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Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes

Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes

Amal Mattu (Editor), Deepi G. Goyal (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-14166-6

Feb 2007, BMJ Books

128 pages

In Stock

$72.95

Description

Emergency Medicine is a brand new book focusing on the common pitfalls and mistakes that can occur when dealing with high-risk conditions during standard medical practice. Concise chapters focus on clinical relevance, addressing the mistakes, the consequences and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes. An essential book for all staff dealing with emergencies.
Contributors.

Preface.

1. Evaluation and Management of Patients with Chest Syndromes: Richard A. Harrigan (Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine) and Michael A. DeAngelis (Temple University School of Medicine).

2. Management of the Dyspneic Patient in the ED: Jairo I. Santanilla (Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans) and Peter M.C. DeBlieux (Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans).

3. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Abdominal Pain: Joseph P. Martinez (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

4. Management of Patients with Acute Back Pain in the ED: Michael E. Winters (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

5. Headache Management: Stephen Schenkel (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

6. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Neck Pain: Joshua Broder (Duke University Medical Center) and Anita L’Italien (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

7. Trauma Management in the ED: David E. Manthey (Wake Forest University School of Medicine) and Bret A. Nicks (Wake Forest University School of Medicine).

8. Management of Infectious Diseases: David J. Karras (Temple University School of Medicine), Wayne A. Satz (Temple University) and Jeffrey Barrett (Temple University School of Medicine).

9. Wound Care in Emergency Medicine: Siamak Moayedi (University of Maryland School of Medicine) and Mercedes Torres (University of Maryland School of Medicine).

10. Management of the Pregnant Patient in the ED: Kristine Thompson (Mayo Clinic).

11. Pediatric Care in the ED: Ghazala Sharieff (University of California, San Diego).

12. Management of Hematology/Oncology Patients in the ED: Robert L. Rogers (The University of Maryland School of Medicine).

13. Management of Intoxicated/Violent Patients: Yesha Patel (Tufts-New England Medical Center) and Gus M. Garmel (Stanford University School of Medicine).

Index

“Clearly organized around the tendencies of the good emergency physician…It has a dedication to evidence, with the clear belief that data will protect our patients.”
Doodys Reviews
Focuses on the common pitfalls and mistakes that occur when dealing with high-risk conditions

  • Addresses the mistakes, the consequences, and the knowledge necessary to avoid high-risk mistakes
  • Succinct chapters focus on clinical relevance
  • Main authors are Board-Certified emergency physicians
  • Complements the successful BMJ books: ECGs for the Emergency Physician; ECGs for the Pre-Hospital Physician and Visual Diagnosis for the Emergency Physician