[Skip to Navigation]
Sign In
February 1984

Procedures and Techniques in Emergency Medicine

Arch Surg. 1984;119(2):241. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1984.01390140097025

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This book is addressed primarily to the emergency physician but should prove useful to all practitioners who provide primary patient care. It serves as a comprehensive guide to procedures and techniques in emergency medicine and, unlike many previously published texts, presents a fully referenced, objective review of emergency medical procedures.

The book is succinctly and lucidly written. An extensive index at the beginning of each chapter reflects the excellent organization of subject matter. In addition, abundant, skillfully executed illustrations should enable even the novice to perform the procedures with a minimum of difficulty.

The 11 chapters deal with anesthesia and regional blocks, plastic surgery principles and techniques, and abdominal, vascular, airway, cardiothoracic, urologic, neurosurgical, orthopedic, otolaryngologic, ophthalmologic, dental, obstetric, and gynecologic procedures. Indications, contraindications, required equipment, and complications of each technique are discussed, and step-by-step instructions to facilitate their performance are provided.

In summary, this volume should serve as a

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution