway Procedures / Eric F. Reichman -- Cardiopulmonary Arrest / Christopher Ross and Theresa M. Schwab -- Shock / Emanuel P. Rivers and David Amponsah -- Vascular Access / Eric F. Reichman and Joanne L. Oakes -- SectionII. High Risk Chief Complaints -- Chest Pain / Robert J. Zalenski and Rebecca R. Roberts -- Abdominal Pain / Michelle Charfen, Diane M. Birnbaumer and Sheldon Jacobsen -- Shortness of Breath / C. Keith Stone -- Syncope / Thomas P. Martin -- Fever / James H. Bryan and Harold A. Thomas, Jr. -- Altered Mental Status and Coma / Marcus L. Martin and J. Stephen Huff -- Headache / Jonathan Edlow -- Weakness / Andy Jagoda and Yasuharu Okuda A. Dizziness / Michele E. Krajicek and Wyatt W. Decker -- SectionIII. Eye Emergencies -- The Eye Examination / Geoffrey Broocker -- Common Eye Medications / Geoffrey Broocker -- The Red Eye / Robert S. Porter -- Corneal Abrasion and Foreign Bodies / Lori Weichenthal -- Acute Visual Disturbances / Catherine A. Marco -- Diplopia / James A. Comes -- Acute Eye Infections / David A. Kramer and Michael A. Bohrn -- Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma / William P. Bozeman -- SectionIV. ENT and Dental Emergencies -- Dental Emergencies / Gregory T. Guldner -- Oral and Maxillofacial Disorders / James T. Amsterdam and William G. Langston, II -- Nontraumatic Upper Airway Obstruction / Joseph E. Clinton -- Sore Throat / Michael F. Murphy -- Complications of Tracheostomies / Valerie Ann Dobiesz and Scott Andrew Miller -- Sinusitis and Rhinitis / Luis H. Haro and Eric T. Boie -- Acute Ear Infections in Adults / Harry W. Severance -- Epistaxis / Jeffrey A. Evans and Todd C. Rothenhaus -- Vertigo and Labyrinthine Disorders / Eileen M. Raynor and Robert D. Herr -- SectionV. Pulmonary Emergencies -- Respiratory Failure / Robert Sigillito and Peter M.C. DeBlieux -- Pneumonia / Gregory J. Moran and David A. Talan -- Pleural Effusion / Robert Sigillito and Peter M.C. DeBlieux -- Asthma / Rita K. Cydulka -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / David S. Howes and Marc A. Bellazzini -- Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum / Susan M. Dunmire -- Pulmonary Embolism / Jeffrey A. Tabas and Erin McNutt -- Hemoptysis / Steven J. Parrillo -- Sarcoidosis / Steven J. Parrillo -- SectionVI. Cardiovascular Emergencies -- Acute Coronary Syndromes / James T. Niemann -- Congestive Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale / James T. Niemann -- Bradyarrhythymias / David Hartman and David T. Overton -- Tachyarrhythymias / Mel Herbert and Scott R. Votey -- The Patient with a Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator / Robert M. Rodriguez -- Valvular Heart Disease / Joseph P. Ornato -- Infectious Endocarditis / Ian D. Jones and Corey M. Slovis -- Acute Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade / Howard A. Bessen and Richard Byyny -- Hypertension / Philip Shayne -- SectionVII. Vascular Emergencies -- Nontraumatic Carotid and Vertebral Disorders / Brian Chinnock -- Peripheral Arterial Disease / Darren Braude -- Deep Venous Thrombosis and Thrombophlebitis / Edward A. Panacek and J. Douglas Kirk -- Complications of Vascular Grafts / Hoori Hovanessian -- Venous Gas Embolism / Christopher H. Linden -- Thoracic Aortic Dis -- Sections and Aneurysms / Shawna J. Perry -- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm / Matthew R. Lewin and Robert Wears -- Mesenteric Ischemia and Infarction / Kendall Ho -- SectionVIII. Gastrointestinal