Minor Emergencies, 2nd Edition

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Edited by Philip Buttaravoli

Splinters to Fractures

Published by Mosby Elsevier

About the Book

This Minor Emergencies: Splinters to Fractures, 2nd Edition is edited by Philip Buttaravoli. This Second Edition textbook of Minor Emergencies is published by Mosby Division of Elsevier.


– Serves as essential quick reference for the office, the hospital, or anywhere.
– Provides instructions to handle common, non-life-threatening emergencies with speed and expertise.
– Whether you’re called on to remove a bean from a child’s nose or treat accidental tear gas exposure, this quick reference is ready to provide fast, efficient guidance just when you need it.
– Find guidance at a glance with “What to Do” and “What NOT to Do” checklists.
– Get comprehensive coverage that remains concise for emergency point of care.
– Stay on top of the latest emergency strategies with new coverage of: croup, nasal vestibulitis, heat illness, chiggers, acute bronchitis and simple pediatric sedation.
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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Part 1: Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies
Dystonic Drug Reaction
Heat Illness (Heat Edema, Heat Syncope, Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion)
Hysterical Coma or Pseudoseizure
Idiopathic Facial Paralysis (Bell’s Palsy)
Migraine Headache
Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Adult
Seizures (Convulsions, Fits), Febrile and Pediatric
Tension-Type (Muscle Contraction) Headache
Trivial, Minimal, and Minor Head Trauma (Concussion)
Vasovagal or Neurocardiogenic or Neurally Mediated Syncope (Faint, Swoon)
Vertigo (Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Weakness

Part 2: Ophthalmologic Emergencies, Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
Contact Lens Complications, Corneal Abrasion
Foreign Body, Conjunctival, Foreign Body, Corneal, Hordeolum (Sty)
Iritis (Acute Anterior Uveitis)
Periorbital and Conjunctival Edema
Periorbital Ecchymosis (Black Eye)
Removal of Dislocated Contact Lens
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Ultraviolet Keratoconjunctivitis (Welders or Tanning Bed Burn)

Part 3: Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies
Cerumen Impaction (Earwax Blockage), Epitaxis (Nosebleed)
Foreign Body, Ear, Nose, Throat
Laryngotracheobronchitis (Croup), Mononucleosis (Glandular Fever)
Nasal Fracture (Broken Nose), Otitis Externa (Swimmer’s Ear), Acute
Otitis Media, Acute, Otitis Media with Effusion; Serous (Secretory) Otitis Media (Glue Ear)
Perforated Tympanic Membrane (Ruptured Eardrum)
Pharyngitis (Sore Throat), Rhinitis, Acute (Runny Nose), Rhinosinusitis (Sinusitis)

Part 4: Oral and Dental Emergencies
Aphthous Ulcer, Acute, Avulsed Tooth, Dental Subluxation, and Dental Luxation
Bleeding after Dental Surgery, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Burning Tongue (Glossodynia)
Dental Pain, Periapical Abscess (Tooth Abscess), Dental Pain, Pericoronitis
Dental Pain, Postextraction Alveolar Osteitis (Dry Socket)
Dental Pain, Pulpitis
Dental Trauma (Fracture, Subluxation, and Displacement)
Gingivitis and Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (Trench Mouth), Lacerations of the Mouth
Mucocele (Mucous Cyst), Oral Candidiasis (Thrush or Yeast Infection)
Oral Herpes Simplex (Cold Sore, Fever Blister), Orthodontic Complications
Perlèche (Angular Cheilitis), Sialolithiasis (Salivary Duct Stones)
Temporomandibular Disorder, Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation (Jaw Dislocation), Uvular Edema, Acute

Part 5: Pulmonary and Thoracic Emergencies
Bronchitis (Chest Cold), Acute, Costochondritis and Musculoskeletal Chest Pain
Inhalation Injury (Smoke Inhalation)
Irritant Incapcitant Exposure (Lacrimators, Riot Control Agents, Tear Gas)
Rib Fracture and Costochondral Separation (Broken Rib)

Part 6: Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Anal Fissure
Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Colic (Stomach Cramps)
Diarrhea (Acute Gastoenteritis)
Enterobiasis (Pinworm, Seatworm, Threadworm)
Esophageal Food Bolus Obstruction (Steakhouse Syndrome)
Foreign Body, Rectal
Foreign Body, Swallowed
Hemorrhoids (Piles), Innocuous Ingestions, Singultus (Hiccups)
Vomiting (Food Poisoning, Gastroenteritis)

