By Scott C. Sherman
A hugely concentrated and hugely reasonable overview of the key thoughts of emergency drugs. "USMLE highway Map: Emergency drugs" deals an easy-to-follow define structure that simplifies and speeds the getting to know of the basic techniques of emergency medication. High-yield proof, studying, tips, and transparent reasons built-in in the define advertise comprehension and bear in mind; medical correlations built-in in the define hyperlink themes to their medical purposes.
Read or Download USMLE Road Map: Emergency Medicine (LANGE USMLE Road Maps) PDF
Similar internal medicine books
A hugely centred and hugely reasonable evaluate of the most important innovations of emergency medication. "USMLE highway Map: Emergency drugs" bargains an easy-to-follow define structure that simplifies and speeds the learning of the basic options of emergency medication. High-yield proof, studying, guidance, and transparent causes built-in in the define advertise comprehension and remember; scientific correlations built-in in the define hyperlink subject matters to their scientific functions.
Retrieval medication calls for scientific practitioners to operate in hugely variable and source constrained environments, in shipping settings and within the box. This middle textual content for retrievalists offers evidence-based administration and serves as an obtainable source for functional, scientific assistance within the box and within the health center atmosphere.
- A practical guide for medical teachers
- Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
- Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis
- The Management of COPD
- Textbook of Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Extra info for USMLE Road Map: Emergency Medicine (LANGE USMLE Road Maps)
Contraindications A. Increased ICP is an absolute contraindication. A non-contrast head CT scan should be performed to rule out a mass before performing an LP in the following clinical situations: AMS, focal neurologic deficits, signs of increased ICP (papilledema), immunocompromise, > age 60, or recent seizure. B. Coagulopathy and thrombocytopenia are relative contraindications. FFP and platelets should be administered before attempting an LP. C. Cellulitis over the site of needle insertion is an absolute contraindication.
Coagulopathy and thrombocytopenia are relative contraindications. FFP and platelets should be administered before attempting an LP. C. Cellulitis over the site of needle insertion is an absolute contraindication. III. Equipment A. Most EDs have a commercially available LP kit, which contains all of the essential materials except povidone-iodine (Betadine) (Figure 5–1). Kits include 20-gauge spinal needle, 22- and 25-gauge needles for lidocaine administration, 4 collection tubes, stopcock and manometer with extension tubing, sterile drapes (fenestrated, with hole in center, and unfenestrated), skin cleansing sponges, and lidocaine.
If there is a clear advanced directive in writing, signed by the patient or medical power of attorney for the patient, stating that resuscitative efforts are not to be instituted. 2. If resuscitation would be futile because the patient shows clear signs of irreversible death (decapitation, rigor). IX. Disposition A. Once the patient has ROSC, underlying conditions leading to the arrest must be managed for optimal outcome. B. If ACS is the presumed diagnosis, all therapies and, especially PCI, should be considered.