Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children

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Author: Ffion Davies,Colin E. Bruce,Kate Taylor-Robinson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315349221

Category: Medical

Page: 219

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Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes: the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, for instant access to key information generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis. This concise evidence-based book remains an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children

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Author: Ffion CW Davies,Colin E Bruce,Kate Taylor-Robinson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 144412014X

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Succinct and highly illustrated, this handy pocket guide enables doctors, nurses and emergency care practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Key features of this book: Concise, evidence-based text including the latest recommended guidelines and procedures for instant access to key information Includes generous use of colour, warning boxes, icons, clinical tips and practical advice to help the reader find information at a glance Detailed guidance on when to treat, how to treat, when to refer or when minor trauma is indicative of a more serious diagnosis Numerous illustrations help explain more difficult concepts This book is an essential purchase for junior doctors, nurse practitioners and emergency care practitioners in the emergency department, minor injury centre or primary care facility. It is a touchstone for all those seeing children following minor injury or trauma.

Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition

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Author: Jonathan M. Silver, M.D.,Thomas W. McAllister, M.D.,David B. Arciniegas, M.D.

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 1615371125

Category: Medical

Page: 985

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Despite the increased public awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI), the complexities of the neuropsychiatric, neuropsychological, neurological, and other physical consequences of TBI of all severities across the lifespan remain incompletely understood by patients, their families, healthcare providers, and the media. Keeping pace with advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and science of TBI, the Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition, comprehensively fills this gap in knowledge. Nearly all 50 chapters feature new authors, all of them experts in their field. Chapters new to this edition include biomechanical forces, biomarkers, neurodegenerative dementias, suicide, endocrine disorders, chronic disease management, and social cognition. An entirely new section is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of mild TBI, including injuries in athletes, military service members and veterans, and children and adolescents. These chapters join newly updated sections on the assessment and treatment of the cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and other physical sequelae of TBI. The Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury is a must-read for all of those working in any of the multitude of disciplines that contribute to the care and rehabilitation of persons with brain injury. This new volume is also a potentially useful reference for policymakers in both the public and private sectors.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets

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Author: Steven M. Selbst

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323310680

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Access concise, yet complete clinical guidance on pediatric emergency care with Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, a bestselling volume in the popular Secrets Series®. Ideal for quick review or exam prep, this updated medical reference book is an essential pocket guide covering common and unusual pediatric conditions; the user-friendly Secrets style makes it a valuable addition to your library! Focus on important topics, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, neurosurgery emergencies, ophthalmology emergencies, burns/smoke inhalation, toxicology, neck and spine injuries, and much more. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a full range of well-organized essential topics in pediatric emergency medicine. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.

Minor Injuries

A Clinical Guide

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Author: Dennis Purcell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702066729

Category: Medical

Page: 318

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The latest edition of this popular textbook continues to offer accessible, practical and clinically relevant information on the management of minor injuries. Reflecting the author’s long experience as a practitioner and teacher, the volume covers anatomy, examination and specific injuries in the depth that the specialty requires. Injuries to all parts of the body are included. Richly illustrated throughout - with many original images based on the author’s own designs - the volume is also accompanied by online videos where the author demonstrates the limb examinations which are described in the text. The new edition has expanded to survey the law and the basic principles for X-ray requesting and interpretation in minor injury areas. The volume also offers more detailed guidance on the specific X-rays which are required for each of the limb joints. This material is intended to satisfy the legal training requirements for new practitioners to request X-rays as non-medical referrers. Fully updated to include the latest guidelines and current practice on minor injuries of every kind, the third edition now offers a more comprehensive structure for the specialty of minor injuries, based on injuries to the limb and to the midline. Within the different topics under these broad headings, advice is given on the care of children, adults and the elderly. Minor Injuries: A Clinical Guide, third edition, will be indispensable to every trainee, from nursing and from other professions, and to those who are already qualified and who wish to expand or update their practice. The volume also aims to equip practitioners to work in stand-alone units, seeing every patient who presents, and as such is ideal for those undertaking Advanced Practice training. The book also offers teachers of minor injuries a rationale for their sessions and a framework for designing their courses. Describes working methods which are robust, flexible and swift Explains the classification of musculoskeletal injuries and use of current investigative techniques Explains normal limb movement to contextualize abnormal presentation More than 150 illustrations help clarify sometimes complex anatomical and clinical information Explains the importance of accurate record keeping, including reference to current law Discusses the management of trauma in children and adolescents with special reference to consent and confidentiality, non-accidental injury, communication, analgesia, and sports injuries Chapter on wound care, including burns, describes wound assessment, exploration, infection, treatment and complications Explains the management of minor head injuries, including clinical examination, the use of imaging techniques, cranial nerve assessment, and discharge advice Chapter on facial trauma includes damage to the eye, ENT problems such as foreign bodies, and tooth avulsion Accompanying website contains 77 videos showing the techniques described in the book and a fully downloadable image bank to aid personal study Contains new information on X-ray interpretation Re-organized to reflect the difference in approach between midline injuries and limb injuries Explains the differences in the management of children and adults Differentiates between the different categories of older people - the active and fit retiree and the frail older person

