Besides trauma teams, Emergency Room Physician is an integral part of Emergency Medicine for handling life-threatening emergencies. This new edition, written with Emergency Physician of future India in mind; is an improvised version of the previous edition with added topics of current interest such as ethical considerations, transplantation related emergencies, and oncological emergencies.
Salient Features * Reader-friendly presentation to help in finding critical topics without prolonged search * Bold lettering and underscored sentences assist the reader in retaining the facts * Life-threatening emergencies including acute myocardial infarction, drug overdoses, septic shock, poisoning and multi organ failure have been discussed under “Critical Emergencies” section * “Emergency in Specialty” section deals with emergency pediatrics, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, neurologic, infectious disease * Profusely illustrated line drawings and algorithms.
New to Edition This book presents an extensive insight into emergency conditions and meets the need of today's busy clinicians. A must-read for medical students A useful resource for specialists and physicians
Table of Contents 1. An Introduction to Emergency Medicine 2. Resuscitation: Basic Life Support Advanced Life Support Pediatric Advanced Life support Management of Airway and advanced techniques. Pharmacologic agents in resuscitation and their usage.
3. Emergency Care . Pre-Hospital care The Emergency Room care and the team of staff. Diagnostic measures, Pain care and treatment in ER
4.Trauma And Shock A. Trauma Triage B. Treatment of shock from trauma : Central venous access C. Management and evaluation of Polytrauma victim. D.Pediatric injuries including head injury E.Spinal column and Spinal cord injuries F.Gun Shot and penetrating wounds. G. Blunt thoracic and abdominal trauma H.Pregnant victim of trauma I. Traumatic Amputations / Blast injuries J.Extremity injuries K.Facial Trauma L. Burns and Electrical injuries. M. Mass disasters and medical management N. Trauma in elderly and febrile illnesses
5. Critical Emergencies (Non Traumatic Origin) A. Acute Myocardial Infarction B. Complications of Acute MI C. Aneurysms, dissection, rupture D. Pulmonary embolism E. Congestive heart failure and Pulmonary edema F. Cerebro-vascular accident: “ Brain-attack”. G. Severe asthma and status asthmaticus. H. Diagnosis and care in syncope and coma. I. Septic shock and multi-organ failure. J. Anaphylactic shock K. Poisons and related emergencies L. Acute complications of Diabetes M. Acute abdomen
6. Emergencies In Specialties A. Acute neonatal and pediatric emergencies B. Gynecologic and Obstetrical emergencies C..Acute Cardiac dysrhythmias,.Endocarditis, Perpheral Vascular occlusion D. Respiratory tract and Pulmonary emergencies a. Epiglottitis b. Pneumonias c. Hemoptysis d. Epistaxis E. Acute Gastro-intestinal Emergencies F. Acute problems related to Eye and Facial structures G. Acute Urological Emergencies H. Septic arthritis, Slipped epiphysis and Hemophiliac joint I. Emergencies related to infections. Influenza Pandemic a. Meningitis b. Tuberculosis c. Tetanus d. Rabies e. Malaria J. Seizures, Headache and Neurological emergencies K. Oncologic