A major postgraduate textbook in emergency medicine, covering all the major topics that present to the trainee doctor in the emergency department.
- 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.
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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- © Churchill Livingstone 2009
- 12th June 2009
- Churchill Livingstone
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Consultant Emergency Physician, Lismore Base Hospital, Lismore, NSW, Australia
Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
UWA Departemnt of Emergency Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia
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
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.
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.