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Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, Seventh Edition (Book and DVD) (Emergency Medicine (Tintinalli)) [Hardcover]

Judith Tintinalli , J. Stapczynski , O. John Ma , David Cline , Rita Cydulka , Garth Meckler
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October 22, 2010 0071484809 978-0071484800 7

The landmark emergency medicine text is now in full color

Includes Companion DVD with 17 additional chapters

A British Medical Association Book Awards WINNER, Surgery category!

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

"Collectively, they have once again produced an excellent text that manages to cover the broad scope of emergency medicine while remaining an easily readable and practical resource....Last, for the inevitable comparison of this current edition of Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine with other available emergency medicine textbooks available: in my opinion, Tintinalli’s still comes out on top. It is more concise and easier to read than some, yet it covers the breadth of emergency medicine practice more comprehensively than others. The bottom line is that I like this book. Just as previous editions did, the seventh presents all of the most pertinent and up-to-date information in a well-organized format that is comprehensive yet easy to read. That and many of the attractive new features in this current edition will ensure its place on my bookshelf for years to come."--JAMA

With 418 contributors representing over 120 medical centers around the world, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine is the most practical and clinically rigorous reference of its kind. It covers everything from prehospital care, disaster preparedness, and basic resuscitative techniques, to all the major diseases requiring emergency treatment, such as pulmonary emergencies, renal and GU disorders, and hemophilia. This authoritative, in-depth coverage makes this classic text indispensible not only in emergency departments, but also for residents and practitioners when studying or preparing for any exam they may face.

While continuing to provide the most current information for acute conditions, the Seventh Edition of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine has been substantially revised and updated to cover all of the conditions for which patients seek emergency department care in a concise and easy-to-read-manner.

NEW Features

  • Full-color design with more figures and tables than ever
  • Reader-friendly chapter presentation makes it easy to find important material.
  • Updated tables covering drugs and important clinical information
  • Patient safety considerations and injury prevention are integrated into chapters, as appropriate
  • Total revision of the dermatology section enables diagnosis by lesion description and body area affected, and provides current treatment
  • Organ systems sections reorganized to reflect considerations for actual clinical practice.
  • New chapters: New adult chapters include Natural Disasters, Aneurysms of the Aorta and Major Arteries; Hip and Knee Pain, Aortic Dissection; Acute Urinary Retention; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Intracranial Bleeding; Clotting Disorders; Community –acquired Pneumonia and Noninfectious Pulmonary Infiltrates; Type I Diabetes; Type II Diabetes; Anemia; Tests of Hemostasis; Clotting Disorders; Head Injury in Adults and Children; the Transplant Patient; Grief, Death and Dying; and Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine. Twelve new pediatric chapters including The Diabetic Child, Hematologic-Oncologic Emergencies, Ear and Mastoids, Eye Problems in Infants and Children, Neck Masses, GI Bleeding, Nose and Sinuses, Urologic and Gynecologic Procedures in children, Renal emergencies in children, Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders in children, Pediatric Procedures, Pediatric ECG Interpretation
  • Greater coverage of procedures throughout for the most common conditions seen in the emergency department.
  • Companion DVD features an additional 17 chapters, such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Principles of Imaging, Prison Medicine, Military Medicine, The Violent Patient, Forensics, Wound Ballistics, and Drug Interactions.
  • Companion DVD also features videos and animations for teaching and learning performance of important procedures, especially Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

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Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Editor-in-Chief
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Adjunct Professor
Department of Health Policy and Administration
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Co-Editors
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
Chair, Emergency Medicine Department
Chief of Medical Staff
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
O. John Ma, MD
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health Science University
Portland, OR
David M. Cline, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
Rita K. Cydulka, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Case Western University
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Garth D. Meckler
Assistant Section Chief and Fellowship Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR


Product Details

  • Series: Emergency Medicine (Tintinalli)
  • Hardcover: 2208 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 7 edition (October 22, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071484809
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071484800
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 9 x 2.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,947 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
27 of 29 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Kindle edition needs working index August 12, 2011
By aglass
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Tintinalli's was a "go to" emergency medicine reference during my training years over a decade ago...

I purchased the 7th edition in it's Kindle form a month ago; and am happy with its content.

It is a formidable reference, over 2000 pages in its printed form. Such a vast reference really needs an index, especially if it is to be used at the point of care by an overworked clinician.

In electronic form, the index exists without hyperlinks or page location markers, making this reference unsearchable by this method.

