Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Emergency Medicine is a dependable manual geared for quick reference any time. Each topic is covered in a two-page spread, offering concise, high-yield information in a quickly accessible format and the flexi
cover makes the book a rugged companion in the emergency department. Thin and light, it uses bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. This new handbook is ideal for students and residents who want a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the best selling Oxford Handbook Series.
Readership: Medical students, residents, clinicians.
Jeremy Brown, Research Director and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, USA, Jonathan P. Wyatt, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK, Robin N. Illingworth, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK, Michael J. Clancy, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Southampton General Hospital, UK, and Phillip T. Munro
"I only wish I had a book like this when I was working in a casualty department... This book is superb... It acts as a consultant, dispensing wise, experienced and practical advice." - Dr Harry Brown, univadis.co.uk
1: Approach to Common Presenting Complaints
2: Disorders by System
2.6: Ear, Nose, and Throat
2.8: Hematology and Oncology
2.9: Infectious Disease
2.12: Obstetrics and Gynecology
3: Rapid Management of Common Live-Threatening Emergencies
6: Reference Tables