Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance
May 2014, ©2014, Wiley-Blackwell
Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance:
- Presents the perfect combination of text and image; double page spreads enable quick access to information for readers in a pressurised environment
- Covers a wide range of minor injuries and illnesses in one illustrated, full colour volume
- Identifies key diagnoses not to be missed with red flags
- Contains Short Answer Questions (SAQs) to help test learning and recognition
- Includes a companion website featuring Short Answer Questions (SAQs) and flashcards, available at www.ataglanceseries.com/minorinjury
Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance is the perfect preparation guide or aide memoire for placements in acute or primary care, ideal for medical students, junior doctors, GP trainees and nurse practitioners.
How to use your textbook 8
About the companion website 11
Part 1 System of care
1 Assessment 12
2 Management and communication 14
Part 2 Skin
3 Wounds 16
4 Soft tissue infections 18
5 Other soft tissue infections 20
6 Burns and scalds 22
Part 3 The head
7 Head injury and transient loss of consciousness 24
8 Neurological problems 26
9 Headache 28
Part 4 Ear, nose and throat
10 Ear problems 30
11 Dizziness and vertigo 32
12 The nose 34
Part 5 The face
13 Facial injury 36
14 Eye problems 38
15 Mouth and dental 42
Part 6 Chest and abdomen
16 Upper respiratory tract infections 44
17 Lower respiratory tract infections 46
18 Chest pain 48
19 Abdominal pain 50
20 Urinary tract infections 52
21 Urogenital problems 54
22 Gynaecological problems 56
23 Anorectal disorders 58
Part 7 Musculoskeletal
24 Spine examination 60
25 Neck pain 62
26 Back pain 64
27 Shoulder examination 66
28 Shoulder injuries 68
29 The elbow 70
30 The wrist 72
31 Hand examination 74
32 Hand: soft tissue injuries 76
33 Hand: bony injuries 78
34 The hip 80
35 Knee examination 82
36 Knee problems 84
37 The calf and shin 86
38 The ankle 88
39 The foot 90
Part 8 Children
40 Approach to the injured child 92
41 The limping child 94
42 The febrile child 96
43 Foreign bodies in children 99
44 Skin problems in children 102
Jim Wardrope is Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Shammi Ramlakhan is Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
? Double page spreads enable quick access to information for readers in a pressurised environment
? Red flags identify diagnoses not to be missed
? Includes self assessment questions for revision and review
? Accompanied by fully downloadable flashcards
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