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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Ryan Circh.

in Infectious Diseases Emergencies

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Emergency Medicine. 2143 words.

Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is defined as an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma in someone who has not recently had close contact with the health care system. Common...

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427 The Phenomenon of Community Reintegration for Veterans with Burn Injury: Supportive Communities and Future-Oriented Thinking

S J Murray and L C Cancio.

in Journal of Burn Care & Research

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Acute Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Surgery. 0 words.

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Introduction

Recent combat missions in the Middle East have resulted in the deployment of over 2.6 million...

10 Quality of Life and Community Integration in Military and Civilian Burn Survivors

C MCFALL, L H Yoder and D Glaser.

in Journal of Burn Care & Research

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Acute Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Surgery. 0 words.

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Introduction

Little is known about the long-term effects of physical and psychological factors on quality...

459 Burn Prevention Day: Building Relationships Between Hospital and Community to Provide Burn Prevention Education

L Thorpe, E Hilborn, J Kelly, M Mesa, E Maldonado and G Winder.

in Journal of Burn Care & Research

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Acute Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Surgery. 0 words.

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Introduction

Children’s National Health Systems (CNHS), a tertiary pediatric care academic medical center,...

464 A Community Outreach Effort: Making a Big Difference with Small Burn Injuries

K M Conlon, M A Marano, R Lee, R Burgos, M Dimler, E Crann, P Alem, M Roberts and O Okwindo.

in Journal of Burn Care & Research

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Acute Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care; Surgery. 0 words.

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Introduction

With an increase in urgicenters and walk-in clinics, our burn center (BC) has seen a...

Religious Communities, Health, and Well-Being – Address to the US Air Force Chaplain

Tyler J VanderWeele.

in Military Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 4101 words.

Abstract

The text is adapted from a written transcript of the address to the US Air Force Chaplain Corps Summit, delivered by Tyler J. VanderWeele, on March...

Genitourinary emergencies

Robert Crouch.

Edited by Alan Charters, Mary Dawood and Paula Bennett.

in Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4732 words.

Overview - Assessment - Renal colic - Urinary tract infection/cystitis (community‐acquired) - Pyelonephritis—upper tract infection - Acute retention of urine - Bladder/urethral/genital injury -...

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Post-Incident Recovery and Business Continuity

Ian Greaves and Paul Hunt.

in Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management

August 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 6472 words.

Chapter 13 covers information on the recovery process, community recovery committees, structure and function of the recovery coordinating group, agency roles, handover from response to...

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Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in Mayo Clinic Critical and Neurocritical Care Board Review

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 2274 words.

Meningitis, an infection of the meninges and subarachnoid space, is a syndrome involving the cortex and vasculature that leads to vasculitis and secondary infarctions. The...

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The Concept of Resilience

Ian Greaves and Paul Hunt.

in Oxford Manual of Major Incident Management

August 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4314 words.

Chapter 2 covers information on infrastructure and community resilience, emergency planning, identifying and managing the vulnerable, emergency planning process, and types of emergency...

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Media Communication

Christopher B. Colwell.

in Communication in Emergency Medicine

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4032 words.

Skillful management of media communications can support strong relationships with the communities we serve as well as provide vital sources for distribution of information. Failing to...

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Developmental Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 2500 words.

Patients with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities including intellectual disability frequently present to the ED when behavioral or mood changes lead them to be...

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Interim Crisis Services

Adria N. Adams, Camilla Lyons and Madeleine O’Brien.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6185 words.

This chapter reviews three cases of patients who were treated through the use of a short-term interim crisis outpatient clinic and mobile crisis intervention. All of these patients are...

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Airway and breathing management

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves.

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 23288 words.

Introduction - Features of increased work of breathing - Patterns of altered breathing - Features of paediatric upper airway - Elective airway evaluation - Airway adjuncts - Face mask...

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A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

Edited by Katherine Maloy.

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 224 pages.

Emergency psychiatric evaluation is a dynamic process requiring familiarity with a variety of psychiatric syndromes and medical and neurologic issues that mimic and overlap with psychiatric...

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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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Atypical Pulmonary Infections

Rod Rahimi.

in Infectious Diseases Emergencies

September 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Emergency Medicine. 2003 words.

Legionellosis or Legionnaires’ disease (LD) is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia and can cause rapidly progressive respiratory failure and septic shock. Respiratory symptoms...

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In-Hospital Stroke

Noella J. Cypress West and Maxim Mokin.

in Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 Hours

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 1968 words.

The term “in-hospital stroke” (also referred to as “inpatient stroke”) describes acute stroke occurring while a patient is already in the hospital for another diagnosis. Research data on...

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Planning for and responding to public health needs in emergencies and disasters

Khanchit Limpakarnjanarat and Roderico H. Ofrin.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Emergency Medicine; Public Health. 8245 words.

Natural and man-made disasters have cause significant harm throughout history. However, the frequency and level of devastation caused by disasters appears to be increasing. Disasters not...

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Rapid Response System

Edited by Raghavan Murugan and Joseph M. Darby.

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 368 pages.

This handbook provides a practical approach to the evaluation, differential diagnosis, and management of common medical and surgical emergencies such as cardiac arrest, acute respiratory...

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