Lecture Notes on Emergency Medicine

Lecture Notes on Emergency Medicine

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This core text covers all aspects of accident and emergency work. It concentrates on the essentials with "immediate action" first and then subsequent treatments. Crafted by two outstanding physicians, it has been written for students, junior doctors on foundation programmes, and trainees in accident and emergency medicine. In addition, it will be invaluable as a source of information and instruction for anyone, in particular primary care doctors and nurses, who need to know how to diagnose and manage the early stages of acute medical problems such as asthma or a broken arm.
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 186 x 243mm | 966g
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 70
  • 0632027665
  • 9780632027668

Table of contents

Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition 1. The principles of emergency medicine 2. Major trauma and multiple injuries 3. Head injuries 4. The neck and the back 5. Facial injuries 6. Injuries to the trunk 7. The lower limb 8. The upper limb 9. The hand 10. Burns 11. Cardiac arrest and cardiac dysrhythmias 12. Chest pain 13. Respiratory distress 14. Collapse and sudden illness 15. Poisoning 16. Abdominal pain 17. Obstetric, gynaecological, genitourinary and perineal problems 18. Children's problems in the emergency department 19. The disturbed patient 20. Medicolegal aspects of emergency medicine 21. Small wounds and localised infections 22. Ophthalmic, ENT and facial conditions Index
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