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Emergency medicine is gradually eme rging as a specialty in its own right, and its literature is gradually expanding. Each of these books contributes to that body of knowledge.
Dr. Darmody's monograph is the first in the series entitled Current Concepts in Emergency Medicine. It is an indepth discussion of coma, with an emphasis on diagnosis and management. The text covers historic and philosophic concepts of consciousness, on-the-scene care, respiratory problems, and shock as they relate to coma, diagnostic evaluation and management of the comatose patient, drug overdoses, the metabolic encephalopathies, and transport procedures and precautions. The monograph, particularly the
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Management of the Unconscious Patient.Medical Emergency Manual. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:132–133. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-1-132_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(1):132-133.
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