Examination Emergency Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729538961, 9780729578967

Examination Emergency Medicine

1st Edition

A Guide to the ACEM Fellowship Examination

Authors: Garry Wilkes Bronwyn Peirce Carole Foot Joseph Ting
eBook ISBN: 9780729578967
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 5th November 2009
Page Count: 220

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Examination Emergency Medicine  is a detailed fellowship exam guide to assist emergency medicine trainees; it is intended as a guide to supplement material available from ACEM and covers the preferred nature and format of question types that has evolved – for example a shift towards using photos that show clinical problems, rather than equipment or therapies in the VAQ section.

Key Features

    • style consistent with other titles in the ‘Examination" series
    • content and layout practical and relevant with sufficient detail to ensure substantial knowledge

    • covers general aspects about preparing for the Fellowship Examination, followed by information about the individual written and clinical components.
    • example questions and template answers for the written examination
    • provides an overview of clinical reasoning and clinical examination technique
    • detailed description of neurological examination


    Table of Contents




    How to use this book

    Acknowledgements & Disclaimer

    Chapter 1: Preparation for the Fellowship Examination

    Chapter 2: Multiple Choice Questions

    Chapter 3: Short Answer Questions

    Chapter 4: Visual Aid Questions

    Chapter 5: Long Cases

    Chapter 6: Short Cases

    Chapter 7: Structured Clinical Examination (SCE)

    Chapter 8: Publication / Presentation Requirement

    Chapter 9: The Medical Literature

    Part A – The Emergency Physician’s Guide to Basic Statistics

    Part B – An Overview of EBM

    Part C – Important Papers

    Index/ Glossary of terms

    Standard Abbreviations

    Glossary of terms



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    About the Author

    Garry Wilkes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director of Emergency Medicine, South West Area Health Service, Western Australia

    Bronwyn Peirce

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine, South West Area Health Service, Western Australia

    Carole Foot

    Affiliations and Expertise

    International Health Management Staff Specialist Intensive Care Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW Australia Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney

    Joseph Ting

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Staff Specialist; Mater Public Hospitals; Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Austraila