This portable guide emphasises practical management of the most life threatening and common conditions encountered by emergency physicians. It offers a balanced viewpoint advocating the tenets of evidence-based medicine. Clinical descriptions are kept concise and problems are presented using a problem-based approach, with the management based on the principles of emergency medicine. This is an ideal quick reference for medical officers (residents) serving their emergency medicine rotations.
Common presentations; specific conditions in adults; specific conditions in pediatrics; miscellaneous useful informations.
Dr. Shirley Ooi is a Senior Consultant Emergency Physician at Emergency Medicine Department National University Hospital (EMD NUH), Singapore and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Peter Manning is the Chief and Senior Consultant Emergency Physician at the Emergency Medicine Department National University Hospital (EMD NUH), Singapore and a Clinical Associate Professor at National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Medicine.