In a conversational, easy-to-read style, Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, 2nd Edition, discusses 365 errors commonly made in the practice of emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls. Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review.
- Coverage includes psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
- Completely revised and rewritten by many new authors, as well as returning authors who bring a fresh perspective to new subjects.
- New key points at the end of each chapter present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.
- Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and primary care physicians in urgent care centers.
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About The Author(s)
Amal Mattu MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Arjun S Chanmugam MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Residency Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Stuart P Swadron MD, FRCP(C), FACEP
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency, Los Angeles County—University of Southern California; Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Dale Woolridge MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Assistant Residency Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