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9780340806197

Practical Emergency Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9780340806197

  • ISBN10:

    0340806192

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-17
  • Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

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Summary

This is a practical manual that describes the assessment and treatment of conditions encountered in the emergency department. Highly illustrated, it emphasizes the problem-oriented approach central to modern practice. Structured to serve as a quick reference on a wide range of medical and surgical emergencies, summary boxes, key points and practice tips feature throughout. While making it highly accessible, the editors have also ensured that this book provides the trainee with the detailed information that they require.

Author Biography

Ian Greaves: Consultant in Emergency Medicine British Army Graham Johnson: Consultant in Emergency Medicine St James's University Hospital, Leeds

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgements viii
Dedication ix
Contributors x
PART 1 BASIC PRINCIPLES 1(84)
Clinical Assessment and Documentation
3(9)
Investigations in Emergency Medicine
12(7)
Communication
19(4)
Approach to the Trauma Patient
23(13)
Wound Management
36(10)
Dealing with Children
46(6)
The Elderly in the Emergency Department
52(5)
Analgesia, Sedation and Anaesthesia
57(15)
Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine
72(13)
PART 2 MEDICAL AND SURGICAL EMERGENCIES 85(146)
Cardiac Arrest
87(11)
Cardiac Emergencies
98(36)
Respiratory Emergencies
134(13)
Neurological Emergencies
147(10)
Gastrointestinal Emergencies
157(11)
Toxicology
168(30)
Haematology, Immunology and Allergy
198(8)
Endocrine Emergencies
206(8)
Genitourinary Emergencies
214(9)
Infectious Diseases
223(8)
PART 3 TRAUMA 231(154)
Head and Neck Trauma
233(14)
Maxillofacial Injury
247(9)
Spinal Injury
256(13)
Thoracic Trauma
269(13)
Abdominal and Genitourinary Trauma
282(11)
Injuries to the Lower Limb
293(29)
Injuries to the Upper Limb
322(25)
The Hand
347(16)
Burns
363(11)
Blast and Gunshot Injury
374(11)
PART 4 JOINT AND SOFT TISSUE EMERGENCIES 385(32)
Soft-Tissue and Wound Infections
387(7)
The Painful Joint
394(15)
Dermatology
409(8)
PART 5 OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 417(12)
Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergencies
419(10)
PART 6 PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES 429(12)
Psychiatric Emergencies
431(10)
PART 7 ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES 441(12)
Environmental Emergencies
443(10)
PART 8 OPHTHALMOLOGY, ENT AND DENTAL CARE EMERGENCIES 453(28)
Ophthalmology
455(11)
Ear, Nose and Throat
466(9)
Dental Problems
475(6)
PART 9 PAEDIATRICS 481(52)
Paediatric Trauma
483(22)
The Sick Child
505(28)
PART 10 PRE-HOSPITAL CARE 533(24)
Immediate Care
535(5)
Major Incidents
540(17)
Index 557

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