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Urgent Care Emergencies
Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes
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Identifies the high-risk pitfalls practitioners are likely to encounter in these settings and discusses how to recognize/avoid them Includes 'clinical pearls' aimed at optimizing patient care Timely: demand for urgent care services has never been greater and providers are under pressure as never before to deliver efficient, effective care.


List of Contributors, vi Preface, ix 1 HEENT Pitfalls, 1 Alisa M. Gibson and Sarah K. Sommerkamp 2 Management of Genitourinary Complaints, 11 George Willis and Nadia Eltaki 3 Orthopedic Pitfalls of the Upper Extremity, 21 Brooks M. Walsh and Reinier van Tonder 4 Orthopedic Pitfalls of the Lower Extremity, 32 Christopher S. Kiefer 5 Orthopedic Pitfalls: Pediatrics, 41 Jana L. Anderson and James L. Homme 6 Pitfalls of Wound Management, 52 Michael K. Abraham and Hyung T. Kim 7 Emergency Dermatology for the Acute Care Provider, 59 Eric T. Boie and Jennifer A. Lisowe 8 Management of Common Infections, 70 Siamak Moayedi and Mercedes Torres 9 Headache, 79 Michael J. Laughlin Jr. and David M. Nestler 10 The Evaluation and Management of Back Pain, 87 Michael C. Bond 11 Pediatric Pitfalls, 97 Jana L. Anderson and James L. Homme 12 Geriatric Pitfalls, 109 Joseph P. Martinez 13 Pharmacology Pitfalls and Pearls in Urgent Care Medicine, 119 Christopher E. Anderson and Ronna L. Campbell 14 Talking the Talk: Effective Communication in Urgent Care, 132 Stephen M. Schenkel Index, 141


ISBN-13: 9781118522738
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (John Wiley & Sons Inc)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 150.00 x 250.00 x 15.00
Weight: 666g
Availability: Not available (reason unspecified)
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders


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