In a conversational, easy-to-read style, Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, 2nd Edition, discusses 365 errors commonly made in the practice of emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls. Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review.
- Coverage includes psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
- Completely revised and rewritten by many new authors, as well as returning authors who bring a fresh perspective to new subjects.
- New key points at the end of each chapter present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.
- Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and primary care physicians in urgent care centers.
“The book seems to perfectly capture the field; the authors know who they are writing for.”
“addresses common clinical scenarios faced by every clinician in the emergency department and provides significant pearls for improvement in thought processes and decision-making.”
“The audience includes practitioners at any level in the field of emergency medicine, students to seasoned staff physicians.”
“It is intended to be read one well-written, succinct chapter per day, and is specifically targeted to the high-energy, high task-switching individuals who are typically emergency medicine providers.”
“well organized and thoughtful.”
“It combines well the contributions of experts inside and outside of the field, which is relevant in the practice of emergency medicine today.”
“Anyone, from early learner to seasoned professional, will learn from and likely thoroughly enjoy this book — I certainly have!”
Doody’s Star Rating®: 5 stars Score: 100
-Doodys Publishers’ Club, Friday, May 26, 2017