ISBN-10: 0198797427
ISBN-13: 9780198797425

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Author(s): Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin Moore, Amir Sam
Cover: Flexicover
Pages: 968
Edition: 4th
Published: April 2019

Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, this trusted, quick-reference guide includes the latest evidence-based guidelines and recommended management of medical emergencies alongside new figures and clinical tips from experienced authors and a team of dedicated specialist reviewers.

With a new chapter on acute medicine and the older patient, and even more distilled key points and practice tips, it is accessible to all members of the multidisciplinary team and practitioners across an even wider range of specialties. The Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine remains the must-have resource for all those dealing with acute illness.

Your practical guide to the presentation, causes, and management of the acutely ill patient, this Handbook will take you step-by-step through the management of the patient while awaiting specialist help, and beyond, with details of specialist treatments to help you make an informed decision about your patients' ongoing care.

  • Provides a single source book providing the reader with the most up-to-date therapies and protocols for managing acute medical situations
  • New chapter on acute medicine and the older patient, and even more distilled key points and practice tips
  • Accessible to all members of the multidisciplinary team and practitioners across a wide range of specialties

 

Readership: Junior doctors (PRHOs; SHOs in the UK); general physicians, A & E staff; anaesthetists; general practitioners; nurses; senior medical students.

Contents

 

        1: Cardiac emergencies

 

        2: Respiratory emergencies

 

        3: Gastroenterological emergencies

 

        4: Renal emergencies

 

        5: Shock

 

        6: Neurological emergencies

 

        7: Infectious diseases

 

        8: Emergencies in HIV-positive patients

 

        9: Endocrine emergencies

 

        10: Haematological emergencies

 

        11: Rheumatological emergencies

 

        12: Dermatological emergencies

 

        13: Psychiatric emergencies

 

        14: Drug overdoses

 

        15: Practical procedures

 

        16: Differential diagnosis

 

        17: Acute medicine and the older patient
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