An invaluable resource to the junior physician, casualty officer and final year student, explains what to do when faced with medical emergencies 'on take', on the ward or in the emergency department.
This extremely popular resource has become the definitive pocket guide to the management of medical emergencies for front-line hospital doctors. It provides detailed guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of all common condidtions and includes a step-by-step guide to the nine most important practical procedures in acute medicine.
- New Integration of the use of echocardiography, which is as important in acute medicine as ECG interpretation.
- Invaluable resource to the junior physician, casualty officer and final year student, explaining what to do when faced with medical emergencies 'on take', on the ward or in the emergency department.
- It covers the curriculum for trainees in General Internal Medicine (GIM).
- Reflects current approaches to diagnosis and management.
- Designed to provide the doctor caring for an acutely ill patient with rapid access to key information, including a balanced interpretation of current national and international guidelines.
- Contains common presentations, specific problems and procedures.
- Substantially broadened the scope of the information to cover all problems in general medicine likely to be encountered in the emergency department.