Soft tissue problems are very common, with one in four people at any one time suffering with a musculoskeletal disorder. ABC of Soft Tissue Disorders is a practical, fully illustrated guide to their assessment and treatment.
Structured by body part, each chapter provides guidance on assessment, treatment and management, and covers common conditions such as sprains and strains, tendinopathy, ligament injuries, and sciatica. With particular focus on shoulders, back and knee problems (reflecting the frequency and complexity of problems in these parts of the body), it provides guidance on the essential history and examination required to reach an accurate diagnosis.
Written by an expert author team, ABC of Soft Tissue Disorders is important reading for all general practitioners, nurse practitioners, junior doctors and medical students working in a range of settings, including emergency, minor injury departments, as well as in orthopaedics and rheumatology.
Electrocardiography is an essential tool in diagnosing cardiac disorders. This second edition of the ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography allows readers to become familiar with the wide range of patterns seen in the electrocardiogram in clinical practice and covers the fundamentals of ECG interpretation and analysis.
Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a self-assessment section to aid revision and check comprehension, clear anatomical diagrams to illustrate key points and a larger format to show 12-lead ECGs clearly and without truncation.
Edited and written by leading experts, the ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography is a valuable text for anyone managing patients with heart disorders, both in general practice and in hospitals. Junior doctors and nurses, especially those working in cardiology and emergency departments, as well as medical students, will find this a vaulable introduction to the understanding of this key clinical tool.
This brand new title provides a highly illustrated and unambiguous introduction to most common presentations encountered in GP surgeries, in minor injury units and emergency departments. It provides the basic information required to identify and manage these conditions, as well as highlighting the pitfalls and the key diagnoses not to be missed. Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance: Presents the perfect combination of text and image; double page spreads enable quick access to information for readers in a pressurised environment Covers a wide range of minor injuries and illnesses in one illustrated, full colour volume Identifies key diagnoses not to be missed with red flags Contains Short Answer Questions (SAQs) to help test learning and recognition Includes a companion website featuring Short Answer Questions (SAQs) and flashcards, available at www.ataglanceseries.com/minorinjury Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance is the perfect preparation guide or aide memoire for placements in acute or primary care, ideal for medical students, junior doctors, GP trainees and nurse practitioners.
A practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of acute symptoms and conditions, the ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis provides a step-by-step guide to emergency differential diagnosis for non-specialists in a hospital or primary care setting.This new title in the ABC series covers the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the most common symptoms with 'walk through' diagnosis, clear learning outcomes, and easy to find treatment options.Using the familiar problem-based teaching approach for rapid assimilation of information, case studies in each chapter allow the reader to be sure that they have synthesised the information given and can apply it to clinical cases.