ISBN-10:
144414569X
ISBN-13:
9781444145694
Pub. Date:
08/10/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Emergency and Acute Medicine on the Move / Edition 1

Emergency and Acute Medicine on the Move / Edition 1

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Overview

The Medicine on the Move series provides fully-flexible access to subjects across the curriculum, in this case emergency and acute medicine, in a unique combination of print and mobile formats. The books are ideal for the busy medical student and junior doctor, irrespective of individual learning style and whether they are studying a subject for the first time or revisiting it during exam preparation, providing the right information whenever and wherever it is needed. Readers can choose from the book and the eBook to suit different situations, enabling them to benefit from learning medicine on the move.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781444145694
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/10/2015
Series: Medicine on the Move Series
Pages: 474
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Authors:

Naomi Meardon
, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, core trainee year 1 in medicine, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, UK

Shireen Siddiqui, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, general practitioner, London, UK

Elena Del Vescovo, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, speciality trainee year 2 in radiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian, UK

Editors:

Lucy C. Peart, BSc, MBChB, MRCP, PgDip, speciality registrar acute medicine, Sheffield Teaching
Hospitals, UK

Sherif Hemaya, MB BCh, FCEM, emergency medicine consultant, Northern General Hospital,
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Editorial Advisor:

Alan Fletcher, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, MRCPath (Affiliate), FRCP (Edin), FCEM, consultant in emergency medicine and acute medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Table of Contents

EMERGENCY AND ACUTE MEDICINE

Emergency Algorithms
Assessing the Acutely Unwell Patient
Anaphylaxis
Analgesia

Clinical Presentations

Cardiology

Chest Pain
Electrocardiography (ECG)
Palpitations
Bradycardia
Acute Heart Failure
Severe Hypertension

Respiratory
Arterial Blood Gases (ABGS)
Oxygen Prescription
Acute Asthma Exacerbation: ‘Asthma Attack’
Exacerbation of COPD
Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
Pleural Effusion

Gastroenterology
Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed
Oesophageal Varices
Lower GI Bleed
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Diarrhoea
Acute Liver Failure
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Neurology
Stroke
Transient Ischaemic Attack
Seizures And Status Epilepticus
Transient Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)
Headache
Guillian-Barré Syndrome

Endocrinology and Electrolyte Abnormalities
Diabetic Emergencies
Hypoadrenal (Addisonian) Crisis
Thyrotoxic Crisis
Electrolyte Abnormalities

Renal Emergencies
Acute Kidney Injury
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Haematology
Anaemia
Coagulopathies
Anticoagulants: Warfarin
Anticoagulants: Low Molecular Weight Heparin
Anticoagulants: Unfractionated Heparin
Anticoagulants: Other Agents
Blood Transfusion
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

Poisoning and Environmental Accidents
Assessment
Paracetamol Toxicity
Aspirin Toxicity
Opioid Toxicity
Tricyclic Toxicity
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Other Toxins And Antidotes
Burns

Surgical Emergencies
Acute Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Gallstones
Acute Bowel Obstruction
Mesenteric Infarction
Urology
Vascular

Trauma
Resuscitation
Compromised Airway
Cervical Spine Injury
Breathing
Circulation
Traumatic Haemorrhagic Shock
Exposure
Potentially Life-Threatening Injuries
Bites

Orthopaedics
Fractures
Open Fracture
Upper Limb Fractures
Lower Limb Fractures
Fracture Complications
Osteoporotic Fractures
Dislocations
Knee Injuries
Acute Back Pain
Acute Joint Pain

Paediatrics
Assessing the Paediatric Patient
Respiratory Conditions
Gastrointestinal and Renal Tract Conditions
Diarrhoea and Vomiting
Dehydration
The Febrile Child
Febrile Convulsions
Meningitis And Meningococcal Septicaemia
Skin Conditions
Ear, Nose and Throat
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
The Limping Child
The Hypoglycaemic (Non-Diabetic) Child
Non-Accidental Injury and Abuse

Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Pregnant Patient
Emergency Delivery
Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy
Ectopic Pregnancy
Miscarriage
Placental Abruption
Placenta Praevia
Vasa Praevia
Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia
Menorrhagia
Gynaecological Pain
Emergency Contraception

Ear, Nose and Throat
The Ear
The Nose
Throat
Foreign Bodies
Facial Nerve Palsy
Vertigo

Ophthalmology
The Acutely Red Eye
Acute Visual Loss
Orbital Cellulitis
Foreign Body (FB)

Infectious Diseases
Notifiable Diseases
Empirical Antibiotic Doses
Gastroenteritis
Cellulitis
Erysipelas
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia
Infective Endocarditis

Psychiatry
Deliberate Self-Harm
Aggressive Behaviour
Side Effects of Antipsychotics
Lithium Toxicity
Alcohol Abuse
Substance Abuse
Psychosis
Delirium

SELF-ASSESSMENT (EMQ and SBA Questions and Answers)
Cardiology
Respiratory
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Endocrinology and Electrolyte Abnormalities
Renal
Haematology
General Surgery
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Paediatrics
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
ENT and Ophthalmology
Infectious Diseases
Psychiatry

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