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Survival Guide to Acute Medicine

Survival Guide to Acute Medicine is a quick reference for emergency medicine, written by various specialists from National University Hospital and National University of Singapore. The handy format provides rapid and succinct information, making it indispensable for medical students and house staff, as well as paramedics working under difficult circumstances. Survival Guide to Acute Medicine was first published in 1998 and reprinted several times. This second edition was comprehensively updated and re-organized in 2006.

224 pages | 4 1/2 x 7 1/4


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Table of Contents

1. Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Lee Chi-Hang, Ronald
2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Seow Swee Chong
3. Acute Heart Failure
Wong Ching Chiew, Raymond & Chai Ping
4. Diagnosis and Management of Common Arrhythmias
Seow Swee Chong
5. Hypertensive Emergencies and Urgencies
Chia Boon Lock & Chan Yan Yee, Mark
1. Acute Breathlessness and Acute Respiratory Failure
Lim Tow Keang
2. Acute Asthma: What to Do and What is New?
Khoo See Meng & Lim T.K.
3. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Jason Phua & Lim T.K.
4. Pneumothorax
Khoo Kay Leong
5. Pleural Effusion
Khoo Kay Leong
6. Hemoptysis
Khoo Kay Leong
7. Pneumonia
Lim Tow Keang
8. Tuberculosis
Lim Tow Keang
Intesive Care
1. Acute Applications of Non-invasive Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Jason Phua
2. Mechanical Ventilation
Chua Ai Ping
3. Hemodynamic Monitoring
Gerald Chua
4. Management of Severe Sepsis
Gerald Chua
5. Fever in an ICU Patient
Chua Ai Ping
6. Weaning and the Discontinuation of Ventilatory Support
Jason Phua
1. CNS Infections
Wilder-Smith Einar & Benjamin Ong
2. Status Epilepticus
Benjamin Ong, Wilder-Smith Einar & June Tan
1. Approaches and Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain
Ho Khek Yu
2. Acute Diarrhoea
Dede Sudetja
3. Constipation
Gwee Kok Ann
4. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Ho Khek Yu
5. Acute Pancreatitis
Christopher Khor
6. Acute Hepatobiliary Sepsis
Yeoh Khay Guan
7. Acute Liver Failure
Lim Seng Gee
8. Liver Failure in Cirrhotics
Lim Seng Gee
1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemia Non-ketosis (HHNK)
Thai Ah Chuan
2. Thyrotoxic Crisis (Thyroid Storm)
J.J. Mukherjee & Cheah Jin Seng
3. myxedema Coma
J.J. Mukherjee & Lee Kok Onn
4. Addisonian Crisis
J.J. Mukherjee & Lee Kok Onn
5. Pituitary Apoplexy
J.J. Mukherjee & Lee Kok onn
6. Phaechromocytoma Crisis
J.J. Mukherjee
1. Anaemia
Kueh Yan Koon
2. Bleeding Disorders
Liu Te Chih
3. Blood Component Therapy – Guidelines and Judicious Usage
Tan Lip Kun
4. Anticoagulation
Kuperan P.
5. Management of Hematological Emergencies
Benjamin Mow
1. Fever and Rash
Chan Heng Leong, Wong Soon Tee & Derrick Aw Chen Wee
2. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Derrick Aw Chen Wee & Seow Chew Swee
3. Wound Care Management
Derrick Aw Chen Wee & Wong Soon Te
Infectious Disease
1. Infectious Disease Emergencies and Blood Cultures
Paul Ananth Thambyah

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