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Since this volume tends to ignore "medical shock" and concentrates nearly all of its attention on the various types of "surgical shock," the title may be misleading and might more appropriately have been Surgical Shock. There is included a fairly extensive survey of the information promised in the title. The presentation is somewhat uneven, however, in that there is a very good chapter on the physiology of shock and a very weak one on the chemistry of shock. While the sections on diagnosis and treatment are objectively written, there is virtually no attention paid to the detection or the management
Shock: Chemistry, Physiology and Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:688. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-67-3-688_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(3_Part_1):688.
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