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Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine and Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care Pack (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780199645961

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¥9,493
Author: 
Jonathan P. Wyatt; Robin N. Illingworth; Colin A. Graham; Kerstin Hogg; Ian Greaves; Keith Porter
Pages
1500 Pages
Format
Multiple Copy Pack
Size
107 x 186 mm
Pub date
Mar 2012
Series
Oxford Medical Handbooks
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The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine Fourth Edition and the Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care are bundled together in a pack that represents excellent value for money. The combination of two practical handbooks presents a package essential to every doctor with an interest in emergency medicine and pre-hospital care. Fully revised and updated, the fourth edition of theOxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, and written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up-to-date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. Following the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs, and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice. The Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care provides the reader with authoritative, evidence-based advice on the assessment and management of pre-hospital care emergencies. It is designed to provide information for all immediate care practitioners including doctors, paramedics, emergency care practitioners, nurses, and voluntary aid society members. The Oxford Handbook format and size make its content readily accessible and it can be carried easily in jackets or other personal protective clothing. Each section defines the important clinical features of the named condition and includes boxes containing essential advice. The treatment section incorporates national and international guidelines and protocols where available and reflects contemporary best practice. Topics include scene safety, personal protective equipment, basic and advanced life support, head injuries, chest injuries, abdominal and pelvic injuries, spinal injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, mass gathering incidents, major incidents, burns, and all other related problems. The authors have broad experience in pre-hospital care including civilian and military practice in various fields such as medical emergencies, road traffic collisions, entrapments, ballistic trauma, and major incidents. This is the essential quick-reference guide to pre-hospital medicine.

Index: 

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE FOURTH EDITION
1. General approach
2. Life-threatening emergencies
3. Medicine
4. Toxicology
5. Infectious diseases
6. Environmental emergencies
7. Analgesia and anaesthesia
8. Major trauma
9. Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics
10. Surgery
11. Ophthalmology
12. Ear, nose, and throat
13. Obstetrics and gynaecology
14. Psychiatry
15. Paediatric emergencies
OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PRE-HOSPITAL CARE
1. An approach to pre-hospital care
2. Acute medical and surgical problems
3. Trauma
4. Formulary
5. Analgesia and anaesthesia
6. Poisoning and substance abuse
7. Acute psychiatric emergencies
8. Paediatrics
9. The hostile environment
10. Major incident management and triage
11. Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) incidents
12. Emergency obstetrics and gynaecology
13. Patient rescue and transportation
14. Sporting events and mass gatherings

About the author: 

Keith Porter is a Consultant Trauma Surgeon and an Immediate Care Practitioner. Qualifying originally in London but doing much of his higher surgical training in the West Midlands, he was originally appointed Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the Birmingham Accident Hospital in 1986. With changes in hospital practice he is now Senior Trauma Surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham. He is also an active immediate care practitioner working both in urban practice in Birmingham and also in rural practice in Hereford and Worcester. He is the Medical Director of the West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation (CARE) team and actively involved in both the delivery of pre-hospital care and education within the region. ; Ian Greaves qualified at the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1986. He trained in General Medicine and Emergency Medicine, joined the British Army and was appointed Consultant in 1997. He was appointed to Visiting Professor in Emergency Medicine at the University of Teesside in 2002. He is author or editor of several books and numerous chapters and papers on emergency medicine, trauma and pre-hospital care. He is Chairman of the Research Committee, Member of the Speciality Advisory Board and Member of the Management Board of the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care.

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