1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards

1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards Author Amer Z. Aldeen
ISBN-10 9781451171259
Release 2012-07-12
Pages 414
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1200 Questions to Help You Pass the Emergency Medicine Boards, Second Edition is a unique resource designed to help emergency medicine residents and physicians pass their exam on the first attempt. This review book contains 1200 questions and answers that mimic both the in-service residency exam and the board exam in emergency medicine. The tests are randomly divided into 12 individual tests of 100 questions, one for each area of emergency medicine: internal medicine and surgery specialty areas, dentistry, trauma, obstetrics, pediatrics, toxicology, environmental, psychiatry, radiology, dermatology, EMS, and bioterrorism. Most of the questions are case-based and 10% involve interpreting an image. The book also provides concise rationale for the correct and incorrect answers to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and fully understand the material. The questions in the book are designed to be slightly more difficult than the average question in ABEM's Written Qualifying Examination to adequately challenge your existing knowledge and help you better prepare. New for this edition: · 200 new, case-based questions with many images have been added to provide you with additional review · Existing questions have been updated in response to feedback and new knowledge development in emergency medicine to help you stay up to date on the latest information · FREE online access to a companion website with question bank to test yourself anytime, anywhere



Blueprints Emergency Medicine

Blueprints Emergency Medicine Author Jessica Radin Peters
ISBN-10 1405104619
Release 2006
Pages 307
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The Second Edition of Blueprints Emergency Medicine covers the essentials of emergency medicine that students need to know during their rotation and while preparing for the USMLE. The thoroughly updated and reorganized Second Edition features coverage of the most common conditions encountered on the wards. Completely reorganized to cover the most common acute conditions first, followed by a systems-based approach to emergency medicine Expanded coverage of trauma, bioterrorism, and pediatric emergencies Greatly increased number of figures, tables, and algorithms 75 board-format Q&As with answer explanations Now includes evidence-based references Totally revised, thoroughly updated, and trusted by students, the Blueprints series keeps getting better.



Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine

Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine Author Pat Croskerry
ISBN-10 0781777275
Release 2009
Pages 428
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With the increased emphasis on reducing medical errors in an emergency setting, this book will focus on patient safety within the emergency department, where preventable medical errors often occur. The book will provide both an overview of patient safety within health care—the 'culture of safety,' importance of teamwork, organizational change—and specific guidelines on issues such as medication safety, procedural complications, and clinician fatigue, to ensure quality care in the ED. Special sections discuss ED design, medication safety, and awareness of the 'culture of safety.'



Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Author Mary Kittredge
ISBN-10 079100063X
Release 1991
Pages 111
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Describes emergency medicine, those who provide it, a variety of emergency situations, and possible prevention tips.



Greenberg s Text atlas of Emergency Medicine

Greenberg s Text atlas of Emergency Medicine Author Michael I. Greenberg
ISBN-10 0781745861
Release 2005
Pages 1074
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Featuring more than 1,100 full-color illustrations, this atlas is a visual guide to the diagnosis and management of medical and surgical emergencies. Emergency medicine depends on fast, accurate interpretation of visual cues, making this atlas an invaluable tool. The book is divided into sections on prehospital management and resuscitation, organ system emergencies, and multisystem emergencies. For each specific emergency, the authors present both clinical photographs and illustrations of significant diagnostic test findings such as specimens, radiographs, endoscopic images, and ECGs. The succinct text accompanying the illustrations covers patient presentation, diagnosis, and clinical management.



Manual of Emergency Medicine

Manual of Emergency Medicine Author G. Richard Braen
ISBN-10 9781451153910
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 704
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This manual, part of the best-selling Lippincott® Manual series is the most user-friendly quick-reference available in emergency medicine. In an easy-to-scan outline format with key terms boldfaced, the Manual of Emergency Medicine offers practical guidance for diagnosis and management of all types of emergencies. Lists of possible causes of symptoms lead readers rapidly to appropriate information. This edition is thoroughly updated, particularly those chapters focusing on drug therapy for infectious diseases, such as pneumonia or HIV.



