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This handbook represents the author's third effort in 10 years to provide a manual for management of emergency patients from first encounter through definitive disposition. His aim is laudable, and the first impression of the book is favorable. It is compact with pliable covers so as to be easily carried. The extensive cross references by topic numbers and complete indexing by page number guide the reader quickly to the desired subject. Helpful features include extensive lists of chemical and plant poisons and of toxic drug reactions, a guide for classifying emergency patients as to urgency of treatment, a section on
Emergency Treatment and Management.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:418–419. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-62-2-418_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(2):418-419.
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