ISBN-10:
019262461X
ISBN-13:
9780192624611
Pub. Date:
07/11/1996
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
History Taking, Examination, and Record Keeping in Emergency Medicine / Edition 1

History Taking, Examination, and Record Keeping in Emergency Medicine / Edition 1

by Henry R. GulyHenry R. Guly

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Overview

Good records are essential in Accident & Emergency medicine for adequate clinical care as well as for medico-legal reasons.

This book explains the reasons for keeping good records and describes how A&E records should be kept both in general terms and emphasizes the essential information to be recorded with different mechanisms of injury and in different anatomical sites. Some proformas for collecting information on specific injuries are given and there are many examples of appropriate notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192624611
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/11/1996
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Emergency Medicine , #12
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Reasons for good notekeeping
Basic pattern of notes
History
Examination
X-rays and other investigations
Diagnosis
Practical procedures
Drugs
Advice
Letters to the GP
General points joints bones including fractures non traumatic problems
Parts of the body head face neck spine chest abdomen shoulder elbow wrist hand child not using upper limb hip knee ankle foot child not weight bearing or limping
Burns
Road Traffic Accidents
Major Trauma
Deliberate self harm
Nursing notes by A.M. Jenkin BSc, RGN

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