Clinical Emergency Medicine Casebook

by Joel T. Levis, Gus M. Garmel

Emergency Medicine is not divided into specific areas of practice. Emergency room visitors come in all shapes and sizes, at any time of day or night, with a wide range of maladies. Emergency physicians need to become experts in diverse areas of medicine and to be able to make quick and informed decisions about patient care. A cornerstone of emergency medicine training is the constant drilling and re-drilling of simulated cases and clinical scenarios. This book offers a unique yet underutilized strategy for learning: a case-based approach from real patients and actual events. Each case provides the opportunity for learning essential clinical concepts. Focused exclusively on the needs of in-training emergency physicians and nurses, the book covers more than 100 common and unusual cases in emergency medicine. The procedures have been class-tested by the Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
  • Cambridge University Press; April 2009
  • ISBN: 9780511530678
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Clinical Emergency Medicine Casebook
  • Author: Joel T. Levis; Gus M. Garmel
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

In The Press

'[The] Clinical Emergency Medicine Casebook offers a unique strategy for learning a case-based approach. … The cases are complemented by stunning color photographs, beautiful radiology and electrocardiology images and detailed illustrations.' Stanford Lane Library Online