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The authors prepared this book on Intra-abdominal Crises for physicians in practice or in hospital training. Unfortunately, they have not matched the high standard previously achieved in this particular field of medical literature. Descriptions of important acute abdominal diseases are often incomplete and are presented with little reference to disordered anatomy and function. A tendency to dogmatism about controversial subjects may annoy the experienced reader and mislead the neophyte. Many relatively uncommon entities are adequately discussed, and helpful chapters deal with symptoms, physical findings, and the exclusion of extra-abdominal disease. The references are few, but select. The sections on early
Intra-abdominal Crises.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:348. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-2-348_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(2):348.
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