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Emergency Medicine / Edition 3

Emergency Medicine / Edition 3

by Chris Moulton, David Yates


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Lecture Notes: Emergency Medicine covers all the core aspects of accident and emergency work. It concentrates on the essentials with "immediate action" first and then subsequent treatments. It has been written for students and trainees in accident and emergency medicine by two outstanding physicians. It also provides an invaluable source of information and instruction for anyone, in particular primary care doctors and nurses, who needs to know how to diagnose and manage the early stages of acute medical problems. This edition has been updated to cover the latest resuscitation guidelines.

The text has been well reviewed in its previous two editions:

As a starting text for understanding of vital aspects for emergency medicine, it is simple to read, logically presented and provides relevant background to any given medical crisis...Greatly useful as a clinical reference."
The Gubernaculum, Melbourne University's Medical Society Newsletter

"...covers the topics well in a detailed manner, with pertinent and informative diagrams and examples."
MAD, The Student Magazine for Medics & Dentists at Bart's and the London

"This book will appeal not only to junior staff in accident and emergency medicine but also students, nurses, and anyone with a casual interest that exceeds the knowledge of first aid."
British Medical Journal

"The authors have succeeded admirably in their task...invaluable for doctors staffing accident and emergency departments...a ready source of reliable information."
British Book News

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405122733
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Lecture Notes Series , #24
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Chris Moulton is a Consultant in Accident & Emergency Medicine at the Royal Bolton Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine at the University of Manchester.

David Yates is former Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

1 The principles of emergency medicine.

2 Major trauma and multiple injuries.

3 Head injuries.

4 The neck and the back.

5 Facial injuries.

6 Injuries to the trunk.

7 The lower limb.

8 The upper limb.

9 The hand.

10 Burns.

11 Cardiac arrest and cardiac dysrhythmias.

12 Chest pain.

13 Respiratory distress.

14 Collapse and sudden illness.

15 Poisoning.

16 Abdominal pain.

17 Obstetric, gynaecological, genitourinary and perineal problems.

18 Children’s problems in the emergency department.

19 The disturbed patient.

20 Medicolegal aspects of emergency medicine.

21 Small wounds and localized infections.

22 Ophthalmic, ENT and facial conditions.


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