You are the ER Doc! True-to Life Cases for You to Treat

Forty-one medical cases are presented in individual, short chapters. The patients presented are typical of what might be seen in any emergency department in the United States.

Questions and answers are worked into each patient scenario. The reader is challenged to think, and, in the process, learn about medical care in general and emergency medicine in particular.

The cases are easily understood by the interested lay public. The situations presented will help readers understand the how and why of patient care in the emergency department. Readers will gain useful and practical medical knowledge that they can apply to their own and their families' medical care.

The principles of medical practice emphazized in You are the ER Doc! would also be useful and interesting to persons with medical training such as medical students, nursing students, nurses, technicians, and even physicians.