Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 34 items for:

decision-making x Emergency Medicine x clear all

Toward Return to Duty Decision-Making After Military Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Preliminary Validation of the Charge of Quarters Duty Test

Mary V Radomski, Leslie F Davidson, Laurel Smith, Marsha Finkelstein, Amy Cecchini, Kristin J Heaton, Karen McCulloch, Matthew Scherer and Margaret M Weightman.

in Military Medicine

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 5052 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Determining duty-readiness after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) remains a priority of the...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Abdominal trauma

Edited by Jason Smith, Ian Greaves and Keith M Porter.

in Oxford Desk Reference - Major Trauma

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 12655 words.

Abdominal trauma - Initial assessment - Resuscitation room investigations - Investigations outside the resuscitation room - The trauma laparotomy and damage control - Selective non-operative...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Retrieval coordination

Edited by Charlotte Evans, Anne Creaton, Marcus Kennedy and Terry Martin.

in Retrieval Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 6140 words.

Coordination lies at the heart of retrieval systems. A successful retrieval is a well-planned well-coordinated one. Despite this, very little has been written on the subject. Determining a...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Edited by Charlotte Evans, Anne Creaton, Marcus Kennedy and Terry Martin.

in Retrieval Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 9524 words.

High acuity and critical care presentations in obstetrics and gynaecology are not uncommon, and when seen in the retrieval setting they present pathophysiology and risk avoidance challenges...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Education and simulation in point-of-care ultrasound

Paul Olszynski, Melanie Stander, Tim Harris, Mark Tutschka and Paul Atkinson.

in Point of Care Ultrasound for Emergency Medicine and Resuscitation

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 6984 words.

This chapter deals with some of the common questions surrounding training in point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS)—how does a clinician achieve competence in PoCUS? What educational methods are...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Paediatric head injury

Fleur Cantle.

in Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 4501 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the challenges facing the emergency physician dealing with a child with a deteriorating head injury. It describes the differences in incidence and...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Communication With Minors in Emergency Settings

Kevin P. Carney.

in Communication in Emergency Medicine

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 8080 words.

This chapter provides an overview and description of the challenges health care workers face when encountering pediatric patients in emergency settings. Children make up a substantial...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Keys to Effective Communication in All Circumstances

Kirsten J. Broadfoot and Todd A. Guth.

in Communication in Emergency Medicine

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 6546 words.

Emergency departments (EDs), with their high degree of interruption, evolving and often incoherent patient stories, and multiple patient needs, strain practitioner cognitive processing over...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Communication in the Era of Telemedicine

Kevin McGarvey.

in Communication in Emergency Medicine

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine. 6670 words.

Telemedicine is starting to impact how people communicate in emergency medicine at the edges of the specialty. It will likely expand in its scope and reach in emergency medicine in the...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Crisis Resource Management: Before the Emergency

Yili Huang and Viji Kurup.

in Anesthesia Emergencies

July 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 1361 words.

Emergencies in the operating room are frequently associated with an uncertain diagnosis and limited access to diagnostic interventions and are managed by members of a multidisciplinary...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Ethical Issues in Emergency Psychiatry

Amit Rajparia.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6040 words.

The psychiatric emergency setting presents the clinician with a plethora of challenging ethical issues. In this chapter, the reader is presented with two cases that allow a closer look at...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

The injured patient

Mike Perry.

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Dentistry. 14095 words.

This chapter gives an overview of the assessment of patients presenting to an emergency department with injuries to head or neck (above the collar bones). The Advanced Trauma Life Support® ...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

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...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Point-of-Care Testing

Douglas E. Morgan.

in Rapid Response System

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Anaesthetics; Emergency Medicine. 1720 words.

Point-of-care testing (POCT) is defined as medical diagnostic testing performed outside the clinical laboratory in close proximity to where the patient is receiving care. POCT is typically...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke

Vladimir Ljubimov, Travis Dailey and Siviero Agazzi.

in Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 Hours

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 4225 words.

This chapter describes basic pathophysiology along with evidence-based indications for the decision-making process of medical versus surgical intervention in hemorrhagic strokes. Both the...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Edited by Rene Daniel and Catriona M Harrop.

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; General Surgery; Primary Care. 288 pages.

Modern management of neurosurgical patients requires close cooperation between neurosurgeons and other specialists. The latter include internists, nurse practitioners, and physician...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 Hours

Edited by Maxim Mokin, Edward C. Jauch, Italo Linfante, Adnan Siddiqui and Elad Levy.

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Anaesthetics. 296 pages.

Diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke has advanced considerably in the past 2 decades. Most notably, in cases of ischemic stroke, intravenous alteplase has become the standard of medical...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Preoperative Evaluation of Neurosurgical Patients

Aditya Munshi and Geno Merli.

in Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; General Surgery; Primary Care. 5523 words.

All patients undergoing noncardiac surgery are exposed to a risk of adverse surgical, anesthesia, and medical complications. Unlike procedural risk, the medical risks are often modifiable,...

Go to Oxford Medicine Online »  abstract

Hip fractures and dementia: clinical decisions for the future

Eswaran Waran and Leeroy William.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine. 1471 words.

Severe dementia is a life-limiting condition; hip fractures are more common in patients who have dementia. This study outlines the case of a 92-year-old female with severe dementia who...

Go to Oxford Journals »  full text: open access

531 The Role of Big Data in Burns Care of the Future

M Fear and F Wood.

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.

Abstract

Introduction

A case report of a pediatric death with a rare malignancy 3 years post surviving a major burn...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page