This comprehensive picture atlas identifies the many conditions for which visual cues significantly guide or expedite diagnosis, treatment and disposition in the emergency department. A brief accompanying text includes: description, diagnosis, associated conditions, clinical pearls, differential diagnosis, ED treatment and disposition and references.
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The grotesque has an allure that cannot be denied, and the Atlas of Emergency Medicine is a study in that fascination. But it's also an excellent reference for paramedics and EMTs. Full of color photos identifying femur fractures, lymphangitis, digital clubbing, and scarlet fever, the book is divided between "Regional Anatomy" (covering facial trauma, chest and abdominal conditions, extremity trauma, and the like) and "Specialty Areas" (with pediatric and environmental conditions, child abuse, and microscopic findings). With glistening photos of conditions such as sublingual ranula and suppurative parotidsialoadenitis plus pictures distinguishing between dry, wet, and gas gangrene, the atlas is an emergency room necessity that has addictive appeal for nonprofessionals with strong stomachs.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11007035202X
Book Description McGraw-Hill. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 007035202X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0926722
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-132-X2-7764007