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Circulation management

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298075
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730702 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298075.003.0006

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Circulation management

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Methods for cardiovascular system monitoring - Indications for cardiovascular support - Shock - Venous access - Venipuncture techniques - Intraosseous access - Central venous access - Saphenous vein cut-down - Central venous pressure measurement - Pulmonary artery catheter - Arterial line - Intravenous infusions - Inotropic agents - Blood transfusion - Blood products - Requesting blood for transfusion - Giving blood - Coagulation profile - Sickle cell crisis - Electrocardiography - Normal 12-lead ECG - ST segment elevation - Evaluation of cardiac arrhythmia - Narrow complex tachycardia - Broad complex tachycardia - Atrial fibrillation - Atrial flutter - Anti-arrhythmic drugs - Specific anti-arrhythmic agents - Atrioventricular block - Indication for pacing - External pacing - Temporary transvenous pacing - Permanent pacemaker problems - Acute coronary syndromes - Cardiogenic shock - Myocarditis - Heart failure - Aortic dissection - Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Pulmonary embolism - Hypertensive emergencies - Cardiac tamponade

Chapter.  20354 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine ; Anaesthetics

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