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Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures have become an increasingly important part of medicine and, for various reasons, procedures form a larger part of emergency medicine than other specialties. With the growth of emergency medicine, the number of books that attempt to explain the indications and contraindications for procedures, and the techniques used for them, has also grown.
This book offers a number of advantages. It is encyclopedic and discusses all commonly used procedures as well as many that are arcane, such as the amobarbital interview, trigger point therapy, helmet removal, and intraosseous transfusions. There is a comprehensive discussion of the relative
Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:873–874. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-6-873_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(6):873-874.
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