Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

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The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine provides practical, accessible guidelines on a huge range of situations that present to the Emergency department. It is the essential guide for junior doctors (including candidates for examinations in Emergency Medicine), specialist nurses, paramedics, general practitioners and other allied health professionals. 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, ob/gyn, 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 104.14 x 177.8 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 89 black and white line illustrations
  • 0199206074
  • 9780199206070
  • 151,673

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...an essential book of reference...[and] an indispensable tool and survival guide to anyone working within emergency medicine...[it should be] accessible and in easy reach of all staff working within the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing Journal ...this book is a must-have for anyone wanting to become the next doctor to ride in the shiny red HEMS helicopter on his/her way to an emergency...Stimulating reading for anyone interested in emergency medicine. MAD (Barts and the London Med Student Journal)
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Table of contents

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, fractures, orthopaedics; 10. Surgery; 11. Ophthalmology; 12. Ear, nose and throat; 13. Obstetrics and gynaecology; 14. Psychiatry; 15. Paediatric emergencies
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