Emergency medicine

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Emergency medicine

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Introduction - ImagingCervical spine trauma imaging - Ankle injury imaging - Rapid trauma ultrasound - AnalgesiaNasal diamorphine for analgesia in children - Head injuryCorticosteroids after head injury - TraumaTubigrip® bandage for ankle sprain - Penetrating trauma: timing of fluid resuscitation - ResuscitationCardiac arrest: defibrillation - Septic shock: early goal-directed therapy - Venous thromboembolismDeep vein thrombosis: type of heparin - Pulmonary embolism: D-dimer testing - PoisoningParacetamol poisoning: intravenous acetylcysteine

Chapter.  7726 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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