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Acute cardiology

Kenneth McKinlay and Naomi Johnston.

in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 2621 words.

This chapter considers the critical care management of three cardiological emergencies: out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, endocarditis, and aortic dissection. It describes the post-cardiac...

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Acute Stroke

Alexis Steinberg and Bradley J. Molyneaux.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 3624 words.

The development of a stroke is an acute neurologic emergency that requires rapid evaluation as any delay in treatment worsens outcome. There are two main types of strokes, hemorrhagic and...

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Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 Hours

Edited by Maxim Mokin, Edward C. Jauch, Italo Linfante, Adnan Siddiqui and Elad Levy.

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 280 pages.

American Journal of Hypertension (AJH)

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The adult patient with congenital heart disease

Robyn Smith and Niki Walker.

in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 3362 words.

This chapter describes the role of the cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) in the management of adult patients with congenital heart disease (ACHD). This is a growing population as possibly...

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Airway and breathing management

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves.

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 23288 words.

Introduction - Features of increased work of breathing - Patterns of altered breathing - Features of paediatric upper airway - Elective airway evaluation - Airway adjuncts - Face mask...

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Airway Assessment

Ankur Khosla and Davide Cattano.

in The Difficult Airway

May 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 2285 words.

Chapter 1 helps readers to understand the importance of a methodical and thorough airway assessment, identify the key features of a patient history that have implications for a difficult...

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Airway Emergencies

Sekar S. Bhavani and D. John Doyle.

in Anesthesia Emergencies

October 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 5064 words.

Airway Fire - Airway Obstruction in the Spontaneously Breathing Patient - Aspiration - Bleeding Following Tonsillectomy - Blood in the Airway - Bronchial Intubation - Cannot...

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Airway Emergencies

Laeben Lester and Lauren Berkow.

in Anesthesia Emergencies

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 6433 words.

This chapter discusses airway emergencies in the perioperative period. Although some airway problems are not necessarily emergencies, others, such as bleeding after a tonsillectomy,...

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Airway Equipment

Lillian L. Emlet and James M. Dargin.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 1737 words.

Patients frequently require airway management during rapid response team (RRT) activations. Airway management during RRT activations frequently occurs in locations that are not well...

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Airway management

Martin Hughes.

in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 3125 words.

This chapter gives a general overview of safe airway management in the intensive care environment. It outlines the indications for endotracheal intubation and describes the safe execution...

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