Emergency Care Of Minor Trauma In Children Third Edition

Author: Ffion Davies
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315349221
File Size: 61,71 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes: the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, for instant access to key information generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis. This concise evidence-based book remains an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.

Minor Injuries E Book

Author: Dennis Purcell
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048224
File Size: 68,21 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets

Author: Steven M. Selbst
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9781416029908
File Size: 12,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents essential knowledge on pediatric emergency medicine in the practical and engaging question-and-answer format of this series. Up to date new chapters cover the technologically-assisted child in the emergency department, sports-related injuries, emergency medical services for children, and patient safety in the emergency department.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Third Edition

Author: Gary Strange
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071597371
File Size: 58,49 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A clinically-focused guide to evaluating and treating pediatric complaints most often encountered in an emergency setting A Doody's Core Title for 2011! "...a comprehensive and current resource for anyone who cares for children in an acute setting, from the office to the emergency department. Its presentation is straightforward, and the information is easy to read and assimilate. It will be a valuable resource for those in the field of pediatric emergency medicine as well as other practitioners who occasionally care for sick children."--JAMA "Many photographs, diagrams, flow charts, and tables enhance the delivery of information. The book also provides enough background information and rationale for treatment approaches to satisfy most users....I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking for a pediatric emergency textbook. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians and written by a renowned team of pediatric emergency physicians, this well-illustrated practical reference delivers an unmatched review of pediatric emergency medicine. It spans the full scope of pediatric emergencies -- from trauma care to psychosocial emergencies -- in all the detail you need, yet still maintains a concise, find-it-now presentation ideal for use in the emergency department or pediatric clinic. FEATURES Full-color presentation complete with 1000 illustrations Section on cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department that distinguishes the clinical approach to neonates from that for infants and children, and accounts for the advent of modern immunization practices Organized by body system Over 100 diagnostic and treatment algorithms offer streamlined, at-a-glance summaries of critical actions Expanded content on the management of neonates in chapters which cover feeding problems, jaundice, and common neonatal presentations Revised infectious disease section includes discussions of pivotal topics such as influenza, imported diseases, bioterrorism, and HIV Enhanced endocrine/metabolic section with new chapters on rickets and inborn errors of metabolism

Textbook Of Pediatric Emergency Procedures

Author: Christopher King
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781753869
File Size: 44,75 MB
Format: PDF
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Widely acclaimed for its outstanding step-by-step illustrations, comprehensive coverage, and reader-friendly format, Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures is now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition. In 137 chapters, the book provides clear, complete instructions on every emergency medicine procedure performed on infants, children, and adolescents. More than 1,000 detailed drawings, most in two-color, show how to perform each procedure. This edition includes a new chapter on new technologies and techniques for managing the difficult airway. Other new topics include use of tissue adhesives in laceration repair, focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST), management of priapism, reimplanting an avulsed permanent tooth, use of automatic external defibrillators, and procedures related to bioterrorism.

Minor Emergencies

Author: Philip M. Buttaravoli
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323040266
File Size: 57,72 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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An essential quick reference for the office, the hospital, or anywhere, this book provides all the instructions you need to handle common, non-life-threatening emergencies with speed and expertise. Whether you're called on to remove a bean from a child's nose or treat accidental tear gas exposure, this quick reference is ready to provide fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. Find guidance at a glance with "What to Do" and "What NOT to Do" checklists. Get comprehensive coverage that remains concise for emergency point of care. Stay on top of the latest emergency strategies with new coverage of: croup, nasal vestibulitis, heat illness, chiggers, acute bronchitis and simple pediatric sedation. Download content from the book onto your PDA for rapid access anytime, anywhere!

Taking Care Of Your Child Ninth Edition

Author: Robert H. Pantell
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738218367
File Size: 56,20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Winner of the American Medical Writers Association Book Award The award-winning go-to guide that has helped millions of families keep their children healthy—now revised and updated with the most recent advances in health care For more than thirty years, Taking Care of Your Child has been an indispensable resource for parents and caregivers. Covering more than 175 health care problems and symptoms, it offers the most recent information on critical childcare issues—from what to do in the event of a minor injury to everyday issues such as common allergies and ailments. Taking Care of Your Child is easy to use, even in a crisis: you can simply look up a symptom to find a complete explanation of probable causes, how to treat the problem at home, and when to see a doctor. With the very latest on ADHD, autism, breast-feeding, childhood depression and obesity, discipline, immunizations, and more, this new edition also features new sections on youth sports and head trauma, genetic screening, and minimizing risks of medical procedures.

Textbook Of Paediatric Emergency Medicine E Book

Author: George Jelinek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049328
File Size: 47,82 MB
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A comprehensive textbook of paediatric emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department. Short concise chapters, with key point boxes at the beginning - easy to use for the hard-pressed trainee. Aims to give a consensus approach to assessment and treatment, based on the latest evidence. Highlights areas of controversy.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine E Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323243525
File Size: 54,15 MB
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Emphasizing evidence-based therapy for critically ill or injured dogs and cats, Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition puts diagnostic and management strategies for common disorders at your fingertips. It covers critical care medical therapy, monitoring, and prognosis — from triage and stabilization through the entire course of acute medical crisis and intensive care treatment. To make therapeutic decisions easier, clear guidelines address underlying clinical findings, pathophysiology, outpatient follow-up, and long-term care. From lead editors Deborah Silverstein and Kate Hopper, along with a Who’s Who of experts from the veterinary emergency and critical care world, this comprehensive reference helps you provide the highest standard of care for ICU patients. Over 200 concise chapters are thoroughly updated to cover all of the clinical areas needed for evaluating, diagnosing, managing, and monitoring a critical veterinary patient. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on emergency and critical care clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. A problem-based approach focuses on clinically relevant details. Practical, user-friendly format makes reference quick and easy with summary tables, boxes highlighting key points, illustrations, and algorithmic approaches to diagnosis and management. Hundreds of full-color illustrations depict various emergency procedures such as chest tube placement. Appendices offer quick access to the most often needed calculations, conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more. All-NEW chapters include Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Therapy, T-FAST and A-FAST, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS), Sepsis, Physical Therapy Techniques, ICU Design and Management, and Communication Skills and Grief Counseling. NEW! Coverage of basic and advanced mechanical ventilation helps you in deliver high-quality care to patients with respiratory failure. NEW! Coverage of increasingly prevalent problems seen in the Intensive Care Unit includes multidrug-resistant bacterial infections and coagulation disorders. NEW chapters on fluid therapy and transfusion therapy provide information on how to prevent complications and maximize resources. UPDATED coagulation section includes chapters on hypercoagulability, platelet function and testing, anticoagulant therapy, and hemostatic drugs.

Oxford Handbook Of Emergency Nursing

Author: Robert Crouch OBE
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191002712
File Size: 29,57 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Emergency nursing requires rapid assessment and decision-making. Often nurses are required to make sense of considerable amounts of information and act on it. The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing provides an essential resource when time is short and the need for practical clinical guidance is paramount. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect new guidelines and approaches which have impacted emergency nursing in recent years. This handbook provides clear, focussed information that will aid all areas of patient assessment and management in emergency care. The concise format will enable the reader to quickly locate the information needed and provides alerts regarding critical 'must-dos' for ill adults and children. The skills section provides a quick summary of the many clinical skills needed in emergency care, ideal as an introduction for the uninitiated and as a refresher for skills performed infrequently. Additionally, this second edition has been expanded to cover nursing in major trauma and emergencies in the elderly. This handbook will empower nurses to deliver excellence in emergency care. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for qualified and student nurses, and to all health care professionals working in the emergency care setting.