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Mastering Emergency Medicine : A Practical Guide

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Author: Matthew Hall
Chetan Trivedy
Andrew Parfitt

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Publish Date: 01 Jan 2010

ISBN-13: 9781853157448

Pages: 304

File Type: PDF

Language: English



Mastering Emergency Medicine is a concise, revision-focused textbook that covers everything that candidates need to know in order to pass the College of Emergency Medicine’s (CEM) membership examination (MCEM) to enter training, and to the pass fellowship examination (FCEM) to complete the Certificate of Specialist Training.

With over 100 OSCE scenarios designed to stimulate everyday emergency department clinical encounters, Mastering Emergency Medicine covers all the key areas of the CEM syllabus, including: clinical examinations and practical skills, communication skills, teaching and management.

This book takes a practical approach to the subject – core facts are presented and common scenarios are explored using an OSCE style, as used in the Part C MCEM and the FCEM examinations – which makes it an invaluable blueprint for management of cases.

Closely linked to the current CEM syllabus, each chapter comprises three parts:

Core topics that supplement revision for Part A and B.
Clinical scenarios, including data and relevant practical skills that can be used to prepare for Parts B and C.
Mock ‘Scoring Scenarios’ that give specific guidance on how to perform in OSCEs.

Mastering Emergency Medicine is a highly detailed revision guide for the OSCE examinations and an essential study guide for all those who are preparing for the MCEM or FCEM examinations. It will also be useful to those who are wishing to pursue a career in Acute Medicine.
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About the Author

Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine, South East Thames, London Deanery, London, UK

Mathew Hall BMBCh PhD MCEM
Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine, Princess Royal University Hospital, Kent, UK

Andrew Parfitt MAEd FRCS FCEM
Associate Medical Director and Clinical Director of Acute Medicine and Gastrointestinal Surgery,
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London, UK
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Table of Contents

Surviving the CEM Examination
Anaesthetics and Pain Relief
Wound Management
Major Trauma
Musculoskeletal Emergencies
Vascular Emergencies
Abdominal Emergencies
Genitourinary Emergencies
Ophthalmological Emergencies
Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
Maxillofacial Emergencies
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Respiratory Emergencies
Cardiological Emergencies
Neurological Emergencies
Acid-Base Disorders
Toxicological Emergencies
Renal Emergencies
Endocrine Emergencies
Haematological Emergencies
Infectious Diseases
Dermatological Emergencies
Oncological Emergencies
Rheumatological Emergencies
Paediatric Emergencies
Psychiatric Emergencies
Major Incident Management
Medicolegal Aspects of Emergency Medicine
Communication Skills
Practical Skills for the Emergency Department
Management Skills
Evidence-Based Medicine
Instructions for actors in relevant OSCEs
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