Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine and acute care [electronic resource] / editor-in-chief, James R. Roberts ; senior editor, Catherine B. Custalow ; illustration editor, Todd W. Thomsen.

Contributor(s): Roberts, James R | Custalow, Catherine B | Thomsen, Todd W
Publisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier, 2019Edition: 7th edDescription: 1 online resource (xxx, 1581 p : ill.)ISBN: 9780323354783 (hbk)Other title: Clinical procedures in emergency medicine and acute careUniform titles: Clinical procedures in emergency medicine. Subject(s): Emergencies | Emergency Treatment -- methods | Emergency Medicine -- methodsOnline Resources: Available via ClinicalKey
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Preceded by: Roberts and Hedges' clinical procedures in emergency medicine / editor-in-chief, James R. Roberts ; senior editor, Catherine B. Custalow, illustration editor, Todd W. Thomsen ; editor emeritus Jerris R. Hedges. Sixth edition. 2014.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Section I: Vital signs and patient monitoring techniques. Vital sign measurement Devices for assessing oxygenation and ventilation Section II: Respiratory procedures. Basic airway management and decision making Tracheal intubation Pharmacologic adjuncts to intubation Cricothyrotomy and percutaneous translaryngeal ventilation Tracheostomy care Mechanical ventilation Thoracentesis Tube thoracostomy Section III: Cardiac procedures. Techniques for supraventricular tachycardias Defibrillation and cardioversion Assessment of implantable devices Basic electrocardiograph techniques Emergency cardiac pacing Pericardiocentesis CPR and artificial perfusion during cardiac arrest Resuscitative thoracotomy Section IV: Vascular techniques and volume support. Pediatric vascular access and blood sampling techniques Arterial puncture and cannulation Peripheral intravenous access Central venous catheterization and central venous pressure monitoring Venous cutdown Indwelling vascular devices: emergency access and management Intraosseous infusion Alternative methods of drug administration Autotransfusion Transfusion therapy: blood and blood products Section V: Anesthetic and analgesic techniques. Local and topical anesthesia Regional anesthesia of the head and neck Regional anesthesia of the thorax and extremities Intravenous regional anesthesia Systemic analgesia and sedation for procedures Section VI: Soft tissue procedures. Principles of wound management Methods of wound closure Foreign body removal Incision and drainage Burn care procedures Section VII: gastrointestinal procedures. Esophageal foreign bodies Nasogastric and feeding tube placement Balloon tamponade of gastroesophageal varices Decontamination of the poisoned patient Peritoneal procedures Abdominal hernia reduction Anorectal procedures Section VIII: Musculoskeletal procedures. Prehospital immobilzation Management of amputations Extensor and flexor tendon injuries in the hand, wrist, and foot Management of common dislocations Splinting techniques Podiatric procedures Treatment of bursitis, tendinitis, and trigger points Arthrocentesis Compartment syndrome evaluation Section IX: Genitourinary obstetric, and gynecologic procedures. Urologic procedures Emergency childbirth Gynecologic procedures Examination of the sexual assault victim Section X: Neurologic procedures. Management of increased intracranial pressure and intracranial shunts Spinal puncture and cerebrospinal fluid examination Special neurologic tests and procedures Section XI: Ophthalmologic, otolaryngologic, and dental procedures. Ophthalmologic procedures Ototlaryngologic procedures Emergency dental procedures Section XII: Special procedures. Procedures pertaining to hypothermia and hyperthermia Ultrasound Bedside laboratory and microbiologic procedures Standard precautions and infectious exposure management Physical and chemical restraint Noncardiac implantable devices Radiation in pregnancy and clinical issues of radiocontrast agents Procedures in the setting of anticoagulation Appendix. Commonly used formulas and calculations.

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