Emergency Medicine Lecture Notes provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, for a sound introduction to this core specialty area.
Presented in a user-friendly format, combining readability with flowcharts and high-quality illustrations, this fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent advances in the field of emergency medicine. For this new edition, Emergency Medicine Lecture Notes features:
- Illustrations and flow charts in a two colour presentation throughout
- More detail on imaging, diagnosis and management of a wide range of acute conditions
- A brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/emergencymed featuring a selection of MCQs to test readers on common pitfalls in emergency medicine
Not only is this book a great starting point to support initial teaching on the topic, but it is easy to dip in and out of for reference or revision at the end of a module, rotation or final exams. Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of emergency medicine, Emergency Medicine Lecture Notes presents 'need to know' information for all those involved in treating those in an emergency setting.
Table of Contents
- What every emergency physician must know
- Major trauma and multiple injuries.
- Head injuries.
- The neck and the back.
- Facial injuries.
- Injuries to the trunk.
- The lower limb.
- The upper limb.
- The hand.
- Burns, contamination and irradiation
- Cardiac arrest and cardiac dysrhythmias.
- Chest pain.
- Respiratory distress.
- Collapse and sudden illness.
- Abdominal pain.
- Obstetric, gynaecological, genitourinary and perineal problems.
- Children's problems in the emergency department.
- The disturbed patient.
- Medicolegal aspects of emergency medicine.
- Small wounds and localized infections.
- Ophthalmic, ENT and facial conditions.