Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Manual 7/E (Emergency Medicine (Tintinalli))

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Manual 7/E (Emergency Medicine (Tintinalli))

Language: English

Pages: 992

ISBN: 0071781846

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The full spectrum of emergency medicine at your fingertips -- and small enough to fit in a pocket

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Written by clinicians engaged in the day-to-day practice of emergency medicine, this handy manual is derived from Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, 7e, the field’s most trusted text. Composed of brief chapters focusing on clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and emergency management and disposition, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual is designed to help you provide skillful and timely patient care.

Packing a remarkable amount of information in a compact presentation, this expanded and revised edition is enhanced by:

  • A full color design with an increased number of photos and line drawings
  • Numerous tables, making information easy to access
  • Completely revised and reorganized content to match current practice
  • Expanded pediatrics section and new chapters on Low Probability ACS, Thromboembolism, Occlusive Arterial Disease, Nausea and Vomiting, Bowel Obstruction and Volvulus, Acute Urinary Retention, Renal Emergencies in Children, Food and Water-Borne Illnesses, and Hip and Knee Pain

With its unmatched authority and easy-to-use organization, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual belongs in the pocket of every clinician working in an acute care setting.

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Myoglobin contains heme. Qualitative tests, such as the urine dipstick, which uses an orthotoluidine reaction, cannot differentiate between hemoglobin, myoglobin, and red blood cells. Thus, the presence of blood on a urine dipstick with only a few or no corresponding red blood cells on microscopy also suggests the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis. All patients suspected of having rhabdomyolysis should have a CK, electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, calcium, and urinalysis obtained. Additional

result supports the diagnosis of UTI; a negative test result does not exclude it. A urine white blood count per high power field (WBC/HPF) of greater than 2 to 5 cells in women and 1 to 2 cells in men, in a patient with appropriate symptoms, is suggestive of a UTI. In a symptomatic patient with less than 5 WBC/HPF, one must consider causes of false-negative pyuria. These include dilute urine, systemic leukopenia, partially treated UTI, and obstruction of an infected kidney. Any bacteria on an

chills. For cellulitis, initiate treatment with dicloxacillin 500 milligrams orally 4 times daily or cephalexin 500 milligrams orally 4 times daily. Clindamycin 300 milligrams PO every 6 hours may be used in patients with penicillin allergy or if concerns about MRSA exist. Oral analgesics may be needed. Patients should continue nursing on the affected breast, however, in cases of purulent discharge, the mother should pump and discard the milk rather than nurse. Differentiate mastitis from breast

information sheet included in the package of each drug they plan to administer to be certain that the information contained in this work is accurate and that changes have not been made in the recommended dose or in the contraindications for administration. This recommendation is of particular importance in connection with new or infrequently used drugs. Copyright � 2012, 2004, 2000, 1996, by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the United States

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