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With the sharp increase in the use of hospital emergency rooms for the treatment of acute problems there has emerged a new specialty, that of the emergency physician, and a spate of texts has appeared in the last decade to assist in the practice of the specialty. The requirements of a satisfactory reference for this purpose include a quick-and-easy indexing system, a concise definition of the presenting problem, and a clear, brief presentation of the salient features of emergency management. Information regarding long-term management, basic mechanisms, and prognosis may also be given.
Doctors Marx and Sharpe presented in their first
Management of Medical Emergencies.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:302. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-2-302_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(2):302.
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