‘An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine has something for everyone, at all levels, from student to senior. … The principal ‘added value‘ of the book is the symptoms-based, rather than diagnosis-based, approach. Patients are managed according to the severity of their presentation, often when the clinical ‘picture‘ is incomplete, so the focus is on clinical decision-making.‘
Source: Clinical Medicine
‘I rather liked this book. In particular the way the various topics were laid out giving advice on how to approach the patient. … This is a book that all Accident and Emergency trainees will be very pleased to own. I wish it had been available many years ago when I was a trainee working in the Accident and Emergency Department.‘
'As a clinical practitioner, I find this is one of the most useful general texts I have seen in some time.'
Source: Accident and Emergency Nursing Journal
'It was direct, gave good advice and led the reader to pass on a well examined, well diagnosed and well treated patient to the next layer of the complex medical tree that is today's modern general hospital. This is a book that all Accident and Emergency trainees will be very pleased to own.'
Source: British Journal of Anaesthesia
'I have found this work an excellent introduction to emergency medicine, and [it] should be first reading for any new student interested in emergency medicine. Dr Mahadevan and Dr Garmel should be applauded for this work.'