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Acute acalculous cholecystitis in the critically ill

Vanessa P. Ho and Philip S. Barie.

in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 3301 words.

Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) may occur in surgical or injured, critically-ill, and systemically-ill patients, with diabetes mellitus, malignant disease, abdominal vasculitis,...

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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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Acute medical presentations

Edited by John D. Firth, David A. Warrell and T.M. Cox.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 36829 words.

This chapter provides concise details of the clinical features, immediate management, key investigations and further management of all of the common acute medical presentations. Other...

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Adaptive immunity in critical illness

Sean F. Monaghan and Alfred Ayala.

in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 2554 words.

The development of sepsis remains a significant morbid event facing the critically-ill/severely-injured patient and while substantial improvements in supportive care have been made, a true...

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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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Affective and mood disorders after critical illness

Daniel W. Klyce and James C. Jackson.

in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 2987 words.

Survivors of critical illness frequently have significant and persistent mental health problems, which may develop or worsen following intensive care unit (ICU) admission. Chief among these...

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Airway management in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Jerry P. Nolan and Jasmeet Soar.

in Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Acute Medicine. 3245 words.

The most appropriate strategy for managing the airway during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) depends on the skills of the rescuer. Tracheal intubation is probably the optimal method for...

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