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Minor Emergencies [electronic resource]

Philip Buttaravoli, Stephen M. Leffler
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2012]
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780323079099, 0323079091, 9780323081801, 0323081800
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Summary
Minor Emergencies gives you the practical how-tos you need to handle a wide range of non-life-threatening medical crises with speed and expertise. Completely updated with the latest equipment, devices, dosages, and techniques, this compact and portable medical reference book delivers fast, efficient guidance just when you need it. With Minor Emergencies on hand, you'll always be prepared! Find guidance at a glance with "What to Do" and "What NOT to Do" checklists.Effectively respond to medical crises at the point of care with Minor Emergencies!
Contents
  • Dystonic Drug Reaction
  • Heat Illness : (Heat Edema, Heat Syncope, Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion)
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hysterical Coma or Pseudoseizure
  • Idiopathic Facial Paralysis : (Bell's Palsy)
  • Migraine Headache
  • Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Adult
  • Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Febrile and Pediatric
  • Tension-Type (Muscle Contraction) Headache
  • Trivial, Minimal, and Minor Head Trauma : (Concussion)
  • Vasovagal or Neurocardiogenic or Neurally Mediated Syncope : (Faint, Swoon)
  • Vertigo : (Dizziness, Lightheadedness)
  • Weakness
  • Conjunctivitis : (Pink Eye)
  • Contact Lens Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Foreign Body, Conjunctival
  • Foreign Body, Corneal
  • Hordeolum : (Stye)
  • Iritis : (Acute Anterior Uveitis)
  • Periorbital and Conjunctival Edema
  • Periorbital Ecchymosis : (Black Eye)
  • Removal of Dislocated Contact Lens
  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Ultraviolet Keratoconjunctivitis : (Welder's or Tanning Bed Burn)
  • Cerumen Impaction : (Earwax Blockage)
  • Epistaxis : (Nosebleed)
  • Foreign Body, Ear
  • Foreign Body, Nose
  • Foreign Body, Throat
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis : (Croup)
  • Mononucleosis : (Glandular Fever)
  • Nasal Fracture : (Broken Nose)
  • Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear), Acute
  • Otitis Media, Acute
  • Otitis Media with Effusion; Serous (Secretory) Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
  • Perforated Tympanic Membrane : (Ruptured Eardrum)
  • Pharyngitis : (Sore Throat)
  • Rhinitis, Acute : (Runny Nose)
  • Rhinosinusitis : (Sinusitis)
  • -- Aphthous Ulcer : (Canker Sore)
  • Avulsed Tooth, Dental Subluxation, Dental Luxation
  • Bleeding after Dental Surgery
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome, Burning Tongue : (Glossodynia)
  • Dental Pain, Periapical Abscess : (Tooth Abscess)
  • Dental Pain, Pericoronitis
  • Dental Pain, Postextraction Alveolar Osteitis : (Dry Socket)
  • Dental Pain, Pulpitis
  • Dental Trauma : (Fracture, Subluxation, and Displacement)
  • Gingivitis and Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis : (Trench Mouth)
  • Lacerations of the Mouth
  • Mucocele : (Mucous Cyst)
  • Oral Candidiasis : (Thrush or Yeast Infection)
  • Oral Herpes Simplex : (Cold Sore, Fever Blister)
  • Orthodontic Complications
  • Perleche : (Angular Cheilitis)
  • Sialolithiasis : (Salivary Duct Stones)
  • Temporomandibular Disorder : (TMD, TMJ Syndrome)
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation : (Jaw Dislocation)
  • Uvular Edema, Acute
  • Bronchitis (Chest Cold), Acute
  • Costochondritis and Musculoskeletal Chest Pain
  • Inhalation Injury : (Smoke Inhalation)
  • Irritant Incapacitant Exposure : (Lacrimators, Riot Control Agents, Tear Gas)
  • Rib Fracture and Costochondral Separation : (Broken Rib)
  • Anal Fissure
  • Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Colic(Stomach Cramps)
  • Diarrhea : (Acute Gastroenteritis)
  • Enterobiasis : (Pinworm, Threadworm, Seatworm)
  • Esophageal Food Bolus Obstruction : (Steakhouse or Cafe Coronary Syndrome)
  • Foreign Body, Rectal
  • Foreign Body, Swallowed
  • Hemorrhoids : (Piles)
  • Innocuous Ingestions
  • Singultus : (Hiccups)
  • Vomiting : (Food Poisoning, Gastroenteritis)
  • Blunt Scrotal Trauma
  • Colorful Urine
  • Epididymitis
  • Genital Herpes Simplex
  • Phimosis and Paraphimosis
  • Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial
  • Urethritis : (Drip, Clap)
