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By J. F. Cade

ISBN-10: 0521684471

ISBN-13: 9780521684477

ISBN-10: 0521805058

ISBN-13: 9780521805056

Unusual difficulties are usually missed; they're frequently tricky to diagnose and a problem to regulate. Acute medication: unusual difficulties and demanding situations gathers jointly all unusual difficulties appropriate to the therapy of heavily unwell sufferers in a brief one-stop reference. every one subject comprises either crucial diagnostic and remedy details and discusses the results for extensive care administration, obviating the necessity to consult with really expert resources. The A-Z layout with common cross-referencing aids quick entry to key details and cartoons all through reduction studying. Intensivists, anaesthetists, emergency experts and quite a lot of different healthcare pros will locate this a useful source while confronted with acute scientific difficulties. From Abruptio placentae to Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, Acute drugs: unusual difficulties and demanding situations can assist you diagnose and deal with the tough acute difficulties you come across in day-by-day medical perform.

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