ISBN-10:
0071417168
ISBN-13:
9780071417167
Pub. Date:
06/23/2004
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
First Exposure to Emergency Medicine Clerkship / Edition 1

First Exposure to Emergency Medicine Clerkship / Edition 1

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The Books Physicians Wish They Had in Their Clerkships

First Exposure books give you —

*Just the right amount of information to read and absorb during your clerkship
*An orientation to each specialty and the ways it differs from other specialties
*What you can expect to get from your clerkship
*Clinically helpful information on the procedures you will see and perform
*A breakdown of the "Chief Complaints" you are most likely to encounter, with a table of "Don't-Miss Diagnoses"
*Essential information on common diseases and conditions seen in each specialty

Adding value to the clerkship experience — that's what First Exposure is all about.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071417167
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/23/2004
Series: LANGE First Exposure Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lance H. Hoffman, MD, Assistant Professor and Student Clerkship Director, Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Dr. Hoffman contributes to Cline & Ma’s Companion Handbook and Just the Facts in Emergency Medicine. He is an active member of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).

Richard A. Walker, MD, Associate Professor, Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

A contributor to several Emergency Medicine texts, Dr. Walker frequently teaches at ACEP and SAEM programs.

Michael C. Wadman, MD, Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education, Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

Dr. Wadman is responsible for all EM resident and medical student education programs at University of Nebraska. He is also a contributor to our forthcoming Geriatric Emergency Medicine book.

Christopher C. Caudill, II, MD, Assistant Professor, Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

In addition to teaching at ACLS and PACLS courses, Dr. Caudill serves as a Medical Student Mentor at the University of Nebraska.

Table of Contents

I.Introductory Information
A.Purpose of Book
B.Characteristics of EM
C.Patient Presentations
D.Emergency Medical System

II.Procedures
A.Likely to Perform
1.Suturing
2.Splinting
3.Arthrocentesis
4.Lumbar Puncture
B.Likely to Observe
1.Tube Thoracostomy
2.Central Venous Access
3.Rapid Sequence Induction

III.Chief Complaints
A.Chest Pain
B.Dyspnea
C.Abdominal Pain
D.Altered Mental Status
E.Headache
F.Syncope/Weakness
G.Vaginal Bleeding
H.Back Pain
I.Sore Throat
J.Pediatric Fever
K.Geriatric Fever
L.Multiple Trauma
M.Advanced Life Support
1.Adult
2.Pediatric
M. Toxic Ingestion

IV.Specific Disease Entities
A.Cardiovascular Disorders
1.Unstable Angina/Acute Myocardial Infarction
2.Aortic Dissection
3.Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
4.Congestive Heart Failure
B.Pulmonary Disorders
1.Asthma
2.COPD
3.Pneumonia
4.DVT/PE
C.Genitourinary Disorders
1.Urinary Tract Infection
2.Sexually Transmitted Diseases…urethritis, epidydimitis, PID/TOA
3.Testicular Torsion
4.Ectopic Pregnancy
D.Neurologic Disorders
1.Elevated Intracranial Pressure
2.Meningitis
3.Stroke
4.Status Epilepticus
5.Spinal Cord Compression
6.Intracranial Hemorrhage
E.Metabolic Disorders
1.DKA/HONKS
2.Hypoglycemia
3.Acute Adrenal Insufficiency
4.Hyperkalemia
5.Rhabdomyolysis
F.Gastrointestinal Disorders
1.Appendicitis
2.Cholecystitis
3.Pancreatitis
4.Diverticulitis
5.Perforated Viscus
6.Bowel Obstruction…adhesion, hernia, carcinoma, intussusception, malrotation, pyloric stenosis
7.GI Bleeding…PUD, esophageal varices, diverticulosis, carcinoma, AVM
G.Musculockeletal Disorders
1.Open Fracture
2.Compartment Syndrome
3.Septic Arthritis
H.Ophthalmologic Disorders
1.Acute Narrow Angle Glaucoma
2.Globe Rupture
3.Iritis
4.Acid/Alkali Burns
5.Pre-/Post-Septal Cellulitis
6.Corneal Foreign Body
7.Corneal Ulcer
I.Toxicologic Disorders
1.Ethanol Intoxication
2.TCA
3.APAP
4.ASA
5.CO
6.Organophosphate
J.Environmental Injuries
1.Hyperthermia
2.Hypothermia
3.Anaphylaxis

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