Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine 6E (AMAZON)

Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine 6E (AMAZON)

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Roberts and Hedges’ Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine continues its long tradition of being the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in emergency medicine. The newly revised 6thedition of this classic medical reference has been thoroughly updated with step-by-step Review, Procedure, and Ultrasound Boxes covering the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques you need to know for effective practice of emergency medicine. You'll access complete and detailed guidance on exactly when, how, and why to perform all of today’s common and uncommon procedures and get the best results. 

Key Features

      • Understand the ins and outs of every procedure you're likely to consider, such as how, why, when to, and when not to perform them, in addition to other emergency procedures that may be an option.
      • Rapidly review the entire contents online, including brand-new videos of common and complex procedures, at Expert Consult.


    New to This Edition
      • See entire procedures at a glance with the addition of new Procedure Boxes, which offer step-by-step visual instruction on over 250 emergency techniques. Ideal for point-of-care reference, these Procedure Boxes also serve as a comprehensive mini atlas and are especially useful for less-encountered procedures or those that require complex equipment.
      • Easily apply the latest emergency ultrasound techniques through new Ultrasound Boxes, all of which are expertly written and richly illustrated with photographs of the technique as well as screen captures of the US images.
      • Master today's hottest new procedures including ultrasound for diagnosis of pneumothorax; loop abscess drainage; pediatric fluid resuscitation;and video-assisted intubation.
      • Clearly and efficiently visualize all emergency procedures with a complete overhaul of figures, now nearly all in full color; new diagnostic images representing multiple modalities; and online-only procedural videos demonstrating key techniques.

    James R. Roberts, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACM
    Catherine B. Custalow, MD, PhD
    Todd W. Thomsen, MD

    Section I Vital Signs and Patient Monitoring Techniques

    1 Vital Sign Measurement

    2 Devices for Assessing Oxygenation and Ventilation

    Section II Respiratory Procedures

    3 Basic Airway Management and Decision Making

    4 Tracheal Intubation

    5 Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Intubation

    6 Cricothyrotomy and Percutaneous Translaryngeal Ventilation

    7 Tracheostomy Care

    8 Mechanical Ventilation

    9 Thoracentesis

    10 Tube Thoracostomy

    Section III Cardiac Procedures

    11 Techniques for Suproventricular Tachycardias

    12 Defibrillation and Cardioversion

    13 Assessment of Implantable Devices

    14 Basic Electrocardiographic Techniques

    15 Emergency Cardiac Pacing

    16 Pericardiocentesis

    17 Artificial Perfusion during Cardiac Arrest

    18 Resuscitative Thoracotomy

    Elsevier/August 2013Hardbound/ 1360 Pages

    ISBN: 978-1-4557-0606-8

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