Roberts and Hedges’ Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 28, 2013 - Medical - 1560 pages

Roberts and Hedges’ Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine continues its long tradition of being the most well-known and trusted procedures manual in emergency medicine. The newly revised 6th edition of this classic medical reference has been thoroughly updated with step-by-step Review, Procedure, and Ultrasound Boxes covering the latest equipment, devices, drug therapies, and techniques you need to know for effective practice of emergency medicine. You'll access complete and detailed guidance on exactly when, how, and why to perform all of today’s common and uncommon procedures and get the best results.

Understand the ins and outs of every procedure you're likely to consider, such as how, why, when to, and when not to perform them, in addition to other emergency procedures that may be an option. Rapidly review the entire contents online, including brand-new videos of common and complex procedures, at Expert Consult.See entire procedures at a glance with the addition of new Procedure Boxes, which offer step-by-step visual instruction on over 250 emergency techniques. Ideal for point-of-care reference, these Procedure Boxes also serve as a comprehensive mini atlas and are especially useful for less-encountered procedures or those that require complex equipment.Easily apply the latest emergency ultrasound techniques through new Ultrasound Boxes, all of which are expertly written and richly illustrated with photographs of the technique as well as screen captures of the US images.Master today's hottest new procedures including ultrasound for diagnosis of pneumothorax; loop abscess drainage; pediatric fluid resuscitation; and video-assisted intubation. Clearly and efficiently visualize all emergency procedures with a complete overhaul of figures, now nearly all in full color; new diagnostic images representing multiple modalities; and online-only procedural videos demonstrating key techniques. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.
 

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Contents

II Respiratory Procedures
39
III Cardiac Procedures
213
IV Vascular Techniques and Volume Support
341
V Anesthetic and Analgesic Techniques
519
VI Soft Tissue Procedures
611
VII Gastrointestinal Procedures
789
VIII Musculoskeletal Procedures
893
IX Genitourinary Obstetric and Gynecologic Procedures
1113
X Neurologic Procedures
1205
XI Ophthalmologic Otolaryngologic and Dental Procedures
1259
XII Special Procedures
1363
Appendix Commonly Used Formulas and Calculations
1477
Index
1489
Clinical Key
1531
Appendix 2
1532
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Dr. Roberts’ research is interdisciplinary and involves fundamental, clinical, behavioral and epidemiological studies. He has been involved in several seminal studies of preeclampsia including the recognition of preeclampsia as involving endothelial dysfunction and being more than hypertension in pregnancy. He currently is involved in global health research and is on the Management Committee of the Bill and Melinda Gates funded study, Preeclampsia and Eclampsia monitoring prevention and treatment (PRE-EMPT0. He also heads the Global Pregnancy Collaboration, a consortium of 34 centers world-wide that facilitates collaborative research. He is a co-investigator on studies in Brazil and South Africas.

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