Part 7: Urologic Emergencies
Blunt Scrotal Trauma, Colorful Urine, Epididymitis
Genital Herpes Simplex, Phimosis and Paraphimosis
Prostatitis, Acute Bacterial, Urethritis (Drip, Clap)
Urinary Retention, Acute
Urinary Tract Infection, Lower (Cystitis), Uncomplicated
Urinary Tract Infection, Upper (Pyelonephritis)

Part 8: Gynecologic Emergencies
Bartholin Abscess, Condylomata acuminate (Genital Warts)
Contact Vulvovaginitis, Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Cramps)
Foreign Body, Vaginal, Morning After – Emergency Contraception
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Vaginal Bleeding, Vaginitis

Part 9: Musculoskeletal Emergencies
Acromioclavicular (Shoulder) Separation, Ankle Sprain (Twisted Ankle)
Annular Ligament Displacement, Radial Head Subluxation (Nursemaid’s Elbow)
Boutonnière Finger, Boxer’s Fifth Metacarpal Fracture, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Strain (Whiplash), Cheiralgia Paresthetica (Handcuff Neuropathy)
Clavicle (Collarbone) Fracture, Coccyx Fracture (Tailbone Fracture)
DeQuervain’s Paratenonitis (Thumb Tenosynovitis)
Extensor Tendon Avulsion-Distal Phalanx (Baseball or Mallet Finger)
Finger Dislocation (PIP Joint), Finger Sprain (PIP Joint), Fingertip (Tuft) Fractures
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendon Avulsion-Distal Phalanx (Splay Finger)
Ganglion Cysts, Gouty Arthritis, Acute, Knee Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) and Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
Ligament Sprains (Including Joint Capsule Injuries), Locked Knee
Lumbar Strain (“Mechanical” Low Back Pain, Sacroiliac Dysfunction), Acute
Monarticular Arthritis, Acute, Muscle Cramps (Charley Horse), Muscle Strains and Tears
Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia (Trigger-Points)
Patellar Dislocation, Plantar Fasciitis (“Heel Spur”)
“Plantaris Tendon” Rupture, Gasrocnemius Muscle Tear (Calf Muscle Tear)
Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Radial Head Fracture
Radial Neuropathy (Saturday Night Palsy)
Scaphoid Fracture, Shoulder Dislocation
Tendinopathy: Tendinosis, Paratenonitis (Tendonitis)
Toe Fracture (Broken Toe), Torticollis (Wryneck)
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear of the Thumb (Ski Pole or Gamekeeper’s Thumb)

Part 10: Soft Tissue Emergencies, Bicycle Spoke Injury
Contusion (Bruise), Fingernail or Toenail Avulsion
Fingertip Avulsion, Superficial, Fishhook Removal
Foreign Body beneath Nail
Impalement Injuries, Minor
Laceration, Simple, Mammalian Bites, Marine Envenomations
Nailbed Laceration, Nail Root Dislocation
Needle (Foreign Body) in Foot
Paronychia, Pencil Point Puncture
Puncture Wounds, Ring Removal, Sliver, Superficial
Subcutaneous Foreign Bodies (Metal, Dental Fragments, Glass, Gravel, and Hard Plastic)
Subungual Ecchymosis; Tennis Toe
Subungual Hematoma, Torn/Split Earlobe
Traumatic Tattoos and Abrasions
Zipper Entrapment (Penis or Chin)

Part 11: Dermatologic Emergencies
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Arachnid Envenomation (Spider Bite)
Arthropod Bites (Bug Bites, Insect Bites)
Cutaneous Abscess or Pustule
Cutaneous Larva Migrans (Creeping Eruption)
Diaper Dermatitis (Diaper Rash)
Erysipelas, Cellulitis, Lymphangitis
Fire Ant Stings, Friction Blister
Frostnip, Frostbite, and Mild Hypothermia
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Hymenoptera (Bee, Wasp, Hornet) Envenomation, Impetigo
Partial-Thickness (Second-Degree) Burns and Tar Burns
Pediculosis (Lice, Crabs), Pityriasis Rosea
Pyogenic Granuloma or Lobular Capillary Hemangioma (Proud Flesh)
Scabies (Human Itch Mite)
Sea Bather’s Eruption (Sea Lice), Sunburn, Tick Removal
Tinea Pedis, Tinea Cruris, Tinea Corporis (Athlete’s Foot, Jock Itch, Ringworm)
Toxicodendron (Rhus) Allergic Contact Dermatitis (Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac)
Uticaria (Hives), Acute, Warts (Common and Plantar)

For Whom is this Book For

This Minor Emergencies: Splinters to Fractures, 2nd Edition is perfect for Doctors, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for Practitioners and Residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students those who are pursuing their Graduation. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


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