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The abdomen

Edited by Julian Redhead and Jonathan Gordon.

in Emergencies in Sports Medicine

April 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine; Emergency Medicine. 3581 words.

Introduction - Anatomy - Preparation and risk management - Trauma - Non-traumatic emergencies - Minor injuries and conditions

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Acute Bacterial Meningitis

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. 7633 words.

Acute bacterial meningitis may lead to major systemic complications. Early diagnosis and management of both community-acquired or nosocomial meningitis provide the best opportunity for...

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Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion

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. 7796 words.

Acute basilar artery occlusion may result in median and paramedian pontine infarction and a variety of other clinical pictures. Mortality remains high in patients with acute basilar artery...

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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 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 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 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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Acute Uncomplicated Bronchitis

Sarina Sahetya.

in Infectious Diseases Emergencies

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Emergency Medicine. 1808 words.

Acute bronchitis is a respiratory illness characterized predominantly by cough with or without sputum production that lasts for up to 3 weeks in the presence of normal chest radiography....

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Acute White Matter 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. 6488 words.

Three major disorders may need admission to the neurosciences intensive care unit (NICU), and these are acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, fulminant multiple sclerosis, and transverse...

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Aggressive patients

Edited by Julian Redhead and Jonathan Gordon.

in Emergencies in Sports Medicine

April 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine; Emergency Medicine. 1100 words.

Introduction - Explaining aggression and violence - Preventing aggression or violence in athletes - Dealing with aggressive or violent athletes - Summary

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