Goldfrank's Manual of Toxicologic Emergencies


Author: Robert S. Hoffman,Lewis S. Nelson,Mary Ann Howland,Neal A Lewin,Neal E. Flomenbaum,Lewis R. Goldfrank
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071509577
Category: Medical
Page: 1152
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Concise, "at the bedside" guidelines for toxicologic emergencies--derived from the premier reference in the field This practical and portable bedside manual is condensed for instant application from the masterwork regarded for a quarter of a century as the "gold standard" reference in the field of emergency toxicology: Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies. You will find trusted information on the scientific principles that explain how toxins affect vital signs, neurotransmitters, metabolic processes, and organs and systems throughout the body. Covers the full range of toxins Includes pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs, and substances of abuse; food and plant toxins; envenomations; household toxins; pesticides and herbicides; rodenticides; metals; poison gases; and environmental toxins Systematically reviews toxicokinetics, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic testing, and management for each toxin Provides "Antidotes in Brief"--at-a-glance guides to specific antidotes and their primary applications Authoritative answers--at your fingertips How to manage the poisoned or overdosed patient What techniques effectively eliminate toxins Which imaging modalities yield the best results More

Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies


Author: Lewis R. Goldfrank,Robert S. Hoffman,Mary Ann Howland,Neal A. Lewin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071479141
Category: Medical
Page: 1981
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Authoritative reference in clinical toxicology delivers a wealth of information on virtually all aspects of medical toxicology from pharmacology and clinical presentation to treatment guidelines and case studies.

Manual of Intensive Care Medicine


Author: Richard S. Irwin,James M. Rippe
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451149077
Category: Medical
Page: 976
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Completely rewritten and updated for the Fifth Edition, this Spiral® Manual remains the leading quick-reference guide to both medical and surgical intensive care. The essential principles, protocols, and techniques from Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine, Sixth Edition have been distilled into a portable, practical manual that is ideal for rapid bedside consultation. The user-friendly outline format features numerous tables, illustrations, and annotated references. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include a comprehensive overdoses and poisonings section presented in tabular format, new chapters on minimally invasive monitoring in the ICU, and completely revised cardiology and hematology sections.

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine


Author: Ralph Riviello
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763744625
Category: Medical
Page: 303
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Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine is a comprehensive guide to the clinical approach to criminal illness and injury. This resource offers emergency care professionals the knowledge needed to make an accurate diagnosis of abuse, neglect, sexual assault or other conditions in which forensic investigation is needed. This book offers information on victim services and resources available for patients, as well as relevant aspects of the legal system. This essential guide contains color photos, a forensic glossary, and forensic forms that can be used in a clinical practice. Key Topics include Forensic Documentation, Firearms, Evidence Collection in the ED, and Gang Violence.

Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants


Author: Lewis S. Nelson,Richard D. Shih,Michael J. Balick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387338170
Category: Science
Page: 340
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The second edition of this book is created to assist the clinician in the initial response to the needs of a child or adult exposed to a poisonous or injurious plant. It lists common plants that might lead to the development of the symptom complex and describes the mechanisms of action of the implicated toxin, additional clinical manifestations, and specific therapeutics for each presentation. It has methodically enhanced the previous edition’s botanical rigor with insights from both pharmacognosy and clinical medicine to make it a truly comprehensive source for anyone who has an interest in plants.

Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Ninth Edition


Author: Lewis S. Nelson,Neal A. Lewin,Mary Ann Howland,Robert S. Hoffman,Lewis R. Goldfrank,Neal E. Flomenbaum
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071605940
Category: Medical
Page: 1968
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The most trusted, rigorous, and up-to-date toxicology resource and educational companion available – now in full color Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies continues to be the source you can turn to first for any poisoning or overdose. The text provides clear information on every aspect of toxicologic emergencies, from pharmacology to clinical presentation to management. Fully referenced and featuring a consistent organization, Goldfrank’s begins with an in-depth examination of general principles of medical toxicology. It then progresses to the biochemical principles and molecular basis of toxicology, and provides detailed insight into how xenobiotics affect vital signs, organs, and systems throughout the body. Next, a wide spectrum of clinically important exposures -- including drugs, plants, metals, household products, occupational and environmental xenobiotics are covered within logical categories for easy access to information. Finally, the book concludes with sections on principles of practicing clinical toxicology in today’s challenging healthcare environment. NEW TO THIS EDITION Full-color design and uniformly drawn figures clarify key concepts Special Considerations focus on decision-making in unique toxicologic circumstances, that influence clinical practice and have the potential to improve patient care Antidotes in Depth, following pertinent chapters, place each antidote in its proper context to ensure immediate availability of essential information relevant for clinical use More clinically-relevant figures and quick-reference tables Online learning center, available at www.goldfrankstoxicology.com, includes case studies, and a database of multiple choice questions that allow you to create a custom test for review and study. Every chapter is thoroughly rewritten and new chapters are added to reflect the very latest thinking in the field Here's why Goldfrank's is known worldwide as the field's leading text: General Approach to Medical Toxicology; The Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Medical Toxicology; The Pathophysiologic Basis of Medical; Toxicology: The Organ System Approach; The Clinical Basis of Medical Toxicology: Analgesics and Nonprescription Medications; Prescription Medications Psychopharmacologic Medications; Alcohols and Drugs of Abuse; Food Poisoning; Botanicals; Heavy Metals; Household Toxins; Pesticides; Occupational and Environmental Toxins; Toxic Envenomations; V. Special Populations; Preventive, Psychosocial, Nursing, Epidemiologic, Research & Legal Perspectives.

Emergency Medicine Review

Preparing for the Boards
Author: Richard A. Harrigan,Jacob W. Ufberg,Matthew L. Tripp
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416061916
Category: Medical
Page: 514
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Richard Harrigan, Matthew Tripp, and Jacob Ufberg, uniquely combines a comprehensive, bulleted review of all required subjects with a thorough practice exam of board-style questions, giving you all the tools you need to be prepared and confident during the American Board of Emergency Medicine's qualifying exam and beyond! A comprehensive, bulleted review section allows you to efficiently brush up on every area tested on the exam. Board-style practice questions - in print and online - let you assess your mastery of all topics you need to know. Over 200 illustrations challenge you to correctly identify images, read ECGs, and interpret other visual elements crucial to successful completion of the exam. Answers and detailed explanations for every question enable you to fill any gaps in your knowledge. Content based on The Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, from which the boards and ConCert exams are also derived, lets you focus on the most essential information in the field. High yield board prep information to help the busy emergency physician's certification/recertification needs.

Handbook of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agent Exposures


Author: Jerrold B. Leikin,Robin B. McFee,Robert Kerscher
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420044788
Category: Medical
Page: 752
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Treating nuclear, biological, and chemical agent exposures presents a unique set of challenges. These scenarios usually involve multiple exposures, sometimes even mass exposures, from a single, often poorly-defined, event. Early symptoms are not distinct and can often be variable. Laboratory analyses may be required from environmental, often nonbiological, specimens. Scene evaluation and pre-hospital decontamination may turn out to be the most important intervention. Hospital resource utilization must be a consideration. Even the pathologist performing autopsies needs adequate preparation. It is with these considerations in mind that the Handbook of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agent Exposures was created. Taking a concise yet comprehensive, clinical approach to the treatment of these exposures, the authors provide concise information on radiation substances, biological agents, chemical toxins, laboratory tests, and antidotes. The book includes essays on topics such as Field Identification and Decontamination of Toxins, Bioterrorism and the Skin, and Mass Exposures Involving the Pediatric Population. A quick review of the contents will tell you that this book contains the tools you need when facing the formidable tasks of diagnosing and treating nuclear, biological, and chemical agent exposures.

Ruminant Toxicology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Food Animal Practice - E-Book


Author: Gary Osweiler
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709166
Category: Medical
Page: 296
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Guest Editor Gary Osweiler presents a comprehensive look at ruminant toxicology. Topics will include biofuels co-products tolerance and toxicology for ruminants, diagnostic toxicology for ruminants, metal/mineral poisoning and interactions, reproductive toxicants in forage and grain crops, ruminant mycotoxicoses, antidotes and therapy for ruminant toxicants, western plant hazardous to ruminants, southeastern toxic plants affecting ruminants, northeastern plants toxic to ruminants, industrial and commercial products affecting ruminants, water quality and ruminant health and productivity, ,and much more!

Emergency Care for Hazardous Materials Exposure


Author: Phillip L. Currance,Bruce Clements (MPH.),Alvin C. Bronstein
Publisher: Jems Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 870
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This Revised Third Edition is now updated to reflect the 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines. The need for hazardous materials emergency response has grown with the increased use of chemicals and the threat of terrorism. Designed for both the EMS field provider and first receivers in the hospital setting, this important resource provides field recognition and management guidelines for hazardous materials exposures and associated medical emergencies, including emergency care of exposed and contaminated patients. The 3rd edition has been expanded to provide responders with the information necessary to identify the scene of a terrorist act involving the use of hazardous materials, as well as triage procedures for chemical exposure and the management of a mass casualty incident. A total of 140 guidelines, cross-referenced to indexes, provide essential information on hazard classes and specific chemicals with initial hospital considerations. Descriptions of procedures, scene operations and support, medical surveillance, and suggested emergency equipment. Extensive indexes supply multiple ways to access important information to save critical time in the field. Content is updated to reflect the 2005 emergency cardiac care guidelines. Over 30 new WMD agent guidelines provide concise, consistent information on managing exposure to high-risk substances. Expanded size includes over 150 pages of new material. An expanded index and updated treatment guidelines are included. The treatment protocol section, drug protocol section, and EMS/hazardous materials operating procedures are updated and expanded. How to identify the scene of a terrorist act involving the use of hazardous materials. Information on mass casualty decontamination and crime scene identification will help reader formulate a plan before beginning to work.

