Be ready for any acute event. ´My No. 1 choice for a student or intern rotating through the ED, who may be unfamiliar with the vast array of problems and presentations seen on a daily basis in a busy ED! Emergency medicine residents requiring a comprehensive and detailed text for academic pursuits will also find this handbook a handy reference for use in the ED´ - Annals of Emergency Medicine on 5/e. Packing a remarkable amount of information in a compact format, this handy reference provides an effective distillation of the clinical content from Tintinalli´s Emergency Medicine, - the number 1 text in the field! Charts, tables, and outlines summarize key information for diagnosis and treatment of all conditions encountered in the ED. Key features include: portable, powerful, pocket-friendly, and affordable; endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians; step by step treatment guidelines; recommended therapies are bolded (boldface type) with specific doses listed; and national treatment guidelines utilized wherever possible. The title also features color photos of dermatologic conditions; expanded coverage of bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction, infectious diseases, and much more. New pharmacologic considerations are added throughout. The book is cross-referenced to Tintinalli text for further research or study.