Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance

Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at-a-glance format, and in full-color, this brand new title provides an accessible introduction and study aid for medical students and residents. Reflecting the increased profile of emergency medicine in clinical practice and the medical school curriculum, Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the key subjects that will enable students and residents to 'hit the ground running' when they enter one of the most exciting areas of clinical medicine.

Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance is:

  • A concise, visually oriented course in emergency medicine that is perfect for exam prep
  • Organized around symptoms: 'Short of Breath', rather than diagnoses: 'Pneumonia'
  • Focused on the most common or dangerous conditions you will see in the emergency department and includes the latest cardiac resuscitation guidelines
  • Comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 47 full-page color illustrations

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Thomas Hughes
Consultant Emergency Physician,
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Oxford

Jaycen Cruickshank
Director of Emergency Medicine,
Ballarat Health Services, and Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine,
University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Preface and acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1 Life in the emergency department
2 Diagnosis
3 Shock and intravenous fluids
4 Imaging in the emergency department
5 Analgesia
6 Airway management and sedation
7 Blood gas analysis
8 Trauma: primary survey
9 Trauma: secondary survey
10 Major head and neck injury
11 Minor head and neck injury
12 Wounds
13 Burns
14 Hand injuries
15 Wrist and forearm injuries
16 Shoulder and elbow injuries
17 Back pain, hip, and knee injuries
18 Tibia, ankle, and foot injuries
19 Abdominal pain
20 Urology problems
21 Ear, nose, throat, and dental problems
22 Eye problems
23 Obstetrics and gynaecology problems
24 Toxicology: general principles
25 Toxicology: specific poisons
26 Psychiatry: self-harm and capacity
27 Psychiatry: the disturbed patient
28 Observational medicine
29 Loss of function and independence
30 Syncope, collapse, and falls
31 Slow heart rat.
32 Fast heart rate
33 Cardiac arrest
34 Chest pain: cardiovascular
35 Chest pain: non-cardiovascular
36 Shortness of breath
37 Anaphylaxis
38 Sepsis
39 Endocrine emergencies
40 Gastroenterology
41 Headache
42 Stroke and transient ischaemic attack
43 Seizures
44 Hypothermia and hyperthermia
45 Pre-hospital medicine
46 Major incident
47 Chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear, and explosive incidents
Case studies: questions
Index
Publisher: Wiley- Blackwell
Published: 2011
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback
Dimensions:   8.5 x 11
"This book is a valuable addition to the "At a Glance" series." (G.J.Ebrahim, 1 May 2011)
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