Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

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Peter Cameron, Mark Little, George Jelinek, Anne-Maree Kelly, Anthony F. T. Brown
Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 1, 2014 - Medical - 1036 pages
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Now fully revised and updated, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine provides clear and consistent coverage of this rapidly evolving specialty. Building on the success of previous editions, it covers all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other professionals working in this setting - including nurse specialists and paramedics - who require concise, highly practical guidance, incorporating latest best practices and current guidelines.

For the first time, this edition now comes with access to addtional ancillary meterial, including practical procdure videos and self-assessment material.

  • Updates throughout reflect latest practice developments, curricula requirements and essential guidelines
  • Key point boxes highlight topic ‘essentials’ as well as controversial areas of treatment
  • An expanded list of leading international contributors ensures comprehensive coverage and maximizes worldwide relevance
  • New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures
  • All new accompanying electronic ancillariy material, including procedure videos and self-assessment materials to check your understanding and aid exam preparation
  • Expansion of administration section - especially patient safety
  • New and enhanced coverage of important and topical areas - including latest imaging in emergency medicine; organ donation; massive transfusion protocols; medico legal issues; patient safety and quality measures
  • All new accompanying electronic ancillary materials - including practical procedures videos and self-assessment materials
 

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Contents

1 Resuscitation
1
2 Critical Care
14
3 Trauma
71
4 Orthopaedic Emergencies
163
5 Cardiovascular Emergencies
213
6 Respiratory Emergencies
286
7 Digestive Emergencies
327
8 Neurology Emergencies
386
17 Dental Emergencies
616
18 ENT Emergencies
620
19 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Emergencies
626
20 Psychiatric Emergencies
656
21 Challenging Situations
695
22 Pain Relief
735
23 Emergency Imaging
757
24 Academic Emergency Medicine
782

9 Infectious Disease Emergencies
428
10 Genitourinary Emergencies
503
11 Endocrine Emergencies
520
12 Metabolic Emergencies
533
13 Haematology Emergencies
547
14 Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Emergencies
571
15 Dermatology Emergencies
598
16 Ocular Emergencies
608
25 Emergency Medicine and the Law
808
26 Emergency and Medical Systems
841
27 Administration
885
28 Environmental Emergencies
915
29 Toxicology Emergencies
951
30 Toxinology Emergencies
1034
Index
1051
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Professor Tony Brown has written extensively in the medical literature, including a bestselling handbook on emergency medicine now in its seventh edition. He holds a conjoint academic teaching appointment at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, works full-time in clinical emergency medicine and is immediate past Editor-in-Chief of Emergency Medicine Australasia. He was awarded the inaugural Teaching Excellence Award 2001 at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine; the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award 2001 at the Royal Brisbane Hospital; and the Outstanding Teaching Award 2015 at the Royal Brisbane Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine.

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