Community Emergency Medicine

Community Emergency Medicine

by Jim Wardrope, Peter Driscoll, J Colville Laird, Malcolm Woollard
     
 

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It guides the decision-making process using a system of assessment that identifies those patients who need immediate life saving treatment and those who need hospital care. The book also concentrates on the assessment and management of the patients who will be managed in

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It guides the decision-making process using a system of assessment that identifies those patients who need immediate life saving treatment and those who need hospital care. The book also concentrates on the assessment and management of the patients who will be managed in the community. It connects emergency care with the community and secondary care and places it firmly in the context of patient care pathways.

  • guides the decision making process through a system that enables swift assessment of patients
  • covers a wide range of presentations including chest pain; shortness of breath; paediatric emergencies; abdominal pain; ENT problems; itch and rash; care of the older patient; musculoskeletal problems; neurological problems; psychiatric problems
  • explores ethical issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455740994
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences UK
Publication date:
04/03/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
6 MB

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