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Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department Paperback – May 24, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-1605472270 ISBN-10: 1605472271 Edition: 1st
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Product Details

  • Series: Avoiding Common Errors
  • Paperback: 1152 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; 1 edition (May 24, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1605472271
  • ISBN-13: 978-1605472270
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 5 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #105,973 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Doc Love on May 13, 2011
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I am an attending in a busy level 1 trauma center; This book is exactly what I was looking for. It is chock full of pearls and tidbits along with sound common sense advice. What was previously considered dogma is not necessarily so now. I look forward to reading a portion every day; this from an attending of 30 years who stopped any kind of regimented reading schedule after I recertified for the third time. This book is awesome and truly one of a kind. LT
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14 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Bezoar on April 1, 2011
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q As my attention defect kicks in and I look at Tintinellil as a slow death and Rosen as a quick and merciful death, "avoiding common airs" has become my
study book of choice. Great topics, very short chapters, 100% clinical information, and a generous scattering of wisdom and insults that may serve in my arsenal the next shift I am playing games with less adaptive departments. These chapters are short, scary, and loaded with real world wisdom. There are plenty of snide remarks to reward the reader. I have recommended this book to Barns and Nobel for their E reader. I think the short chapters in this book lead themselves to the format of an e readers. I love this book and plan to read it many many times. Thank you to the authors for making it so readable and making the conclusions clear.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By GMIII on December 30, 2014
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Excellent book. Easily digested material on a broad variety of topics which can readily be applied on your next shift. I am currently a PGY III resident and have recommended this text to many colleagues.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Dr BS on November 26, 2012
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Despite its length, this is not a review book. What this is: a concise book full of tips to help you keep up-to-date with your practice. The chapters are concise and deal with individual, important topics. For instance, there is no detailed road map for handling septic shock, but rather how and why to choose specific pressors. Recommendations are evidence-based, well-referenced.
This book really challenges a lot of what we do by rote in the ED and a lot of old dogma.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By timothy Bryant on September 22, 2013
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The book well-thought-out, well-written, it has proved to be extremely helpful, the information was timely, well formatted and easily readable .
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By jBO on June 8, 2011
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This book is really interesting and anyone who works in am emergency department can benefit from reading it. It's easy to read, short chapters, simple (enough) terms. I'm buying the next one in the series!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mel on August 11, 2013
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I appreciate the format of this book, with each chapter titled with the emergency medicine problem that has been the frequent cause of bad outcomes. Dense book, tons of info, yet to the point. I'm a FNP working in urgent care. In this setting there exists a temptation to clear pts without the appropriate work up. I am a huge fan of emergency bounce backs, and like that book, this one assists me in maintaining a high index of suspicion for the big baddies.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By BTP on October 28, 2013
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I'm an ER resident. This has small sections and are easy reading for when I'm on off service rotations or have a couple of minutes here or there. Nice and compact.
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