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Evidence-Based Emergency Care
Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules
by Jesse M. Pines

Evidence-Based Emergency Care provides a concise compilation of the evidence supporting diagnostic testing and clinical decision rules in emergency care.

In Evidence-Based Emergency Care the introductory chapters are followed by sections covering the following clinical areas:

  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Surgical and Abdominal Complaints
  • Urology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology, Hematology, Rheumatology
  • Pulmonology

Contents

The Science of Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules

  1. Diagnostic Testing in Emergency Care
  2. Evidence-Based Medicine: the Process
  3. The Epidemiology and Statistics of Diagnostic Testing
  4. Clinical Decision Rules

Traumatic Injuries

  1. Cervical Spine Fractures
  2. Cervical Spine Fractures in Older Adults
  3. Cervical Spine Fractures in Children
  4. Blunt Abdominal Trauma
  5. Acute Knee Injuries
  6. Blunt Head Injury
  7. Blunt Head Trauma in Children
  8. Acute Ankle and Foot Injuries
  9. Occult Scaphoid Fractures
  10. Blunt Chest Trauma
  11. Occult Hip Fracture

Cardiology

  1. Heart Failure
  2. Syncope
  3. Acute Coronary Syndrome

Infectious Disease

  1. Serious Bacterial Infections and Occult Bacteremia in Children
  2. Bacterial Meningitis in Children
  3. Necrotizing Fasciitis
  4. Pharyngitis
  5. Infective Endocarditis
  6. Urinary Tract Infection
  7. Sinusitis
  8. Pneumonia
  9. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Surgical and Abdominal Complaints

  1. Acute Nonspecific, Nontraumatic Abdominal Pain
  2. Bowel Obstruction
  3. Acute Pancreatitis
  4. Acute Appendicitis
  5. Acute Cholecystitis

Urology

  1. Kidney Stones
  2. Testicular Torsion

Neurology

  1. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  2. Acute Stroke

Miscellaneous: Ophthalmology, Hematology, Rheumatology, and Pulmonology

  1. Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis
  2. Temporal Arteritis
  3. Intraocular Pressure
  4. Asthma

Index

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Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules
by Jesse M. Pines

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