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Book of EM algorithms for workup/tx

Discussion in 'Emergency Medicine' started by DrOctagon, May 7, 2007.

  1. DrOctagon

    DrOctagon oooh, i like it like that 7+ Year Member

    Jul 5, 2004
    Is there a conveneint book of algorithms/flow charts regarding the workup/treatment of different scenarios you see in the ED?

    Flow charts are the best way to learn in my opinion and they def helped more than some of the dense crap Ive had to read lately. thanks people. :D
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  3. southerndoc

    southerndoc life is good Physician Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Jun 6, 2002
    Rosen's has a few chapters dedicated to this. (i.e., AMS, fever, etc.)
  4. kungfufishing

    kungfufishing Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 7, 2003
    5min consult, although not organized in chart format and a little superficial.
  5. Jeff698

    Jeff698 EM/EMS nerd 15+ Year Member

    Aug 11, 2000
    Salado, Texas
    Lange's Current Emergency Medicine Diagnosis & Management by Stone.

    I'm a little biased since he's my chair but its a very concise text that outlines what your workup should entail and has a section on dispo with each topic.

    Take care,
  6. kungfufishing

    kungfufishing Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Mar 7, 2003
    brown nose.

    I've heard that book is good actually.
  7. LungMan

    LungMan Oxygen is Good... 2+ Year Member

    I've got the most recent edition of the Lange ER Current and I've found it pretty useful. It's well organized and having the section on dispo is handy.

    By the way: has a "quick essentials" book. It's more or less a bare bones outline but it has good information and is portable. Costs quite a bit less than PDA programs.


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