Oct 252016

Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Shah, Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

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By (author): Binita R. Shah, Michael Lucchesi

A practical hands-on tool for fast, accurate clinical diagnosis in pediatric emergencies

Pediatric patients can represent as much as 35% of all emergency department visits. This atlas comes to the rescue of harried ED clinicians by providing a quick-access resource packed with visual clues to injuries and illnesses presenting in emergency situations from infancy through adolescence.

Doctors Shah and Lucchesi have compiled an extraordinary collection of their best clinical photographs and imaging studies, and combined them with a practical, easily retrievable text. This combination promises to expedite diagnosis as well as guide the clinician to the appropriate management of pediatric trauma and disease.

Atlas Of Pediatric Emergency Medicine puts at your fingertips:

  • More than 550 top-quality color clinical photographs, and more than 250 imaging studies that include X-rays, CT scans and more — making it the single most comprehensive visual compilation available for diagnosing pediatric emergencies
  • Comprehensive coverage of disorders of all body systems, including trauma
  • Authoritative, experienced guidance. The Atlas has been edited, compiled, and largely written by two distinguished experts — one a physician peer-evaluated as one of the finest clinicians and teachers in Emergency Medicine today, the other the overseer of one of the largest, busiest EDs in the United States. Together they have more than 50 years of experience in emergency care
  • Consistent formatting in an outline that provides immediate access to clinical features, differential diagnosis, consultation, treatment and disposition, complications, and clinical pearls
  • A superb preparation tool for board exams and subspecialty certification
  • An unparalleled resource for every medical professional caring for children, from ED clinicians and physicians in family or pediatric practice to nurse practitioners and paramedics
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    Oct 202016

    Geriatric Mental Health Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

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    Geriatric Mental Health Disaster and Emergency Preparedness significantly contributes to the somewhat limited literature available on this topic.”

    –The Gerontologist

    This is a must-read book for clinicians, service providers, policy makers, program planners, and teachers in the fields of mental health, aging, and emergency preparedness.

    From the Foreword by Robert N. Butler, MD

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the essential information that everyone working, or hoping to work in the field of aging, should know about disasters, emergencies, and their effects on the mental health and well-being of older persons. It provides the reader with evidence-based approaches for identifying and classifying mental health problems, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and substance use disorders in older adults, which may occur during and post disasters/emergencies.

    Specific attention is given to the special needs and approaches to the care of at-risk groups of older persons such as veterans and holocaust survivors; older adults who are isolated, dependent, have mobility problems, communication deficits, are cognitively impaired, or have other co-morbidities; elders who use meals-on-wheels, vital medications, or home care; or older persons who are in senior centers, nursing homes, or assisted living settings.

    Key Features

    • Increases understanding of the mental health issues in older adults
    • Provides tools that can foster resiliency and recovery at the community, group, and individual levels
    • Influences the development of positive responses to disasters that can potentially minimize adverse mental and physical outcomes in older persons and maximize individual and group recovery

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    Oct 152016

    Emergency Care of the Abused (Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover))

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    By (author): Fiona E. Gallahue, Laura D. Melville

    Emergency Care of the Abused is intended to assist the health care practitioner in managing the acute care of abused patients. This accessible introduction is not intended to be an exhaustive study of each topic, but a quick reference and practical guide for those in the clinical arena who see such patients. The full range of potential abuses that a health care practitioner may see is covered here. Several topics not commonly included in textbooks, such as trafficking, torture, and cultural influence are included. Each chapter has goals and objectives to maximize educational reading on the topic, photographs and tables to assist the clinician, legal aspects of the emergency situation, and quick reference pages to assist the practitioner emergently dealing with an abused patient.
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    Oct 142016

    Atlas of Emergency Medicine Procedures

    This full-color atlas is a step-by-step, visual guide to the most common procedures in emergency medicine. Procedures are described on a single page, or two-page spreads, so that the physician can quickly access and review the procedure at hand. The atlas contains more than 600 diagnostic algorithms, schematic diagrams and photographic illustrations to highlight the breadth and depth of emergency medicine. Topics are logically arranged by anatomic location or by type of procedure and all procedures are based on the most current and evidence-based practices known.

