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Life-threatening emergencies

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham, Kerstin Hogg, Michael J. Clancy and Colin E. Robertson

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199589562
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191729898 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199589562.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Life-threatening emergencies

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Anaphylaxis - Treatment algorithm for adults with anaphylaxis - Choking - Cardiac arrest - In-hospital resuscitation algorithm - Adult basic life support - Cardiac arrest management - Advanced life support algorithm - Notes on using the advanced life support algorithm - Post-resuscitation care - Central venous access - Severe sepsis and septic shock - Shock Life-threatening emergencies in children are considered in - Chapter 15, Paediatric emergencies - Paediatric basic life support - Choking from a foreign body - Anaphylaxis in children - Paediatric advanced life support

Chapter.  4959 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Emergency Medicine

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