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Description - Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine by Brian Rowe

Emergency physicians assess and manage a wide variety of problems from patients presenting with a diversity of severities, ranging from mild to severe and life-threatening. They are expected to maintain their competency and expertise in areas where there is rapid knowledge change. Evidence-based Emergency Medicine is the first book of its kind in emergency medicine to tackle the problems practicing physicians encounter in the emergency setting using an evidence-based approach. It summarizes the published evidence available for the diagnosis and treatment of common emergency health care problems in adults. Each chapter contextualizes a topic area using a clinical vignette and generates a series of key clinically important diagnostic and treatment questions. By completing detailed reviews of diagnostic and treatment research, using evidence from systematic reviews, RCTs, and prospective observational studies, the authors provide conclusions and practical recommendations. Focusing primarily on diagnosis in areas where evidence for treatment is well accepted (e.g. DVTs), and treatment in other diseases where diagnosis is not complex (e.g. asthma), this text is written by leading emergency physicians at the forefront of evidence-based medicine. Evidence-based Emergency Medicine is ideal for emergency physicians and trainees, emergency department staff, and family physicians specialising in the acute care of medical and injured patients.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405161435
ISBN-10: 1405161434
Format: Hardback
(277mm x 216mm x 46mm)
Pages: 680
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Brian Rowe

Chief Editor: Brian H. Rowe, MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCCP Canada Research Chair in Emergency Airway Diseases Professor and Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Section Editors: Eddy S. Lang, MDCM, CCFP(EM), CSPQ Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Department of Family Medicine McGill University Montreal and Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Michael D. Brown, MD, MSc Professor of Epidemiology and Emergency Medicine College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University Spectrum Health - Butterworth Hospitals Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Debra Houry, MD, MPH Director, Center for Injury Control Vice Chair for Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University Atlanta, Georgia, USA David H. Newman, MD Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York, USA Peter C. Wyer, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York, USA

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