For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily digested formats such as tables, algorithms, bulleted lists, and clinical illustrations.
1. ACLS.- 2. Intubation, Airway, and Mechanical Ventilation.- 3. Sepsis and Resuscitation.- 4. Pulmonary Decision Rules and COPD.- 5. Fluid and Electrolytes.- 6. Neurology.- 7. Trauma and ATLS.- 8. Head CT Decision Rules and Intracranial Hemorrhage.- 9. Cervical Spine Injury and Decision Rules.- 10. CXR Interpretation.- 11. Orthopedics and Decision Rules.- 12. Cardiology.- 13. GI Bleeding/Hemorrhage.- 14. Hematology.- 15. Toxicology.- 16. Ultrasound and Pregnancy.- 17. The Red Eye.- 18. Pediatrics.- 19. Head and Neck.- 20. Statistics.- 21. Infusions, Pressors, and RSI.
Brandon Allen, MD Assistant Professor and Assistant Medical Director Department of Emergency Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida USA Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP Chief, Division of Clinical Research Professor of Emergency Medicine & Neurological Surgery Toral Family Foundation Endowed Professor of Traumatic Brain Injury Director, Center for Brain Injury Research and Education Department of Emergency Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida USA Bobby Desai, MD, FACEP Assistant Professor Residency Program Director Co-Director of Simulation Training Department of Emergency Medicine University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA