Marjorie A. Bowman, William G. Baxt
Saunders, 2002 - Medical - 400 pages
This text provides essential, practical guidance for handling the most common emergencies presenting in person or by telephone in primary care offices and urgent care centers. The authors--primary care and emergency medicine physicians--focus on the essential information needed to triage and treat both adults and children. Concise chapters, organized by presenting problem rather than diagnosis, allow for rapid reference.
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