Aug 112015
 

Emergency Medicine: The Principles of Practice, 6e (Paperback)

By (author): Gordian W. O. Fulde MB BS FRCS(Edin) FRACS FRCS(A&E) FACEM, Sascha Fulde

The ultimate emergency medicine textbook from the renowned Professor Gordian Fulde now in a new edition.

Emergency Medicine 6e presents evidence-based clinical management and treatment advice for emergency medicine students and practitioners in Australasia. The vast range of topics include paediatric, geriatric, gynaecology, psychiatric, dental, rural and Indigenous presentations, ensuring readers are well prepared for any eventuality in the Emergency Department.

This outstanding text combines expertise and experience with fully up-to-date content. It is authored by Professor Gordian Fulde, Emergency Department director at Sydney’s St Vincent's Hospital, with contributions from Dr Sascha Fulde and over 60 other notable emergency medicine clinicians.

Readers will gain a solid understanding of effective procedural and management skills in the ED. Practical tips relate to: patient transport and retrieval; seriously ill patients; advanced nursing roles; general practitioners; working with IT; administration, legal matters, governance and quality care; and interns and students in the emergency department.

The ideal complement to hands-on emergency medicine training, this new edition of Emergency Medicine also prepares readers to apply key emergency medicine skills to unique incidents such as mass casualty and chemical, biological and radiological hazard contingencies.

Topics included in this edition of Emergency Medicineinclude: • securing the airway • resuscitation • arrhythmia management • pain management • imaging • dermatology • trauma • poisoning • envenomation • overdose

  • Coverage of important controversies with evidence based recommendations.
  • Editor comments contained in relevant chapters to provide clinical tips and advice for practice.
  • Increased coverage of topical issues such as deep vein thrombosis (economy class syndrome) and street drugs.
  • Practical rapid reference appendix.
  • Detailed glossary and index.
    • The Quick Reference Guide is updated and included in this book. It is also made available as an app
    • Updating all chapters - particularly toxicology, IT, Paediatrics
    • New resuscitation guidelines - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; External Automated Defibrillation in BLS; Compressions; Breathing; Airway; Unconsciousness; Priorities in an Emergency; Principles and Format for Developing Guidelines (all revised 12/2010 following ILCOR)
    • More comprehensive content for Indigenous and Rural Emergencies chapter
    • Moderate repetition arising from so many contributors
    • The CT Brain and C spine Rules have been added to the Quick Reference Guide.
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      Aug 042015
       

      Self-assessment for the MCEM Part C (Oxford Specialty Training) (Paperback)

      By (author): Rebecca Thorpe, Simon Chapman, Jules Blackham

      Specifically designed for the MCEM Part C, this book contains 100 questions to help candidates prepare for this OSCE examination. All questions and answers are mapped directly to the College of Emergency Medicine syllabus and contain detailed information that allows candidates to appreciate the format and requirements of each OSCE.

      Each question features instructions to candidate, actor, and examiner, so candidates can practise in groups and recreate OSCE stations. MCEM-style marking sheets ensure that candidates have a good understanding of the standard that is required by the College.

      Written by a team with many years of experience of running mock OSCE exams for trainees, this book will give candidates a realistic and comprehensive preparation for the MCEM Part C.
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      Aug 042015
       


      MCEM Part C: 110 OSCE Stations offers a complete and practical skills guide for trainees preparing for the MCEM OSCE exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the exam circuit to provide structured revision in all the syllabus topics. Featuring a wealth of practice stations, this book provides the essential clinical knowledge and practical skills necessary to succeed in the MCEM Part C OSCE exam. *110 practice stations, reflecting the breadth of skills and topics tested in the actual exam * Provides concise summaries of all the stations examined, including history taking, communication skills and procedures * Addresses every aspect of the exam, including the circuit, content and marking * Highly illustrated to improve understanding of key concepts
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      Jul 312015
       


      Deja Review -- Remember what you already know!

      With Deja Review, memory retention is #1. No other medical review offers the last-minute study tools you need to cram right before the exam.

      Get the competitive edge you need for the USMLE Step 2, with the proven Deja Review quiz-yourself method. Developed by McGraw-Hill, publisher of the FIRST AID series, in conjunction with Naheedy and Orringer, the Deja Review technique is guaranteed to help you with last minute retention of key facts right before the exam.

      Why the Deja Review method?

      Deja Review helps you recall important facts you already know. With Deja Review's quick-hit Q&A format, questions and answers appear side-by-side providing a fast way to assess your strengths and weaknesses. Simply cover the answers to test yourself or leave the answers exposed to absorb information right before the exam.

      Here's why Deja Review is an unbeatable quick review:

      • A visual format designed for learning - 2 column format with side-by-side questions and answers
      • Only correct answers are provided - so wrong answers can't stick in your mind on exam day
      • High-yield USMLE essentials are covered
      • Clinical vignettes to prepare you for cases you'll see on the exam
      • Written by students who just aced the exam
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      Jul 112015
       


      MCEM Part C: 110 OSCE Stations offers a complete and practical skills guide for trainees preparing for the MCEM OSCE exam. Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the exam circuit to provide structured revision in all the syllabus topics. Featuring a wealth of practice stations, this book provides the essential clinical knowledge and practical skills necessary to succeed in the MCEM Part C OSCE exam. *110 practice stations, reflecting the breadth of skills and topics tested in the actual exam * Provides concise summaries of all the stations examined, including history taking, communication skills and procedures * Addresses every aspect of the exam, including the circuit, content and marking * Highly illustrated to improve understanding of key concepts
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      Jul 072015
       


      When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat!

      On the water, when an emergency surfaces, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. Emergency First Aid On Board provides all the answers--fast.

      Drawn from the world's largest boating library, it presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on first aid. This on-the-spot reference is a convenient, accessible, and utterly streamlined information resource.

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      Jul 052015
       

      Case Files Emergency Medicine, Third Edition (LANGE Case Files) (Paperback)

      By (author): Eugene Toy, Barry Simon, Kay Takenaka, Terrence Liu, Adam Rosh

      Real life cases for the emergency medicine clerkship and shelf-exam

      You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the emergency medicine clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Emergency Medicine presents 50 real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in emergency medicine. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather then merely memorize facts.

      • 60 high-yield emergency medicine cases, each with USMLE-style questions
      • Clinical pearls highlight key concepts
      • Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor
      • Proven learning system maximizes your shelf-exam scores
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      Jun 282015
       

      Making Sense of Acute Medicine: A Guide to Diagnosis (Paperback)

      By (author): Paul Jenkins, Paula Johnson

      The first 72 hours following assessment and admission to the emergency department are crucial to a patient's care. As the medical practitioner on duty, you need good diagnostic skills and the ability to formulate a quick, safe and appropriate management plan. Making Sense of Acute Medicine is here to help.

      This book is the perfect introduction to accurate diagnosis for medical students, newly qualified doctors and anyone intimately involved with the delivery of acute medical care. By focusing on the decision-making process in relation to common clinical presentations, Making Sense of Acute Medicine will assist you to:

      • take an accurate history and examine the patient with a focused approach
      • make appropriate investigations requests
      • formulate suitable management plans
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      Jun 282015
       


      Prehospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) is a new and evolving field within Prehospital Care and involves the delivery of safe prehospital critical care to seriously ill or injured patients, and safe transfer to or between hospitals. It covers a broad range of medical and traumatic conditions, interventions, clinical providers and physical environments. ABC of Prehospital Emergency Medicine is the first text to provide a comprehensive overview of this field and with an international team of expert authors is essential reading to anyone involved in the delivery of Prehospital Emergency Medicine and Prehospital Care.

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      Jun 282015
       

      Emergency Triage (Paperback)

      By (author): ALSG

      The Manchester Triage System (MTS), the most widely used emergency medical triage system in the UK and Europe, is employed to prioritise the treatment of tens of millions of patients each year. MTS utilises an easy-to-understand and safe, risk-based system of prioritisation.

      Emergency Triage contains all the information necessary for an MTS user: as such, it is an essential text for all emergency department staff, in particular triage nurses. The book is both a training tool and a reference for daily use.

      Well-organized and well-written Updated evidence-based concepts of triage for modern emergency departments New charts for abuse and neglect in childhood, unwell newborn, unwell baby A new approach to fever in childhood An introduction to telephone triage and advice

      This book is a must-have tool for all practitioners working in emergency and urgent care.

      Titles of related interest: Paediatric Emergency Triage 9781118299012 Telephone Triage and Advice 9781118369388

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