Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department

Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department

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This pocket book succinctly describes 400 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the emergency department, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call. Each error is described in a short clinical scenario, followed by a discussion of how and why the error occurs and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Areas covered include psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.Gary M. Vilke, MD Professor of Clinical Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine University of California Chief of Staff ... School of Medicine University of Southern California Senior Resident Physician Department of Emergency Medicineanbsp;...

Title:Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department
Author:Amal Mattu, Arjun S. Chanmugam, Stuart P. Swadron, Carrie Tibbles, Dale Woolridge, Lisa Marcucci
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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