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Emergency and Acute Medicine on the Move

By Naomi Meardon, Shireen Siddiqui, Elena Del Vescovo

Edited by Lucy C Peart, Sherif Hemaya

Series Editor: Rory Mackinnon (Series Editor)

CRC Press – 2015 – 474 pages

Series: Medicine on the Move

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    978-1-44-414569-4
    September 2nd 2015
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Description

The Medicine on the Move series provides fully-flexible access to subjects across the curriculum, in this case emergency and acute medicine, in a unique combination of print and mobile formats. The books are ideal for the busy medical student and junior doctor, irrespective of individual learning style and whether they are studying a subject for the first time or revisiting it during exam preparation, providing the right information whenever and wherever it is needed. Readers can choose from the book and the eBook to suit different situations, enabling them to benefit from learning medicine on the move.

Contents

EMERGENCY AND ACUTE MEDICINE

Emergency Algorithms

Assessing the Acutely Unwell Patient

Anaphylaxis

Analgesia

Clinical Presentations

Cardiology

Chest Pain

Electrocardiography (ECG)

Palpitations

Bradycardia

Acute Heart Failure

Severe Hypertension

Respiratory

Arterial Blood Gases (ABGS)

Oxygen Prescription

Acute Asthma Exacerbation: ‘Asthma Attack’

Exacerbation of COPD

Pneumonia

Pneumothorax

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Pleural Effusion

Gastroenterology

Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed

Oesophageal Varices

Lower GI Bleed

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Diarrhoea

Acute Liver Failure

Hepatic Encephalopathy

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

Neurology

Stroke

Transient Ischaemic Attack

Seizures And Status Epilepticus

Transient Loss of Consciousness (Syncope)

Headache

Guillian-Barré Syndrome

Endocrinology and Electrolyte Abnormalities

Diabetic Emergencies

Hypoadrenal (Addisonian) Crisis

Thyrotoxic Crisis

Electrolyte Abnormalities

Renal Emergencies

Acute Kidney Injury

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Haematology

Anaemia

Coagulopathies

Anticoagulants: Warfarin

Anticoagulants: Low Molecular Weight Heparin

Anticoagulants: Unfractionated Heparin

Anticoagulants: Other Agents

Blood Transfusion

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

Poisoning and Environmental Accidents

Assessment

Paracetamol Toxicity

Aspirin Toxicity

Opioid Toxicity

Tricyclic Toxicity

Benzodiazepine Toxicity

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Other Toxins And Antidotes

Burns

Surgical Emergencies

Acute Abdominal Pain

Appendicitis

Gallstones

Acute Bowel Obstruction

Mesenteric Infarction

Urology

Vascular

Trauma

Resuscitation

Compromised Airway

Cervical Spine Injury

Breathing

Circulation

Traumatic Haemorrhagic Shock

Exposure

Potentially Life-Threatening Injuries

Bites

Orthopaedics

Fractures

Open Fracture

Upper Limb Fractures

Lower Limb Fractures

Fracture Complications

Osteoporotic Fractures

Dislocations

Knee Injuries

Acute Back Pain

Acute Joint Pain

Paediatrics

Assessing the Paediatric Patient

Respiratory Conditions

Gastrointestinal and Renal Tract Conditions

Diarrhoea and Vomiting

Dehydration

The Febrile Child

Febrile Convulsions

Meningitis And Meningococcal Septicaemia

Skin Conditions

Ear, Nose and Throat

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

The Limping Child

The Hypoglycaemic (Non-Diabetic) Child

Non-Accidental Injury and Abuse

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The Pregnant Patient

Emergency Delivery

Vaginal Bleeding in Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy

Miscarriage

Placental Abruption

Placenta Praevia

Vasa Praevia

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia

Menorrhagia

Gynaecological Pain

Emergency Contraception

Ear, Nose and Throat

The Ear

The Nose

Throat

Foreign Bodies

Facial Nerve Palsy

Vertigo

Ophthalmology

The Acutely Red Eye

Acute Visual Loss

Orbital Cellulitis

Foreign Body (FB)

Infectious Diseases

Notifiable Diseases

Empirical Antibiotic Doses

Gastroenteritis

Cellulitis

Erysipelas

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Meningitis and Meningococcal Septicaemia

Infective Endocarditis

Psychiatry

Deliberate Self-Harm

Aggressive Behaviour

Side Effects of Antipsychotics

Lithium Toxicity

Alcohol Abuse

Substance Abuse

Psychosis

Delirium

SELF-ASSESSMENT (EMQ and SBA Questions and Answers)

Cardiology

Respiratory

Gastroenterology

Neurology

Endocrinology and Electrolyte Abnormalities

Renal

Haematology

General Surgery

Trauma and Orthopaedics

Paediatrics

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

ENT and Ophthalmology

Infectious Diseases

Psychiatry

Author Bio

Authors:

Naomi Meardon, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, core trainee year 1 in medicine, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, UK

Shireen Siddiqui, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, general practitioner, London, UK

Elena Del Vescovo, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, speciality trainee year 2 in radiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian, UK

Editors:

Lucy C. Peart, BSc, MBChB, MRCP, PgDip, speciality registrar acute medicine, Sheffield Teaching

Hospitals, UK

Sherif Hemaya, MB BCh, FCEM, emergency medicine consultant, Northern General Hospital,

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Editorial Advisor:

Alan Fletcher, BMedSci (Hons), MBChB, MRCPath (Affiliate), FRCP (Edin), FCEM, consultant in emergency medicine and acute medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

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Description: By Naomi Meardon, Shireen Siddiqui, Elena Del VescovoEdited by Lucy C Peart, Sherif HemayaSeries Editor: Rory Mackinnon (Series Editor). The Medicine on the Move series provides fully-flexible access to subjects across the curriculum, in this case emergency and acute medicine, in a unique combination of print and mobile formats. The books are ideal for the busy medical student and junior...
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