By John F. O'Brien
This new quantity within the verified and well-respected sequence of Self-Assessment colour experiences covers all points of grownup emergency drugs. a few 250 instances are provided randomly to mirror real-life perform.
Each case involves a number of questions, illustrated through stimulating visible fabric together with medical images, imaging and electrocardiograms. solutions and whole dialogue then persist with masking differential and definitive diagnoses, administration and refined insights to supply optimum care and forestall problems.
The ebook appeals to a large readership, starting from trainees to practitioners in emergency medication or fundamental care, for exam revision and carrying on with schooling.
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Adult Emergency Medicine: Self-Assessment Color Review by John F. O'Brien