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- Acid-Base Problem Solving
From CSU this acid-base primer helps with understanding acid-base problems in the clinical setting; includes 10 case reports.
- Canine Emergency Drugs
- Colorado State University's Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
- Critical Care Medicine Tutorials (Human)
A basic discussion of essential topics in critical care, may be helpful when studying for boards.
- Emergency Medicine Case Of The Week
This tutorial from Colorado State University's Department Of Critical Care allows veterinarians to review over 20 small animal emergency medicine cases using physical exam, laboratory data, imaging studies, and treatment options. Site was last updated in May 2000.
- Enteral Nutrition Calculator
- Feline Emergency Drugs
- Fluid Therapy
From Washington State CVM, these class notes provide a wealth of information on fluid therapy. Topics include physiology of fluid shifts, types of fluids, hydration status assessment, types of dehydration, fluid therapy in various disease states, fluid calculators, etc.
- Fluid Therapy Case Studies
An interactive tutorial website using case studies to demonstrate fluid calculations, fluid choices, and significant points related to the fluid management of each case.
- HemoStat Laboratories - Animal Blood Specialists
HemoStat Laboratories provides animal blood products for cell culture, diagnostic and veterinary applications.
- Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
Welcome to the Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
- The Glasgow Coma Scale
A 2001 study http://www.vin.com/Members/SearchDB/Journals/Scanned/JA020000/JA017751.htm
found that the modified Glasgow Coma Scale is a useful index for prediction of outcome in dogs with head trauma. The clinician simply assigns a numerical value for the patient in three categories (motor activity, brain stem reflexes, and level of consciousness) to obtain a total score which is prognostic in over 50 percent of cases.
- VECCS - Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Society
- 2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
Ethical Issues, Adult Basic Life Support, Electrical Therapies, CPR Techniques And Devices, Management Of Cardiac Arrest, Post resuscitation Support, Drowning, Hypothermia, Near-Fatal Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Cardiac Arrest Associated With Pregnancy, Electric Shock And Lightning Strikes, Pediatric Basic Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, etc.
- Blood Substitutes
- Bloodless Medicine Research
- Brain Injury Association of America
Discussion of the concept where a brain injury process is divided into primary and secondary events.
- Brain Trauma Foundation
Guidelines for the clinical treatment of traumatic human brain injury patients.
- Common Simple Emergencies: Human
- Critical Care Medicine Tutorials
This site was developed to help residents during their critical care rotation in the surgical ICU at the University of Pennsylvania.
- Crotalid snakebite severity score
- Emergency Medicine News
A news magazine for the nation's 23,700 emergency physicians, this journal provides breaking coverage of advances, trends, and issues within the field, as well as clinical commentary. The archived articles (Archive button) are available online.
- Health Sciences Library System (HSLS)
- Human First-Aid and Self-Care Guide
MayoClinic.com's guide to First-Aid and Self-Care offers practical and easy-to-use information on everything from how to treat a sunburn or recognize the signs of a heart attack to ways to avoid back injuries or deal with a range of aches and pains.
- Mangled Extremity Severity Score
- Medical Encyclopedia
Information and links related to a variety of human diseases from A to Z. Provided as a service of the National Library of Medicine.
- Scientific American
How do scientists make artificial blood? How effective is it compared with the real thing?
- The US Army Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
- Trauma Score for Survival Probability
- Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER)
Designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents, this software may be downloaded to a PALM device for portability. It provides detailed information on various substances for treatment and identification based on TOXNET's Hazardous Substances Data Bank. It is a prototype only! (HTML)
- Yahoo Health: Medicine: Emergency Medicine
A Friendly Reminder: You are ultimately responsible for the care of your patients. Recommendations and discussions of cases should be considered as recommendations by colleagues for you to consider in your case management decisions. Dosages should be confirmed prior to dispensing medications.