Acute Medicine

Author: Declan O'Kane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781907904912

Category: Medical

Page: 478

View: 687

Acute Medicine 2eis a current and concise guide to hospital emergency medicine for registrars, junior doctors and medical students working on the wards. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to incorporate the latest treatment guidelines. It has been substantially rewritten and streamlined to enable the reader to access the pertinent information even more quickly. It is not just a list of instructions, but contains pathophysiology and useful clinical pearls: * detailed management of acute medical and surgical emergencies, including in pregnancy * general ward management issues * descriptions of key procedures * normal laboratory values * emergency drug formulary Acute Medicine 2eis available in two formats (the content is exactly the same in both): - A pocket-sized black and white paperback (ISBN 9781907904912) - A spiral bound, larger format, full colour version (ISBN 9781911510086) From reviews of the first edition: "This new book by Dr O'Kane is a very useful and interesting book directed towards Medical registrars but also with many positive features for anyone from Medical Student to Consultants... [It] works through groups of emergencies according to speciality and organ grouping. This is helpful as it enables the reader to link the different differentials together well. It also tries to signpost all the different conditions in relation to the Acute Medicine and General Internal Medicine curriculums. There is also an excellent section on fluid prescription, outlining what each fluid option contains along with potential fluid prescriptions in relation to the daily needs of the human body. Each clinical problem is presented in a clear and logical format, beginning with the things to ask or think about when receiving a referral - much as junior doctors would do in a real clinical situation. The book also includes an excellent 'general management' section, which covers important aspects of the assessment of mental capacity and considerations to make when discharging a patient - things which are often poorly taught in other settings. All of the clinical procedures are described in some level of detail - not enough to learn to do the procedure but enough to signpost as well as getting the reader to think about why it is needed and any associated risks." - Journal for Acute Medicine, October 2015 "O'Kane's Acute Medicine 2015 is a fantastic text for any doctor regardless of their grade. However, it is of particular use to the junior hospital doctor. The book covers a huge array of pathology and knowledge in a succinct and accessible way with easy to use chapters with superb explanations throughout. I am currently working in A+E and have found this book invaluable. In particular the chapters covering procedures and the excellent formulary have helped me on several occasions. All of this is accentuated by the size of the book, which is genuinely pocket sized. This book is an essential text for all junior doctors." - A junior hospital doctor

Spinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition

Principles & Practice

Author: Diana D. Cardenas, MD, MHA

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781935281771

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 4547

A Doody's Core Title 2012 The thoroughly revised Second Edition of this authoritative reference continues to define the standard of care for the field of spinal cord medicine. Encompassing all of the diseases and disorders that may a!ect the proper functioning of the spinal cord or spinal nerves, this comprehensive volume provides a state of the art review of the principles of care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to patients with spinal cord injuries. Expert contributors from multiple disciplines cover topics ranging from acute medical and surgical management of specific problems to cutting-edge research, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction, neurologic and musculoskeletal issues, advanced rehabilitation techniques and technologies, functional outcomes, and psychosocial care. While comprehensive in scope, Spinal Cord Medicine offers practical guidance for physicians and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with SCI, multiple sclerosis, and other spinal cord disorders. The Second Edition has been completely updated to fully reflect current science and practice. Each section has been re-ordered to better present information and the Second Edition brings in many new authors and topics, more diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, and contains 18 entirely new chapters. Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, reflects the breadth and depth of this multi-faceted specialty. Involving over 150 authors from more than 20 fields of medicine, it is a trusted reference for anyone who works with spinal cord patients and strives to deliver superior clinical care and improve outcomes.

Clinical Intensive Care and Acute Medicine

Author: Ken Hillman,Gillian Bishop

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139449366

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 8429

This new edition provides an accessible account of the essentials of intensive care medicine. The core of the book focuses on areas common to all critically ill patients including fluid therapy, sedation, shock, infection and other central topics. This key understanding of basic pathophysiological principles provides an excellent launch pad for the section on individual disease entities encompassing haematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, the respiratory system, cardiovascular pathology, poisoning and neurology. Economic and ethical issues are also covered, and the text is supported by numerous problem-oriented guidelines to help the care provider tackle real-life practical problems as encountered in the ICU. In the same spirit, wherever possible, the authors provide precise and meaningful advice, rather than bland generalisations. This new edition reflects the excitement, challenges and uniqueness of intensive care medicine, for the benefit of all residents, trainees, nursing staff and paramedics attached to the ICU.

Essential Guide to Acute Care

Author: Nicola Cooper,Kirsty Forrest,Paul Cramp

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405172304

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 3168

What you really need to know, but no one told you. The Essential Guide to Acute Care contains everything you really need to know about acute care that you can’t find in a standard textbook and have probably never been taught before. Starting with the concept of patients at risk, the Essential Guide to Acute Care explains how to recognise and manage the generic altered physiology that accompanies acute illness. The principles of acute care are explained simply yet comprehensively. Throughout the book ‘mini-tutorials’ expand on the latest thinking or controversies, and practical case histories reinforce learning at the end of each chapter. The chapters are designed to be read by individuals or used for group tutorials in acute care. Extensively rewritten and updated, this second edition is essential reading for anyone who looks after acutely ill adults, including: Foundation Programme trainees and trainers Trainees in medicine, surgery, anaesthesia and emergency medicine Final year medical students Nursing staff and allied professionals working in critical care

Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Author: Punit S. Ramrakha,Kevin Moore,Amir Sam

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199230927

Category: Medical

Page: 869

View: 4551

This practical guide to the management of emergency situations in everyday clinical practice contains details on how to treat acute medical emergencies and how to provide treatment for the patient while awaiting specialist help.

"Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition"

Principles and Practice

Author: Nathan D. Zasler, MD,Douglas I. Katz, MD,Ross D. Zafonte,David B. Arciniegas, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1936287277

Category: Medical

Page: 1480

View: 431

With 25 new chapters, Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury.

Survival Guide to Acute Medicine

Author: Lee Kang Hoe

Publisher: NUS Press

ISBN: 9789971693633

Category: Medical

Page: 186

View: 1420

"Survival Guide to Acute Medicine is a quick reference for emergency medicine, written by the various specialists from National University Hospital and National University of Singapore. The handy format provides rapid and succinct information, making it indispensable for medical students and house staff, as well as paramedics working under difficult circumstances." "Survival Guide to Acute Medicine was first published in 1998 and reprinted several times. This second edition was comprehensively updated and reorganised in 2006."--BOOK JACKET.

Das ICU-Buch

Praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino,Götz Geldner,Tilmann Müller-Wolff

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437170325

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 3921

Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben

Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Second Edition

Author: Binita Shah,Michael Lucchesi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071745300

Category: Medical

Page: 912

View: 4074

More than 1,600 high-quality clinical images facilitate fast, accurate visual diagnosis in pediatric emergencies The Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2e gives you rapid access to the visual cues, diagnostic signs and symptoms, and acute treatment for all pediatric emergencies. The Editors and Contributors have compiled an extraordinary collection of their best clinical photographs and imaging studies and combined them with concise, logically organized text. Features: More than 1,600 top-quality clinical photographs and imaging Content that spans infancy through adolescence Comprehensive coverage of disorders organized by body systems, including trauma A consistent presentation provides immediate access to clinical features, differential diagnosis, treatment and disposition, and clinical pearls

Clinical Pain Management Second Edition: Acute Pain

Author: Pamela Macintyre,David Rowbotham,Suellen Walker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340940093

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 632

View: 6271

Acute Pain brings coverage of this diverse area together in a single comprehensive clinical reference, from the basic mechanisms underlying the development of acute pain, to the various treatments that can be applied to control it in different clinical settings. Much expanded in this second edition, the volume reflects the huge advances that continue to be made in acute pain management. Part One examines the basic aspects of acute pain and its management, including applied physiology and development neurobiology, the drugs commonly used in therapy, assessment, measurement and history-taking, post-operative pain management and its relationship to outcome, and preventive analgesia. Part Two reviews the techniques used for the management of acute pain. Methods of drug delivery and non-pharmacological treatments including psychological therapies in adults and children and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation are considered here. Part Three looks at the many clinical situations in which acute pain can arise, and the methods of treatment that may be suitable in each circumstance, whether the patient is young or old, has pain due to surgery, trauma, medical illness or childbirth, or is undergoing rehabilitation. Issues specific to the management of acute pain in the developing world are also covered here.

Hospital Medicine

Author: Robert M. Wachter,Lee Goldman (MD.),Harry Hollander

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781747271

Category: Medical

Page: 1290

View: 9744

Now thoroughly updated, this resource offers practical, evidence-based guidelines for the care of hospitalized patients. The only book geared directly and exclusively to inpatient management, this guide is edited by national leaders in the hospital field.

Medical Neuropsychology

Second Edition

Author: Meryl Butters,Sue R. Beers,Ralph E. Tarter,Kathleen L. Edwards,David H. van Thiel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306463709

Category: Psychology

Page: 346

View: 2327


The Acupuncturist's Guide to Conventional Medicine, Second Edition

Author: Clare Stephenson

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 085701255X

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 9416

Offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine, this unique textbook enables students and practitioners of Chinese medicine to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and treatments. Acupuncture practitioners increasingly find themselves working alongside Western healthcare professionals. Now in its second edition, this book is a guide to conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments, and using examples drawn from the author's experience and knowledge of TCM it encourages reflection on how these diagnoses may be interpreted from a more holistic medical perspective. It includes introductory sections on physiology, pathology and pharmacology, chapters devoted to the physiological systems of the body and the conventional approach to the treatment of diseases that can affect them, and information on dealing with patients in practice. Accompanying online material, including self-testing questions and answers and checklists for revision, is available for those wishing to use the text for systematic study.

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine Second Edition

Author: Alex Liakos,Martin Hill

Publisher: Oxford Assess and Progress

ISBN: 0199674043

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 2392

With over 460 SBAs and EMQs, extensive feedback, illustrations, and cross-references to the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine, Second Edition is the ultimate revision resource for medical students and junior doctors.

Acute Clinical Medicine

Author: Parveen June Kumar,Michael L. Clark

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702027413

Category: Medical

Page: 742

View: 5678

"The aim of Acute Clinical Medicine is to provide guidance for young doctors and senior medical students on the management of patients with acute medical problems. The book consists of short descriptions of over 200 problems frequently encountered when 'on take' or 'on call'. Each problem is discussed under standard headings: common causes, predisposing factors, pathology, pathophysiology and prognosis. Important points are highlighted in boxes, as are vital investigations."--BOOK JACKET.

Spinal Cord Medicine, Second Edition

Principles & Practice

Author: Vernon W. Lin, MD, PhD,Christopher M. Bono, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1935281771

Category: Medical

Page: 1139

View: 2223

Praise for the First Edition "An injured spinal cord adversely affects more organ systems than virtually any other disease entity and requires the ongoing attention of physicians in multiple specialties. This comprehensive book details the wide range of care needed for the management of this chronic condition...This book is essential reading for specialists in rehabilitation medicine, and it is likely to become the standard textbook for specialists in spinal cord injury medicine. It will also be an important resource for primary care and emergency room physicians, internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, urologists, othopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and others who care for patients with spinal cord injuries." -- New England Journal of Medicine "...the most definitive text book written on the subject... well referenced and up to date and undoubtedly deserves a place in any rehabilitation library." -- The World Federation For Neurorehabilitation