Emergencies -- Esophageal Disease / Charles M. Seamens and Marc Mikiewicz -- Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Edward A. Panacek and Deborah Diercks -- Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Catherine B. Custalow -- Peptic Ulcer Disease / Dale S. Birenbaum -- Approach to Jaundice / Tobias D. Barker and Gus M. Garmel -- Acute Diseases of the Biliary Tract / Lance D. Wilson -- Hepatitis / Mark J. Ault and Joel M. Geiderman -- Hepatic Failure and Cirrhosis / David M. Cline -- The Patient with a Liver Transplant / Scott R. Votey, Eric A. Savitsky, and Douglas W. Lowery -- Pancreatitis / David C. Seaberg and Allan B. Wolfson -- Acute Appendicitis / Brian K. Snyder -- Bowel Obstruction / Philip L. Henneman and Susan P. Torrey -- Hernias / Sharon E. Mace -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease / Howard A. Werman -- Diarrhea / Philip N. Salen and Michael B. Heller -- Diverticular Disease / Michael D. Witting -- Perianal, Rectal, and Anal Diseases / Wendy C. Coates -- Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies / Valerie C. Norton -- SectionIX Renal and Urologic Emergencies -- Hematuria / H. Gene Hern, Jr. -- Acute Scrotal Mass / Robert E. Schneider -- Urinary Tract Infections / Eric T. Boie, Deepi G. Goyal, and Annie T. Sadosty -- Prostatitis / Herbert Bivins -- Fournier's Gangrene / Gregory W. Hendey and Robert E. Schneider -- Urolithiasis / Stephen R. Hayden -- Urinary Incontinence and Retention / Stephen J. Wolf -- Genitourinary Stents and Catheters / Paul Phrampus and Benjamin Davies -- Penile Disorders / Douglas L. McGee -- Azotemia and Acute Renal Failure / Todd C. Rothenhaus and Deborah R. Wong -- Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis-Related Emergencies / Allan B. Wolfson -- The Patient with a Renal Transplant / Louis G. Graff -- SectionX Gynecologic Emergencies -- Pelvic Pain / Joseph Schmidt -- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / Alfred Sacchetti -- Vaginal Bleeding in the Non-Pregnant Patient / Eric Anderson -- Vaginitis / Constance S. Greene -- Breast Masses and Breast Infection / John M. Howell and Ellen M. Dugan -- Sexual Assault / Gwendolyn L. Hoffman -- SectionXI. Obstetric Emergencies -- Emergencies in Early Pregnancy / Pamela L. Dyne -- Ectopic Pregnancy / G. Richard Braen and Richard S. Krause -- Complications of Induced Abortion / Lynne McCullough -- Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy / Jan M. Shoenberger and Sean O. Henderson -- Emergencies of Late Pregnancy / Moss H. Mendelson -- Emergency Delivery / Michael D. Burg and Daan R.C.M. Biesbroeck -- Postpartum Emergencies / Moss H. Mendelson and Joseph Lang -- Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation / David H. Adler and Flavia Nobay -- SectionXII. Musculoskeletal Disorders -- Painful Syndromes of the Hand and Wrist / Gary M. Vilke -- Bursitis and Tendinopathy / Stephen L. Adams -- Hand Infections / Carl R. Chudnofsky and Paul B. Vanderbeek -- Low Back Pain / David Della-Giustina -- Common Foot Disorders / Valerie A. Dobiesz and Louis G. Poulos -- Monoarticular Arthritis / Alan C. Heffner -- Polyarticular Arthritis / Harold A. Thomas, Jr. and Richard S. Hartoch
