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Readership: Medical students, particularly those taking their Finals and foundation doctors, pre-clinical students and teaching staff.
Pawan Gupta, Consultant and Clinical Director, East & North Hertfordshire University Hospitals NHS Trust; Clinical teacher, Cambridge University Medical School and Educational Supervisor, UCL Medical School; PLAB Part 1 Panel member and PLAB OSCE Examiner; Membership and Fellowship examiner at the College of Emergency Medicine.
"This book was wonderful in helping me through my acute medical attachment and was a brilliant aid in revision for final exams. The mix of SBAs and EMQs was very useful in testing my knowledge and are the same style of those used in finals. Having detailed answers and feedback really helped me consolidate the more difficult topics. With each question assigned a 'star rating' I know it will be useful in my future career when hopefully I shall be able to get more of the difficult questions right!'
Caroline Rance, Student, University of Southampton, School of Medicine"
"The new 'Oxford Assess and Progress' Emergency Medicine handbook is a superb learning resource for all junior doctors working in the Emergency Department. This innovative companion to the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine provides concise up to date information utilising real life scenarios, case histories and supporting clinical material. Addressing the wide spectrum of presentations to the specialty, this book immerses the reader in every day Emergency Medicine dilemmas, facilitating not only acquisition of concise up to date clinical information, but also improving critical thinking, management
prioritisation and clinical decision making. With 250 single best answers, detailed question feedback and numerous up to date references, the text is an excellent learning resource for junior doctors as well as an enjoyable revision tool for more senior doctors. Difficult to put down once you get started!
Patricia O'Connor, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Hairmyres Hospital, NHS Lanarkshire"
1: General approach
2: Life-threatening emergencies
5: Infectious diseases
6: Environmental emergencies
7: Analgesia and anaesthesia
8: Major trauma
9: Wounds, fractures, orthopaedics
12: Ear, nose and throat
13: Obstetrics and gynaecology
15: Paediatric emergencies