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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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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 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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Airway Management

James M. Dargin and Lillian L. Emlet.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 2802 words.

Deterioration in respiratory status is the most common reason for activation of rapid response teams (RRT). Severe respiratory failure may necessitate advanced airway management...

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Approach to Acute Altered Mental Status and Seizures

Jody Manners, Kiruba Dharaneeswaran and Ruchira Jha.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 3291 words.

Altered mental status (AMS) is a common presenting symptom or complication in hospitalized patients. The etiology of AMS includes potential primary neurologic entities as well as systemic...

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Atrial Fibrillation and Other Cardiac Arrhythmias

Antoine Schneider and Rinaldo Bellomo.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 2736 words.

Cardiac arrhythmias are common in hospitalized patients, with their incidence increasing in older patients and those with comorbidities. Cardiac arrhythmias represent a trigger for...

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Bedside echocardiography

Stephen Hickey, Coralie Carle and Donna Greenhalgh.

in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 6593 words.

This chapter considers the indications for bedside echocardiography in the cardiac intensive care unit. It describes the specific indications for transthoracic echocardiography (TTE):...

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Behavioral Health Emergencies

Robin Valpey and Amy Crawford-Faucher.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 3261 words.

Behavioral health emergencies typically involve agitation with autonomic instability. Many medical and psychiatric conditions can precipitate agitation that could necessitate rapid response...

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