Poisonous Plants of Paradise: First Aid and Medical Treatment of Injuries from Hawaií's Plants

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University of Hawaii Press, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 178 pages
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A guide to potentially harmful plants in Hawaii, designed for both medical professionals and the general public. It describes each plant in words and photographs, identifies the plant's toxins, mechanism of injury, incidence, and signs and symptoms, and provides first aid recommendations.

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Susan Scott maintains and international consulting practice through her firm, Fierce Conversations Inc., which provides Fierce Leadership, and Fierce Coaching programs to CEO's and executives. For fourteen years, she ran think tanks and seminars for business leaders through The Executive Committee (TEC) International. Scott was raised in Tennessee and now lives in Seattle, Washington.

Thomas has practiced emergency medicine in Hawaii since 1983. He is a member of the clinical faculty at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii; president of Hawaii Emergency Physicians, Associated, Inc.,; and medical director for the Honolulu Fire Department and the Honolulu Police Department.

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