Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Mattu, Amal; Chanmugam, Arjun S.; Swadron, Stuart P.; Woolridge, Dale P.; Winters, Michael E.; Marcucci, Lisa
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
Doody Core Title:
Succinctly describes 400 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the emergency department, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls.
Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review.
-Coverage includes psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
-Completely revised and rewritten by many new authors, as well as returning authors who bring a fresh perspective to new subjects.
-New key points at the end of each chapter present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.
-Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and primary care physicians in urgent care centers.
Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department