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The general consideration of poisoning is adequate and will prove useful to the general practitioner who may encounter various types of accidental or intentional intoxication. The consideration of various toxic agents using an alphabetic listing makes for ready reference. However, the excess verbiage will make it difficult for the reader to get to the heart of the problem. Under each topic there is historical material which is of little or no value in reaching a correct diagnosis of the agent involved in the intoxication. In the case of plumbism the authors have not separated the symptoms of tetraethyl lead poisoning
Clinical Toxicology.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-1-154_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(1):154.
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