The vasculopathic patient: Uncommon surgical emergencies

S. Ram Kumar, Vincent L. Rowe, Patrizio Petrone, Eric J. Kuncir, Juan A. Asensio

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Abstract

Recognition of the patient who has an emergent vascular disorder and the early initiation of simple management steps in the ED can significantly impact patient outcome. The vasculopathic patient presents with significant comorbid conditions and a small window of opportunity to alter the prognosis favorably. The critical role of the EP lies in prompt use of this opportunity and appropriate direction of further care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-815
Number of pages13
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Emergency Medicine

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