By C. Keith Stone, Roger Humphries
A Doody's middle identify for 2015.
An easy-to-use advisor to the prognosis, remedy, and managemenet of the whole diversity of medical stipulations noticeable in emergency medicine
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- Priority-based and problem-oriented association encompasses all features of emergency medication, together with universal emergencies, trauma, neonatal and pediatric emergencies
- Extensive at-a-glance algorithms facilitate quickly administration and diagnosis
- Comprehensive tables of gear usual within the ED
- NEW chapters on beside ultrasound, procedural sedation, and pandemic flu
- MORE radiologic photographs throughout
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At the inoculation site, a papule will form that will eventually become a pustule and then a tender ulcer. The ulcer may have a yellow exudate and will slowly develop a black base. Regional lymph nodes will become swollen and painful. Treatment and Prophylaxis A. Antibiotics Streptomycin and gentamicin are considered the drugs of choice for the treatment of tularemia (see Table 3–1). Ciprofloxacin has also displayed efficacy against tularemia. Second-line agents such as tetracycline and chloramphenicol may be used, but these agents are associated with higher rates of treatment failure.
B. Prophylaxis Vaccines against the T-2 mycotoxins are under study. The early use of soap and water may prevent skin toxicity. Infection Control The T-2 mycotoxins are dispersed as an oily liquid. Contact with this liquid may cause cross-contamination. indd 23 CHAPTER 3 23 remove all contaminated clothing and wash the patient’s skin with soap and water. Standard precautions are sufficient during patient care activities (see Table 3–2). 4. Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B Staphylococcal aureus produces a number of exotoxins that produce disease in humans.
In some cases, gastrointestinal, renal, and liver involvement may be seen. B. Laboratory and X-Ray Findings No specific test for lewisite exposure is currently available. Treatment A. Decontamination As with mustard exposure, the cornerstone of treatment involves early decontamination. Compared with mustard exposure, decontamination is usually more successful with lewisite exposure, given the early onset of symptoms. 5% hypochlorite solution is sufficient. B. Supportive Care Patients may require intensive medical support such as airway management, hemodynamic support, and various measures to manage multisystem organ failure.
CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition by C. Keith Stone, Roger Humphries