Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 7th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Brown, Anthony F.T., Cadogan, Mike D.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-49-871427-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 89

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Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management incorporates the latest ideas and evidence base underpinning best practice emergency medicine care.

his book covers a wide variety of emergencies, including general medical, critical care, infectious disease, foreign travel, acid-base and electrolytes to surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric, obstretrics and gynaecology, ophthalmic, ENT and psychiatric, as well as toxicology, practical procedures and administrative and legal issues.

Presented in an easy-to-read format, the book includes succinct bullet point text, synoptic tables, charts and diagrams to find key information quickly, in a new edition aimed as much for use at the bedside as it is for studying. Every emergency topic is approached in the same standardized format covering first the Diagnosis and then Management.

Diagnosis includes essential knowledge to elicit in the history including background and epidemiology, characteristic features on examination including vital signs and organ-specific findings, and investigations such as bedside testing, laboratory testing, and radiology. Management then covers general supportive measures, specific treatment, and the disposal decision including whether time-critical, to which specialty and conversely who may safely go home.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Brown, Anthony F.T., Cadogan, Mike D.
ISBN: 978-1-49-871427-3
Specialty:
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Language: English
Edition: 7th Ed.
Pages: 532
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 89

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