Lecture Notes on Emergency Medicine

Lecture Notes on Emergency Medicine

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This text covers all aspects of accident and emergency work. It covers treatment of acute medical and surgical disorders, and trauma as they present in the Accident and Emergency department. It concentrates on the essentials: "urgent action" first and then subsequent treatments. Extensive cross-referencing, a large index and boxes in the text to emphasize important points are designed to facilitate the book's use during emergencies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 138 x 216mm
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • 20 illustrations, index
  • 0632048441
  • 9780632048441

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Principles of Emergency Medicine Chapter 2: Major Trauma and Multiple Injuries Chapter 3: Head Injuries Chapter 4: The Neck and Back Chapter 5: Facial Injuries Chapter 6: Injuries to the Trunk Chapter 7: The Lower Limb Chapter 8: The Upper Limb Chapter 9: The Hand Chapter 10: Burns Chapter 11: Cardiac Arrest and Cardiac Arrhythmias Chapter 12: Chest Pain Chapter 13: Respiratory Disease Chapter 14: Collapse and Sudden Illness Chapter 15: Poisoning Chapter 16: Abdominal Pain Chapter 17: Obstatric, Gynaecological, Genito-Urinary and Perineal Problems Chapter 18: Children Chapter 19: The Disturbed Patient Chapter 20: Medico-Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine Chapter 21: Small WOunds and Localised Infections Chapter 22: Ophthalmic, ENT and Facial Conditions.
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