This title is a practical and comprehensive guide to the management of the acutely ill patient. It is a single source to the most up-to-date therapies and protocols. It presents the most recent treatment guidelines and evidence-based content that is up-to-date with the recent advances in clinical medicine. Topics covered include cardiac emergencies, respiratory emergencies, gastroenterological emergencies, renal emergencies, shock, neurological emergencies, infectious diseases, emergencies in human immunodeficiency virus, diabetes and endocrine emergencies, haematological emergencies, rheumatological emergencies, dermatological emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, drug overdoses, and practical procedures in acute medicine.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Cardiac emergencies Chapter 2 Respiratory emergencies Chapter 3 Gastroenterological emergencies Chapter 4 Renal emergencies Chapter 5 Shock Chapter 6 Neurological emergencies Chapter 7 Infectious diseases Chapter 8 Emergencies in HIV-positive patients Chapter 9 Diabetes and endocrine emergencies Chapter 10 Haematological emergencies Chapter 11 Rheumatological emergencies Chapter 12 Dermatological emergencies Chapter 13 Psychiatric emergencies Chapter 14 Drug overdoses Chapter 15 Practical procedures Chapter 16 Differential diagnosis of common presentations Chapter 17 Acute medicine and the older patient