Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780199230921

Punit Ramrakha; Kevin Moore; Amir H. Sam
912 Pages
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103 x 183 mm
Pub date
Apr 2010
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The best-selling Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine is an up-to-date, practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. This third edition has been revised throughout to include the most up-to-date guidelines and treatment management plans. A new junior author ensures that the content remains relevant and accessible to all medics approaching acute medicine for the first time. This edition includes a new chapter which focuses on common presentations, and quick reference boxes throughout highlight top priorities in the management of each condition. The section on practical procedures has also been expanded to include core competencies for the Foundation Programme. With brand new figures and clinical tips from the experienced authors, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine remains the must-have resource for all those dealing with acute illness.


1. Cardiac emergencies
2. Respiratory emergencies
3. Gastroenterological emergencies
4. Renal emergencies
5. Shock
6. Neurological emergencies
7. Infectious diseases
8. Emergencies in HIV
9. Endocrine emergencies
10. Haematological emergencies
11. Rheumatological emergencies
12. Dermatological emergencies
13. Psychiatric emergencies
14. Drug overdoses
15. Practical procedures
16. Differential diagnosis

About the author: 

Punit Ramrakha, Consultant Cardiologist, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK and Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK; Kevin Moore, Professor of Hepatology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College, London, UK; Amir Sam, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, UK

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