About this Book
- A concise guide to the practical management of emergencies in the primary care setting
- Clear and concise written style and easy to follow classification of emergencies allows rapid problem identification
- Incorporates current government guidelines and requirements of the GP curriculum
- Written for GPs by a team of experienced GPs with extensive emergency care experience
Designed for the busy GP, Emergencies in Primary Care covers the range of emergencies GPs might expect to encounter in the primary care setting, from the immediately life-threatening to the smaller but urgent problems that can and do arise. Written in a concise and didactic style, it incorporates useful algorithms to make complex management straightforward. Government guidelines are incorporated along with links to further information sources. Each clinical topic is succinctly addressed with all the information needed to make an accurate diagnosis, other diagnoses to consider and a clear management strategy.
Readership: This book is aimed at general practitioners, but it will also be useful emergency medicine staff, general practice registrars and practice nurses.
"...an invaluable reference for all practitioners working within primary care."
- International Emergency Nursing
Table of Contents
- Other acute emergencies
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Respiratory Medicine
- Gastrointestinal and urological emergencies
- Sick children
- Neurological emergencies
- Eye emergencies
- Endocrine emergencies
- Gynaecological and obstetric emergencies
- Injuries and accidents
- Dermatology and Palliative care emergencies
- Psychiatric emergencies
- Miscellaneous emergencies
Edited by Chantal Simon, GP, The Orchard Surgery, Christchurch and MRC Health Service Research Fellow, Department of Primary Medical Care, Southampton University Medical School, Karen O'Reilly, GP, Hampshire, Robin Proctor, GP, Surrey, and John Buckmaster, GP, South Uist, Outer Hebrides