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Oxford handbook of acute medicine

Author: Punit S Ramrakha; Kevin P Moore
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This ... guide to the management of the acutely ill patient relates pathophysiology to clinical features to help the reader make the diagnosis quickly. It identifies priorities for treatment and leads the reader, step-by-step through the management of the patient while awaiting specialist help. Wherever possible, published guidelines have been incorporated to ensure that the book reflects current, recommended  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Ramrakha, Punit S.
Oxford handbook of acute medicine.
Oxford ; New York ; Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)644244369
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Punit S Ramrakha; Kevin P Moore
ISBN: 0198520727 9780198520726
OCLC Number: 56694782
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 990 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Foreword to the first edition / John Ledingham --
1. Cardiac emergencies --
2. Respiratory emergencies --
3. Shock --
4. Infectious diseases --
5. Emergencies in HIV-positive patients --
6. Renal emergencies --
7. Neurological emergencies --
8. Psychiatric emergencies --
9. Endocrine emergencies --
10. Gastroenterological emergencies --
11. Haematological emergencies --
12. Rheumatological emergencies --
13. Dermatological emergencies --
14. Drug overdoses --
15. Disorders due to physical agents --
16. Practical procedures --
App. Change in names of certain medicinal substances.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of acute medicine
Responsibility: Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore.
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Treating acutely ill patients is one of the most demanding and stressful aspects of being a doctor. The aim of this book is to provide a source for doctors to access this information, to give them  Read more...

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