Gastrointestinal Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics - E-Book


Author: Angela Mills,Anthony Dean
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709131
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Angela Mills and Anthony Dean, will include articles on the following topics: Approach to acute abdominal pain;Evaluation of abdominal pain in older adults; Evaluation of abdominal pain in the pediatric population; Imaging and laboratory testing in acute abdominal pain;Esophageal and gastric emergencies; and Anorectal emergencies and foreign bodies in the gastrointestinal tract.

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics - E-Book


Author: Carl A. Burtis,Edward R. Ashwood,David E. Bruns
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455759422
Category: Medical
Page: 2256
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As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics. Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine expanded chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques, written by experts in field, including Y.M. Dennis Lo, Rossa W.K. Chiu, Carl Wittwer, Noriko Kusukawa, Cindy Vnencak-Jones, Thomas Williams, Victor Weedn, Malek Kamoun, Howard Baum, Angela Caliendo, Aaron Bossler, Gwendolyn McMillin, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson. Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world. Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results. NEW! Two-color design throughout highlights important features, illustrations, and content for a quick reference. NEW! Chapter on hemostasis provides you with all the information you need to accurately conduct this type of clinical testing. NEW! Six associate editors, Ann Gronowski, W. Greg Miller, Michael Oellerich, Francois Rousseau, Mitchell Scott, and Karl Voelkerding, lend even more expertise and insight to the reference. NEW! Reorganized chapters ensure that only the most current information is included.

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine E-Book


Author: Peter Cameron,George Jelinek,Anne-Maree Kelly,Lindsay Murray,Anthony F. T. Brown
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070204931X
Category: Medical
Page: 1048
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A major postgraduate textbook in emergency medicine, covering all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. A comprehensive textbook of adult emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department. Chapters are short and concise, with key point boxes (called "Essentials") at the beginning. Also has boxes featuring controversial areas of treatment. Practical and clinically orientated. Major changes to resuscitation guidelines. Complete rewriting of ENT section. Significant updating of following topics - acute coronary syndrome management, trauma, sepsis management, imaging, arrhythmias. Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety. Changes to drug overdose sections in toxicology section.

Medizinische Mikrobiologie


Author: Ernest Jawetz,Joseph L. Melnick,Edward A. Adelberg
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662001551
Category: Science
Page: N.A
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Die Autoren haben beabsichtigt, diejenigen Gebiete der medizinischen Mikrobiologie kurz, exakt und in ihrem gegenwärtigen Stand darzustellen, die für die Infektionskrankheiten und ihre Chemotherapie von besonderer Bedeutung sind. Das Buch wendet sich in erster Linie an Medizinstudenten, außerdem an alle Ärzte in Krankenhaus und Praxis. Die Notwendigkeit für ein klares Verständnis der mlkrobiologischen Grundtatsachen ist in den letzten Jahren stärker geworden, da in Biochemie, Virologie und Chemotherapie so wie auf weiteren, die Medizin beeinflussenden Gebieten bedeutende Entwicklungen statt gefunden haben. Ein wesendicher Teil dieses Lehrbuches ist deswegen der Darstellung der Grundlagen gewidmet, wodurch sich das Buch auch für die Einführung des Studenten in den mikrobiologischen Kurs als brauchbar erweisen wird. Für die neue Auflage wurde ein Kapitel über Virus und Krebs neu geschrieben, und das Kapitel über antimikrobielle Chemotherapie wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet. Die Autoren freuen sich, bei dem Erscheinen der 7. amerikanischen Ausgabe von einer spanischen, deutschen, italienischen und griechischen Ausgabe, sowie von der Vorbereitung für eine serbokroatische Übersetzung berichten zu können. Die Autoren möchten nochmals allen danken, die ihnen bei der Bearbeitung dieser Auf lage behilflich waren, und die es ihnen durch ihre Kommentare und ihre Kritik ermöglicht haben, die in 2jährigen Abständen erscheinenden Revisionen dieses Buches auf dem neu esten Stand zu halten. ERNEsr JAWETZ JOSEPH L MELNICK San Frandsco, August 1966 EnWARD A AnELBERG III Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Kapitell Die ~lt der Mikroben 8 Kapitel 2 Cytologie der Bakterien Optische Methoden 8 9 Eukaryote Zellstrukturen Prokaryote Zellstrukturen . 12 14 Cytoplasmatische Strukturen. 27 Färbeverfahren .

