Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780443068195, 9780702049316

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine

3rd Edition

Authors: Lindsay Murray Peter Cameron George Jelinek Anne-Maree Kelly Anthony Brown
eBook ISBN: 9780702049316
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th June 2009
Page Count: 1048

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A major postgraduate textbook in emergency medicine, covering all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department.

Key Features

  • A comprehensive textbook of adult emergency medicine for trainee doctors - covers all the problems likely to present to a trainee in the emergency department.

  • Chapters are short and concise, with key point boxes (called "Essentials") at the beginning.

  • Also has boxes featuring controversial areas of treatment.

  • Practical and clinically orientated.

Table of Contents

Resuscitation. Critical care. Trauma. Orthopaedic Emergencies. Cardiovascular. Respiratory. Digestive. Neurology. Infectious diseases. Genitourinary. Endocrine. Metabolic. Haematology. Rheumatology and musculoskeltal. Dermatology. Eyes. Dental. ENT. Obstetrics and gynaecology. Psychiatric emergencies. Challenging situations. Pain relief. Ultrasound. Academic emergency medicine. Emergency medicine and the law. Emergency medical systems. Administration. Environmental. Toxicology. Toxinology.


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About the Author

Lindsay Murray

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Emergency Physician, Lismore Base Hospital, Lismore, NSW, Australia

Peter Cameron

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

George Jelinek

Affiliations and Expertise

UWA Departemnt of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia

Anne-Maree Kelly

Affiliations and Expertise

Academic Head of Emergency Medicine Joseph Epstein Centre for Emergency Medicine Research, Western Health, St Albans, Australia; Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Anthony Brown

Professor Tony Brown has written extensively in the medical literature, including a bestselling handbook on emergency medicine now in its seventh edition. He holds a conjoint academic teaching appointment at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, works full-time in clinical emergency medicine and is immediate past Editor-in-Chief of Emergency Medicine Australasia. He was awarded the inaugural Teaching Excellence Award 2001 at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine; the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award 2001 at the Royal Brisbane Hospital; and the Outstanding Teaching Award 2015 at the Royal Brisbane Clinical School, University of Queensland School of Medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Discipline of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, School of Medicine MD Program, University of Queensland, Brisbane. Senior Staff Specialist (Pre-Eminent Status), Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Brisbane.