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Acute care

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 4496 words.

The principles and practice of emergency care of people who have substance use disorders are presented in this chapter. The management of acute intoxication and overdose is described, with...

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Acute emergency situations

Lorna East.

in Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Acute Medicine. 14647 words.

Chapter 13 addresses acute emergency situations, and focuses on causes and prevention of acute emergency situations, initial assessment of the patient in acute emergency situations, ...

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Acute illness overview

Margot Gosney, Adam Harper and Simon Conroy.

in Oxford Desk Reference: Geriatric Medicine

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Acute Medicine. 3741 words.

The frail older person in the emergency department Mr Jay Banerjee - Acute care and frail older people Dr Simon Conroy

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Acute medical emergencies and practical procedures

Edited by Elaine Jolly, Andrew Fry and Afzal Chaudhry.

in Training in Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Acute Medicine. 15016 words.

Chapter 1 covers the basic science and clinical topics relating to acute medical emergencies and practical procedures which trainees are required to learn as part of their basic training...

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Addiction Medicine

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt, E. Jane Marshall, Walter Ling and Susumu Higuchi.

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 672 pages.

Addiction Medicine is a concise and practical guide for students and practitioners of medicine, nursing, and other health professions. It provides practical information and...

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Alcohol

Edited by John B. Saunders, Katherine M. Conigrave, Noeline C. Latt, David J. Nutt and E. Jane Marshall.

in Addiction Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Acute Medicine. 26685 words.

Chapter 9 of Addiction Medicine covers the spectrum of alcohol use disorders and their management. It describes the epidemiology and natural history of alcohol use, the pharmacology and...

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Analgesics

D Nicholas Bateman, Robert D Jefferson, Simon HL Thomas, John P Thompson and J Allister Vale.

in Oxford Desk Reference: Toxicology

June 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 10365 words.

This chapter deals with analgesics, the most frequent drugs ingested in self-harm episodes in the UK. This is because they are widely available for sale, both in pharmacies and other retail...

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Anesthesia and Sedation Outside of the Operating Room: Outcomes, Regulation, and Quality Improvement

Julia Metzner and Karen B. Domino.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 6947 words.

Providing anesthesia care in areas outside the operating room (OOOR) has numerous challenges, including an unfamiliar environment; inadequate anesthesia support; deficient resources;...

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Anesthesia Considerations in Dental Practice

Michael Joseph.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 7415 words.

Dental anesthesia is indicated for most procedures of the oral cavity. Soft tissue (mucosal tissues such as the buccal mucosa and gingiva), teeth, and the pulp tissue (composed of nerve...

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Anesthesia for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiologic Procedures

Thomas W. Cutter.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 11863 words.

As minimally invasive techniques in radiology suites become more common, the need for anesthesia support will increase. While recognizing and addressing a patient’s comorbidities and other...

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