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book


Author: Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455726842
Category: Medical
Page: 1568
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Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV - E-Book


Author: John D. Bonagura,David C. Twedt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323227627
Category: Medical
Page: 1456
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Written by today s leading experts, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, Volume XV keeps you completely current with the latest in disease management for dogs and cats. It uses a clear and practical approach to medical disorders; the typical chapter includes both a brief guide to diagnosis and a detailed discussion of therapy. You ll gain quick access to information such as critical care; infectious, toxicologic, and dermatologic disorders; and diseases of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, neurologic,and ophthalmologic systems. From editors John Bonagura and David Twedt plus hundreds of expert contributors, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy enhances your skills in evidence-based treatment planning. "For the practitioner who wants to keep abreast of current therapies for a wide range of topics, ... CVT is the perfect reference ." Reviewed by: Ryan Ong, WAVES Veterinary Hospital on behalf of Australian Veterinary Hospital, March 2015 Authoritative, easy-to-read coverage includes a brief approach to diagnosis with detailed discussions of the latest therapies. An organ-system organization and a convenient index make it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Treatment algorithms help you manage patients with difficult medical problems. A handy Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information. 365 illustrations depict the pathophysiologic basis for therapy or show the management of a defined condition. A companion website includes valuable information still relevant from CVT XIV, an index, and drug formulary, all fully searchable; a collection of 300 images; references that link to PubMed; and clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, conversion tables, and more. Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information. Expert contributors and editors provide scientific, up-to-date coverage of clinically useful topics, including broad, traditional, and controversial subjects. References indicate related material from earlier volumes of Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. NEW chapters cover the most important, emerging information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges in today’s veterinary practice. A new section on feline and canine nutrition covers important issues in nutritional health. 50 new chapter authors join hundreds of expert international contributors, all of whom are leading authorities in their fields. NEW! Availability as Pageburst ebook allows you digital access to this volume along with your library of other Elsevier references.

Diagnostic Enzymology


Author: Steven Kazmierczak,Hassan M. E. Azzazy
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110227800
Category: Medical
Page: 212
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This book is the2nd improved and expanded edition of "Clinical Enzymology" (Lott/Wolf, 1987). It includes case studies and guidelines for specialists of laboratory medicine and clinicians, devotes each chapter to a specific enzyme or protein marker, contains case studies and guidelines, a section on marker biochemistry and physiology as well as a section on special pathology and analysis. The clear, didactic structure and the multiple choice questions also make the book valuable reading for graduate students in the fields of clinical pathology and laboratory medicine.

Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing - E-Book


Author: JoAnn Grif Alspach,AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455756288
Category: Medical
Page: 992
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From the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), comes the definitive resource on administering quality nursing care to critically ill patients. The 6th edition has been updated to reflect the current state of critical care nursing practice and includes new content on the AACN Synergy Model, professional care and ethical practice, and critical care patients with special needs, as well as the most current literature and clinical studies. The clear and logical format makes this book an ideal study tool for critical care nursing orientation and continuing education programs. By covering the newest content on the CCRN exam, it also serves as an important resource for nurses preparing for critical care certification. Authored by the experts at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Reflects the most recent blueprint of the CCRN examination. Content spans basic to advanced levels with an emphasis on nursing practice. Organized by body system and written in a concise outline format for ease of use. Coverage of the AACN Synergy Model is featured in the new opening chapter. Professional Care and Ethical Practice is integrated into the Core Curriculum series framework. A new chapter on Critical Care Patients with Special Needs includes bariatric and geriatric patients in critical care, as well as high-risk obstetric patients. Features new content on chest tubes, liver transplantation for acute liver failure, spirituality, and spiritual aspects of care. Integrates pain as the 5th vital sign and includes JCAHO, HCFA, and AHCPR guidelines relating to pain management. Features AHRQ evidence-based practice guidelines as reference sources for practice interventions. New organization for Patient Care presents patient problems, needs, etc. in order of clinical priority. Expanded Nursing Interventions includes considerations related to patient/family education, patient transfer, and discharge planning. Web-based resources for CDC, AHA, NINR, National Guideline Clearinghouse, NIH Consensus Conference Proceedings, ADA.

EKG auf einen Blick


Author: John R. Hampton
Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag
ISBN: 9783437410925
Category:
Page: 137
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EKG auf einen Blick (vorher "EKG leicht gemacht") bietet eine schnelle Einführung in die EKG-Befundung. Viele Abbildungen und knapper, prägnanter Text zeigen die Entstehung von normalem EKG sowie häufigen und wichtigen pathologischen Veränderungen und wie man sie erkennt. Wichtige Inhalte sind in Merke-Kästen hervorgehoben. Zahlreiche Beispiel- und Übungs-EKGs mit ausführlicher Befundung verdeutlichen die Inhalte und dienen zur Lernkontrolle. Übersicht der wichtigen Parameter in eigenem Kapitel.