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    Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine: WITH Oxford Handbook of Pre-hospital Care Pack: Oxford Handbook of Pre-hospital Care Pack (Oxford Handbooks) (Multiple copy pack) By (author) Jonathan P. Wyatt, By (author) Robin N. Illingworth, By (author) Michael Clancy, By (author) Ian Greaves, By (author) Keith Porter


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    DescriptionThe Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care provides the reader with authoritative, evidence-based advice on the assessment and management of pre-hospital care emergencies. The Oxford Handbook format and its pocket size make its content readily accessible and it can be carried easily in jackets or other personal protective clothing. Each section defines the important clinical features of the named condition and includes boxes containing essential advice. The treatment section incorporates national and international guidelines and protocols where available and reflects current best practice. Topics include scene safety, personal protective equipment, basic and advanced life support, head injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and pelvic injuries, spinal injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, mass gathering incidents, major incidents, burns and related problems. The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine provides practical, accessible guidelines on a huge range of situations that present to the emergency department.The text is deliberately precise and prescriptive, giving up-to-date step-by-step advice on presentation, investigation, diagnosis, emergency treatment and further referral for adult and paediatric patients. Practical guidance on the management of a huge range of situations is provided including poisoning, major trauma, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatric and paediatric emergencies. Important practical procedures are covered in a stepwise, easy-to-follow format with line diagrams illustrating anatomical landmarks. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to include the 2006 Resuscitation Council guidelines, as well as new guidelines from NICE, SIGN, BTS, ATLS and changes to the compulsory psychiatric hospitalisation law. There are updates on management throughout and new information on avian flu, terrorism, hospital-acquired infections including MRSA and hand washing. The authors of both titles have broad experience in various fields including medical emergencies, road traffic collisions, entrapments, ballistic trauma and major incidents. This combined bundle represents fantastic value, with comprehensive coverage of emergency and pre-hospital situations.This is the essential resource for all those working in immediate care or emergency medicine.

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    Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine: WITH Oxford Handbook of Pre-hospital Care Pack
    Oxford Handbook of Pre-hospital Care Pack
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jonathan P. Wyatt, By (author) Robin N. Illingworth, By (author) Michael Clancy, By (author) Ian Greaves, By (author) Keith Porter
    Physical properties
    Format: Multiple copy pack
    Number of pages: 824
    Width: 105 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 766 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199535309
    ISBN 10: 0199535302

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    Edition statement
    3rd ed.
    Illustrations note
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    20 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Keith Porter is a Consultant Trauma Surgeon and an Immediate Care Practitioner. Qualifying originally in London but doing much of his higher surgical training in the West Midlands, he was originally appointed Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the Birmingham Accident Hospital in 1986. With changes in hospital practice he is now Senior Trauma Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham. He is also an active immediate care practitioner working both in urban practice in Birmingham and also in rural practice in Hereford & Worcester. He is the Medical Director of the West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation (CARE) team and actively involved in both the delivery of pre-hospital care and education within the region. Ian Greaves qualified at the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1986. He trained in General Medicine and Emergency Medicine, joined the British Army and was appointed Consultant in 1997. He was appointed to Visiting Professor in Emergency Medicine at the University of Teesside in 2002. He is author or editor of several books and numerous chapters and papers on Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Pre-hospital Care. He is Chairman of the Research Committee, Member of the Speciality Advisory Board and Member of the Management Board of the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care.
    Table of contents
    OXFORD HANDBOOK OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE; 1. General approach; 2. Life-threatening emergencies; 3. Medicine; 4. Poisoning; 5. Infectious diseases; 6. Environmental emergencies; 7. Analgesia and anaesthesia; 8. Major trauma; 9. Wounds and fractures; 10. Surgery; 11. Ophthalmology; 12. ENT; 13. Obstetrics and gynaecology; 14. Psychiatry; 15. Paediatric emergencies; OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PRE-HOSPITAL CARE; 1. An approach to pre-hospital care; 2. Acute medical and surgical problems; 3. Trauma; 4. Formulary; 5. Analgesia and anaesthesia; 6. Poisoning and substance abuse; 7. Acute psychiatric emergencies; 8. Paediatrics; 9. The hostile environment; 10. Major incident management and triage; 11. Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents; 12. Emergency obstetrics and gynaecology; 13. Patient rescue and transportation; 14. Sporting events and mass gatherings