Accident and Emergency Medicine is a rapidly expanding speciality Step-by-step guidance on the management of a huge range of common problems presenting to the Accident and Emergency department The essential guide for doctors working in A & E Includes the very latest guidelines and protocols Doctors and nurses working in an Accident and Emergency department are faced with a bewildering range of problems and challenges. Rapid decisions are required, and the consequences of errors can be devastating. Accurate, concise, and practical information is often needed within seconds. The Oxford Handbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine follows the style of the other highly successful Oxford Handbooks. It gives practical advice about a huge range of conditions and problems that present in an A & E department. For doctors, nurses, paramedics, and medical students, the book will be the essential guide for their work in A and E.