This book has been written primarily for the medical students, medical officers and others, especially those working as a team in the department of accident and emergency (A&E). Accident and emergency has emerged as a specialty, stressing on the knowledge and medical skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and management of the acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age groups with the coverage of physical and behavioral disorders. It is a specialty in which time is critical. This book is intended to serve as a useful reference, on widely accepted techniques currently available for finding causes, clinical diagnosis, investigations, and management of acute medical emergencies, and other common disorders. The contents of this book are presented as separate sections, anyone of which is complete in itself, i.e. management of emergencies/ disorders has been described fully, for example, initial emergency treatment by the accident and emergency staff, followed by further definitive treatment provided with the help of referred specialists in the accident and emergency or by the referred specialists in their respective departments, depending upon the infrastructure of the hospital.This book aims to guide the physician who treats the patient in the accident and emergency department on how to keep adequate records of history, physical examination, investigation, and management of cases. An attempt has been made to mention the acute emergencies, and at the same time make mention of the other common disorders for which the patients use to visit the department of accident and emergency for consultation and treatment. Special mention has been made about examination and management of acute emergency cases on priority basis, especially while dealing with multiple emergencies.

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Author(s)P S Kapoor
BindingHard Cover
Publish YearJanuary 2012