Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine by Jonathan P. WyattOxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine by Jonathan P. Wyatt

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

byJonathan P. Wyatt, Robin N. Illingworth, Colin A. Graham

Paperback | March 1, 2012

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Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide.Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up-to-date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. Following the latest developments in the field, such as infection control,DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability. The book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students,GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

About The Author

Jonathan P. Wyatt is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and a Forensic Physician at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK. Robin N. Illingworth is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK.

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Title:Oxford Handbook of Emergency MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:768 pagesPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199589569

ISBN - 13:9780199589562

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Table of Contents

1. General approach2. Life-threatening emergencies3. Medicine4. Poisoning5. Infectious disease6. Environmental emergencies7. Analgesia and anaesthesia8. Major trauma9. Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics10. Surgery11. Ophthalmology12. Ear, nose, and throat13. Obstetrics and gynaecology14. Psychiatry15. Paediatric emergencies

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"...this book is a must-have for anyone wanting to become the next doctor to ride in the shiny red HEMS helicopter on his/her way to an emergency...Stimulating reading for anyone interested in emergency medicine." --MAD (Barts and the London Med Student Journal)