Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

Author: Michael Perry (FRCS.)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198529104

Category: Medical

Page: 462

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The first book in an exciting new series, Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies provides the reader with a working approach to the diagnosis and management of patients in casualty. The book covers how to diagnose and manage all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick, so this book comprises short notes, illustrations, and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. Where possible, the book covers one topic per one to three pages and uses a series of four icons to allow rapid identification of the degree of urgency. This system will help the reader identify the urgency of each condition presented.* A multidisciplinary group of senior clinicians present invaluable advice gained from personal experience* Topics are grouped into anatomical and pathological categories to aid rapid look-up* Includes a series of four icons to distinguish clearly the degree of urgency in which the emergency must be treated

Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Luke Cascarini,Clare Schilling,Ben Gurney,Peter Brennan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199583293

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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A quick-reference, introductory guide to the essential information which a practitioner needs to know and understand when working in oral and maxillofacial medicine. Practical and concise, this handbook is the definitive guide to all common complaints and presentations.

Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Author: Nigel D. Robb,Jason Leitch

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198529316

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 158

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Although rare, when medical emergencies occur in the dental setting they require a sound understanding of what action to take, to ensure that the emergency is dealt with quickly. Dental students and dental practitioners must be able to carry out first aid, including the principles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and its practice. They should also be able to recognise and take appropriate action in situations such as anaphylactic reaction, hypoglycaemia, upper respiratory obstruction, cardiac arrest, fits, and haemorrhage. This essential, practical guide on how to diagnose and manage medical emergencies in dentistry covers the theory behind emergency management, in conjunction with practical tips and training so that all members of the dental team are able to deal with uncommon but potentially tragic events.

Key Topics in Accident and Emergency Medicine

Author: D Burke,Dr Derek Burke,Roy Evans

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203450477

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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The second edition of Key Topics in Accident and Emergency Medicine provides essential information on acute injuries and sudden illness which commonly present themselves at Accident and Emergency Departments. The book has been comprehensively updated to take account of changes in Accident and Emergency practice and features increased coverage of paediatric emergencies.

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing

Author: Robert Crouch OBE,Alan Charters,Mary Dawood,Paula Bennett

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192519549

Category: Medical

Page: 832

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Emergency nursing requires rapid assessment and decision-making. Often nurses are required to make sense of considerable amounts of information and act on it. The Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing provides an essential resource when time is short and the need for practical clinical guidance is paramount. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect new guidelines and approaches which have impacted emergency nursing in recent years. This handbook provides clear, focussed information that will aid all areas of patient assessment and management in emergency care. The concise format will enable the reader to quickly locate the information needed and provides alerts regarding critical 'must-dos' for ill adults and children. The skills section provides a quick summary of the many clinical skills needed in emergency care, ideal as an introduction for the uninitiated and as a refresher for skills performed infrequently. Additionally, this second edition has been expanded to cover nursing in major trauma and emergencies in the elderly. This handbook will empower nurses to deliver excellence in emergency care. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for qualified and student nurses, and to all health care professionals working in the emergency care setting.

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt,Robin N. Illingworth,Colin A. Graham,Kerstin Hogg,Colin Robertson,Michael Clancy

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191016055

Category: Medical

Page: 772

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Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

Emergencies in Clinical Medicine

Author: Piers Page,Greg Skinner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199202524

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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This book is an easy-to-use guide to the management of common medical emergencies. Emergencies nearly always present first to the junior doctor, either as a result of direct observation on the ward, or a phone call from nursing staff when on call. The key to their management is timely recognition and intervention. This book gives the junior doctor and senior medical student the confidence to do this. The text covers emergencies from both a problem-based and disease-based approach, with the book being divided into two sections - presentations and diseases. Cross-referencing between these two sections enables quick reference under pressure, with clear, step-by-step instructions and advice on when and who to call for help.

Emergencies in Sports Medicine

Author: Julian Redhead,Jonathan Gordon

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019164515X

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Part of the bestselling Emergencies in ... series, Emergencies in Sports Medicine is the ideal book for any doctor to keep in their kitbag or locker. This essential easy-to-use guide provides guidance on the immediate care for patients with sporting injuries. The portable format, practical approach and easy-reference layout mean that information can be rapidly found in emergency situations. Covering every type of sporting emergency from head injuries to altitude sickness, this crucial volume appeals to a wide audience, from the doctor involved directly in sports medicine to the doctor who occasionally watches their children play sport and is concerned that they will occasionally be called upon to give medical advice. It will also appeal to allied health professionals involved in any aspect of sport. The book will also help organizers to plan in advance for larger sporting events.

Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences

Author: Hugh Devlin,Rebecca Craven

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191077887

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Practical, comprehensive, and concise, the Oxford Handbook of Integrated Dental Biosciences has been designed to reflect problem-based teaching scenarios, with extensive diagrams and illustrations to aid clinical understanding of the main text. Summary and key point boxes have been incorporated throughout to allow quick reference and easy assimilation of the content. Formally known as the Oxford Handbook of Applied Dental Sciences, this second edition has been completely rewritten by a brand new author team, to closely integrate the non-clinical and clinical aspects of dentistry. Featuring separate sections detailing the relevant clinical application and putting the science into context, this handbook is ideal for dental students, dental trainees studying for higher qualifications, and practitioners as a useful aide memoire.

Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Ian Shaw,Chandra Kumar,Chris Dodds

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199564213

Category: Medical

Page: 337

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The Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an authoritative, evidence based textbook on oral, dental, and maxillofacial surgery: one of the most common indications for anaesthesia worldwide. Written by experts in the field, including experienced clinicians, teachers, and examiners, the textbook covers all clinical areas of anaesthesia for oral and maxillofacial surgery, including; anatomy, pre-assessment, difficult airways, regional anaesthesia, and imaging, as well as the essentials of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial surgery for revalidation. The online version of the Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint.

Anesthesia Emergencies

Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson

Publisher: OUP Us

ISBN: 0199377278

Category: Anesthetic emergencies

Page: 480

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Anesthesia Emergencies contains relevant step-by-step information on how to detect, manage, and treat complications and emergencies during the perioperative period. Concisely written, highlighted sections on immediate management and risk factors reinforce essential points for easy memorization, while consistent organization and checklists provide ease of learning and clarity. Anesthesia providers will find this book an indispensable resource, describing assessment and treatment of life-threatening situations, including airway, thoracic, surgical, pediatric, and cardiovascular emergencies. The second edition contains a revised table of contents which presents topics in order of their priority during emergencies, as well as two new chapters on crisis resource management and disaster medicine.

Emergencies in Psychiatry

Author: Basant Puri,Ian Treasaden

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198530803

Category: Medical

Page: 339

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This essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in psychiatry. It enables readers to understand how to assess and manage such cases and how to manoeuvre successfully through the practical difficulties that may arise whilst avoiding medical, psychiatric and legal pitfalls.

Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Author: Jonathan P. Wyatt,Robin N. Illingworth,Colin A. Graham,Kerstin Hogg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199589569

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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This handbook provides practical, accessible guidelines on a huge range of situations that present to the emergency department. Deliberately precise and prescriptive, it gives up-to-date step-by-step advice on presentation, investigation, diagnosis, emergency treatment and further referral for adult and paediatric patients.

Oxford American Handbook of Emergency Medicine

Author: Jeremy Brown,J. P. Wyatt,R. N. Illingworth,M. J. Clancy,P. Munro

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199779482

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of 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. Part of the most popular medical handbook series in the world, the Oxford American Handbook of Emergency Medicine is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. It is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by an acclaimed team of authors, this Handbook presents information in a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Emergency Medicine? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Author: Judith Collier,Murray Longmore,Keith Amarakone

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199591180

Category: Medical

Page: 858

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Now in its 25th year, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties has been fully revised and updated by a trusted author team to bring you practical, up-to-date clinical advice and a unique outlook on the practice of medicine. Twelve books in one, this is the ultimate guide to the core clinical specialties for students, junior doctors, and specialists. Guided by specialists and junior doctors, the ninth edition of this handbook sees fully revised and updated artwork, references, and clinical advice. This edition maintains its unique perspective on patient care, drawing on literature, history, and philosophy to encourage the reader to broaden their definition of medicine. Fully cross-referenced to the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, this is essential book contains everything needed for training, revision, and clinical practice.

Emergencies in Paediatrics and Neonatology

Author: Stuart Crisp,Jo Rainbow

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019960553X

Category: Medical

Page: 547

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The second edition of this essential handbook provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in paediatrics and neonatology, from the immediately life-threatening to the smaller but urgent problems that may arise.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Author: Keith Allman,Iain Wilson,Aidan O'Donnell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198719418

Category: Anesthesia

Page: 1266

View: 787

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Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised to follow the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. Now including brand new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, enhanced recovery and intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Whether you are studying, just starting out in practice, or an experienced practitioner in need of a revision tool, this handbook is your essential companion.