Über den Autor
Thomas Hughes is Consultant Emergency Physician, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Oxford
Jaycen Cruickshank is Director of Emergency Medicine, Ballarat Health Services, and Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Preface and acknowledgements.rnList of abbreviations.rn1 Life in the Emergency Department.rn2 Diagnosis.rn3 Shock and intravenous fluids.rn4 Imaging in the Emergency Department.rn5 Analgesia.rn6 Airway management and sedation.rn7 Blood gas analysis.rn8 Trauma: primary survey.rn9 Trauma: secondary survey.rn10 Major head and neck injury.rn11 Minor head and neck injury.rn12 Wounds.rn13 Burns.rn14 Hand injuries.rn15 Wrist and forearm injuries.rn16 Shoulder and elbow injuries.rn17 Back pain, hip and knee injuries.rn18 Tibia, ankle and foot injuries.rn19 Abdominal pain.rn20 Urology problems.rn21 Ear, nose, throat and dental problems.rn22 Eye problems.rn23 Obstetrics and gynaecology problems.rn24 Toxicology: general principles.rn25 Toxicology: specifi c poisons.rn26 Psychiatry: self-harm and capacity.rn27 Psychiatry: the disturbed patient.rn28 Observational medicine.rn29 Loss of function and independence.rn30 Syncope, collapse and falls.rn31 Slow heart rate.rn32 Fast heart rate.rn33 Cardiac arrest.rn34 Chest pain: cardiovascular.rn35 Chest pain: non-cardiovascular.rn36 Shortness of breath.rn37 Anaphylaxis.rn38 Sepsis.rn39 Endocrine emergencies.rn40 Gastroenterology.rn41 Headache.rn42 Stroke and transient ischaemic attack.rn43 Seizures.rn44 Hypothermia and hyperthermia.rn45 Pre-hospital medicine.rn46 Major incident.rn47 Chemical, biological, radiation, nuclear and explosive incidents.rnCase studies: questions.rnCase studies: answers.rnIndex.
Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this brand new title provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students and junior doctors. Reflecting the increased profile of Emergency Medicine in clinical practice and the medical school curriculum, Adult Emergency Medicine at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the key subjects that will enable any student or junior doctor to 'hit the ground running' when they enter one of the most exciting areas of clinical medicine.rnAdult Emergency Medicine at a Glance is:n* A concise, visually orientated course in emergency medicine that is perfect for both study and revisionn* Organised around symptoms: 'Short of Breath', rather than diagnoses: 'Pneumonia'n* Focused on the most common or dangerous conditions you will see in the Emergency Department and includes the latest cardiac resuscitation guidelinesn* Comprehensively illustrated throughout with over 47 full-page colour illustrations