Section XIII. Neurologic Emergencies -- Organic Brain Syndrome / Rebecca R. Roberts -- Headache / E. John Gallagher and Adrienne J. Birnbaum -- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Clifton W. Callaway -- Cerebrovascular Disease / Phillip A. Scott -- Seizures / Peter Shearer and Andy Jagoda -- Transient Global Amnesia / Lauren Grossman and Richard M. Kaplan -- Peripheral Neuropathies / Phyllis A. Vallee and Christopher A. Lewandowski -- Bell's Palsy and Trigeminal Neuralgia / Lauren Grossman -- Myopathies and Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission / Sharad Pandit -- Demyelinating Disease / Adrienne J. Birnbaum -- Parkinsonism and Other Movement Disorders / Brendan R. Furlong -- SectionXIV. Psychiatric Emergencies -- Medical Clearance / Kerry B. Broderick and Carrie D. Mendoza -- Depression and Suicidal Ideation / Robert S. Hockberger and Matthew Smith -- Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attack / Douglas A. Rund, Phillip I. Bialecki, Radu V. Saveanu and Anna Kate Corbin -- The Agitated or Violent Patient / Katherine Bakes and Vincent J. Markovchick -- Factitious Illness, Malingering, and Conversion Disorder / Jeffrey Dubin and Mark Smith -- Bereavement and Grief Reactions / Kenneth V. Iserson -- SectionXV. Dermatologic Emergencies -- Life-Threatening Dermatoses / Alan T. Forstater and Kenneth J. Neuberger -- Papulosquamous Eruptions / John J. Kelly and Mark Spektor -- Blistering Disorders / Lisa R. Palivos -- Purpuric Eruptions / Steven C. Hartsell and Steven M. Joyce -- Urticaria / Theodore A. Christopher, Richard Bruno and Joseph D. Kim -- SectionXVI. Allergic and Immunologic Emergencies -- Anaphylaxis / David N. Zull -- Angioedema / Susan Mumm Fitzgerald and Eric R. Snoey -- Drug Allergy and Other Drug Reactions / Donna Kinser -- Multisystem Autoimmune Disease / Theodore I. Benzer and Laurie Vande Krol -- SectionXVII. Infectious Disease Emergencies -- Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Septic Shock / Nathan I. Shapiro, Stephen Trzeciak, J. Stephan Stapczynski -- Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections / Alexander T. Trott -- Tetanus / Daniel T. Wu A. Meningitis and Encephalitis / Richard M. Kaplan B. Brain Abscess / E. Bradshaw Bunney -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Christine Anderegg and Diane M. Birnbaumer -- Lyme Disease / Edward B. Bolgiano and Robert A. Barish -- Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / Michael A. Gibbs -- Other Tick-Borne Diseases / Ann P. Nguyen -- Tuberculosis / Gregory J. Moran and David A. Talan -- Infectious Mononucleosis / David Anthony Jerrard -- Influenza / Jonathan S. Olshaker -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Related Disorders / Richard E. Rothman, Samuel Yang and Catherine A. Marco -- Toxic Shock Syndromes / Michelle J. Canham and Frederick M. Schiavone -- Parasitic Disease / Keith T. Borg and Richard J. Ryan -- Blood and Body Fluid Exposures in the Health-Care Worker / Peter E. Sokolove -- SectionXVIII. Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies -- Bleeding Disorders / Kathleen C. Hubbell -- Antithrombotic Therapy and its Complications / John Bailitz -- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, and / Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / Kathleen C. Hubbell -- Sickle Cell Disease / Donald M. Yealy and Michele L. Dorfsman -- Anemia / Louis S. Binder and George S. Kim -- Transfusion Reactions and Complications / Gregory W. Hendey -- The Cancer Patient in the Emergency Department / Austen Chai
