Improve and streamline the diagnostic decision-making process in emergency care
The newly revised third edition of Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules offers an updated review of the evidence and expert discussion of relevant issues in diagnostic testing in the everyday practice of emergency medicine. This book also provides a detailed overview of the science of diagnostic testing and reviews the process behind the development of clinical decision rules. The focus is asking and answering practical questions using original research studies, while commenting on the best available evidence for relevant clinical topics.
Readers will also find:
• Comprehensive explorations of COVID-19, telemedicine, trauma, cardiology, infectious disease, and surgical and abdominal complaints
• Practical discussions of urology, neurology, hematology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, rheumatology, and geriatric medicine
• Exploration of practice and policy considerations of testing in an era of limited resources
The book is perfect for emergency medicine physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals. Readers of Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules, Third Edition will also earn a place in the libraries of administrators and managers in healthcare settings seeking to optimize the use of scarce resources while maintaining the highest standards of care.