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This is a very complete text on medical emergencies. The philosophical introduction is worth reading and forms the principal theme. In developing countries where there is a lack of sophisticated equipment and laboratory facilities, knowledge, experience, skill and judgment of a doctor stand out clearly as essential requirements in dealing with medical emergencies. Within the framework of this concept, 27 authors from India discuss systematically the emergencies and life-threatening conditions encountered in day-to-day medical practice.
The contents cover conditions ranging from common medical emergencies of various systems of the body to those due to surgical and gynecological causes; eye, ear,
Diagnosis and Management of Medical Emergencies.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:801. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-6-801_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(6):801.
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