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An Acute Care Plan

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in Providing Acute Care

February 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 5255 words.

Physicians must go through a set of assessments, verifications, and decisions that ultimately stabilizes or treats the patient with an acute neurologic disease. This chapter will provide an...

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Acute Encephalitis

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

April 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Emergency Medicine. 10139 words.

Patients with acute encephalitis are admitted to the neurosciences intensive care unit (NICU) when they become stuporous and have an urgent need for airway protection, or if seizures have...

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Acute Heart Failure

Tertius Tuy and William Frank Peacock.

in Emergency Department Critical Care

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine. 3746 words.

Chapter 4 covers Acute Heart Failure, including Definition of Terms, Clinical Syndrome, and Pearls of Care.

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Acute Kidney Injury

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

April 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Emergency Medicine. 4034 words.

Acute kidney injury is very common in hospital setting, and even minor increase in serum creatinine (0.3mg/dl) from baseline is independently associated with increased mortality and also...

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Acute Kidney Injury in the Emergency Department

John A. Kellum.

in Emergency Department Critical Care

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine. 2459 words.

Chapter 6 covers Acute Kidney Injury in the Emergency Department, including Introduction, Diagnosis and Classification of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), Oliguria, Incidence and Progression,...

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Acute Myocardial Infarction, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Dysrhythmias, Pacemakers, and Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Glen E. Michael and Robert E. O’Connor.

in Emergency Department Critical Care

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine. 7684 words.

Chapter 5 covers Acute Myocardial Infarction, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Dysrhythmias, Pacemakers, and Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, including Introduction, Definition...

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Acute Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

April 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Emergency Medicine. 4219 words.

Acute obstructive hydrocephalus may be urgently life-threatening. Enlargement of the ventricular system may appear as a result of a mass, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebellar hematoma,...

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Acute poisoning

Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick and Steven Sadhra.

in Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Emergency Medicine. 3830 words.

General principles and contact details for specialist advice - Carbon monoxide poisoning - Cyanide 1: poisoning - Cyanide 2: treatment - Hydrogen sulphide poisoning - Organophosphate poisoning ...

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Acute Pulmonary Syndromes

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in Providing Acute Care

February 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4468 words.

Evaluation of pulmonary problems to a certain extent is part of a medical care of neurologic patient. The clinical practice usually pertains to pulmonary abnormalities in acute brain...

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Acute Spinal Cord Disorders

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

April 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Emergency Medicine. 8761 words.

Accurate clinical description of acute damage to the spinal cord, appropriate stabilization, and early recognition of unstable spine fractures or dislocations are all immediate priorities....

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