Emergency Medicine: Topics and Problems / Edition 1

Emergency Medicine: Topics and Problems / Edition 1

by George Jelinek, Ian Rogers
     
 

Emergency Medicine: Topics and problems is a concise and practical guide for undergraduate medical students covering over 50 common problems in emergency medicine.

  • Essential study aid and self-assessment tool for medical students
  • Features real life clinical case scenarios with questions and short answers
  • Covers a combination of common

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Overview

Emergency Medicine: Topics and problems is a concise and practical guide for undergraduate medical students covering over 50 common problems in emergency medicine.

  • Essential study aid and self-assessment tool for medical students
  • Features real life clinical case scenarios with questions and short answers
  • Covers a combination of common and unusual emergency presentations in a practical and hands-on manner
  • Provides clear clinical guidelines and practical tips from two experienced lectures and leading experts in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867930139
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part 1: Emergency Medicine Topics.

Advanced Life Support.

Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Cardiac Arrest.

Arrest Drug Rationales.

Cardiac and Respiratory Arrest in Children.

Failed Airway Management.

Respiratory Emergencies.

Severe Asthma.

Pulmonary Oedema.

Pulmonary Embolism.

Pneumothorax.

Cardiac Emergencies.

Management of Other Arrhythmias.

Myocardial Infarction/thrombolysis.

Thrombolysis Protocols in AMI.

Trauma.

Multi-trauma.

Burns.

Volume Resuscitation.

Head Injury.

Cervical Spine X-rays.

Shoulder dislocations.

Colles Fracture.

Procedures.

Intravenous Cannulation.

Central Lines.

Arterial Puncture.

Intravenous Arm Block.

Intravenous Sedation.

Simple Nerve Blocks.

Suturing.

Urinary Catheter Insertion.

Lumbar Puncture.

Environmental Emergencies.

Hypothermia.

Hyperthermia.

Near Drowning.

Aeromedical Transport.

Poisoning and Envenomation.

Toxicology: Common Ingestions.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Snake Envenomation.

Redback Spider Bite.

Box Jellyfish Envenomation.

Stonefish Envenomation.

Blue-ringed Octopus Envenomation.

Neurological Emergencies.

Status Epilepticus.

Migraine.

Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.

Coma.

Paediatrics.

Croup / Epiglottitis / Bronchiolitis.

The Child at Risk.

The Febrile Child.

Intraosseous Infusions.

Other Emergencies.

Diabetic Emergencies.

Acute Anaphylaxis.

Acute Pain Management.

Epistaxis.

Suicide Risk Assessment.

Triage.

Standard Precautions.

Part 2: Clinical Problems for Students.

Problem 1 (poisoning).

Problem 2 (acute shortness of breath).

Problem 3 (acute chest pain).

Problem 4 (trauma).

Problem 5 (near drowning / hypothermia).

Problem 6 (arrhythmias)

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