Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Making Sense of Acute Medicine

A Guide to Diagnosis, 1st Edition

By Paul Jenkins

CRC Press

320 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429167263
pub: 2010-04-30
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Description

The first 72 hours following assessment and admission to the emergency department are crucial to a patient's care. As the medical practitioner on duty, you need good diagnostic skills and the ability to formulate a quick, safe and appropriate management plan. Making Sense of Acute Medicine is here to help.This book is the perfect introduction to ac

Table of Contents

The shocked patient. The comatose patient. Chest pain. Breathlessness. Palpitation. Syncope. Seizures. Dizziness. Acute confusion. Acute headache. Weakness. Abdominal pain. Haematemesis and melaena. Diarrhea and vomiting. Jaundice. The patient with a fever. Joint problems. Skin rashes. Back pain. Leg swelling.

About the Author

Paul Jenkins, Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia
Paula Johnson, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Western Australia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MED045000
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine