Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine / Edition 3

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Overview

A major postgraduate textbook in emergency medicine, covering all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department.

• A comprehensive textbook of adult emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department.
• Chapters are short and concise, with key point boxes (called "Essentials") at the beginning.
• Also has boxes featuring controversial areas of treatment.
• Practical and clinically orientated.

• Major changes to resuscitation guidelines.
• Complete rewriting of ENT section.
• Significant updating of following topics - acute coronary syndrome management, trauma, sepsis management, imaging, arrhythmias.
• Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety.
• Changes to drug overdose sections in toxicology section.

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"A major postgraduate textbook in emergency medicine. A comprehensive textbook of adult emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department and all problems that are less likely to present in the emergency department. Chapters are short and concise with text boxes featuring controversial areas of treatment. I truly love this book; if emergency medicine is your interest then this book comes highly recommended." 3rd Year medical student, Edinburgh University, July 2004
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443068195
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/8/2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1048
  • Sales rank: 1,199,894
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Resuscitation 1
Sect. 2 Trauma 39
Sect. 3 Orthopaedic emergencies 129
Sect. 4 Cardiovascular 177
Sect. 5 Respiratory 253
Sect. 6 Digestive 303
Sect. 7 Neurology 347
Sect. 8 Infectious diseases 379
Sect. 9 Genitourinary 439
Sect. 10 Endocrine 461
Sect. 11 Metabolic 475
Sect. 12 Haematology 493
Sect. 13 Rheumatology 515
Sect. 14 Dermatology 527
Sect. 15 Eyes 535
Sect. 16 Dental 545
Sect. 17 ENT 549
Sect. 18 Obstetrics and gynaecology 555
Sect. 19 Psychiatric emergencies 579
Sect. 20 Crisis intervention 603
Sect. 21 Pain relief 625
Sect. 22 Ultrasound 635
Sect. 23 Research methodology 647
Sect. 24 Emergency medicine and the law 659
Sect. 25 Emergency medical systems 681
Sect. 26 Administration 713
Sect. 27 Environmental 747
Sect. 28 Toxicology 789
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