I would give 5 stars if its index was hyperlinked, but for now I can't give it more than 3.
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Impossible to navigate February 14, 2013
By Brett
Format:Kindle Edition
The content is fantastic. This is a review about the Kindle version.

This ebook is impossible to navigate. At a reasonable text size on my iPad, the Table of Contents is spaced over 35 pages. There are spaces between each chapter heading and the authors' names for each chapter are listed in the Table of Contents. It takes a very long time to flick through the Table of Contents to find what you're looking for.

There is no indication of which section or chapter of the book you are in at the top of each page. It just has the authors' names and the title of the book. Not helpful.

A tight, concise Table of Contents and some references to whereabouts in the book a page is, would be fantastic. At the moment, an enormous amount of time is wasted trying to work out where you are.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Need indexing June 27, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If I have known that the kindle version has no working electronic indexing, I would not have bought the book. Search is very slow. Hard to find anything.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars need a more functional TOF July 1, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a textbook and I usually need to quickly find out some of the contents. Thus,I need "search only in TOC" or a "shrinkable TOC". Besides, the tables in this Kindle edition come in low resolution.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great text September 3, 2013
By AH
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
for $35 it was a steal. Best EM text to have, great for review, easy to use on the kindle version.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very poorly done eBook September 28, 2013
By B. Bahl
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The kindle eBook version of Tintinalli's is very very poorly setup and very difficult to use. Do NOT buy it for the following reasons.

1. Diagrams and tables are often far away from text. There is no way to click on the link to quickly view them and get back to the text.
2. Finding content is slow and tedious. If you want to read about hyperkalemia, be prepared to scroll through a large table of contents or worse do a search and wait for 5-6 minutes as it tries to find every iteration of hyperkalemia in the textbook. Basically, the search function is not intelligent.
3. Tables and figures are often small and become blurry when you click on them.
4. Content presentation is poor. They treat a medical textbook like they treat a fiction book. We read textbooks VERY differently than a fiction book. It is not a linear story line, there is a lot of going back and forth. The kindle is just not designed to handle that.
5. Highlights and notes are often not synced across devices.
6. Syncing to the furthest page read is an annoying feature. Instead of realizing that in a textbook you will read separate chapters at different times, it assumes a linear format and always asks if you want to sync to the further page read, this is an annoying feature and goes back to point #4.

Basically, do NOT buy eBooks on kindle in general, and especially NOT THIS ONE!
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Reference May 1, 2013
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
I am a newly graduated Physician Assistant, currently in my first year of working in the Emergency room and have found this to be a great tool for reference and to continue learning.

I've found the information comprehensive enough, yet still concise so that I am able to get a basic understanding of conditions and how to treat them in the ED. I highly recommend this book.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine September 6, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The text itself if excellent, the definitive text on ED practice. However, there are some drawbacks to the etext. There are some tables and figures that are mislabeled. There is no link to the figures from the mention of them in the text. There are no page numbers and no indication of subtitles either in the Table of Contents or in the chapter headings.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great resourse for any ER
With all the new grads ER's are hiring and training- this is a fast, up to date book for docs and nurses
Published 4 months ago by Korene Christianson
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Resource
Excellent textbook. Great organization, tables, and graphics. Very convenient to have Kindle version. Would recommend for every ER Resident Physician.
Published 5 months ago by Esther M Papp
5.0 out of 5 stars good
Fast shipping, brand new, good quality, meet my expectations, I hope I will use a lot, excellent investment, I am now PA
Published 6 months ago by Augusto Roldan
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Tintinalli's, enough said.
Best comprehensive text for emergency medicine. Great detail and information while keeping it pertinent and to the point. Some updates needed but that is the nature of textbooks.
Published 6 months ago by dan
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent reference!
This book is very complete. It is pretty big and heavy but very good for looking up and understanding the different disease processes. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Ian B
5.0 out of 5 stars Best book
The standard. Well written. Classic book for EM residency and profession. Highly recommend this and Rosens. Would buy this again.
Published 10 months ago by Drag-on
5.0 out of 5 stars great
This is a great book for every emergency doctor. The book arrived promptly with its CD in situ. No problems.
Published 12 months ago by Z. Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Reference for Emergency Medicine
Although no textbook can be considered the ultimate authority, Tintinalli comes as close as one can, given the unfortunate reality that textbooks are outdated to some degree even... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Rick Manolio
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Hear hear! The Kindle link on the 7th ed page takes one back to the 6th ed. Amazon, help!
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