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Acute Medicine (2nd Edition)

  • Author: Declan O’kane
  • ISBN: 9789696374107
  • Publisher: Scion Publishing
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: November 30, 2017
  • Format: Paperback – 478 pages
  • Language: English


Acute Medicine 2e is 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, and its small-format design means it is easy to have handy in a pocket while on the wards. 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
Table of Contents
  1. Resuscitation
  2. The acutely ill patient
  3. Cardiology emergencies
  4. Respiratory emergencies
  5. Endocrine and diabetic emergencies
  6. Gastroenterology emergencies
  7. Hepatobiliary emergencies
  8. Haematological emergencies
  9. Infectious disease emergencies
  10. Renal and urological emergencies
  11. Neurological emergencies
  12. Rheumatological emergencies
  13. Ophthalmological emergencies
  14. Toxicology emergencies
  15. Medical emergencies in pregnancy
  16. Oncological emergencies
  17. Miscellaneous emergencies
  18. Dermatological emergencies
  19. General management
  20. Procedures
  21. Normal laboratory values
  22. Emergency drugs (use with BNF)
Additional information
Weight 0.330 kg

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