The Harriet Lane Handbook E-Book

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Author: Johns Hopkins Hospital,Branden Engorn,Jamie Flerlage

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323112463

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

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Trusted by generations of residents and practitioners, The Harriet Lane Handbook remains your first choice for fast, accurate information on pediatric diagnosis and treatment. The first medical reference book written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by expert faculty at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, it continues to provide the gold standard in point-of-care clinical information for any health care professional treating pediatric patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Take advantage of the most dependable drug information available with thoroughly updated, one-of-a-kind Pediatric Formulary providing the standard of pediatric care from the leading pediatric hospital in the world. Trust thoroughly updated content that includes parameters for pediatric and neonatal septic shock; guidelines for acute management of severe traumatic brain injury; a convenient table detailing common genetic tests; a significantly extended collection of radiologic images; expanded mental health coverage; plus much more. Access information easily and quickly with reformatted sections designed make the book easier to use via mobile device.

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness

For Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, Third Edition

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Author: Tener Goodwin Veenema

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826108644

Category: Medical

Page: 764

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Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Third Edition

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Author: Binita R. Shah,Michael Lucchesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259863395

Category: Medical

Page: 1008

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. More than 1,000 high-quality clinical images facilitate accurate visual diagnosis in pediatric emergencies “...an excellent addition for any emergency department that has the privilege to care for children...it will definitely help emergency physicians provide better care to children.” – Annals of Emergency Medicine (reviewing earlier edition) Pediatric patients can represent as much as 35% of all emergency department visits. This atlas comes to the rescue of harried EM clinicians by providing a quick-access resource packed with visual clues to injuries and illnesses presenting in emergency situations in patients ranging from infancy through adolescence. Doctor Shah has compiled an extraordinary collection of clinical photographs and imaging studies, and combined them with practical, easily retrievable text. This combination is designed to expedite diagnosis as well as guide the clinician to the appropriate management of pediatric trauma and disease. The book is organized by organ system and then by problem, and includes numerous tables, figures, and radiographs. The layout consists of 1-4 images per topic, with brief text detailing “need to know” information for each clinical problem.

First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards Third Edition

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Author: Barbara K. Blok,Dickson S. Cheung,Timothy F. Platts-Mills

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071843671

Category: Medical

Page: 1103

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Now in full color! This high-yield "insider's guide" for the emergency medicine written board and in-service exams is written by residents and faculty who know what it takes to excel. First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards presents time-strapped emergency medicine residents and re-certifying physicians with a concise resource presenting quick, frequently tested, high-yield facts based on the most recent content outlines for the in-service and board exams. It is a complete review of emergency medicine topics tested on the written board exam. This third edition of First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards offers: Content mapped to the latest content outline Integrated review questions and/or integrated flashcards to enhance studying Condensed info to keep the book small as possible while focusing on high-yield information New full color design with ~150 images

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: Just the Facts, Third Edition

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Author: David M. Cline,O. John Ma

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071766790

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Put the authority of Tintinalli’s into your emergency medicine review! A Doody's Core Title for 2015! Published in partnership with The American College of Emergency Physicians Derived from Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Seventh Edition, this streamlined text is the perfect review for any emergency medicine exam -- or for use as a clinical refresher. Its concise, bulleted design condenses and simplifies must-know concepts and helps you make the most of your study time. This authoritative study guide includes radiographs, color images, line drawings, and ECGs, all designed to enhance your understanding of the material and help you meet the challenges of visual diagnosis in practice and exam situations. Features Updated to reflect the latest advances in diagnostic imaging NEW CHAPTERS on Hematologic-Oncologic Emergencies, Renal Emergencies in Children, Low Probability Coronary Syndromes, Urinary Retention, Food and Water-Borne Diseases, and World Travelers Increased coverage of toxicology and trauma More than 300 tables encapsulate important information More than 100 radiographs/color images and 90 line drawings/ECGs aid recognition of challenging and life-threatening disorders Provides a brief yet comprehensive review of the practice of emergency medicine for clinicians who wish to update their knowledge of the specialty

Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition

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Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963584

Category: Medical

Page: 3196

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Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine. The editors have built Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Orthopedics and Occupational and Sports Medicine: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, Third Edition

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Author: Kevin Knoop,Lawrence Stack,Alan Storrow,R. Jason Thurman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071713972

Category: Medical

Page: 932

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The most complete and trusted visual compendium of emergency medicine—extensively updated with 1500 full-color illustrations A Doody's Core Title for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent study aid, especially for visual learners....This atlas is perhaps the most comprehensive source of high quality emergency medicine images available....This book is outstanding. I used it just before my in-service exam and found it a delightful way to solidify the information with images, which greatly increases the chance of recall."--Doody's Review Service Ideally suited to the bedside practice of emergency medicine, The Atlas of Emergency Medicine is the ultimate visual guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common and uncommon conditions encountered in the Emergency Department. Filled with 1500 crisp, clear full-color images, this essential clinical companion is logically organized by organ system and then by problem, making it a practical quick reference for medical students, residents in training, new graduates preparing for their certification exam, the practicing physician, and instructors. The third edition of The Atlas of Emergency Medicine features an even more streamlined presentation with clear, concise text and an unmatched collection of diagnoses-speeding images. Forming the core of the book, these images show you what to look for and are accompanied by brief, high-yield descriptions of clinical problems. The new edition also features an enhanced template, and new coverage of airway emergencies, tropical conditions, toxicologic emergencies, and electrocardiographs. NEW TO THIS EDITION 1,500 full-color clinical photographs (more than twice the amount found in the previous edition) New chapter template: “Clinical Summary”: clinically relevant observations on differential diagnosis “Emergency Department Treatment and Disposition”: a brief overview of need-to-know diagnostic guidelines and recommendations “Clinical Pearls”: instructive tips and insights on specific aspects of conditions which are difficult to find in other texts Four new chapters that enhance the book’s hands-on value: Tropical Medicine: reflects an increased emphasis on global access to healthcare and easier patient travel Toxicology: features an up-to-date, authoritative review of how to diagnose and treat selected toxicological emergencies ECG Abnormalities: presents turnkey insights into the rapid recognition of pathological ECG’s, highlighting the electrocardiographic characteristics of each featured clinical problem Airway Procedures: includes essential information that guides, improves, and expedites the management of airway emergencies

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 8th edition

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Author: Judith E. Tintinalli,J. Stephan Stapczynski,O. John Ma,David M. Cline,Garth D. Meckler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071809139

Category: Medical

Page: 2016

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The most widely used and highly regarded textbook and reference of emergency medicine -- Endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians The 8th edition of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine provides the depth and breadth of coverage that reflects the complexity and expertise needed to practice emergency medicine successfully in today’s fast–paced environments. It is an important contemporary clinical emergency care resource for physicians, NPs, and PAs who practice emergency medicine and for emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine fellows. It remains the preferred study guide for in-training and board examinations and recertification. NEW to this edition: • Full-color design with more tables than ever to succinctly present key information • Extensive updates to all sections, incorporating the latest guidelines, evidence-based protocols, and relevant research • Expanded pediatric section, with complete clinical information for general and pediatric emergency physicians • Expanded coverage of common emergency department procedures, with improved illustrations • Online access to more than 30 videos, covering a wide range of procedural and diagnostic topics and focusing on the latest ultrasound-guided techniques From the reviews of the seventh edition: "Collectively, they have once again produced an excellent text that manages to cover the broad scope of emergency medicine while remaining an easily readable and practical resource....Last, for the inevitable comparison of this current edition of Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine with other available emergency medicine textbooks available: in my opinion, Tintinalli’s still comes out on top. It is more concise and easier to read than some, yet it covers the breadth of emergency medicine practice more comprehensively than others....Just as previous editions did, the seventh presents all of the most pertinent and up-to-date information in a well-organized format that is comprehensive yet easy to read. That and many of the attractive new features in this current edition will ensure its place on my bookshelf for years to come."—JAMA

Rudolph's Fundamentals of Pediatrics: Third Edition

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Author: Abraham M. Rudolph,Robert K. Kamei,Kim J. Overby

