Recommended Reading

Please find a selection of recommended books, online resources and documents recommended by Galway ED staff members below:

Book list:
Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide. (Recommended by Mr James Binchy)
By: Nigel Raby Laurence Berman Simon Morley Gerald de Lacey

Toxicology Handbook (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Dr. Lindsay Murray, Dr. Mark Little, Ovidiu Pascu , Dr. Kerry Anne Hoggett

Own The ABG (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Luke Lawton, Corinne Ryan

The ECG Made easy, 9th Edition (Recommended by Mr James Binchy)
By: John R Hampton & Joanna Hampton

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Judith E. Tintinalli , J. Stephan Stapczynski, By O. John Ma, By David M. Cline, By Donald M. Yealy, By Garth D. Meckler

Emergency Medicine MCQs (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Waruna De Alwis, Yolande Weiner

Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Peter Cameron , Edited by  Mark Little , Edited by  Biswadev Mitra , Edited by  Conor Deasy

Textbook of Paediatric Emergency Medicine (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
Peter Cameron, Gary J. Browne, By Biswadev Mitra, Stuart Dalziel , Simon Craig

The Emergency Medicine Manual (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
By Robert Dunn, Meredith Borland, O'Brien Deborah

Clinical Guidelines
Please ensure you read through our ED clinical guidelines which are now available online here.

Online Papers and Resources:
Pain Management
Acute Pain Guide for Adolescents (older than 12 years) and Adults (GUH) (Recommended by Dr Kieran Coleman)
Excellent Dept of Anaesthesia guide covering the various options available to control different forms of acute pain.

NICE Guidance: Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (Recommended by Dr Kieran Coleman)
Review of treatment options for low back pain and sciatica. Useful in that it highlights both treatments that work and those that are lacking evidence and best avoided. 

The Canadian C-Spine Rule for Radiography in Alert and Stable Trauma Patients (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)Identification of children at very low risk of clinically important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)
CT imaging of head-injured children has risks of radiation-induced malignancy. The aim of this study was to identify children at very low risk of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries (ciTBI) for whom CT might be unnecessary.

Simplified diagnostic management of suspected pulmonary embolism (the YEARS study): a prospective, multicentre, cohort study (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh)Sepsis
Early goal- directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock. (Recommended by Dr Simon Walsh) 
The New England Journal of Medicine. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of early goal-direct-ed therapy before admission to the intensive care unit.