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Table of Contents


1.0 SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, AND PRESENTATIONS

1.1 Abnormal Vital Sign Physiology

1.2 Pain

1.3 General

2.0 ABDOMINAL AND GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

2.1 Abdominal Wall

2.2 Esophagus

2.3 Liver

2.4 Gall Bladder and Biliary Tract

2.5 Pancreas

2.6 Peritoneum

2.7 Stomach

2.8 Small Bowel

2.9 Large Bowel

2.10 Rectum and Anus

2.11 Spleen

3.0 CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

3.1 Cardiopulmonary Arrest

3.2 Congenital Abnormalities of the Cardiovascular System
3.3 Disorders of Circulation

3.4 Disturbances of Cardiac Rhythm

3.5 Diseases of the Myocardium, Acquired

3.6 Diseases of the Pericardium

3.7 Endocarditis
3.8 Hypertension
3.9 Tumors
3.10 Valvular Disorders

4.0 CUTANEOUS DISORDERS

4.1 Cancers of the Skin

4.2 Ulcerative Lesions

4.3 Dermatitis

4.4 Infections

5.0 ENDOCRINE, METABOLIC, AND NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

5.1 Acid-base Disturbances

5.2 Adrenal Disease

5.3 Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances

5.4 Glucose Metabolism

5.5 Nutritional Disorders

5.6 Parathyroid Disease
5.7 Pituitary Disorders

5.8 Thyroid Disorders

5.9 Tumors of Endocrine Glands

6.0 ENVIRONMENTAL DISORDERS

6.1 Bites and Envenomation (See 18.1.3.2)

6.2 Dysbarism

  • 6.2.1 Air embolism
  • 6.2.2 Barotrauma
  • 6.2.3 Decompression syndrome

6.3 Electrical Injury (See 18.1.3.3.1)

6.4 High-altitude Illness

6.5 Submersion Incidents

6.6 Temperature-related Illness

6.7 Radiation Emergencies

7.0 HEAD, EAR, EYE, NOSE, THROAT DISORDERS

7.1 Ear

7.2 Eye

7.3 Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

7.4 Nose

7.5 Oropharynx/Throat

7.6 Tumors

8.0 HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS

8.1 Blood Transfusion

8.2 Hemostatic Disorders

8.3 Lymphomas
8.4 Pancytopenia
8.5 Red Blood Cell Disorders

8.6 White Blood Cell Disorders

9.0 IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS

9.1 Collagen Vascular Disease

9.2 Hypersensitivity

9.3 Transplant-related Problems

9.4 Immune Complex Disorders

10.0 SYSTEMIC INFECTIOUS DISORDERS

10.1 Bacterial

10.2 Biological Warfare Agents
10.3 Fungal Infections
10.4 Protozoan/Parasites

10.5 Tick-Borne

10.6 Viral

10.7 Emerging Infections, Pandemics, and Drug Resistance

11.0 MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS (NONTRAUMATIC)

11.1 Bony Abnormalities

11.2 Disorders of the Spine

11.3 Joint Abnormalities

11.4 Muscle Abnormalities

11.5 Overuse Syndromes

11.6 Soft Tissue Infections

12.0 NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

12.1 Cranial Nerve Disorders

12.2 Demyelinating Disorders

12.3 Headache (See 1.2.2)

12.4 Hydrocephalus

12.5 Infections/Inflammatory Disorders

12.6 Movement Disorders

12.7 Neuromuscular Disorders

12.8 Other Conditions of the Brain

12.9 Seizure Disorders

12.10 Spinal Cord Compression
12.11 Stroke

12.12 Transient Cerebral Ischemia
12.13 Tumors

13.0 OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

13.1 Female Genital Tract

13.2 Normal Pregnancy
13.3 Complications of Pregnancy

13.4 High-risk Pregnancy

13.5 Normal Labor and Delivery
13.6 Complications of Labor

13.7 Complications of Delivery

13.8 Postpartum Complications

13.9 Contraception

14.0 PSYCHOBEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

14.1 Addictive Behavior

14.2 Mood Disorders and Thought Disorders

14.3 Factitious Disorders

14.4 Neurotic Disorders

14.5 Organic Psychoses

14.6 Patterns of Violence/Abuse/Neglect

14.7 Personality Disorders
14.8 Psychosomatic Disorders

15.0 RENAL AND UROGENITAL DISORDERS

15.1 Acute and Chronic Renal Failure
15.2 Complications of Renal Dialysis
15.3 Glomerular Disorders

15.4 Infection

15.5 Male Genital Tract

15.6 Nephritis

15.7 Structural Disorders

15.8 Tumors

16.0 THORACIC-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

16.1 Acute Upper Airway Disorders

16.2 Disorders of Pleura, Mediastinum, and Chest Wall

16.3 Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
16.4 Obstructive/Restrictive Lung Disease

16.5 Physical and Chemical Irritants/Insults

16.6 Pulmonary Embolism/Infarct

16.7 Pulmonary Infections

16.8 Tumors

16.9 Pulmonary Hypertension

17.0 TOXICOLOGIC DISORDERS

17.1 Drug and Chemical Classes

18.0 TRAUMATIC DISORDERS

18.1 Trauma

18.2 Trauma in Pregnancy

18.3 Multi-system Trauma

19.0 PROCEDURES AND SKILLS INTEGRAL TO THE PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

19.1 Airway Techniques

19.2 Resuscitation

19.3 Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

19.4 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

19.5 Other Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

20.0 OTHER CORE COMPETENCIES OF THE PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

20.1 Interpersonal and Communication Skills

20.2 Practice-based Learning and Improvement

20.3 Professionalism

20.4 Systems-based Practice