Now extensively updated and expanded, this book keeps pace with the recent advancements made in the field. New coverage includes environmental emergencies such as high altitude sickness, mass casualty triage, biochemical terrorism, and current techniques for open fracture management. It is abundantly illustrated with dozens of quick-use tables, trauma algorithms, common procedures and scans. This is the essential pocket-sized resource for daily ED use.
Thomas A. Scaletta, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, West Suburban Hospital Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois. Jeffre J. Schaider, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.