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Title Evidence-based emergency care : diagnostic testing and clinical decision rules / Jesse M. Pines [and others].
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2013.
Edition 2nd ed.

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Series Evidence-based medicine series
Evidence-based medicine.
Subject Emergency medicine -- Diagnosis.
Emergency medicine -- Decision making.
Evidence-based medicine.
Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine -- methods.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Alt Name Pines, Jesse M.
Description 1 online resource
Edition 2nd ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The purpose of this book is to present relevant questions on diagnostic testing that arise in everyday emergency medicine practice and to comment on the best available evidence"--Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Contents pt. 1. The Science of Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules. Diagnostic Testing in Emergency Care -- Evidence-Based Emergency Care: The Process -- The Epidemiology and Statistics of Diagnostic Testing -- Clinical Decision Rules -- Appropriate Testing In an Era of Limited Resources: Practice and Policy Considerations -- Understanding Bias in Diagnostic Research -- pt. 2. Trauma. Cervical Spine Fractures -- Cervical Spine Fractures in Children -- Cervical Spine Fractures Older Adults -- Blunt Abdominal Trauma -- Acute Knee Injuries -- Acute Ankle and Foot Injuries -- Blunt Head Injury in Children -- Blunt Head Injury -- Blunt Chest Trauma -- Occult Hip Fracture -- Blunt Soft Tissue Neck Trauma -- Occult Scaphoid Fractures -- Penetrating Abdominal Trauma -- Penetrating Trauma to the Extremity and Vascular Injuries -- pt. 3. Cardiology. Heart Failure -- Syncope -- Acute Coronary Syndrome -- Palpitations.
pt. 4. Infectious Disease. Bacterial Meningitis In Children -- Serious Baterial Infections in Children Aged One to Three Months -- Necrotizing Fasciitis -- Infective Endocarditis -- Pharyngitis -- Rhinosinusitis -- Pneumonia -- Urinary Tract Infection -- Sepsis -- Septic Arthritis -- Osteomyelitis -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Influenza -- Pediatric Fever -- pt. 5. Surgical and Abdominal Complaints. Acute, Non-specific, Non-traumatic abdominal pain -- Small Bowel Obstruction -- Acute Pancreatitis -- Acute Appendicitis -- Acute Cholecystitis -- Aortic Emergencies -- Ovarian torsion -- pt. 6. Urology. Nephrolithiasis -- Testicular torsion -- pt. 7. Neurology. Non-traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Acute stroke -- Transient Ischemic Attack -- Seizure -- pt. 8. Miscellaneous: Ophthamology, Hematology, Rheumatology, and Pulmonology. Venous Thromboemoblism -- Temporal arteritis -- Intraocular pressure -- Asthma -- Non-traumatic Back Pain -- Intravascular Volume Status -- Geriatric syndromes.
ISBN 9781118482131 (Adobe PDF)
1118482131 (Adobe PDF)
9781118482148 (ePub)
111848214X (ePub)
9781118482124 (MobiPocket)
1118482123 (MobiPocket)
9780470657836 (pbk.)
OCLC # 797970069
Additional Format Print version: Evidence-based emergency care. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2013 9780470657836 (DLC) 2012025774

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