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    Oct 142016

    Emergency Nursing: The Profession, the Pathway, the Practice

    By (author): Jeff Solheim

    With over 136.3 million patient visits to the Emergency Department, emergency nurses are not only in high demand but a continuously growing segment of the nursing profession. Emergency nurses find themselves in high-risk, faced-paced, physically and emotionally demanding, and difficult situations on a constant bases, which many nurses will describe as both stressful and surprisingly, extremely fulfilling. But there are so many variables, moving pieces, and different roles when it comes to emergency nurses. How do you begin to understand or know if this is the right career for you when there is so much to know? Emergency Nurse: The Profession, the Pathway, and the Practice provides students, new nurses, and existing emergency nurses the tools and information they need to pursue and sustain a successful career in emergency healthcare. Author Jeff Solheim informs readers about the career opportunities that exist within emergency nursing, introduces nurses to the emergency department and how it differs from other healthcare settings, and explains the challenges and patient populations that emergency nurses will face on a regular basis. Filled with fun facts, notes, and practical advice, this book is a fantastic resource for a nurse eager to learn more about emergency care.
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    Oct 132016

    Case Files Emergency Medicine (LANGE Case Files)

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    By (author): Eugene Toy, Barry Simon, Terrence Liu, Jorge Trujillo, Kay Takenaka

    The closest a student can get to the wards without seeing patients!

    “I think any student doing a rotation in emergency medicine would benefit from these case scenarios. It provides a practical approach to a disease while highlighting the points that are often tested on USMLE.”–Doody’s Review Service

    Designed to teach through clinical cases, this text offers 60 of the most common clinical problems in emergency medicine along with case discussion questions, clinical pearls, key terms and concepts, and USMLE-style questions and answers to reinforce learning. This is an excellent study guide for the emergency medicine shelf exam and the USMLE Step 2.

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    Oct 102016

    Atlas of Emergency Medicine 4th Edition

    By (author): Kevin Knoop, Lawrence Stack, Alan Storrow, R. Jason Thurman

    The most complete and trusted visual compendium of emergency medicine ? extensively updated with more than 1500 full-color illustrations.

    Now in its fourth edition, The Atlas of Emergency Medicine remains the best guide to visual diagnosis of acute medical problems encountered in emergency practice. Packed with more than 1500 images, 500 new to this edition, it is the most comprehensive source of high quality emergency medicine images available, and enhanced with clear clinical information on medical emergencies.

    Organized by organ-system/special populations/general issues and then by problem, The Atlas of Emergency Medicine is your “look quick, act fast” reference designed to help assess, diagnose, and treat patients efficiently. It covers basic and subtle diagnosis of a broad spectrum of typical and atypical conditions.

    The book’s format is ideally suited to visual learning. One to four images per topic show you exactly what to look for. Accompanying the images is succinct “need-to-know” information for each clinical problem, including management options and clinical pearls. All treatment and diagnostic testing information and guidelines are fully updated.

    NEW to this edition is the inclusion of more than 50 video clips that highlight key visual topics in emergency medicine.

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    Aug 172016

    Emergency Medicine: Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult – Online and Print), 2e

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    By (author): James G. Adams MD FACEP

    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.

    • 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.
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      Aug 152016

      Syncope: An Evidence-Based Approach

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      By (author): Michele Brignole, David G. Benditt

      Syncope represents a multidisciplinary issue in medicine, often involving cardiologists, neurologists, emergency medicine specialists, general practitioners , geriatricians and other clinicians. However, terminology, methodology and guidelines differ making the issue more complex. The Editors of this book present a thorough multidisciplinary review of the topic. Guideline-based, they have assembled a team of key opinion leaders in the study and management of syncope. The first section of the book discusses the scientific basis behind the diagnosis and management of syncope going into detail regarding the pathways leading to syncope symptoms and the pathology behind them. The second section of the book then takes a more practical approach defining the practice of syncope management and including a number of case histories explaining the pearls and pitfalls of the current guidelines.
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      Aug 112016

      Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies (Translational Medicine)

      Assembling, reviewing, and synthesizing state-of-the-art information on translational research and therapies of melanoma into one convenient source, Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies provides clinicians and researchers the necessary context and perspective to intergrate and effectively deploy cutting-edge therapies into daily practice.

      This source:

      • synthesizes the scientific principles, clinical trial results, and clinical implications of emerging and translational melanoma therapies
      • covers the entire range of translational research and therapies, including pathogenesis, progression pathways, immunotherapy, gene therapy, adjuvant therapy, surgical staging, and metastatic disease
      • provides context and perspective to enable the clinician to select and use new therapies effectively and knowledgeably
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