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A clearly written short text on the diagnosis and management of common problems arising from environmental conditions and agents: burns, smoke and gas inhalation, caustic skin burns, cold injuries and hypothermia, radiation, altitude exposure, bites and stings, poisonous plants, electrical injury, sunburn, and water-recreation problems. A closing chapter focuses on emergencies in wilderness settings. Has a good balance between relevant basic science and practical clinical matters. (EJH)
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Environmental Emergencies. Ann Intern Med. 1990;112:886. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-112-11-886_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;112(11):886.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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