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Emergency Medicine: Self Assessment and Review / Edition 4

Emergency Medicine: Self Assessment and Review / Edition 4


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A review and self-assessment tool for those who work in emergency medicine, EMERGENCY MEDICINE: SELF-ASSESSMENT AND REVIEW covers the core material essential to the practice of emergency medicine. Designed as an aide to those studying for the Emergency Medicine board exams, it accompanies the leading emergency reference by Rosen, EMERGENCY MEDICINE: CONCEPTS AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, 4/e. Roughly two-thirds of the approximately 1,790 questions simulate the board exam, and the remaining one-third of the questions cover clinical situations. It provides a thorough review of emergency medicine and also serves as a preparatory course for the American Board of Emergency Medicine certification exams.

* Provides more than 1700 multiple choice type questions with four to five answers from which to choose, simulating the approach used on the EM boards. * Provides referencing directly to chapters in Rosen: Emergency Medicine, ed. 4, with correct answers referenced to the appropriate pages in Rosen for an in-depth explanation; Rosen is the only comprehensive emergency text that has a self-assessment and review text linked to it. * Encompasses a broad core of material essential to understanding the pathophysiology and management of patients in the emergency department: General Concepts, Trauma, Environmental Disorders, Selected Pediatric Problems, Toxicologic Problems, Systemic Disorders, Behavioral and Societal Problems. * Can be used as a study guide and self-assessment tool for those who work in emergency medicine as well as a board preparation tool. * Reflects the current practice in emergency medicine and offers a more complete study guide for the emergency medicine boards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323005388
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/15/1999
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Airway Management 2. Mechanical Ventilation and Noninvasive Ventilary Support 3. Cardiopulmonary Arrest 4. Neonatal Resuscitation 5. Pediatric Resuscitation 6. Shock 7. Brain Resuscitation 8. Monitoring the Emergency Patient 9. Blood and Blood Component Therapy 10. NO QUESTIONS 11. NO QUESTIONS 12. Geriatrics: Unique Concerns 13. Approach to the Immunocompromised Patient in the Emergency Department 14. Emergency Ultrasound 15. NO QUESTIONS 16. NO QUESTIONS 17. NO QUESTIONS 18. NO QUESTIONS 19. NO QUESTIONS 20. NO QUESTIONS 21. Pain Management 22. Sedation and Analgesia for Procedures 23. EMS: Overview and Ground transport 24. Disaster Preparedness and Response 25. Aeromedical Transport and In-Flight Medical Emergencies 26. Multiple Trauma 27. Trauma in Pregnancy 28. Principles of Wound Management 29. Injury Control 30. NO QUESTIONS 31. Head Trauma 32. Facial Trauma 33. Spinal Injuries 34. Neck Trauma 35. Thoracic Trauma 36. Cardiovascular Trauma 37. Esophageal and Diaphragmatic Trauma 38. Abdominal Trauma 39. Genitourinary Trauma 40. Orthopedic Injuries: Management Principles 41. The Hand 42. Forearm and Wrist 43. Humerus and Elbow 44. Shoulder 45. Pelvis and Hip 46. Injuries of the Proximal Femur 47. Knee and Lower Leg 48. Ankle and Foot 49. Foreign Bodies 50. Soft Tissue Spine Injuries and Back Pain 51. Animal Bites and Rabies 52. Venomous Animal Injuries 53. Thermal Burns 54. Frostbite 55. Accidental Hypothermia 56. Heat Illness 57. Chemical Injuries 58. Electrical and Lightning Injuries 59. Diving Injuries 60. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy 61. High-Altitude Illness 62. Near-Drowning 63. Radiation Injuries 64. The Pediatric Patient: General Approach and Unique Concerns 65. Fever in Children 66. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 67. Child Abuse 68. Croup, Epiglottitis, and Bacterial Tracheitis 69. Asthma and Bronchiolitis 70. Pneumonia 71. Cardiac Disorders 72. Gastrointestinal Disorders 73. Acute Infectious Diarrhea Disease and Dehydration 74. Neurologic Disorders 75. General Management Principles 76. Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Nonsteroidal Agents 77. Alcohol-Related Disease 78. Other Alcohols 79. Anticholinergics 80.Common Cardiovascular Drugs 81. Corrosives 82. Antidepressant and Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 83. Hallucinogens 84. Hydrocarbons 85. Acute Iron and Lead Poisoning 86. Opioids 87. Lithium Intoxication 88. Neuroleptics 89. Pesticides 90. Sedative-Hypnotics 91. Cocaine, Amphetamines, and Other Sympathomimetics 92. Toxic Inhalations 93. Benzodiazepines 94. Dyspnea 95. Adult Acute Asthma 96. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 97. Pleural Disease 98. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections 99. Pneumonia 100. Syncope 101. Dysrhythmias 102. Heat Failure 103. Acute Ischemic Coronary Syndromes 104. Pericardial and Myocardial Disease 105. Infective Endocarditis and Acquired Valvular Heart Disease 106. Hypertension 107. Pulmonary Embolism 108. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 109. Aortic Dissection 110. Peripheral Arteriovascular Disease 111. Peripheral Venous Disease 112. Acute Abdominal Pain 113. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 114. Acute Gastroenteritis and Constipation 115. Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract 116. Disorders of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 117. Disorders of the Small Intestine 118. Disorders of the Large Intestine 119. Disorders of the Anorectum 120. Anemia, Polycythemia, and White Blood Cell Disorders 121. Disorders of Hemostasis 122.Oncologic Emergencies 123. Coma 124. Headache 125. Organic Brain Syndrome 126. Seizures 127. Vertigo 128. Weakness 129. Stroke 130. Meningitis, Encephalitis, and Central Nervous System Abscess 131.Special Neurologic Problems 132. Urologic Emergencies 133. Renal Function Evaluation and the Approach to the Patient with Acute Renal Failure 134. Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis 135. Pelvic Pain 136. Vaginal Bleeding Unrelated to Pregnancy 137. Genital Infections 138. Sexual Assault 139. Unique Concerns of Pregnancy 140. Acute Complications Related to Pregnancy 141. Labor and Delivery in the Emergency Department 142. Drug Use in Pregnancy 143. Chronic Medical Illness and Pregnancy 144. Acid-Base Disorders 145. Electrolyte Disturbances 146. Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Glucose Homeostasis 147. Rhabdomyolysis 148. Endocrine Disorders 149. Bacterial Infections 150. Viral Infections 151. AIDS and HIV Infection 152. NO QUESTIONS 153. Parasitology 154. Tick-Borne Illnesses 155. Tuberculosis 156. Bone and Joint Infections 157. Soft-Tissue Infections 158. Dental Disorders 159. Ophthalmologic Disorders 160. Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies 161. Arthritis, Tendinitis, and Bursitis 162. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Vasculitides 163. Allergy, Hypersensitivity, and Anaphylaxis 164. Dermatolgic Disorders 165. General Approach to the Psychiatric Patient in the Emergency Department 166. Thought Disorders 167. Affective Disorders 168. Anxiety Disorders 169. Approach to the Difficult Patient in the Emergency Department 170. Somatiform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering 171. Suicide 172. The Violent Patient 173. Substance Abuse 174. Stress, Wellness, and the Impaired Physician 175. Domestic Violence 176. NO QUESTIONS 177. Differential Diagnosis

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