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Minor Injury and Minor Illness at a Glance


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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

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.

About the Author

Francis Morris is Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Jim Wardrope is Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Shammi Ramlakhan is Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Sheffield Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals 

Table of Contents

Preface 6

Contributors 7

How to use your textbook 8

About the companion website 11

Part 1 System of care

1 Assessment 12

2 Management and communication 14

Part 2 Skin

3 Wounds 16

4 Soft tissue infections 18

5 Other soft tissue infections 20

6 Burns and scalds 22

Part 3 The head

7 Head injury and transient loss of consciousness 24

8 Neurological problems 26

9 Headache 28

Part 4 Ear, nose and throat

10 Ear problems 30

11 Dizziness and vertigo 32

12 The nose 34

Part 5 The face

13 Facial injury 36

14 Eye problems 38

15 Mouth and dental 42

Part 6 Chest and abdomen

16 Upper respiratory tract infections 44

17 Lower respiratory tract infections 46

18 Chest pain 48

19 Abdominal pain 50

20 Urinary tract infections 52

21 Urogenital problems 54

22 Gynaecological problems 56

23 Anorectal disorders 58

Part 7 Musculoskeletal

24 Spine examination 60

25 Neck pain 62

26 Back pain 64

27 Shoulder examination 66

28 Shoulder injuries 68

29 The elbow 70

30 The wrist 72

31 Hand examination 74

32 Hand: soft tissue injuries 76

33 Hand: bony injuries 78

34 The hip 80

35 Knee examination 82

36 Knee problems 84

37 The calf and shin 86

38 The ankle 88

39 The foot 90

Part 8 Children

40 Approach to the injured child 92

41 The limping child 94

42 The febrile child 96

43 Foreign bodies in children 99

44 Skin problems in children 102

Index 105

Product Details

Morris, Francis
Wardrope, Jim
Ramlakhan, Shammi
Emergency medicine
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
At a Glance
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279 x 216 mm

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