  • Urinary Retention, Acute
  • Urinary Tract Infection, Lower (Cystitis), Uncomplicated
  • Urinary Tract Infection, Upper : (Pyelonephritis)
  • Bartholin Abscess
  • Condylomata Acuminata : (Genital Warts)
  • Contact Vulvovaginitis
  • Dysmenorrhea : (Menstrual Cramps)
  • Foreign Body, Vaginal "Morning After" Emergency Contraception
  • -- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginitis
  • Acromioclavicular (Shoulder) Separation
  • Annular Ligament Displacement, Radial Head Subluxation : (Nursemaid's Elbow)
  • Boutonniere Finger
  • Boxer's Fifth Metacarpal Fracture
  • Cervical Strain : (Whiplash)
  • Cheiralgia Paresthetica : (Handcuff Neuropathy)
  • Clavicle (Collarbone) Fracture
  • Coccyx Fracture : (Tailbone Fracture)
  • De Quervain Paratenonitis : (Thumb Tenosynovitis)
  • Extensor Tendon Avulsion - Distal Phalanx : (Baseball or Mallet Finger)
  • Finger Dislocation : (PIP Joint)
  • Finger Sprain : (PIP Joint)
  • Fingertip (Tuft) Fractures
  • Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendon Avulsion - Distal Phalanx : (Splay Finger)
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Gouty Arthritis, Acute
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis and Medial Epicondylitis : (Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprains : (Including Joint Capsule Injuries)
  • Locked Knee
  • Lumbar Strain, Acute : ("Mechanical" Low Back Pain, Sacroiliac Dysfunction)
  • Monarticular Arthritis, Acute
  • Muscle Cramps : (Charley Horse)
  • Muscle Strains and Tears
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia : (Trigger Points)
  • Patellar Dislocation : (Kneecap Dislocation)
  • Plantar Fasciitis("Heel Spur")
  • "Plantaris Tendon" Rupture, Gastrocnemius Muscle Tear : (Calf Muscle Tear)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Radial Head Fracture
  • Radial Neuropathy : (Saturday Night Palsy)
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • -- Tendinopathy : Tendinosis, Paratenonitis
  • Toe Fracture : (Broken Toe)
  • Torticollis : (Wryneck)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear of the Thumb : (Ski Pole or Gamekeeper's Thumb)
  • Bicycle Spoke Injury and Other Crush Injuries
  • Contusion : (Bruise)
  • Fingernail or Toenail Avulsion
  • Fingertip Avulsion, Superficial
  • Fishhook Removal
  • Foreign Body Beneath Nail
  • Impalement Injuries, Minor
  • Laceration, Simple
  • Mammalian Bites
  • Marine Envenomations
  • Nail Bed Laceration
  • Nail Root Dislocation
  • Needle (Foreign Body) in Foot
  • Paronychia
  • Pencil Point Puncture
  • Puncture Wounds
  • Ring Removal
  • Sliver, Superficial : (Splinter)
  • Subcutaneous Foreign Bodies : (Metal, Dental Fragments, Glass, Gravel, and Hard Plastic)
  • Subungual Ecchymosis : (Tennis Toe)
  • Subungual Hematoma
  • Torn/Split Earlobe
  • Traumatic Tattoos and Abrasions
  • Zipper Entrapment : (Penis or Chin)
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Arachnid Envenomation : (Spider Bite)
  • Arthropod Bites : (Bug Bites, Insect Bites)
  • Cutaneous Abscess or Pustule
  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans : (Creeping Eruption)
  • Diaper Dermatitis : (Diaper Rash)
  • Erysipelas, Cellulitis, Lymphangitis
  • Fire Ant Stings
  • Friction Blister
  • Frostnip, Frostbite, and Mild Hypothermia
  • Herpes Zoster : (Shingles)
  • Hymenoptera (Bee, Wasp, Hornet) Envenomation : (Bee Sting)
  • Impetigo
  • Partial-Thickness (Second-Degree) Burns and Tar Burns
  • Pediculosis : (Lice, Crabs)
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Pyogenic Granuloma or Lobular Capillary Hemangioma : (Proud Flesh)
  • Scabies : (Human Itch Mite)
  • Sea Bather's Eruption : (Sea Lice)
  • Sunburn
  • Tick Bite, Tick Removal
  • Tinea Pedis, Tinea Cruris, Tinea Corporis : (Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch, Ringworm)
  • Toxicodendron (Rhus) Allergic Contact Dermatitis : (Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac)
  • Urticaria, Acute : (Hives)
  • Warts : (Common Wart, Plantar Wart)
  • Appendix A Complete Eye Examination
  • Appendix B Digital Block
  • Appendix C Fingertip Dressing, Simple
  • Appendix D Oral Nerve Blocks
  • Appendix E Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
  • Appendix F Rabies Prophylaxis
  • Appendix G State and Regional Poison Control Centers
  • Appendix H Tetanus Prophylaxis.
Description
1 online resource (xxii, 814 pages) : color illustrations
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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