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Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management

Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management

Emergency Medicine: Diagnosis and Management incorporates the latest ideas and evidence base underpinning best practice emergency medicine care. This book covers a wide variety of emergencies, including general medical, critical care, infectious disease, foreign travel, acid-base and electrolytes to surgical, orthopaedic, pediatric, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmic, ENT and psychiatric, as well as toxicology, practical procedures and administrative and legal issues.

Presented in an easy-to-read format, the book includes succinct bullet point text, synoptic tables, charts and diagrams to find key information quickly, in a new edition aimed as much for use at the bedside as it is for studying.

Every emergency topic is approached in the same standardized format covering first the Diagnosis and then Management.

Diagnosis includes essential knowledge to elicit in the history including background and epidemiology, characteristic features on examination including vital signs and organ-specific findings, and investigations such as bedside testing, laboratory testing, and radiology.

Management then covers general supportive measures, specific treatment, and the disposal decision including whether time-critical, to which specialty and conversely who may safely go home.

CriticalCare.news
January 20, 2020

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