Show Summary Details
Page of

Emergency department 

Emergency department
Emergency department

Tim Raine

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 December 2021


Head injury

Neck injury

Falls and collapse

Acutely painful limb emergency

Acute limb pain

Chronic limb pain

Limb swelling

Joint pain

Neck lumps


Groin lumps

Burns emergency


Anaphylaxis in adults

Hypotension emergency




Overdose emergency

Overdose and deliberate self-harm

Vaginal bleeding...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.