Section XIX Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies -- Acid-Base Disturbances / Robert Shesser and Tina Rosenbaum -- Diabetes Mellitus / Scott R. Votey and Anne L. Peters Harmel -- Diabetic Ketoacidosis / Robert A. Schwab and Michelle Marsala -- Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Coma / Michael E. Chansky and Renee L. Riggs -- Hypoglycemia / Scott R. Votey and Anne L. Peters Harmel -- Thyroid Emergencies / Scott C. Sherman -- Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders / Christine A. Kletti and Clare T. Sercombe -- Disorders of Sodium and Water Metabolism / Sandra A. Craig -- Disorders of Potassium Metabolism / Robert G. Buckley -- Disorders of Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium Metabolism / LCDR John W. Love and CDR Robert G. Buckley -- Rhabdomyolysis / Mark T. Steele -- SectionXX Trauma / Part -- General Considerations -- General Principles of Trauma / Eric Legome and Peter Rosen -- Trauma Airway Management / Kevin R. Ward -- Traumatic Shock / Christopher B. Colwell -- Wound Management / Judd E. Hollander and Adam J. Singer / Part -- Specific Injuries -- Head Injuries / Pierre Borczuk and Steven H. Thomas -- Maxillofacial Injury / Jayne MacLaughlin and Stephen A. Coluciello -- Dental Injuries / Kip Benko -- Eye Trauma / Kevin J. Knoop and William R. Dennis -- Blunt Neck Trauma / Edward Ullman -- Penetrating Neck Trauma / Andrew L. Knaut and John L. Kendall -- Cervical Spine Fractures / William R. Mower, Jerome R. Hoffman and S.V. Mahadevan -- Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures / Amy Kaji and Robert S. Hockberger -- Spinal Cord Injuries / Brian D. Mahoney -- Blunt Chest Trauma / Vincent J. Markovchick -- Penetrating Chest Trauma / Lee W. Shockley -- Blunt Abdominal Trauma / Eric Legome and William Goldberg -- Penetrating Abdominal Trauma / Jennifer L. Isenhour and John A. Marx -- Genitourinary Trauma / Carrie D. Tibbles -- Peripheral Vascular Injuries / Peter T. Pons / Part -- Orthopedic Trauma -- Approach to Musculoskeletal Injuries / Andrew D. Perron -- Shoulder Injuries / Jeffrey Schaider and Robert R. Simon -- Elbow Injuries / Andrew D. Perron -- Wrist and Forearm Injuries / Joel Kravitz and Carl R. Chudnofsky -- Hand Injuries / Kenneth Jackimczyk, Suzanne Moore Shepherd, and Paul Blackburn -- Pelvic Fractures / Michael A. Gibbs and Carrie D. Tibbles -- Hip and Femur Injuries / Norberto Adame, Jr. and Timothy Seay -- Knee Injuries / John E. Gough and Luis E. Rodriguez -- Ankle and Foot Injuries / Kaushal Shah / Part -- Special Considerations -- Burns / Luis H. Haro, Steve Miller and Wyatt W. Decker -- Replantation / James L. Larson -- Acute Compartment Syndrome / John A. Siefert -- Ballistics and Blast Injuries / Leon D. Sanchez -- Hanging and Strangulation Injuries / Leon D. Sanchez and Richard Wolfe -- Trauma in Pregnancy / Susan B. Promes and Charles J. Gerardo -- Trauma in the Elderly / Shahram Loftipour and Federico E. Vaca -- SectionXXI. Pediatrics -- General Approach to the Pediatric Emergency Patient / Robert A. Wiebe / Part -- Resuscitation -- Newborn Resuscitation / Rodney B. Boychuk -- Pediatric Resuscitation / John A. Brennan and Neil Schamban -- Rapid-Sequence Induction in Children / Robert C. Luten and Stephen Andy Godwin -- Shock and Vascular Access in Children / Tonia J. Brousseau / Part -- Pediatric Trauma -- General Approach to Pediatric Trauma / Rick C. Place and Thom A. Mayer -- Head Trauma / Dee Hodge, III and Kimberly S. Quayle -- Evaluation of the Cervical Spine / Jeffrey R. Avner -- Chest and Abdominal Trauma / Christine E. Koerner and Brent R. King -- Fractures