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.
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.