Table of Contents

Introduction

Preface

Acknowledgements

Section 1 The fundamentals

1 Major body system examination

2 Shock and dehydration

3 Emergency database interpretation

4 Parenteral fluid therapy

5 Analgesia for the emergency patient

6 Oxygen supplementation

Section 2 Problem-orientated approach

7 Abnormal urine or urination

8 Acute abdomen

9 Acute diarrhoea

10 Acute red eye and pain

11 Acute vomiting

12 Cardiac dysrhythmias

13 Collapse

14 Cyanosis

15 Head tilt and nystagmus

16 Hyperthermia and pyrexia

17 Hypothermia

18 Jaundice

19 Pallor and approach to anaemia

20 Pelvic limb paresis and paralysis

21 Petechiae and ecchymoses

22 Regurgitation

23 Respiratory distress

24 Seizures

25 Sudden loss of vision

26 Urticaria, angioedema and anaphylaxis

27 Wounds and open fractures

Section 3 Specific disorders

28 The trauma patient

29 The acute abdomen

30 Toxicological emergencies

31 Cardiovascular emergencies

32 Respiratory emergencies

33 Haematological and haemostatic emergencies

34 Endocrine emergencies

35 Ocular emergencies

36 Urinary tract emergencies

37 Dystocia

38 Heatstroke

Section 4 Additional topics

39 Notes on sedation and general anaesthesia (with Simon Ripoll)

40 Notes on transfusion medicine

41 Notes on paediatric medicine

APPENDICES

MCQs

MCQs – Answers

Appendix 1 Drug formulary

Appendix 2 Procedures – equipment and techniques

Index

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
Electronic ISBN:
9780702049040

About the author

Shailen Jasani

THIS IS THE MAIN POSTAL ADDRESS - NOT HATFIELD!