By Traci L. Thoureen, Sara B. Scott

Scientific simulation education includes simulated human sufferers, academic files or laptop versions with unique simulated animations and/or interactive functionality.  This ebook is written and designed to supply scientific educators in emergency drugs with source for integrating scientific simulation into their educating practices and contains circumstances drawn from a various staff of school authors throughout quite a lot of clinical educating centers. Valuable “tips or tips” accompany case photos and different sufferer info and a better half web site comprises imaging and laboratory effects pertinent to every case study.Content:
Chapter 1 advent: tips to Use This publication (pages 1–2): Traci L. Thoureen and Sara B. Scott
Chapter 2 Vascular Emergencies (pages 3–27): Sarah B. Dubbs and Traci L. Thoureen
Chapter three Resuscitation Emergencies (pages 28–52): Albert T. Nguyen, Dustin D. Smith, T. Kent Denmark, Andrew Bard and James W. Rhee
Chapter four Gastrointestinal Emergencies (pages 53–84): Corey R. Heitz and Raymond P. Ten Eyck
Chapter five Renal/Electrolyte Emergencies (pages 85–106): Sara B. Scott and Catherine Pettit
Chapter 6 Endocrine Emergencies (pages 107–128): Sarah Farris
Chapter 7 Environmental Emergencies (pages 129–153): Moira Davenport
Chapter eight Obstetric Emergencies (pages 154–177): Torrey A. Laack
Chapter nine Pulmonary/Critical Care Emergencies (pages 178–202): Heather Mahoney and Ani Aydin
Chapter 10 Toxicologic Emergencies (pages 203–225): Rodney Omron, Harry E. Herverling and Andrew I. Stolbach
Chapter eleven Pediatric Emergencies (pages 226–252): Jacqueline Nemer and Sandrijn van Schaik
Chapter 12 clinical Error/Interpersonal verbal exchange (pages 253–279): T. Kent Denmark, Andrew Bard, Albert Nguyen, James W. Rhee and Dustin D. Smith
Chapter thirteen Trauma Emergencies (pages 280–308): Traci L. Thoureen and Sara B. Scott

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Demonstrate good communication skills in working with nurses and consultants [Interpersonal and Communication Skills]. 2. Initiate appropriate treatment and management of a patient with acute coronary syndrome [Medical Knowledge]. Critical actions checklist Assess airway, breathing, circulation (ABCs) [Patient Care] Recognize unstable VT [Medical Knowledge] Perform synchronized cardioversion without delay [Patient Care, Medical Knowledge] Recognize signs of myocardial ischemia on initial/post cardiac arrest ECG [Medical Knowledge] Administer aspirin [Medical Knowledge] Call and communicate with cardiology for disposition [Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism] Optional add-ons when Phase II is used: Perform intubation for airway protection and respiratory failure [Patient Care, Medical Knowledge] Initiate therapeutic hypothermia using multiple active cooling methods including ice packs, cold saline, and gastric lavage (or standard methods at your institution) [Medical Knowledge, Patient Care] Ensure placement of a core body temperature probe [Medical Knowledge] Administer sedation and paralytics to prevent shivering [Medical Knowledge, Patient Care] Resuscitation emergencies 43 Simulation set-up Environment: Emergency department treatment area.

The pain started to decrease when the patient sat down in the waiting room, but it is still present. CC: Chest pain. PMH: Hypertension, hyperlipidemia. Meds: Metoprolol, simvastatin. Allergies: None. Family Hx: Hypertension, coronary artery disease, brother with first MI at 44 years of age. Social Hx: Quit smoking 3 years ago, no alcohol, no drugs. Initial scenario conditions Uncomfortable-appearing middle-aged male. VS: Temp. 1 ◦ F), HR 96, RR 15, BP 156/92, O2 sat 99% on RA. Eyes: Pupils equal, round, reactive to light.

R Imaging: ❝ CT scan of chest/abdomen/pelvis with IV contrast: Identifies dissection flap and extent of dissection, including propagation to end organs. 20 Chapter 2 ❝ MRI: Consider if unable to give IV contrast. Significant time delay to diagnosis. r Laboratory tests: ❝ D-dimer: Initial studies have suggested that AD is unlikely in the setting of a negative D-dimer. g. labetalol, esmolol, propranolol): Reduce cardiac contractility. ❝ Additional antihypertensive agents (target mean arterial pressure of 60–75 mmHg): Nitroprusside.

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