A major revision of this problem-oriented text, covering common problems, trauma, and non-trauma emergencies in a popular, quick-access format, this work features clinically focused discussion of diagnosing and managing common emergency problems. It also features extensive algorithms to guide quick management, a comprehensive table of drugs commonly used in the ER, and illustrations, including ultrasound and CT images.
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Authoritative answers when time matters
“Truly emergency-channeled ... full of valuable advice on how to handle both trauma and non-trauma emergencies.”*
“Easy to consult and greatly practical ...”*
“Belongs in every Emergency Department ... CEDT saves time and angst ... I've bought each new edition ... since it first came out.”*
“Regardless of your role in the medical community, this book is a good one to have around.”*
* Online reviews of the Fourth Edition
Eagerly awaited, CEDT, 5th ed. is the most current source of clinically focused, problem-oriented information in emergency medicine for physicians, residents, students, nurses, physician’s assistants, and prehospital care providers.
*Major updating of leading problem-oriented text
*New chapter on “Approach to the Emergency Department Patient”
*New chapter on “Nuclear, Biologic, & Chemical Agents; Weapons of Mass Destruction”
*More than 400 illustrations
*New radiographic images throughout
*Management of common emergency problems
*Hands-on help with trauma and non-trauma emergencies
*Previously scattered topics in new “Special Aspects” section
*Newly enhanced by a second color
Department of Emergency Medicine
Texas A & M
University Health Sciences Center
Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
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Book Description Appleton & Lange, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 71219757