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Emergency Medicine

Diagnosis and Management, 8th Edition

By Anthony FT Brown, Michael D Cadogan

CRC Press

536 pages | 23 Color Illus.

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The eighth edition of this international bestselling emergency medicine handbook has been completely revised and updated to include the latest evidence-based guidelines and treatment protocols underpinning best practice in emergency medical care. Carefully designed to suit the needs of interns and resident doctors working in the emergency department as well as specialist trainees, the book covers the full range of emergencies - general medical, infectious disease and foreign travel-related, toxicological, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological, ophthalmic and psychiatric - as well as practical procedures and administrative and legal issues.

Table of Contents

Critical Care Emergencies. General Medical Emergencies. Acid–Base, Electrolyte and Renal Emergencies. Infectious Disease and Foreign Travel Emergencies. Surgical Emergencies. Orthopaedic Emergencies. Musculoskeletal and Soft-Tissue Emergencies. Paediatric Emergencies. Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergencies. Ophthalmic Emergencies. ENT Emergencies. Maxillofacial and Dental Emergencies. Psychiatric Emergencies. Toxicology. Toxinology Emergencies. Environmental Emergencies. Administrative and Legal Issues. Practical Procedures. Glossary. Appendix: Normal Laboratory Values.

About the Authors

Professor Anthony F.T. Brown, MB ChB, FRCP, FRCS(Ed), FRCEM, FACEM, professor of emergency medicine, Discipline of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, School of Medicine, University of Queensland; and senior staff specialist, Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Australia

Mike Cadogan, MA(Oxon), MB ChB (Ed), FACEM, staff specialist in emergency medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital, Perth, Australia; and chief medical editor and co-founder of Lifeinthefastlane.com.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine