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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.
Contents Contributor to the first edition Reviewers Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations Part I Cardiovascular Emergencies 1. Acute Coronary Syndromes 2. Dysrhythmias 3. Congestive Heart Failure 4. Hypertensive Emergencies 5. Acute Aortic Dissection 6. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 7. Occlusive Arterial Disease 8. Pericarditis/Tamponade 9. Infective Endocarditis Part II Pulmonary Emergencies 10. Pneumothorax 11. DVT/Pulmonary Embolism 12. Asthma 13. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 14. Pneumonia 15. Tuberculosis Part III Trauma 16. General Approach to the Trauma Patient 17. Head Trauma 18. Facial Trauma 19. Spinal Trauma 20. Chest Trauma 21. Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma 22. Orthopedic Injury of the Extremities 23. Emergency Wound Care 24. Burns Part IV Gastrointestinal Emergencies 25. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 26. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia 27. Cholecystitis 28. Appendicitis 29. Pancreatitis 30. Bowel Obstruction 31. Diarrheal Illness Part V Neurologic Emergencies 32. Acute Stroke 33. Meningitis 34. Seizures 35. Atraumatic Headache 36. Vertigo Part VI Obstetric/Gynecologic and Urogenital Emergencies 37. Ectopic Pregnancy 38. Vaginal Bleeding-First Trimester 39. Vaginal Bleeding-Third Trimester 40. Preeclampsia and Eclampsia 41. Testicular Torsion 42. Renal Colic 43. Urinary Tract Infection 44. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Part VII Immunologic, Endocrine, and Electrolyte Emergencies 45. Anaphylaxis and Allergic Reactions 46. Diabetic Ketoacidosis 47. Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma 48. Thyroid Disorders 49. Adrenal Insufficiency and Adrenal Crisis 50. Potassium Disorders 51. Sodium Disorders 52. Calcium Disorders Part VIII Toxicologic and Environmental Emergencies 53. General Approach to Overdose 54. Bioterrorism 55. Acetaminophen 56. Salicylates 57. Drugs of Abuse 58. Alcohols 59. Sedative - Hypnotics 60. Tricyclic Antidepressants 61. Anticholinergics 62. Digoxin 63. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 64. Frostbite and Hypothermia 65. Heat Illness Part IX Pediatric Emergencies 66. Croup 67. Bronchiolitis 68. Pediatric Fever 69. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 70. Child Abuse 71. Pyloric Stenosis 72. Intussusception 73. Otitis Media Part X ENT/Opthalmalogic Emergencies 74. Retropharygeal Abscess 75. Peritonsillar Abscess 76. Epiglottitis 77. Ludwig's Angina 78. Otitis Externa 79. Epistaxis 80. Traumatic Hyphema 81. Corneal Abrasion 82. Central Retinal Artery Occlusion 83. Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma 84. Periorbital and Orbital Cellulitis Part XI Psychiatric Emergencies 85. General approach to the psychiatric patient 86. Depression and Suicidality 87. Psychosis 88. Delirium and Dementia 89. Panic Disorders Questions Answers Appendix A: Evidence-Based Resources Index
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