by Samuel Keim
This user-friendly reference assists in the initial evaluation and treatment of the most frequently encountered problems in emergency medicine, both common and potentially life-threatening. The largest section of the book consists of 97 of the most common or important emergency medicine problems experienced by adult, pediatric, and geriatric populations. Each chapter in this section includes the presenting problem, immediate questions, differential diagnosis, laboratory and diagnostic data, and treatment plan. Additional chapters such as toxicologic emergencies, laboratory diagnosis, procedures, blood component therapy, and commonly used medications are also included and enhance the book's value as a single-source reference.