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The ABCDE Approach

Ruslan Zinchenko

Medical and Surgical Emergencies is based around the ABCDE (Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Everything Else) approach to the acutely unwell patient , and is designed specifically for medical students ad junior doctors. This approach is frequently taught in medical schools and is used in healthcare systems worldwide. The book is scenario-based where readers can work through each case and learn how to manage the acutely unwell patient. Following each case there are a set of questions in a viva format.

It is divided into chapters based on different medical and surgical specialities. Each chapter contains several scenarios on common emergencies in those specialities. The style is interactive and encourages usage among small groups in preparation for examinations. The user-friendly layout makes it easy and enjoyable to work through.

This book is ideal for students and junior doctors revising for clinical exams, allowing them to learn new things about certain emergencies and to consolidate their knowledge.

1. Introduction to the ABCDE Approach. 2. Respiratory Emergencies. 3. Cardiac Emergencies. 4. Gastrointestinal and Surgical Emergencies. 5. Neurological Emergencies. 6. Endocrine Emergencies. 7. Electrolyte Emergencies. 8. Oncological Emergencies. 9. Haematological Emergencies. 10. Poisoning Emergencies. 11. Orthopaedic Emergencies. 12. Obstetric and Gynaecological Emergencies. 13. Paediatric Emergencies. 14. Psychiatric Emergencies. 15. ENT Emergencies. 16. Skin Related Emergencies

ISBN: 9781848291423
Publication: September 2017
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.95 $49.95

*Ideal for students and junior doctors rivising for clinical exams
*388 pages

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