Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis
  • Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis
  • Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis

Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis

by Paul Jenkins, Paula Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340984252

ISBN-13: 9780340984253

Pub. Date: 06/21/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The first 72 hours following assessment and admission to the emergency department are crucial to a patient's care. As the medical practitioner on duty, you need good diagnostic skills and the ability to formulate a quick, safe and appropriate management plan. Making Sense of Acute Medicine is here to help.

This book is the perfect introduction to accurate

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Overview

The first 72 hours following assessment and admission to the emergency department are crucial to a patient's care. As the medical practitioner on duty, you need good diagnostic skills and the ability to formulate a quick, safe and appropriate management plan. Making Sense of Acute Medicine is here to help.

This book is the perfect introduction to accurate diagnosis for medical students, newly qualified doctors and anyone intimately involved with the delivery of acute medical care. By focusing on the decision-making process in relation to common clinical presentations, Making Sense of Acute Medicine will assist you to:

  • take an accurate history and examine the patient with a focused approach
  • make appropriate investigations requests
  • formulate suitable management plans

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340984253
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/21/2010
Series:
Making Sense of Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

The shocked patient
The comatose patient
Chest pain
Breathlessness
Palpitation
Syncope
Seizures
Dizziness
Acute confusion
Acute headache
Weakness
Abdominal pain
Haematemesis and melaena
Diarrhea and vomiting
Jaundice
The patient with a fever
Joint problems
Skin rashes
Back pain
Leg swelling

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