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SOAP for Emergency Medicine

SOAP for Emergency Medicine

by Michael Bond, Peter S. Uzelac


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SOAP for Emergency Medicine features 85 clinical problems with each case presented in an easy to read 2-page layout. Each step presents information on how that case would likely be handled. Questions under each category teach the students important steps in clinical care.

The SOAP series is a unique resource that also provides a step-by-step guide to learning how to properly document patient care. Covering the problems most commonly encountered on the wards, the text uses the familiar "SOAP" note format to record important clinical information and guide patient care. SOAP format puts the emphasis back on the patient's clinical problem, not the diagnosis.

This series is a practical learning tool for proper clinical care, improving communication between physicians, and accurate documentation. The books not only teach students what to do, but also help them understand why. Students will find these books a "must have" to keep in their white coat pockets for wards and clinics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405104425
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 08/18/2004
Series: SOAP Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Michael Bond began chronicling the adventures of Paddington Bear in A Bear Called Paddington in 1958. Fortunately, bears don't need much encouragement, and Paddington has since filled the pages of fourteen novels, a variety of picture books, and many other projects written for the young at heart. Paddington's mentor lives in London, England, with his wife, Sue, and a guinea pig named Olga da Polga.

Table of Contents

I. Cardiology

• Aortic Dissection
• Bradycardia/Complete Heart Block
• Cardiac Arrest
• Chest Pain
• Congestive Heart Failure
• Endocarditis
• Hypertensive Crisis
• Myocardial Infarction
• Palpitations
• Syncope
• Unstable Angina
• Venous Thrombosis

II. Hematology

• Anemia
• Sickle Cell Disease

III. Endocrine

• Diabetic Ketoacidosis
• Hypoglycemia

IV. Pulmonary

• Asthma Exacerbation
• COPD Exacerbation
• Pleural Effusion
• Pneumonia
• Pneumothorax
• Pulmonary Edema
• Pulmonary Embolism

V. Gastrointestinal

• Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
• Appendicitis
• Bowel Obstruction
• Biliary Disease
• Diarrhea
• Diverticulitis
• Foreign Body Ingestion
• Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
• Gastrointestinal Bleeding
• Hepatitis
• Ischemic Bowel
• Pancreatitis
• Peptic Ulcer Disease


• Conjunctivitis
• Corneal Abrasion
• Dysphagia
• Epistaxis
• Otitis Externa
• Otitis Media
• Pharyngitis
• Toothache/Fractured Tooth

VII. Genitourinary

• Acute Renal Failure
• Epididymitis
• Hernia
• Hydrocele/Varicocele
• Kidney Stones/Nephrolithiasis
• Pyelonephritis/UTI
• Rhabdomyolysis
• Testicular Torsion


• Ectopic Pregnancy
• Ovarian Torsion/Cyst
• Pregnancy
• Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
• Sexual Assault
• Spontaneous Abortion ("Miscarriage")
• Vaginal Bleeding
• Vulvovaginitis

IX. Neurologic

• Altered Mental Status
• Headache
• Meningitis
• Seizures
• Stroke
• Vertigo
• Weakness

X. Trauma

• Animal Bite
• Ankle Sprain
• Burns
• Fracture
• Head Injury
• Laceration
• Low Back Pain
• Wrist Pain

XI. Psychiatry

• Overdose
• Psychiatric Evaluation

XII. Dermatology

• Contact Dermatitis
• Urticaria

XIII. Pediatrics

• Abdominal Pain
• Febrile Seizures
• Fever of Unknown Origin
• Gastroenteritis

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