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This book is a new and rapidly developing specialty. The fast patient flow, the large patient load, and the diversified clinical presentation make the emergency department a challenging place to work in.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. iii-v
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  1. Preface
  2. p. vii
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  1. 1 Body packing
  2. pp. 2-3
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  1. 2 A not-to-miss cause of epistaxis
  2. pp. 4-5
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  1. 3 Drug overdose
  2. pp. 6-7
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  1. 4 Penetrating chest injury
  2. pp. 8-9
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  1. 5 Hypothermia
  2. pp. 10-11
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  1. 6 Stridor in a child
  2. pp. 12-13
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  1. 7 A patient with myocardial infarction and a pacemaker
  2. pp. 14-15
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  1. 8 Opioid withdrawal
  2. pp. 16-17
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  1. 9 Neonatal resuscitation
  2. pp. 18-19
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  1. 10 Head injury
  2. pp. 20-21
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  1. 11The elderly patient
  2. pp. 22-23
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  1. 12 Cardiac tamponade
  2. pp. 24-25
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  1. 13 Asthma in pregnancy
  2. pp. 26-27
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  1. 14 An amputated finger
  2. pp. 28-29
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  1. 15 Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  2. pp. 30-31
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  1. 16 Hypoglycaemia
  2. pp. 32-33
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  1. 17 Gas inhalation
  2. pp. 34-35
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  1. 18 Hyperventilation syndrome
  2. pp. 36-37
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  1. 19The seat-belt sign
  2. pp. 38-39
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  1. 20 A deadly complication of acne
  2. pp. 40-41
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  1. 21 A case of arson
  2. pp. 42-43
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  1. 22 Smoke inhalation
  2. pp. 44-45
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  1. 23 Benzodiazepine overdose
  2. pp. 46-47
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  1. 24 Confusion in head injury
  2. pp. 48-49
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  1. 25 Use of naloxone
  2. pp. 50-51
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  1. 26 Fracture of the first rib
  2. p. 52
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  1. 27 Streptokinase and menstruating women
  2. p. 53
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  1. 28 Back pain
  2. pp. 54-55
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  1. 29 Hypotension in myocardial infarction
  2. pp. 56-57
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  1. 30 Pseudocoma
  2. pp. 58-59
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  1. 31 Capnography
  2. pp. 60-61
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  1. 32 Refractory ventricular fibrillation
  2. pp. 62-63
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  1. 33 Ethics on resuscitation
  2. pp. 64-65
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  1. 34 Spinal cord injury
  2. pp. 66-67
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  1. 35 Human bite wounds
  2. pp. 68-69
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  1. 36 Sternoclavicular joint dislocation
  2. pp. 70-71
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  1. 37 Non-accidental injury
  2. pp. 72-73
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  1. 38 HIV exposure in health-care workers
  2. pp. 74-76
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  1. 39 Some questions on AIDS
  2. p. 77
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  1. 40 Abdominal injury
  2. pp. 78-79
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  1. 41 Trauma score
  2. pp. 80-81
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  1. Oxygen
  2. pp. 82-83
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  1. 43 Adolescent pregnancy
  2. pp. 84-85
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  1. 44 Digoxin toxicity
  2. pp. 86-87
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  1. 45 Litigation in emergency medicine
  2. pp. 88-89
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  1. 46 Pacing in bradycardia
  2. pp. 90-91
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  1. 47 Breaking bad news
  2. pp. 92-93
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  1. 48 A drunk patient
  2. pp. 94-95
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  1. 49 Pre-hospital trauma care
  2. pp. 96-97
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  1. 50 Pulse oximetry
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  1. 51 Gastrointestinal decontamination
  2. pp. 100-101
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  1. 52 Paediatric cardiorespiratory arrest
  2. pp. 102-103
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  1. 53 Stab wounds of the chest
  2. pp. 104-105
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  1. 54 The vital signs in stroke
  2. pp. 106-107
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  1. 55 Compartment syndrome
  2. pp. 108-109
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  1. 56 Anaphylaxis
  2. pp. 110-111
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  1. 57 Necrotizing infection
  2. pp. 112-113
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  1. 58 Falls from heights
  2. pp. 114-115
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  1. 59 Change in ABC
  2. pp. 116-117
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  1. 60 Streptokinase in myocardial infarction
  2. pp. 118-119
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  1. 61 RV infarction
  2. pp. 120-121
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  1. 62 Post-coital headache
  2. pp. 122-123
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  1. 63 Foreign-body ingestion
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  1. 64 ATLE
  2. pp. 126-127
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  1. 65 Tall T wave on ECG
  2. pp. 128-129
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  1. 66 Status epilepticus and failed intubation
  2. pp. 130-131
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  1. 67 Low back pain
  2. pp. 132-133
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  1. 68 Insomnia
  2. pp. 134-135
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  1. 69 Non-surgicall causes of abdominal pain
  2. pp. 136-137
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  1. 70 Fat embolism
  2. pp. 138-139
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  1. 71 Re-expansion pulmonary edemal
  2. pp. 140-141
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  1. 72 Chest pain in paediatrics
  2. p. 142
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 145-146
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882201200
Related ISBN
9789622097117
MARC Record
OCLC
647930746
Pages
156
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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