Rapid Response Situations E-Book

Author
By Gulnara Davu Aliyeva, MD, MPH
ISBN
9780323833769
Publication Date
01-08-2021
Electronic book text
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Practically focused and evidence based, Rapid Response Situations: Management in Adult and Geriatric Hospitalist Medicine complies 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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323833769
Author Information By Gulnara Davu Aliyeva, MD, MPH
Table of Content

INTRODUCTION

  1. RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES

  1. Asthma exacerbation
  2. COPD exacerbation
  3. Massive hemoptysis
  4. ARDS
  5. Massive pulmonary embolism
  6. Acute partial upper airway obstruction
  7. Acute complete upper airway obstruction
  8. Anaphylaxis
  9. Angioedema

 

  1. CARDIAC EMERGENCIES

  1. Acute decompensated heart failure
  2. Acute coronary syndrome
  3. Atrial fibrillation
  4. Hypertensive emergency with encephalopathy
  5. Hypertensive emergency with hemorrhagic stroke
  6. Hypertensive emergency with aortic dissection

 

  1. GASTROINTESTINAL EMERGENCIES

  1. Upper GI bleed
  2. Lower GI bleed
  3. Acute liver failure
  4. Acute severe pancreatitis

 

  1. NEUROLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Seizure
  2. Acute increased intracranial pressure
  3. Syncope
  4. Acute ischemic stroke
  5. Myasthenic crisis

 

  1. ENDOCRINE EMERGENCIES

  1. Hypoglycemic crisis
  2. Thyroid storm
  3. Myxedema coma
  4. Diabetic ketoacidosis
  5. Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state
  6. Adrenal crisis

 

  1. ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Tumor lysis syndrome
  2. Hypercalcemia of malignancy
  3. Febrile neutropenia
  4. Superior vena cava syndrome

 

  1. HEMATOLOGIC EMERGENCIES

  1. Acute blood transfusion reaction - circulatory fluid overload
  2. Acute blood transfusion reaction - acute hemolytic reaction
  3. Acute blood transfusion reaction - transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI)
  4. Acute blood transfusion reaction - anaphylactic reaction
  5. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia
  6. Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  7. Acute sickle cell crisis
  8. Immune thrombocytopenia
  9. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  10. Hemolytic uremic syndrome

  1. COMMON POST-PROCEDURAL COMPLICATIONS

  1. Cardiac catheterization complication: hematoma at the access site at common femoral artery
  2. Cardiac catheterization complication: retroperitoneal hematoma
  3. Complication of paracentesis
  4. Complications of thoracentesis
  5. Complications of lumbar puncture
  6. Complications of central line placements

Publication Date 01-08-2021
Pages 234
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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