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780838584507

Category: Medical

Page: 919

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Features Include:The normal function and developmental biology of organ systems* Symptom-based diagnostic approaches for common disorders* Effective, easy-to-use algorithms throughout to guide diagnoses* The latest emergency and critical care management guidelines* A family-centered approach to caring for terminally ill children and their families* How to effectively care for children with chronic disabilities* Expanded coverage of genetics* What you should know about managing neonatal disorders* New advances in orthopedics and sports medicine* A full-color insert of childhood skin conditions, and much moreIncluding:* New sections, new chapters inform on the hottest topics in the field!* Emergency and critical care - easy-to-use section guides your management of the acutely ill infant and child* Contemporary diagnostic techniques - provides simple, clear explanations of the new generation of laboratory tests that are more frequently used to guide clinical diagnosis* Care of the terminally ill child - presents a family-centered approach for care near the end of life* Rehabilitative medicine - offers guidance on caring for the increasing numbers of children with chronic disabilitiesDelivers MORE of what you really need to know!* MORE on genetics, with separate chapters focused on metabolic disorders and dysmorphology* MORE on rheumatic disease in children and adolescents, including the critical evaluation of musculoskeletal pain and pain syndromes* MORE on managing neonatal disorders* MORE algorithmic approaches to common pediatric symptoms, with guidelines for initial management* MORE information on support groups and other resources - websites and email addresses provided throughoutPLUS: Expanded coverage in rapidly advancing areas of pediatric medicine!* Neonatology* Immunology and allergy* Infectious diseases* Orthopedics, including sports medicine* Endocrinology

Minor Injuries

A Clinical Guide

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Author: Dennis Purcell

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702066696

Category:

Page: 304

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A highly successful volume which explores the nurse-led management of minor injuries complete with online training videos. The latest edition reflects the difference in approach between midline injuries and limb injuries, explores the differences between the management of children and adults, and presents key information on X-ray interpretation.

Cunningham and Gilstrap's Operative Obstetrics, Third Edition

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Author: Edward R Yeomans,Barbara L. Hoffman,Larry C. Gilstrap,F. Gary Cunningham

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071849076

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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The cornerstone text on obstetrical procedures – completely updated to reflect today’s practice Since its first edition, Operative Obstetrics has provided clinicians with clear, step-by-step, detailed guidance for every major surgical procedure performed in current obstetrical practice. Emphasizing the scientific underpinnings of clinical obstetrics, this trusted classic is enhanced by more than 670 illustrations (most in full color and new to this edition), including sonograms, magnetic resonance images, photographs, and micrographs. This Third Edition has been completely updated and redesigned with a more streamlined presentation that incorporates current guidelines from respected professional and academic organizations such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Much of this data is presented in newly created tables specifically designed to make the information easy to read and apply. Here’s why this is the leading text of obstetrical procedures: • Logically organized in four sections: (1) General Considerations, which includes valuable surgical basics such as needle and suture selection, knots, surgical instruments, anatomy, and incisions and closures; (2) Antepartum, which describes management of first-trimester pregnancy-related complications, fetal diagnosis and therapy, and preparation of the gravida for surgery; (3) Intrapartum, which presents complex vaginal and cesarean deliveries; and (4) Postpartum, which offers guidance on obstetrical hemorrhage, surgical complications, and puerperal sterilization • Coverage spans every aspect of operative obstetrics • Updated to include timely new material on laparoscopy, placenta accreta, fetal therapy, perioperative radiological imaging, and clinical simulation • NEW full-color surgical illustrations provide visual guidance for both simple and complex procedures

Wilderness Medicine E-Book

Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features

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Author: Paul S. Auerbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733563

Category: Medical

Page: 2304

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Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine." Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether you are in remote environments, underdeveloped but highly populated areas, or disaster areas, are part of search and rescue operations, or dealing with casualties from episodes of extreme sports and active lifestyle activities. Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author and the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He is a founder and Past President of the Wilderness Medical Society, consultant to the Divers Alert Network and many other agencies and organizations, and a member of the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol System. Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injuries, bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue. Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials. Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports, splints and slings, wilderness cardiology, living off the land, aerospace medicine, mental health in the wilderness, tactical combat casualty care, and much more. Meet the needs and special considerations of specific patient populations such as children, women, elders, persons with chronic medical conditions, and the disabled. Make smart decisions about gear, navigation, nutrition, and survival. Be prepared for everything with expanded coverage on topics such as high altitude, cold water immersion, and poisonous and venomous plants and animals. Get the skills you need now with new information on global humanitarian relief and expedition medicine, plus expanded coverage of injury prevention and environmental preservation. Get guidance on the go with fully searchable online text, plus bonus images, tables and video clips - all available on ExpertConsult.com.