and Sports Injuries / Christopher S. Kennedy and Robert D. Yniguez / Part -- Chief Complaints -- Abdominal Pain / Loren G. Yamamoto -- Altered Mental Status / S. Margaret Paik and Mark A. Hostetler -- Apnea and Apparent Life-Threatening Events (ALTE) / Ghazala Q. Sharieff -- Ataxia / Peter S. Auerbach and Erin E. Endom -- Chest Pain / Steve M. Selbst -- Constipation / Elisa Alter Zenni -- Crying, Fussy Infant / Naghma S. Khan -- Dehydration / Todd Wylie -- Diarrhea / James E. Colletti -- Failure to Thrive / Robert E. Sapien -- Fever of Acute Onset / Maureen D. McCollough and David A. Talan -- Gastrointestinal Bleeding / Michael Gayle and Niranjan Kissoon -- Headache / Laurie J. Burton and Harold K. Simon -- Heart Murmurs / Steven Baldwin and Annalise Sorrentino -- Hematuria / Lina Abujamra and Madeline Matar Joseph -- Limp / Jonathan I. Singer -- Respiratory Distress / Richard Cantor and Bruce Quinn -- Seizures / Craig R. Warden and Christopher S. Kennedy -- Pediatric Syncope / Sharon E. Mace -- Vomiting / Ronald A. Furnival / Part -- Specific Diseases -- Abuse: Sexual / J.M. Whitworth -- Abuse and Neglect: Physical / J.M. Whitworth -- Appendicitis / Maureen D. McCollough -- Asthma / Jeffrey F. Linzer -- Bronchiolitis / Kathy Shaw -- Soft Tissue Infections in Children / Christopher S. Kennedy and Mary E. Moffatt -- Congenital Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, and Other Cardiac Presentations / Ann M. Dietrich and Leslie Mihalov -- Croup and Other Airway Disorders / Timothy G. Givens -- Dermatologic Disorders / Atima Chumpa Delaney -- Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children / Timothy G. Givens -- Ear Infections / Noel S. Zuckerbraun and Robert W. Hickey -- Eye Disorders / Janet G. Alteveer and Kathryn McCans -- Foreign Bodies / Lance Brown -- Genitourinary Disorders / Brianna Enriquez and Marianne Gausche-Hill -- Glomerulonephritis and the Nephrotic Syndrome / Kathy Monroe and Annalise Sorrentino -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Ronald Ferdman and Jeffrey F. Linzer -- Immunizations / Marla J. Friedman and Javier A. Gonzalez del Rey -- Intussusception / Jonathan I. Singer -- Kawasaki Disease / James A. Wilde -- Lymphadentitis and Neck Masses / Sabiha Hussain and Mobeen H. Rathore -- Meningitis and Encephalitis / James A. Wilde -- Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders / Kenneth T. Kwon -- Newborn Problems / Robert D. Kregenow and David M. Jaffe -- Nursemaid's Elbow / Cynthia C. Hoecker -- Osgood-Schlatter Disease / Todd Wylie -- Pertussis / Roger M. Barkin -- Pharyngitis and Rheumatic Fever / Martha S. Wright -- Pneumonia / Ian McCaslin and David Schaeffer -- Psychosocial and Behavioral Emergencies / Cynthia Jacobstein and Jill M. Baren -- Pyloric Stenosis / Ronald A. Furnival -- Sickle Cell Disease in the Pediatric Patient / Cynthia Gauger and Paul Pitel -- Sinusitis / Kelli A. Maiers and Daniel J. Isaacman -- Torticollis / Gregory G. Gaar -- Urinary Tract Infections in Children / Kathleen Brown -- Ventricular Shunt Problems / Erin Doherty Phrampus and Christopher King / Part -- Administrative and Clinical Issues -- Pediatric Sedation and Pain Management / William F. Coombs -- Dealing with Death or Catastrophic Illness / Phyllis L. Hendry and Mardi Steere
