Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine E-Book: Prepare for the FRCA E-Book

Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD
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This eBook is one of 10 carefully selected collections of key articles from the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine journal - a continually updated, evidence-based learning resource, based on the RCOA Curriculum. It is ideal for trainees approaching a new sub-specialty and/or when preparing for the FRCA (or similar) exams.  It will also prove an invaluable, authoritative refresher for life-long learning and CPD. Related MCQs are included to test your understanding.

ISBN 9780702069512-vst
Author Information Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD , Honorary Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow; Consultant Anaesthetist, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Glasgow UK.
Table of Content

Section 1: Basic Principles
Management of major trauma
The metabolic and endocrine response to trauma
Clinical aspects of coagulation & haemorrhage
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and post resuscitation care
Section 2: Brain and Spinal Injuries
Spinal cord injury
Traumatic brain injury: initial resuscitation and transfer
Section 3: Burns
Critical care management of inhalational injury and severe burns
Trauma and burns in children
Section 4: Chest Trauma
Chest trauma
Insertion of a chest drain for pneumothorax
Section 5: Drowning
Drowning and immersion injury
Section 6: Management of the Compromised Airway
Percutaneous tracheostomy and cricothyrotomy techniques
Airway trauma
Section 7: Pre-Hospital Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Pain priorities in prehospital care
Anaesthesia outside the theatre environment
Anaesthetic priorities in pre-hospital trauma care
Section 8: Shock
Shock: causes, assessment & investigation
Management of shock in trauma
Intraosseous cannulation in children
Test Yourself: MCQs

発行日 20-11-2015
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