Clinical Emergency Medicine Second edition
Emergency Medicine represents the unique combination of rapid data gathering, simultaneous prioritization, and
constant multi-tasking in a time-constrained fish bowl –with all decisions subject to second-guessing by others.
It is a patient complaint-oriented specialty in which stabilization based on anticipation supersedes lengthy differentials and diagnostic precision.Clinical Emergency Medicine Second edition pdf fullfill this.
In light of these unique aspects and attributes of clinical practice, one would expect the textbook-based literature
supporting this specialty to be uniquely written and reflective of its singular approach. This has rarely been
the case, a fact that has puzzled me for almost thirty years. It is true that sequential prose does not accurately
represent the parallel processing necessary to practice effective and efficient Emergency Medicine.
Still, it would seem the ideas of priority diagnoses, stabilization, initial assessment, prioritized differential diagnosis, and the rest that follows could be delineated and emphasized within the limitations of the printed word. I am pleased
and delighted to find and convey to the reader that this text succeeds in translating this untraditional Emergency Medicine approach into a textbook format.
Although Emergency Medicine is a comparatively young specialty, it already boasts a good number of textbooks,
many of which are quite good. There is a real place for the Clinical Emergency Medicine Second edition book you are holding, however, not merely because its editors are outstanding educators, or because it’s particularly well written, or because it pays careful attention to details (although all of these are true).
An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine Second edition, is a valuable tool for the right reader because it is addressed to a specific audience, and because of its extremely appropriate complaint-based approach. Before we think more about these two important characteristics, however, we need to reflect a little about the specialty of EM itself. Some medical specialties are the product of a particular and circumscribed body of knowledge .
Endocrinology, for example, came into being when new and complex information about human hormones began to be known, leading to a more and more complex understanding of metabolic processes and diseases; some patient problems required a degree of sophistication beyond the scope of generalist practitioners. The same process undoubtedly occurred for most or all of the medical sub-specialties, diagnostic radiology, neurology … and many others. Most surgical specialties, on the other hand (as well as some others, such as interventional radiology), focused less on special knowledge than on special skills . EM is somewhat unique, not merely because