The physician assistant student's guide to the clinical year. Emergency medicine / Dipali Yeh, MS, PA-C, CHSE, Erin Marthedal, MS, PA-C.
- The physician assistant student's guide to the clinical year series
- Cover; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication Page; Contents; Peer Reviewers; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Approach to the Patient in Pediatrics; Overview of the Pediatric Rotation; What Your Perceptor Wants You to Know; What Previous PA Students Wish They Knew Before This Rotation; Use of Interprofessional Consultations; Confidentiality Practices and Ethics; Sample Documentation; References; Electronic Resources; Share: The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year Pediatrics; Chapter 1: Common Presentations in Pediatrics; Introduction, Abdominal PainCough and Breathing Difficulties; Fever; Growth and Development; Growth & Development Concerns; Refusal to Use Limb; Skin Changes; References; Electronic Resources; Chapter 2: Common Disease Entities in Pediatrics; Cardiovascular System; Congenital Heart Defects: Cyanotic and Acyanotic Lesions; Endocarditis: Acute and Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis; Heart Murmur: Innocent Versus Pathologic; Hypertension; Syncope; Electronic Resources; Dermatologic System; Acanthosis Nigricans; Acne; Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema; Bacterial and Spirochetal Infections; Contact Dermatitis, Hives/UrticariaIdiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura; Lice; Pityriasis Rosea; Scabies; Tinea: Corporis, Cruris, Capitus, Pedis, Versicolor; Viral Exanthems; Endocrine System; Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2; Failure to Thrive; Obesity; Short Stature; Thyroid Dysfunction; Electronic Resources; Gastrointestinal System; Allergies: Milk Protein Allergy, Food Allergies, and Lactose Intolerance; Appendicitis; Colic; Constipation; Gastroenteritis: Acute; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Intussusception; Pinworms; Pyloric Stenosis; Genitourinary System; Phimosis and Paraphimosis; UTI and Pyelonephritis, VulvovaginitisElectronic Resources; Gynecologic System; Dysmenorrhea; Ectopic Pregnancy; Pelvic Inflammatory Disease; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat (HEENT); Acute Otitis Media; Gingivostomatitis and Herpangina; Mononucleosis; Sinusitis; Streptococcal Pharyngitis; Upper Respiratory Infection; Musculoskeletal/Rheumatologic System; Chondromalacia Patellae: Secondary to Patellofemoral Syndrome; Develpoment Dysplasia of the Hip; Dislocation; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease; Little Leaguer's Shoulder (Overuse Syndrome), and Nonaccidental TraumaOsgood-Schlatter Syndrome; Osteomyelitis; Septic Arthritis; Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE); Sprain/Strain; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); Torticollis; Toxic Synovitis/Transient Synovitis; Neurologic System; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Dizziness; Febrile Seizure; Headaches: Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headaches; Learning Difficulties; Electronic Resources; Psychiatric Issues; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; School Avoidance/School Refusal; Respiratory System; References; Electronic Resources; Chapter 3: Common Diagnostic Tests in Pediatrics; Labs
- The first pocket-size resource to guide PA students through their emergency medicine rotation Prepare for and thrive during your clinical rotations with the quick-access pocket guide series, The Physician Assistant Student's Guide to the Clinical Year. The Emergency Medicine edition of this 7-volume series, discounted when purchased as a full set, delineates the exact duties required in this specialty.Written by experienced PA educators, this guide details the clinical approach to common presentations such as chest pain, altered mental status, and headache. It also provides a systems-based approach to more than 40 of the most frequently encountered disease entities you will see in this rotation, including traumatic injury, cerebrovascular accident, and acute coronary syndrome.Distinguished by brief, bulleted content with handy tables and figures, the reference offers all pertinent laboratory and imaging studies needed to confirm a diagnosis, with medication and management guidelines. This guide also describes the most common procedures you will learn during the emergency medicine rotation, including incision and drainage, wound repair, and foreign body removal. Also included is a special chapter on non-medical situations you'll find in the emergency department, such as drug-seeking behavior, violent or incarcerated patients, and malingering and factitious disorders
- 9780826195371 (electronic bk.), 0826195377 (electronic bk.), 9780826195272, and 082619527X
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- Includes bibliographical references and index
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