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Quick Hits in Emergency Medicine

Allen, Brandon, Ganti, Latha, Desai, Bobby

2013, X, 133 p. 37 illus., 26 illus. in color.

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  • Essential but hard to remember information  
  • Evidence-based help for clinical decision-making  
  • Designed for quick-look-up  
  • Supports patient safety and improved quality of care​

For important information you need to know, but can’t remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE.  This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED.   It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome.  Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily digested formats such as tables, algorithms, bulleted lists, and clinical illustrations.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » clinical criteria - decision rules - emergency medicine - evidence-based

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

Table of contents 

1. ACLS.- 2. Intubation, Airway, and Mechanical Ventilation.- 3. Sepsis and Resuscitation.- 4. Pulmonary Decision Rules and COPD.- 5. Fluid and Electrolytes.- 6. Neurology.- 7. Trauma and ATLS.- 8. Head CT Decision Rules and Intracranial Hemorrhage.- 9. Cervical Spine Injury and Decision Rules.- 10. CXR Interpretation.- 11. Orthopedics and Decision Rules.- 12. Cardiology.- 13. GI Bleeding/Hemorrhage.- 14. Hematology.- 15. Toxicology.- 16. Ultrasound and Pregnancy.- 17. The Red Eye.- 18. Pediatrics.- 19. Head and Neck.- 20. Statistics.- 21. Infusions, Pressors, and RSI.

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