Rapid Response Situations

By Gulnara Davu Aliyeva, MD, MPH
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Practically focused and evidence based, Rapid Response Situations: Management in Adult and Geriatric Hospitalist Medicine compiles the essential information needed by rapid response teams (RRT) for early intervention at the bedside of an acutely ill patient. This portable resource is ideal for hospitalists and other members of the RRT, offering step-by-step coverage of the assessment and stabilization information most needed at the time of emergency.

Key Features
  • Addresses the most common rapid response situations in a brief, highly templated, and bulleted format designed for quick reference at the point of care. 

  • Step-by-step coverage includes: 

    • Which stabilization measures to implement 

    • Which tests to order and why 

    • Which medications to administer, including dosage 

    • Which specialists to consult for further interventions 

  • A must-have reference for hospitalists, intensivists, ICU nurses, and other rapid response team members, including those working in rural settings with few intensivists or specialists available for consults. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

ISBN 9780323833752
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2021
Author Information By Gulnara Davu Aliyeva, MD, MPH
Published Reviews "This is a well-conceived pocket guide providing initial wisdom for a variety of emergencies." ©Doody's Review Service, 2022, David James Dries, MSE MD (University of Minnesota Medical School)
Table of Content

1       Cardiac Emergencies
         Acute decompensated heart failure
         Acute coronary syndrome
         Cardiogenic shock
         Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
         Hypertensive emergency with encephalopathy
         Hypertensive emergency with hemorrhagic stroke
         Hypertensive emergency with acute aortic dissection
         Acute pericarditis
         Acute cardiac tamponade
2       Respiratory Emergencies
         Acute asthma exacerbation/status asthmaticus
         Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation
          Aspiration pneumonitis 
          Life-Threatening hemoptysis
          ARDS (Acute respiratory distress syndrome) 
          Massive pulmonary embolism
          Severe acute atelectasis
          Spontaneous pneumothorax
          Tension pneumothorax
          Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to oversedation
          Acute partial upper airway obstruction
          Acute complete upper airway obstruction
          Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis exacerbation
          Acute pulmonary arterial hypertension
          Acute nonhistaminergic angioedema
3        Neurological Emergencies
          Seizure/status epilepticus
          Acute ischemic stroke
          Acute hemorrhagic stroke
          Acute intracranial pressure
          Delirium/agitation in intensive care unit/hospital wards
          Myasthenic crisis
          Guillain-Barre syndrome
          Serotonin syndrome
          Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
4        Gastrointestinal Emergencies
          Upper gastrointestinal bleeding
          Lower gastrointestinal bleeding
          Acute liver failure
          Severe acute pancreatitis
          Acute ischemic colitis
          Acute mesenteric ischemia
5        Endocrine Emergencies
          Severe diabetic ketoacidosis
          Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state
          Hyperthyroidism/Thyroid storm
          Hypothyroidism/Myxedema coma
          Acute adrenal (Addisonian) crisis
          Hypercalcemic crisis
          Hypocalcemic crisis
          Acute severe hypernatremia
          Acute severe hyponatremia
          Acute severe hyperkalemia
          Acute severe hypokalemia
6        Hematologic Emergencies
          Acute blood transfusion reaction - febrile nonhemolytic reaction
          Urticarial allergic reaction
          Acute blood transfusion reaction - transfusion associated circulatory overload (TACO)
          Acute blood transfusion reaction - transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI)
          Acute blood transfusion reaction - anaphylactic reaction
          Acute blood transfusion reaction - acute hemolytic reaction
          Acute heparin induced thrombocytopenia
          Disseminated intravascular coagulation
          Acute chest syndrome in sickle cell diseases
          Acute immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)
          Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
          Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)
7        Oncologic Emergencies

         Tumor lysis syndrome
          Severe hypercalcemia of malignancy
          Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
          Febrile neutropenia
          Acute hyperviscosity syndrome
          Superior vena cava syndrome
          Malignant epidural spinal cord compression
          Rapidly accumulating pericardial effusion
8        Infectious Disease Emergencies
          Sepsis and septic shock
          Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to severe pneumonia
          Hypovolemic shock due to acute infectious diarrheal illness
          Acute respiratory failure due to Influenza virus infection
          Acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease of 2019) pneumonia
9        Management of Postprocedural Complications in Hospitalized Patients
          Tracheostomy basics
          Short-term tracheostomy complication (<7 days): accidental dislodgement/decannulation (removal) of the tracheostomy tube
          Short-term tracheostomy complication (<7 days): tracheostomy site hemorrhage
          Long-term tracheostomy complication (>7 days): blockage of the tracheostomy tube
          Long-term tracheostomy complication (> 7 days): accidental dislodgement/decannulation (removal) of the tracheostomy tube
          Long-term tracheostomy complication (> 7 days): tracheoesophageal fistula
          Long-term tracheostomy complication (> 7 days): tracheoinnominate fistula
          Cardiac catheterization complication: hematoma at the access site at common femoral artery
          Cardiac catheterization complication: retroperitoneal hematoma
          Cardiac catheterization complication: contrast-induced nephropathy
          Cardiac catheterization complication: pseudoaneurysm, arteriovenous fistula and femoral artery occlusion
          Cardiac catheterization complication: anaphylactoid reactions
          Complication of paracentesis: paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction
          Complication of paracentesis: persistent leakage of ascitic fluid from puncture site
          Complication of paracentesis: hemorrhage
          Complication of paracentesis: visceral perforation (bladder, stomach, bowel)
          Complications of thoracentesis: pneumothorax
          Complication of thoracentesis: hemothorax
          Complication of thoracentesis: infection/empyema
          Complication of thoracentesis: liver/spleen injury
          Complication of lumbar puncture: post-LP headache
          Complication of lumbar puncture: spinal hematoma
          Complication of lumbar puncture: cerebral herniation
10      Rapid Response Cases
          Case I
          Case II
          Case III
          Case IV
          Case V

Publication Date 20-09-2021
Pages 234
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
Stock Status In Stock
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