Emergency Medicine - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780729543019, 9780729587259

Emergency Medicine

7th Edition

The Principles of Practice

Authors: Sascha Fulde Gordian W. O. Fulde
eBook ISBN: 9780729587259
eBook ISBN: 9780729587235
eBook ISBN: 9780729587242
Paperback ISBN: 9780729543019
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 24th July 2020
Page Count: 1348

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Gordian Fulde AO, a mainstay of emergency medicine in Australia, continues to author this indispensable reference along with Sascha Fulde and a considered selection of influential emergency medicine clinicians. The strength of Emergency Medicine undoubtedly lies with its combination of expertise, experience and contemporary content.

This premier text offers accessible evidence-based clinical management and treatment advice that can be incorporated seamlessly into the daily demands of the emergency medicine environment. The comprehensive scope of content coverage ensures readers – both students and clinicians – are well equipped with the practical nous to succeed in the demanding world of emergency medicine.

Table of Contents

  1. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    2. The airway, ventilation and procedural sedation
    3. Resuscitation procedures
    4. Trauma
    5. Shock
    6. Major haemorrhage
    7. Burns
    8. Patient transport, retrieval and pre-hospital care
    9. The seriously ill patient: tips and traps
    10. The approach to the patient with chest pain or dyspnoea
    11. Acute coronary syndromes
    12. Clinical electrocardiography and arrhythmia management
    13. Respiratory emergencies: the acutely breathless patient
    14. Haemoptysis
    15. Acute pulmonary oedema
    16. Venous thromboembolic disease: deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    17. Neurological emergencies
    18. Poisoning and overdose
    19. Drugs and alcohol
    20. Endocrine emergencies
    21. Acid–base and electrolyte disorders
    22. Geriatric care
    23. Infectious diseases
    24. The immunosuppressed patient
    25. Emergency department haematology
    26. Gastrointestinal emergencies
    27. Neurosurgical emergencies
    28. Aortic and vascular emergencies
    29. Orthopaedic emergencies
    30. Urological emergencies
    31. Wounds
    32. Pain management in the emergency department
    33. Paediatric emergencies
    34. Gynaecological emergencies
    35. Sexual assault and domestic violence
    36. Surprise! The baby is coming
    37. Hand injuries and care
    38. Ophthalmic emergencies
    39. Ear, nose and throat (ENT) emergencies
    40. Management of dental emergencies
    41. Psychiatric, mental health presentations
    42. Dermatological emergencies
    43. Drowning
    44. Envenomation
    45. Electrical injuries
    46. Hypothermia and hyperthermia
    47. Mass-casualty incidents, chemical, biological and
    radiological hazard contingencies
    48. Diagnostic imaging in emergency patients
    49. Ultrasound in emergency medicine
    50. X-ray and CT common misses
    51. Test ordering: blood results, CSF analysis, pleural fluid analysis, ascitic fluid analysis and joint fluid analysis, choosing wisely
    52. Nursing and allied health advanced practice and adjunct roles
    53. Emergency medicine in a rural setting
    54. Caring for Indigenous patients
    55. Students’ guide to the emergency department
    56. A guide for interns, residents, medical officers working in emergency medicine
    57. So it’s your first night shift ‘in charge’—how to manage the department
    58. So you had a bad shift . . .
    59. Useful resources: FOAM resources, podcasts and online emergency medicine material
    60. Career, lifestyle and success
    61. Career in emergency medicine: workplace-based assessment
    62. Administration and governance in the ED
    63. Rules, confidentiality, legal matters


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About the Authors

Sascha Fulde

Affiliations and Expertise

Emergency Specialist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sutherland Hospital, Sydney, NSW Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Gordian W. O. Fulde

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Emergency The Sydney Hospital, Sydney, NSW Stream Director, Critical Care, South Eastern Sydney Local Health Care District Professor, Emergency Medicine, Notre Dame and New South Wales Universities Former Director, Emergency, St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW