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Emergency Clinical Diagnosis

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Ashis Banerjee. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book is a rapid reference guide for all levels of medical staff working in emergency and acute care settings, but may also benefit nursing professionals and medical students. In this book, the readers will find diagnostic checklists, organised according to potential emergency presentations and classified under body systems, including atypical presentations, lists of differential diagnoses and guidance to pattern recognition. The book aims to help the reader achieve the correct diagnosis in…
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Banerjee, Ashis
Responsibility
Ashis Banerjee
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 291 pages)
ISBN
9783319507187
9783319507170 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine - methods
Abstract
This book is a rapid reference guide for all levels of medical staff working in emergency and acute care settings, but may also benefit nursing professionals and medical students. In this book, the readers will find diagnostic checklists, organised according to potential emergency presentations and classified under body systems, including atypical presentations, lists of differential diagnoses and guidance to pattern recognition. The book aims to help the reader achieve the correct diagnosis in an emergency setting, which continues to remain a challenge, given the variety of potential clinical presentations. Diagnostic failure is the largest reason for delays in provision of appropriate treatment and the largest source of clinical complaints and untoward incidents.
Contents
1. Cardiovascular emergencies -- 2. Respiratory emergencies -- 3. Musculoskeletal emergencies -- 4. Metabolic and endocrine emergencies -- 5. Dermatological emergencies -- 6. Ocular emergencies -- 7. ENT and maxillofacial emergencies -- 8. Gynaecological emergencies -- 9. Neurological and psychiatric emergencies -- 10. Toxicological emergencies -- 11. Emergencies in the elderly -- 12. Gastrointestinal emergencies -- 13. Renal and urological emergencies -- 14. Haematological and oncological emergencies -- 15. Infectious disease emergencies -- 16. Paediatric emergencies.
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Medicine for the outdoors : the essential guide to first aid and medical emergencies

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Paul S. Auerbach. (5th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier , c2009.
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Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
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Auerbach, Paul S.
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Paul S. Auerbach
Edition
5th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Mosby Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2009
Physical Description
1 online resource (563 p.)
ISBN
9780323078726 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Medicine
First Aid
Emergencies
Subjects (LCSH)
Outdoor medical emergencies
First aid in illness and injury
Emergency Treatment - methods
Environmental Exposure
Recreation
Emergencies
Survival
Abstract
Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
Contents
Part 1 General Information -- Part 2 Major Medical Problems -- Part 3 Minor Medical Problems -- Part 4 Disorders Related to Specific Environments -- Part 5 Miscellaneous Information.
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