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Emergency department 

Emergency department
Chapter:
Emergency department
Author(s):

Tim Raine

, George Collins

, Catriona Hall

, Nina Hjelde

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198813538.003.0016
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date: 25 August 2019

This chapter explores the emergency department, including trauma, head injury, neck injury, falls and collapse, acutely painful limb emergency, acute limb pain, chronic limb pain, limb swelling, joint pain, neck lumps, ENT, groin lumps, burns and burns emergency, anaphylaxis in adults, hypotension emergency, hypotension, shock, pyrexia, overdose emergency, overdose and deliberate self-harm, vaginal bleeding, gynaecological causes of pain, contraception, early pregnancy (1st trimester), later pregnancy (2nd/3rd trimester), delivery, and after delivery (post-partum).

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