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Author Emergency Medicine Expert Group

Title Therapeutic guidelines : toxicology and wilderness / Emergency Medicine Expert Group
Edition Version 1
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd., 2008


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Description xxii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series Therapeutic guidelines
Therapeutic guidelines.
Contents Resuscitation -- Toxicology: general approach -- Toxicology: specific drug treatments and antidotes -- Toxicology: toxidromes -- Toxicology: paediatric poisoning -- Toxicology: individual drugs and other chemicals -- Snake bite -- Spider bite -- Marine envenoming -- Marine poisoning -- Tick bite -- Anaphylaxis -- Altitude illness -- Burns -- Diving medicine -- Electrical injury -- Heat-related illness -- Hypothermia -- Near-drowning and submersion injury -- Appendix 1. Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines (2006) -- Appendix 2. Glasgow Coma Scales -- Appendix 3. Therapeutic hypothermia -- Appendix 4. Useful resources -- Appendix 5. Common abbreviations in emergency medicine
Summary As resuscitation is essential to emergency medicine, that section is reproduced in full. The main focus of the book is toxicology, toxinology, anaphylaxis and wilderness (environmental) medicine, including assessment and management of burns. Includes a limited amount of pharmacological information for management of poisoning
Analysis Drug therapy
Notes Includes indexes
Subject Emergency medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Outdoor medical emergencies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Poisoning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Toxicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Toxicology -- Australia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Bites and Stings.
Drug Therapy.
Emergency Treatment.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Therapeutic Guidelines. Emergency Medicine Expert Group
ISBN 0980476402
Other Titles Therapeutic guidelines : toxicology & wilderness
Toxicology and wilderness
FORMERLY Toxicology and wilderness