Cambridge Textbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine

Cambridge Textbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine Author David V. Skinner
ISBN-10 0521433797
Release 1997-03-27
Pages 1271
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An important reference text forming a complete dossier of essential and practical information pertaining to the conditions regularly encountered in an emergency situation.



Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Author Gary R. Fleisher
ISBN-10 9781605471594
Release 2010
Pages 1970
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The bestselling "Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine" is the most comprehensive text in this specialty. This edition's highlights include new chapters on palpitations, cystic fibrosis, travel-related emergencies and ultrasound, and has a new appendix on practice pathways.



Harris Harris Radiology of Emergency Medicine

Harris   Harris  Radiology of Emergency Medicine Author Thomas L. Pope
ISBN-10 9781451107203
Release 2012-10-22
Pages 1048
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A comprehensive reference for emergency radiology and an unsurpassed source of practical information about imaging of the acutely ill and injured patients. While the focus remains on conventional, plain-film radiography--still the most commonly performed examinations in emergency and trauma settings--substantial coverage is given to MRI, CT (including for blunt abdominal & thoracic trauma), CT angiography (for lower & upper extremities and esp. for gunshot wounds) in the emergency dept., and ultrasound. This fifth edition--despite that it's been more than ten years since the fourth--remains the gold standard of texts on emergency radiology, with appeal both to radiologists and emergency medicine specialists.



Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Author Richard Aghababian
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047052595
Release 1998
Pages 1490
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Based on the American College of Emergency Physicians' revised Core Content for Emergency Medicine, this monograph follows the scope and structure of this curriculum and provides a thorough and systematic review of emergency medicine. It aims to serve as a reference for senior medical students, residents and practising physicians who need to quickly access information about a clinical entity. The book should also be of interest to residents preparing for the American Board of Emergency Medicine certification exam.



Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Author Jill M. Baren
ISBN-10 9781416000877
Release 2008
Pages 1320
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This authoritative reference equips you with the essential knowledge to provide comprehensive and effective care to children in an emergency setting. From age-specific diagnoses and chief complaints through developmental considerations and psychosocial issues, this text guides you through the full range of medical and surgical conditions commonly encountered when treating pediatric emergencies. The use of full color throughout, diagnostic algorithms, text boxes, charts, clinical pearls and pitfalls, and other visual features ensure the book will make crucial clinical information easy to find and apply. Tap into expert guidance on all aspects of pediatric emergency medicine, from the physical exam and usual and unusual presentations through to disposition criteria and transfer issues. Access step-by-step guidance on administering critical life support interventions and providing effective diagnostic and therapeutic ambulatory care. Quickly review specific treatment protocols for various emergency settings, including general emergency departments, community hospitals, tertiary care centers, EMS and transport, and triage. Find information fast with or without a known diagnosis, with content organized both by chief complaints and by specific diagnoses. Better understand how problems present differently in infants, children, and adolescents with age-specific diagnoses. Identify and manage the psychosocial issues surrounding pediatric patients, including major depression and suicidality, sexual and physical abuse, child neglect, and violence. Easily absorb key information with the aid of text boxes, algorithms, clinical pearls, and pitfalls. Retrieve information easily with a consistent templated format.



Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Author Gordian W. O. Fulde
ISBN-10 9780729541466
Release 2013
Pages 1052
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The ultimate emergency medicine textbook from the renowned Professor Gordian Fulde now in a new edition. Emergency Medicine 6e presents evidence-based clinical management and treatment advice for emergency medicine students and practitioners in Australasia. The vast range of topics include paediatric, geriatric, gynaecology, psychiatric, dental, rural and Indigenous presentations, ensuring readers are well prepared for any eventuality in the Emergency Department. This outstanding text combines expertise and experience with fully up-to-date content. It is authored by Professor Gordian Fulde, Emergency Department director at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital, with contributions from Dr Sascha Fulde and over 60 other notable emergency medicine clinicians. Readers will gain a solid understanding of effective procedural and management skills in the ED. Practical tips relate to: patient transport and retrieval; seriously ill patients; advanced nursing roles; general practitioners; working with IT; administration, legal matters, governance and quality care; and interns and students in the emergency department. The ideal complement to hands-on emergency medicine training, this new edition of Emergency Medicine also prepares readers to apply key emergency medicine skills to unique incidents such as mass casualty and chemical, biological and radiological hazard contingencies. Topics included in this edition of Emergency Medicine include: . securing the airway . resuscitation . arrhythmia management . pain management . imaging . dermatology . trauma . poisoning . envenomation . overdose Coverage of important controversies with evidence based recommendations. Editor comments contained in relevant chapters to provide clinical tips and advice for practice. Increased coverage of topical issues such as deep vein thrombosis (economy class syndrome) and street drugs. Practical rapid reference appendix. Detailed glossary and index. The Quick Reference Guide is updated and included in this book. It is also made available as an app Updating all chapters - particularly toxicology, IT, Paediatrics New resuscitation guidelines - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; External Automated Defibrillation in BLS; Compressions; Breathing; Airway; Unconsciousness; Priorities in an Emergency; Principles and Format for Developing Guidelines (all revised 12/2010 following ILCOR) More comprehensive content for Indigenous and Rural Emergencies chapter Moderate repetition arising from so many contributors The CT Brain and C spine Rules have been added to the Quick Reference Guide.



Emergency Medicine Recall

Emergency Medicine Recall Author William A. Woods
ISBN-10 0683306103
Release 2000
Pages 529
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Emergency Medicine Recall is an important addition to the successful RECALL series, which uses a double-column, rapid-fire, question and answer format to help medical students, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals to recall important information presented on wards. This information also is critical for USMLE test preparation. The text contains many patient management questions that are written in the emergency room setting, thus preparing students for questions that address EM-specific issues.



Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Author James G. Adams
ISBN-10 9781455733941
Release 2012-09-05
Pages 1888
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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.



Harwood Nuss Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine

Harwood Nuss  Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine Author Allan B. Wolfson
ISBN-10 9780781789431
Release 2009-09-15
Pages 1752
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Organized for easy reference, this comprehensive, concise, and clinically focused text covers all aspects of emergency medicine. A new two-color design will help readers find critical elements of each chapter easily. A companion Web site includes the fully searchable text, more than 400 self-assessment questions with answers, and additional images and tables.



Anyone Anything Anytime

Anyone  Anything  Anytime Author Brian J. Zink
ISBN-10 9781560537106
Release 2006
Pages 310
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"A wonderful picture of an important period in the practice of medicine in the United States." (from the Foreword by Peter Rosen, MD) Here is the very first book to comprehensively explore the evolution of the field of emergency medicine -- from its origins following World War II, through the sociopolitical changes of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, to the present. First-hand narratives from more than 45 founders and pioneers of emergency medicine provide a vivid portrayal of the important events and viewpoints that have given rise to today's practice. Represents the first comprehensive history of emergency medicine as a specialty. Provides first-hand oral histories from more than 45 of the key figures who witnessed and helped to shape the developments chronicled in the book. Offers keen insights into how the sociopolitical changes of the 1950s through 1970s influenced public health, health care delivery, and emergency medicine. Includes many unique photographs of important leaders in emergency medicine.



Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Author Amal Mattu
ISBN-10 9780470755174
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 128
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Emergency Medicine is a brand new book focusing on the common pitfalls and mistakes that can occur when dealing with high-risk conditions during standard medical practice. Concise chapters focus on clinical relevance, addressing the mistakes, the consequences and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes. An essential book for all staff dealing with emergencies.