"Survival Guide to Acute Medicine is a quick reference for emergency medicine, written by the various specialists from National University Hospital and National University of Singapore. The handy format provides rapid and succinct information, making it indispensable for medical students and house staff, as well as paramedics working under difficult circumstances." "Survival Guide to Acute Medicine was first published in 1998 and reprinted several times. This second edition was comprehensively updated and reorganised in 2006."--BOOK JACKET.
This new edition provides an accessible account of the essentials of intensive care medicine. The core of the book focuses on areas common to all critically ill patients including fluid therapy, sedation, shock, infection and other central topics. This key understanding of basic pathophysiological principles provides an excellent launch pad for the section on individual disease entities encompassing haematology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, the respiratory system, cardiovascular pathology, poisoning and neurology. Economic and ethical issues are also covered, and the text is supported by numerous problem-oriented guidelines to help the care provider tackle real-life practical problems as encountered in the ICU. In the same spirit, wherever possible, the authors provide precise and meaningful advice, rather than bland generalisations. This new edition reflects the excitement, challenges and uniqueness of intensive care medicine, for the benefit of all residents, trainees, nursing staff and paramedics attached to the ICU.
The Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine provides a handy and practical guide to the management of emergency situations in everyday clinical practice. It is aimed at the newly qualified doctor, following on from the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. It provides step-by-step details on the current diagnostic and management principles necessary to allow junior doctors to deal with medical emergencies safely and effectively. It assumes a basic knowlege of disease processes, physical examination skills, and medical terminology, and concentrates on therapeutic and diagnostic decisions. It will als
Offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine, this unique textbook enables students and practitioners of Chinese medicine to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and treatments. Acupuncture practitioners increasingly find themselves working alongside Western healthcare professionals. Now in its second edition, this book is a guide to conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments, and using examples drawn from the author's experience and knowledge of TCM it encourages reflection on how these diagnoses may be interpreted from a more holistic medical perspective. It includes introductory sections on physiology, pathology and pharmacology, chapters devoted to the physiological systems of the body and the conventional approach to the treatment of diseases that can affect them, and information on dealing with patients in practice. Accompanying online material, including self-testing questions and answers and checklists for revision, is available for those wishing to use the text for systematic study.
A Doody's Core Title 2012 The thoroughly revised Second Edition of this authoritative reference continues to define the standard of care for the field of spinal cord medicine. Encompassing all of the diseases and disorders that may a!ect the proper functioning of the spinal cord or spinal nerves, this comprehensive volume provides a state of the art review of the principles of care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to patients with spinal cord injuries. Expert contributors from multiple disciplines cover topics ranging from acute medical and surgical management of specific problems to cutting-edge research, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction, neurologic and musculoskeletal issues, advanced rehabilitation techniques and technologies, functional outcomes, and psychosocial care. While comprehensive in scope, Spinal Cord Medicine offers practical guidance for physicians and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with SCI, multiple sclerosis, and other spinal cord disorders. The Second Edition has been completely updated to fully reflect current science and practice. Each section has been re-ordered to better present information and the Second Edition brings in many new authors and topics, more diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, and contains 18 entirely new chapters. Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, reflects the breadth and depth of this multi-faceted specialty. Involving over 150 authors from more than 20 fields of medicine, it is a trusted reference for anyone who works with spinal cord patients and strives to deliver superior clinical care and improve outcomes.
Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine returns for a second edition with new questions, new illustrations, and updated cross-references to the ninth edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. This essential revision resource is packed with over 600 SBAs and EMQs that cover all the core aspects of clinical medicine to help you ace your Finals. Each question is accompanied by extensive feedback which explains not only the rationale behind the correct answer, but also why other options are incorrect. Cross-references to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine and other definitive sources such as NICE and Resuscitation Council guidelines point you in the right direction for further study. To help you revise efficiently, each question is ranked by difficulty, allowing you to track your progression and test the limits of your knowledge. Books in the Oxford Assess and Progress series are written and edited by practicing clinicians and experts in medical education who review each question is reviewed to ensure that the content is of the best standard and reflective of real medical Finals. Progress to exam success with the second edition of Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine.
"Herold: Internal Medicine" is a lecture oriented representation taking account of the topic catalogue for the medical examination for physicians. It is one of the leading textbooks of internal medicine in Germany, if not the leading one. Its enormous popularity is based on the facts that it represents the topics of internal medicine in an accurate and systematic form and that it has been updated every year since 1982. For further information please refer www.herold-internal-medicine.com and read the disclaimer.
"The aim of Acute Clinical Medicine is to provide guidance for young doctors and senior medical students on the management of patients with acute medical problems. The book consists of short descriptions of over 200 problems frequently encountered when 'on take' or 'on call'. Each problem is discussed under standard headings: common causes, predisposing factors, pathology, pathophysiology and prognosis. Important points are highlighted in boxes, as are vital investigations."--BOOK JACKET.