SectionXXII. Toxicology / Part -- General Considerations -- Approach to the Poisoned Patient / Christopher H. Linden and William A. Watson -- Gastrointestinal Decontamination / Joshua G. Schier and Robert S. Hoffman / Part -- Alcohol-Related Agents and Conditions -- Ethanol / Tri C. Tong and Binh T. Ly -- Ethylene Glycol / Michael Joseph Burns -- Methanol / Dag Jacobsen -- Isopropanol, Acetone, and Other Glycols / Jeffrey R. Suchard -- Alcoholic Ketoacidosis / Sage W. Wiener and Robert S. Hoffman -- Alcohol Withdrawal / Mark Su -- Other Complications of Chronic Ethanol Abuse / Cynthia K. Aaron and Ivan E. Liang / Part -- Analgesics and Related Conditions -- Acetaminophen / Jeffrey Brent and Robert Palmer -- Ergot Alkaloids / Leslie S. Carroll and Steven Guillen -- Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs / Marco L.A. Sivilotti -- Opioids / Brent Furbee and William H. Dribben -- Salicylates / Christopher H. Linden -- Complications of Injection Drug Use / James A. Feldman, Michael K. Tibbles and Susan S. Fish / Part -- Anticonvulsants and Sedative-Hypnotics -- Barbiturates / Beth H. Manning -- Benzodiazepines / Thomas R. Carracio, Howard C. Mofenson and Robin B. McFee -- Carbamazepine / Marco L.A. Sivilotti -- Gamma Hydroxybutyrate / Ilene B. Anderson and Jo Ellen Dyer -- Muscle Relaxants and Other Sedative-Hypnotic Agents / Barbara Insley Crouch and Fred M. Henretig -- Phenytoin / Thomas E. Kearney -- Valproic Acid / Gregory G. Gaar -- Other Anticonvulsants / Walter H. Mullen / Part -- Anti-Infective Agents and Biocides -- Antimalarial Drugs / Timothy E. Albertson, Kathy Marquardt, Judith A. Alsop -- Herbicides / Christopher H. Linden and William J. Lewander -- Isoniazid / Alan D. Woolf -- Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides / Jeanmarie Perrone -- Nicotine, Pyrethrin, and Organochlorine Insecticides / William K. Chiang and Richard Y. Wang -- Rodenticides / Richard D. Shih and Robert S. Hoffman / Part -- Cardiovascular Drugs -- Antidysrhythmic Drugs and Local Anesthetics / S. Rutherford Rose and James E. Cisek -- Centrally Acting Antihypertensive Agents / James R. Roberts and Rachel Haroz -- Beta Blockers / Fermin Barrueto, Jr. -- Calcium Channel Antagonists / Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer and G. Randall Bond -- Cardiac Glycosides / John S. Kashani and Richard D. Gerkin / Part -- Chemicals, Gases, and Metabolic Poisons -- Arsenic and Mercury / Jay L. Schauben -- Carbon Monoxide / Kent R. Olson -- Corrosives and Chemical Burns / Larissa I. Velez and Colin S. Goto -- Cyanide Poisoning / Alan H. Hall -- Fluoride and Hydrofluoric Acid / Kennon Heard -- Hydrocarbons / Sophia Dyer -- Hydrogen Sulfide / Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer -- Iron / Jeffrey R. Suchard and Steven C. Curry -- Irritant Gas Inhalation / Philip A. Edelman -- Lead / Steven M. Marcus -- Methemoglobinemia / David A. Tanen and Michael J. Matteucci -- Smoke Inhalation / Heather Long / Part -- Psychotherapeutic Agents and Related Conditions -- Neuroleptics / Christopher H. Linden -- Cyclic Antidepressants / Keith K. Burkhart -- Dystonic Reactions / Anthony S. Manoguerra -- Lithium / Kenneth W. Kulig -- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors / Michael Joseph Burns -- Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors / Andis Graudins / Part -- Stimulants and Hallucinogens -- Anticholinergic Agents / Andis Graudins -- Cocaine / Richard D. Shih and Judd E. Hollander -- Hallucinogens / Howard A. Greller and Lewis S. Nelson -- Methylxanthines / Pierre Gaudreault -- Phencyclidine and Ketamine / Cyrus Rangan -- Sympathomimetics / Christine