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Title Challenging and emerging conditions in emergency medicine / edited by Arvind Venkat
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 359 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Arvind Venkat -- The post cardiac arrest patient / Ankur A. Doshi and Clifton W. Callaway -- Adults with congenital heart disease / Kara Iskyan and Craig Cohen -- The renal transplant patient / Joseph B. Miller and K.K. Venkat -- The end-stage renal disease patient on dialysis / K.K. Venkat and Arvind Venkat -- Adults with cystic fibrosis / Arvind Venkat and Joseph M. Pilewski -- Adults with sickle cell disease : implications of increasing longevity / Ward Hagar and Claudia R. Morris -- HIV-positive adults on HAART / Arvind Venkat and Sukhjit Takhar -- Adults receiving chemotherapeutic regimens / Moira Davenport and Mary Ann Howland -- The bariatric surgery patient / Melissa Bagloo and Alfons Pomp -- The obese patient / Andra L. Blomkalns and David W. Silver -- The geriatric trauma patient / John M. O'Neill and Elan Jeremitsky -- Children with intestinal failure and complications from visceral transplant / Melissa A. Vitale, Jeffrey A. Rudolph, and Richard A. Saladino -- Family violence / Daniel Lindberg and Esther Choo -- The intellectually disabled patient / Jonathan S. Anderson and Shamai A. Grossman -- Adults with conditions causing chronic pain / Victoria L. Thornton and Lauren T. Southerland
Summary With growing numbers of chronically ill patients surviving longer and receiving novel medical and surgical treatments, emergency departments are increasingly the venue for associated acute presentations. How can emergency physicians respond to these challenging and emerging conditions? This book focuses on the unusual and complex disease presentations not covered in detail in the standard textbooks, helping you manage patients with conditions such as congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, morbid obesity, intellectual disability and intestinal failure. Not only does this book provide guidan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Hospitals -- Emergency services.
Emergency medicine.
Emergency Service, Hospital
Emergency Treatment -- methods
Emergency Treatment -- trends
Emergency Medicine
emergency rooms.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Emergency Medical Services.
MEDICAL -- Emergency Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Emergency.
Emergency medicine.
Hospitals -- Emergency services.
Form Electronic book
Author Venkat, Arvind
ISBN 9781119971573