Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice, 2-Volume Set - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9781455706051, 9780323247726

Rosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice, 2-Volume Set

8th Edition

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Authors: John Marx Robert Hockberger Ron Walls
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455706051
eBook ISBN: 9780323247726
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 15th August 2013
Page Count: 2808


2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Medicine category!

Rely on Rosen's Emergency Medicine for the latest answers on every facet of emergency medicine practice. For decades, this medical reference book has set the standard in emergency medicine, offering unparalleled comprehensiveness, clarity, and authority - to help you put the latest and best knowledge to work for your patients in the ER.

Key Features

  • Practice confidently with easily actionable, dependable guidance on the entire breadth of emergency medicine topics.
  • Get expert guidance on how to approach specific clinical presentations in the ER. The "Cardinal Presentations Section" provides quick and easy reference to differential diagnosis and directed testing for fever in the adult patient; dizziness and vertigo; chest pain; and over 20 other frequently seen presentations in the emergency department.

Table of Contents


Part I. Fundamental Clinical Concepts

Section One. Critical Management Principles

1. Airway

2. Mechanical Ventilation and Noninvasive Ventilatory Support

3. Pain Management

4. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

5. Monitoring the Emergency Patient

6. Shock

7. Blood and Blood Components

8. Brain Resuscitation

9. Adult Resuscitation

10. Pediatric Resuscitation

11. Neonatal Resuscitation

Section Two. Cardinal Presentations

12. Fever in the Adult Patient

13. Weakness

14. Cyanosis

15. Syncope

16. Depressed Consciousness and Coma

17. Confusion

18. Seizures

19. Dizziness and Vertigo

20. Headache

21. Diplopia

22. Red and Painful Eye

23. Sore Throat

24. Hemoptysis

25. Dyspnea

26. Chest Pain

27. Abdominal Pain

28. Jaundice

29. Nausea and Vomiting

30. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

31. Diarrhea

32. Constipation

33. Acute Pelvic Pain in Women

34. Vaginal Bleeding

35. Back Pain

Part II. Trauma

Section One. General Concepts

36. Multiple Trauma

37. Trauma in Pregnancy

38. Pediatric Trauma

39. Geriatric Trauma

40. Injury Prevention and Control

Section Two. System Injuries

41. Head Injury

42. Facial Trauma

43. Spinal Injuries

44. Neck

45. Thoracic Trauma

46. Abdominal Trauma

47. Genitourinary System

48. Peripheral Vascular Injury

Section Three. Orthopedic Lesions

49. General Principles of Orthopedic Injuries

50. Hand

51. Wrist and Forearm

52. Humerus and Elbow

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About the Author

John Marx

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Chair Emeritus, Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

Robert Hockberger

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Chair Emeritus, Harbor–UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

Ron Walls

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts