Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine 5th Edition
Developed for the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC), the Manual of Definitive Surgical Trauma Care 5e is ideal for training all surgeons who encounter major surgical trauma on an infrequent basis.
This new edition includes both an e-version, and also a microSD card containing over 20 operative videos. The increasing role of non-operative management (NOM) has been recognised, and the Military Module is substantially updated to reflect recent conflict experience. An expanded section highlights trauma management under austere conditions.Written by faculty who teach the DSTC Course, this definitive and well established book focuses on life-saving surgical techniques to use in challenging and unfamiliar incidents of trauma.
This book answers key questions asked by emergency clinicians faced with complex gastrointestinal and abdominal pain presentations. Instead of a traditional format that includes epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options, this book takes an approach that mirrors the way clinicians interact with patients – by asking and answering specific clinical care questions.
The book is organized into sections by presentation – gastrointestinal bleeding, for example – each of which contains chapters on specific questions, such as “What is the best clinical risk score for low risk GIB patients?” Each clinical question comes with a detailed, evidence-based response and a summary that gives best practices, recommendations, and references. Additionally, at the end of each section is a chapter titled “Expert Corner,” which asks the same clinical questions to a surgical or gastrointestinal specialist and includes key pearls these experts have for emergency medicine practitioners. Gastrointestinal Emergencies: Evidence-Based Answers to Key Clinical Questions is an essential guide for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and medical students who want to review and improve their care of acute gastrointestinal emergencies.
The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.
This book includes 200 clinical cases which present as emergencies. Congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children are covered, including allergy, abuse, burns, fractures and other trauma, feeding problems, foreign bodies, genetic disorders, infections, poisoning, haematology, oncology, and much more. Cases appear in random order, reflecting actual practice in emergency medicine, and reinforcing skills in investigation, diagnosis, and treatment.
It is superbly illustrated with high-quality radiographic images and photographs and is indispensable for all health professionals dealing with emergencies involving children.
This portable manual encapsulates the most clinically relevant content of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, Eighth Edition – the world’s bestselling text on the topic — and puts it at your fingertips, or in your pocket or backpack.
Covering the full spectrum of emergency medicine in all patient populations – adult and pediatric – this full-color guide is composed of concise chapters that focus on clinical features, diagnosis and differential, and emergency management and disposition.
Packing a remarkable amount of information in a compact, full-color presentation, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual, Eighth Edition is enhanced by contributors from across the globe. Numerous tables and full-color photographs and illustrations enrich the text and help you deliver skillful and timely patient care. This new edition includes extensive updates to all sections, incorporating the latest guidelines, evidence-based protocols, and relevant research.
It is now more than ten years since the publication of the first edition of Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine and interest in this specialty continues to grow at a local and international level. Paediatric emergency medicine can be a challenging and difficult area for doctors. Children cannot always communicate their problems verbally, while parents are anxious and the possibility of a missed diagnosis is ever present. Although the principles in managing paediatric patients are the same as adults there are significant differences in patterns of illness and response. In addition, the therapies available vary widely between adult and paediatric practice.
Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine provides clear, concise and comprehensive coverage of all the major topics that present within paediatric emergency medicine. It offers a consensus approach to diagnosis and treatment, drawing on the latest evidence available. Short chapters with key point boxes allow for the quick and easy retrieval of information, essential when time is short.
This Third Edition captures the major changes in guidelines across the specialty in the assessment and management of paediatric patients, whilst refining established approaches to practice. The text reviews both new technologies and the better application of older techniques which have led to changes in practice. There are significant updates to the sections on resuscitation and trauma, the clinical applications of bedside ultrasound, analgesia and sedation. There is also a new focus on the teaching and research sections.
This unique exam prep is the first resource to specifically address every key requirement for emergency medicine oral board success: basic exam preparation, managing information; understanding basic principles of care management; and avoiding specific pitfalls. Readers will find a detailed description of the exam, including format, scoring, what to expect on exam day, content, recommended study plan, preparation advice, and additional resources. The text is enhanced by fifty cases, along with the actual dialog that could and should occur during patient simulation―plus images and lab results test takers must be familiar with.
• NEW TO THIS EDITION: All of the fifty cases are completely new
• A complete review of basic management skills, including airway management, shock, trauma, common procedures, and more
• Tips and pearls on what to say, order, and do
• Diagnostic and management algorithms by chief complaint (including pediatric) ― everything from abdominal pain to weakness
Reichman’s Emergency Medicine Procedures, Third Edition is written to provide a detailed, step-by-step approach to more than 200 procedures performed in an emergency or acute care setting. This trusted classic will provide medical students, residents, advanced practice clinicians, and the seasoned emergentologist with a reliable, one-stop procedural reference on which to base clinical practices and technical skills. The Third Edition is enhanced by added chapters, algorithms, clinical pictures, radiographs, tables, and coverage of cutting-edge technological advancements.
• Organized into 16 sections, each representing an organ system, an area of the body, or a surgical specialty.
• Each chapter is devoted to a single procedure
• Chapters have a similar format that encompasses:
• Relevant anatomy and pathophysiology
• Indications and contraindications for the procedure
• Preparation for the patient, including consent, anesthesia, and analgesia
• Step-by-step description of the procedure
• Cautions that indicate common problems
• Alternative techniques and helpful hints
• Aftercare and follow-up
• Potential complications
• Summary of critical information
• More than 1,500 full-color photographs
• Companion online library of animations demonstrates approximately 40 common or difficult procedures.
• Includes both common and infrequently encountered procedures
• Important evidence-based recommendations throughout
• Helpful pedagogy includes key information, cautions, and important facts highlighted in bold