Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine and Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care Pack
Fully revised and updated, the fourth edition of theOxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide.
Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, and written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up-to-date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. Following the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information
on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs, and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.
The Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care provides the reader with authoritative, evidence-based advice on the assessment and management of pre-hospital care emergencies. It is designed to provide information for all immediate care practitioners including doctors, paramedics, emergency care practitioners, nurses, and voluntary aid society members. The Oxford Handbook format and size make its content readily accessible and it can be carried easily in jackets or other personal protective
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 contemporary 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 all other related problems.
The authors have broad experience in pre-hospital care including civilian and military practice in various fields such as medical emergencies, road traffic collisions, entrapments, ballistic trauma, and major incidents. This is the essential quick-reference guide to pre-hospital medicine.
- Paperback | 1500 pages
- 107 x 186 x 53mm | 762g
- 04 May 2012
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 4th Revised ed.
- 215 black and white line drawings and 22 black and white photographs
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others. It includes up to date information and references... I would not only recommend but also INSIST that all practitioners... in emergency care read and used this handbook. It would also be useful to Doctors in almost all specialties including General Practice, General Surgery and General
Medicine. * Medical Defence Union * Having recently purchased the new Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine, I would like to say that it is an excellent update. As a Specialist Registrar . . . I am involved in training all new A&E doctors and will recommend this book highly. * Dr Reshad Khodabocus, St James's Hospital, Leeds, July 2005 * A useful reference for those involved in prehospital care of patients...this book addresses many areas of prehospital care and is thorough in what it covers. * Krista G. Handyside, MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston * This handy and superbly presented pocket sized book is ideal for quick reference providing essential information on the immediate care setting. The authors are of unquestionable experience in the field of emergency medicine and...the book is both comprehensive and concise...[it] must surely become an essential piece of kit for all pre-hospital care practitioners, replacing the bulky American books which have dominated the market. * Accident and Emergency Nursing * Review from previous edition Oxford Handbook of Prehospital Care: ...a concise book which is targeted directly to our profession...this one book is directly focused on the workings of the medic outside of a hospital environment. Just what you need out on the road, when you never know what the next emergency will be. * Jeff Pittman, Paramedic. *
About Jonathan P. Wyatt
Birmingham and also in rural practice in Hereford and 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.