Haller -- Thyroid Hormones / Milton Tenenbein / Part -- Miscellaneous Agents and Conditions -- Biological Warfare Agents / Jeffrey R. Suchard -- Chemical Warfare Agents / Michael J. Burns and Christopher H. Linden -- Complications of Parenteral Drug Therapy / Jennifer A. Oman and Scott E. Rudkin -- Drug Withdrawal Syndromes / Paul M. Wax -- Food Poisoning / Marc C. Restuccia -- Botulism / Adhi N. Sharma -- Oral Hypoglycemic Agents / Matthew J. Hunt and Jeffrey R. Suchard -- Mushrooms / Brandon Wills and Steven E. Aks -- Plant Poisoning / Judith A. Alsop and Timothy E. Albertson -- Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medications / Richard J. Geller -- Seafood Toxins / Robert P. Dowsett -- Vitamins / Richard J. Geller -- SectionXXIII. Environmental Emergencies / Part -- Physical vs. Biological Agents -- Hypothermia / Andrew K. Chang -- Cold-Induced Tissue Injuries / Joseph M. Weber and Scott C. Sherman -- Heat-Related Illness / Eric W. Schmidt and Constance G. Nichols -- High-Altitude Illness / David M. Richardson -- Underwater and Diving Injuries / Brian K. Snyder -- Submersion Injuries / Gregory A. Volturo -- Electrical Injuries / Scott E. Rudkin and Jennifer A. Oman -- Lightning Injuries / David F.M. Brown -- Radiation Injuries / Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer / Part -- Bites and Envenomations -- Crotaline Snake Envenomation / Richard C. Dart and John B. Sullivan, Jr. -- Elapid Snake Envenomation / Richard C. Dart and John B. Sullivan, Jr. -- Hymenoptera Envenomation / Paul Francis Kolecki -- Marine Envenomations / Grant S. Lipman and Paul S. Auerbach -- Scorpion Envenomation / Jeffrey R. Suchard and Steven C. Curry -- Black Widow Spider Envenomation / Daniel E. Brooks -- Brown Recluse Spider Envenomation / Gary S. Wasserman -- Insect, Tick, Mite Bites and Infestations / Michael James Burns -- Mammal Bites and Associated Infections / Stephen J. Playe -- SectionXXIV. Administrative and Special Clinical Considerations / Part -- Prehospital Care -- Emergency Medical Services / Alexander P. Isakov, Marc C. Restuccia and Lawrence Mottley -- Air Medical Services / Theodore R. Delbridge -- Disaster Planning and Management / Jonathan L. Burstein / Part -- Patient Safety, Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues -- A. Errors and Patient Safety / Karen Cosby, John Vinen, Chris Beach, and Robert L Wears -- Ethical Issues / James G. Adams -- Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine / Howard A. Peth, Jr. -- Regulatory Issues / Jorge A. Martinez and Larry D. Weiss / Part -- Special Clinical Considerations -- Acute Pain Management / Steven Rosenzweig, Bernard Lopez and Daniel Mines -- Chronic Pain Syndromes / Michael A. Turturro and Paul M. Paris -- Procedural Sedation and Analgesia / Robert J. Vissers -- Interpersonal Violence / Debra Houry / Appendix A: Dermatomes / Christopher H. Linden / Appendix B: Length-Based Equipment Chart / Christopher H. Linden
Notes Electronic book available through R2library
Revised edition of: The clinical practice of emergency medicine. 3rd ed. c2001
Title from HTML title page (viewed Jan. 31, 2008)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emergency medicine.
Emergencies.
Emergency Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Harwood-Nuss, Ann.
Wolfson, Allan B.
ISBN 078175125X (hardbound)
9780781751254 (hardbound)
Other Titles Clinical practice of emergency medicine
OTHER TI Clinical practice of emergency medicine