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For a number of years there has been a need for a brief, accurate manual on treatment of intoxications caused by poisonous plants. Hardin and Arena's Human Poisoning from Native and Cultivated Plants partially fills this need. This attractive small book is taxonomically accurate, profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs, and generally informative. Unfortunately, the very brief "notes to the physician" that accompany each plant description are entirely too short and are not particularly helpful in the management of individual poisoned patients. Once a plant has been identified as poisonous and the brief review of signs, symptoms, and first aid
Human Poisoning from Native and Cultivated Plants.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:972–973. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-6-972
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(6):972-973.
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