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A great deal of information is accumulated in this brief manual on syncope. It is doubtful, however, that it can be very useful as a guide in the recognition or management of its numerous causes. It is interesting to have the "unconscious state" as a central theme and developed around it a discussion of the mechanisms in various diseases and toxic states leading to it. The text is lucidly written, and presents a good review for the medical student and general practitioner.
Bewusstseinsverlust: Symptomatologie und dringliche Therapie.. Ann Intern Med. ;52:1173. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-5-1173_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(5):1173.
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