Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine: Cases with Expert Commentary

Paperback | April 19, 2015

EditorSam Thenabadu, Fleur Cantle, Chris Lacy

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Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. A case-based guide to challengingareas in emergency medicine, this book covers the core and sub-specialty areas, in particular the often grey areas of intensive care and paediatric emergency medicine. Complex cases are comprehensively examined from a multidisciplinary perspective with detailed consideration given to managementoptions and the contemporary evidence base behind these decisions. An effective revision aid for MCEM and FCEM and a reference during workplace-based assessments, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine highlights critical information through the use of boxed features: "Learning points", "Clinical tips", "Evidence base", and "Future advances". Each chapter hasbeen reviewed by a national or international expert in the field and they have provided an "Expert commentary", giving a unique insight into how today"s opinion leaders confront and deal with the very same management challenges that all clinicians can potentially face on a daily basis.Containing summaries of current national and international guidelines, this book is ideal for continuing medical education and revalidation as well as for trainees preparing for examinations.

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Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Emergency Medicine selects specific challenging cases that are encountered in everyday clinical practice but do not have simple answers. A case-based guide to challengingareas in emergency medicine, this book cove...

Sam Thenabadu is Consultant Adult and Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Princess Royal University Hospital, Kent, UK. Fleur Cantle is Consultant Emergency Medicine at Kings College Hospital, London, UK. Chris Lacy is Consultant Emergency Medicine at Kings College Hospital, London, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.56 inPublished:April 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199654093

ISBN - 13:9780199654093

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Table of Contents

1. Dr Adham Khalek; Expert Commentary -Dr Jeff Keep and Professor Emmanuel Rivers: The Sepsis Resuscitation Bundle2. Robert Galloway; Expert Commentary -Professor Douglas Chamberlain: Cardio pulmonary resuscitation for the 21st Century3. Dr Anthony Hudson; Expert Commentary - Professor Sir Keith Porter: Traumatic Occult Pneumothorax4. Dr Duncan Bootland; Expert Commentary - Mr Baljit Dheansa: Facial Burns and Inhalation Injury5. Dr Fleur Cantle; Expert Commentary - Dr Emer Sutherland: Paediatric Head Injury6. Dr Rita Das; Expert Commentary - Dr Lindsey Stevens: PV bleeding in early pregnancy7. Dr Lalarukh Khan; Expert Commentary - Dr Tina Sajjanhar: The Limping Child8. Dr Shweta Gidwani; Expert Commentary - Dr Mike Beckett: Corneal Injury9. Dr Sophie Parker; Expert Commentary - Dr Tim Harris: Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department10. Dr Oliver Spencer; Expert Commentary - Mr Kambiz Hashemi: Atraumatic testicular pain11. Dr Neel Bhanderi Dr Fleur Cantle; Expert Commentary - Dr Balj Dheansa: Pretibial laceration12. Dr Evan Coughlan and Dr Sam Thenabadu; Expert Commentary - Professor John Ryan: Complex wrist fractures13. Mr Chidi Ejimofo and Dr Sam Thenabadu; Expert Commentary - Dr Beth Christian: Fever in the ED14. Dr Shwetha Rao and Dr Emma Townsend; Expert Commentary - Dr Paul Dargan: Tricyclic Overdose15. Dr Katie McLeod; Expert Commentary - Dr Andrew Hobart: 'The worst headache of my life - is it a no brainer?'16. Dr Fleur Cantle; Expert Commentary - Dr Sean Cross: Self-harm17. Dr Rhys Beynon; Expert Commentary - Dr Ian Maconochie: Febrile seizures18. Olumayowa Adenugba; Expert Commentary - Dr Ed Glucksman and Mr Duncan Bew: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain in women: Gynaecology or Surgery?19. Dr Chet Trivedy; Expert Commentary - Mr Sunil Bhatia: Dentofacial Emergencies20. Dr J Spedding and Dr Simon Walsh; Expert Commentary - Dr Anna Riddell: Safeguarding - recognising the abused child and acting on the evidence base21. Dr Samy Sadek and Dr Sam Thenabadu; Expert Commentary - Dr Mike Stone: Femoral Nerve Block for fractured neck of femur22. Dr Anna Johnson and Dr Fleur Cantle; Expert Commentary - Dr Meng Aw-Yong: Sedation and restraint in the ED23. Dr Sarah Finlay and Dr Sam Thenabadu; Expert Commentary - Dr Andre Vercueil: Hypothermia24. Gavin Wilson; Expert Commentary - Dr Geoff Hinchley: 'Cocaine chest pain'25. Dr Sam Thenabadu; Expert Commentary - Dr Sara Hanna: Croup26. Dr Lisa Black; Expert Commentary - Dr Katherine Henderson: The Collapsed Marathon Runner27. Dr. Harith Al-Rawi and Dr Fleur Cantle; Expert Commentary - Dr. Anne Frampton: Haemorrhagic rashes in children28. Dr Anna Forrest-Hay; Expert Commentary - Prof Colin A Graham: Facial Palsy29. Expert Commentary - Mr T Lasoye: Back Pain