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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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Author
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.
Format
e-Book
Publication Type
Handbook
Location
Online
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Emergency nursing : 5-tier triage protocols

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Briggs, Julie K. --Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2006.
Call Number
WY 154 B854e 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WY 154 B854e 2006
Author
Briggs, Julie K
Other Authors
Grossman, Valerie GA
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
258 p.
ISBN
1582553718
Subjects (MeSH)
Triage - handbooks
Emergency Treatment - Handbooks
Emergency Nursing - Handbooks
Emergency Service, Hospital - Handbooks
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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