Emergent Field Medicine

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9780071351423: Emergent Field Medicine

  • The defining book for physicians and other health care workers practicing outside the US.
  • Provides guidelines for evaluating community needs, implementing preventive medicine, assessing refugee health situations, and dealing with the impact of cultural issues.
  • Also includes walk-throughs of common emergent situations including infectious disease and trauma management, and discusses travel preparation and clinic set-up

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"If you are planning or considering spending some time oversees as a volunteer physician, this is the book for you. " "...there is no otherbook like this in the literature. It well be well worth the cost of purchase for any physician planning to so a stint of Third World medicine." ( Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2002-07-01)

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This comprehensive text addresses the practice, education, and administration of emergency medical care internationally. Such a reference will be of practical value to health practitioners working in a variety of health care settings overseas. The text draws from experts in the fields of international health and international emergency medicine. Each section addresses common issues and disease entities, with emphasis on the management of illness in less developed countries. The book provides guidelines for evaluating community needs, implementing preventive medicine, assessing refugee health needs, and then discussing the impact of cultural issues on these topics. The book walks the clinician through common emergent situations including infections disease and trauma management and concludes with a discussion for physicians preparing to travel overseas and the methodology of field education and setting up a clinic.

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