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On Call Principles and Protocols

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By Shane A. Marshall, John Ruedy

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Format: Paperback, 576 pages, 6th Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Approx. 100 illustrations (10 in full color)
Published In: United States, 01 November 2016
Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call in the hospital. On Call Principles and Protocols, 6th Edition, by Drs. Shane A. Marshall and John Ruedy, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication.Highlights medications, doses, and critical information in a second color for fast reference. Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate critical information quickly. Covers essential topics such as Approach to Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems; Documentation; Assessment and Management of Volume Status; and HIV, HBV, HCV, Influenza, and the House Officer. Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call. Provides updated content and references, as well as a revised drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information. NEW! Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

1 Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems 2 Documentation of On-Call Problems 3 Assessment and Management of Volume Status 4 HIV, HBV, HCV, Meningococcus, Influenza, Ebola virus, and the House Officer 5 Abdominal Pain 6 Chest Pain 7 Combativeness: The Out-of-Control Patient 8 Confusion/Decreased Level of Consciousness 9 Decreased Urine Output 10 Diarrhea 11 Fall Out of Bed 12 Fever 13 Gastrointestinal Bleeding 14 Headache 15 Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders 16 High Blood Pressure 17 Hypnotics, Laxatives, Analgesics, and Antipyretics 18 Hypotension and Shock 19 Leg Pain 20 Lines, Tubes, and Drains 21 Polyuria, Frequency, and Incontinence 22 Pronouncing Death 23 Seizures 24 Shortness of Breath 25 Skin Rashes and Urticaria 26 Stroke 27 Syncope 28 Transfusion Reactions 29 Acid-Base Disorders 30 Anemia 31 Calcium Disorders 32 Coagulation Disorders 33 Glucose Disorders 34 Potassium Disorders 35 Sodium Disorders

EAN: 9780323479769
ISBN: 0323479766
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Dimensions: 18.7 x 11.1 centimetres (0.31 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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