Pocket Emergency Medicine (Pocket Notebook Series) 3rd Ed.

SECTION I: CARDIOVASCULAR

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

CHEST PAIN

ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (OVERVIEW)

STEMI

UA/NSTEMI

PRINZMETAL’S (VARIANT) ANGINA

COCAINE-INDUCED ANGINA

STRESS TESTING

CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION

POST-PCI COMPLICATIONS

POST-MI COMPLICATIONS

PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND DVT

CHF/ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

AORTIC DISSECTION

THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM

PERICARDITIS AND PERICARDIAL EFFUSION

CARDIAC TAMPONADE

MYOCARDITIS

SYNCOPE

HYPERTENSION AND HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES

HYPOTENSION AND SHOCK

DYSRHYTHMIA

BRADYCARDIA

AV NODE BLOCK

TACHYCARDIA/PALPITATIONS

PACEMAKER AND AICD MALFUNCTION

SECTION II: PULMONARY

COUGH

DYSPNEA (SHORTNESS OF BREATH)

HEMOPTYSIS

SECTION III: GASTROINTESTINAL

ABDOMINAL PAIN

NAUSEA AND VOMITING

GASTROINTESTINAL BLEED

DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING

DIARRHEA

CONSTIPATION

JAUNDICE

RECTAL PAIN (PROCTALGIA)

SECTION IV: INFECTIOUS DISEASE

FEVER

ABSCESS

SOFT TISSUE

VIRAL INFECTIONS

RABIES

TETANUS

PARASITIC INFECTIONS

VECTOR-BORNE INFECTIONS

BIOTERRORISM

SECTION V: NEUROLOGY

ALTERED MENTAL STATUS

VERTIGO

FACIAL DROOP

HEADACHE

SEIZURE

STROKE

WEAKNESS/FATIGUE

SECTION VI: RENAL & GENITOURINARY

DYSURIA

URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

FLANK PAIN

HEMATURIA

ACUTE RENAL FAILURE

TESTICULAR TORSION/TORSION OF TESTICULAR APPENDIX

PHIMOSIS AND PARAPHIMOSIS

PRIAPISM

EMERGENCIES IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS

SECTION VII: OBGYN

VAGINAL BLEEDING

PREECLAMPSIA AND ECLAMPSIA

HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM

EMERGENCY DELIVERY

FEMALE PELVIC PAIN

VAGINAL DISCHARGE (SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION)

PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE AND TUBO-OVARIAN ABSCESS

SECTION VIII: DERMATOLOGY

RASH

VIRAL EXANTHEMS

BACTERIAL EXANTHEMS

FUNGAL EXATHEMS

ALLERGIC/INFLAMMATORY EXANTHEMS

NEOPLASTIC/OTHER EXANTHEMS

DERMATOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

SECTION IX: ENDOCRINE & METABOLIC

ACID–BASE DISORDERS

ABNORMAL ELECTROLYTES

HYPERGLYCEMIC EMERGENCIES (DKA/HHS)

THYROID EMERGENCIES

ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY

SECTION X: ENVIRONMENTAL

DEHYDRATION

BITES AND STINGS

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

BURNS

CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

DYSBARISM

ELECTRICAL INJURY

HIGH-ALTITUDE ILLNESS

HYPOTHERMIA

HYPERTHERMIA

LIGHTNING INJURY

DROWNING

BOTULISM

SECTION XI: HEMETOLOGY & ONCOLOGY

ALLERGIC REACTIONS, ANAPHYLAXIS, AND ANGIOEDEMA

ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

SICKLE CELL DISEASE

ABNORMAL BLEEDING: PLATELET DISORDERS AND COAGULOPATHY

TRANSFUSIONS

APPROACH TO THE TRANSPLANT PATIENT

SECTION XII: MUSCULOSKELETAL & RHEUMOTELOGICAL

LEG PAIN AND SWELLING

LOWER BACK PAIN

JOINT PAIN

SECTION XIII: OTOLARYNGOLOGY/DENTAL/OPHTHALMOLOGY

EAR PAIN

HEARING LOSS

SORE THROAT

SINUSITIS

EPISTAXIS

EYE PAIN/REDNESS

VISION CHANGE AND VISION LOSS

TOOTHACHE

SECTION XIV: PEDIATRICS

RESUSCITATION

ABDOMINAL PAIN

CYANOSIS

PEDIATRIC FEVER

JAUNDICE

LIMP

PEDIATRIC SEIZURE

NAUSEA AND VOMITING

PEDIATRIC MENINGITIS (SEE 5D)

NEONATAL COMPLAINTS

CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

RESPIRATORY COMPLAINTS

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS

HYPOGLYCEMIA

FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE ABNORMALITIES

PEDIATRIC EXANTHEMS

URINARY TRACT INFECTION

SECTION XV: PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT

PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT

SECTION XVI: TOXICOLOGY

GENERAL APPROACH TO THE INTOXICATED PATIENT

ANTICHOLINERGIC INGESTION

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGIC INGESTION

ALCOHOLS

DRUGS OF ABUSE

CARDIAC MEDICATION OVERDOSE

CAUSTIC INGESTIONS

CELLULAR ASPHYXIATES

SECTION XVII: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

RSI

CRICOTHYROTOMY

SECTION XVIII: TRAUMA

PRIMARY SURVEY

HEAD TRAUMA

MAXILLOFACIAL INJURY

EYE INJURY

NECK TRAUMA

CERVICAL SPINE TRAUMA

THORACIC/LUMBAR/SACRAL SPINE TRAUMA

THORACIC TRAUMA

ABDOMINAL TRAUMA

GENITOURINARY TRAUMA

HIP/PELVIC TRAUMA

EXTREMITY INJURY

WOUND MANAGEMENT

ABUSE

SECTION XIX: APPENDIX

ABBREVIATIONS

PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (PALS)

MECHANICAL VENTILATION

ANALGESIA & CONSCIOUS SEDATION

ICU Medications

EQUATIONS

PROCEDURES