Overview

Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide.

Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence...
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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

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Overview

Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide.

Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on
paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191016059
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 2/9/2012
  • Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Sales rank: 570,314
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents


Abbreviations and symbols     vii
Normal values     xiii
Acknowledgements     xv
General approach     1
Life-threatening emergencies     43
Medicine     64
Poisoning     177
Infectious diseases     215
Environmental emergencies     251
Analgesia and anaesthesia     269
Major trauma     317
Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics     398
Surgery     501
Ophthalmology     531
Ear, nose and throat     543
Obstetrics and gynaecology     559
Psychiatry     597
Paediatric emergencies     626
Index     733
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