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The Atlas of Emergency Medicine by Lawrence B. Stack, Alan B. Storrow, Kevin J. Knoop

By Lawrence B. Stack, Alan B. Storrow, Kevin J. Knoop

The main whole and depended on visible compendium of emergency medicine—extensively up-to-date with 1500 full-color illustrations A Doody's center identify for 2011! four big name DOODY'S overview! "This is a wonderful research reduction, specially for visible learners....This atlas is likely to be the main entire resource of top quality emergency drugs pictures available....This booklet is exceptional. I used it in advance of my in-service examination and located it a pleasant strategy to solidify the data with photographs, which tremendously raises the opportunity of recall."--Doody's assessment provider supreme to the bedside perform of emergency drugs, The Atlas of Emergency medication is the final word visible consultant to the prognosis and remedy of universal and unusual stipulations encountered within the Emergency division. choked with 1500 crisp, transparent full-color photographs, this crucial medical better half is logically geared up through organ process after which via challenge, making it a pragmatic fast reference for scientific scholars, citizens in education, new graduates getting ready for his or her certification examination, the working towards health care professional, and teachers. The 3rd version of The Atlas of Emergency medication good points a good extra streamlined presentation with transparent, concise textual content and an unrivaled number of diagnoses-speeding photographs. Forming the middle of the e-book, those photographs convey you what to seem for and are followed by means of short, high-yield descriptions of scientific difficulties. the hot version additionally gains an more suitable template, and new insurance of airway emergencies, tropical stipulations, toxicologic emergencies, and electrocardiographs. NEW TO THIS version 1,500 full-color scientific photos (more than two times the quantity present in the former version) New bankruptcy template: “Clinical Summary”: clinically appropriate observations on differential prognosis “Emergency division therapy and Disposition”: a short evaluate of need-to-know diagnostic directions and suggestions “Clinical Pearls”: instructive assistance and insights on particular elements of stipulations that are tough to discover in different texts 4 new chapters that increase the book’s hands-on worth: Tropical drugs: displays an elevated emphasis on worldwide entry to healthcare and more straightforward sufferer trip Toxicology: beneficial properties an up to date, authoritative evaluation of ways to diagnose and deal with chosen toxicological emergencies ECG Abnormalities: provides turnkey insights into the speedy acceptance of pathological ECG’s, highlighting the electrocardiographic features of every featured scientific challenge Airway tactics: contains crucial info that courses, improves, and expedites the administration of airway emergencies

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Examination findings include follicles and preauricular adenopathy. Initially the keratitis is diffuse and punctate, but after 24 hours, fluorescein stain reveals serpiginous ulcers without clear-cut branching, or multiple diffuse microdendritic epithelial defects. True dendritic ulcers are rare in primary disease. 38 39 Recurrent disease is a much more common presentation. Triggered by immunosuppression, fever, ultraviolet light exposure, trauma, systemic illness, stress, or menstruation, recurrences often involve the cornea, and may also involve keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis, or iritis.

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus. A healing vesicular rash in the distribution of the ophthalmic division (V1) of the trigeminal nerve is present in this 72-year-old diabetic patient. The presence of the lesion near the tip of the nose (Hutchinson sign) increases the risk of ocular involvement. 34. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus. Eye involvement is present in this patient with moderate HZV in the V1 distribution. (Photo contributor: Lawrence B. ) Pearls 1. The severity of the cutaneous disease does not necessarily correlate with the severity of the ocular disease.

Arterioles and venules have normal color, sheen, and course. Background is in normal color. The macula is enclosed by arching temporal vessels. The fovea is located by a central pit. (Photo contributor: Beverly C. ) Pearls 1. Fundal examination should be an integral part of any eye examination. 2. The cup/disk ratio is slightly larger in the African American population. 3. The normal fundus should be void of any hemorrhages, exudates, or tortuous vasculature. Age-Related Macular Degeneration 48 49 Clinical Summary Age-related macular degeneration increases in incidence with each decade over 50 and is evidenced by accumulation of either hard drusen (small, discrete, round, punctate nodules), or soft drusen (larger, pale yellow or gray, without discrete margins that may be confluent).

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