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The Emergency Syndromes in Pediatric Practice.

The Emergency Syndromes in Pediatric Practice. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is prefaced by the statement that it is neither a "complete textbook... nor a first aid book." By traveling the middle road between completeness and brevity, it offers both, but does not accomplish either. Much of the subject matter covered would not be expected in a book on emergencies. For example, an equivalent amount of space is devoted to the various congenital heart diseases and congestive heart failure. In a strictly emergency situation, it is doubtful that exact diagnosis is necessary. If congestive failure can be recognized and the correct therapy instituted, there is then time for reference to a complete textbook. I am not certain that this book would be any faster or more informative than a larger volume. For the physician not dealing exclusively with children, this could be a useful text. It covers the emergency syndromes of childhood and concisely outlines good, fundamental medicine in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

The Emergency Syndromes in Pediatric Practice.

A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of Children , Volume 99 (4) – Apr 1, 1960

The Emergency Syndromes in Pediatric Practice.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is prefaced by the statement that it is neither a "complete textbook... nor a first aid book." By traveling the middle road between completeness and brevity, it offers both, but does not accomplish either. Much of the subject matter covered would not be expected in a book on emergencies. For example, an equivalent amount of space is...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6916
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1960.02070030554021
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This book is prefaced by the statement that it is neither a "complete textbook... nor a first aid book." By traveling the middle road between completeness and brevity, it offers both, but does not accomplish either. Much of the subject matter covered would not be expected in a book on emergencies. For example, an equivalent amount of space is devoted to the various congenital heart diseases and congestive heart failure. In a strictly emergency situation, it is doubtful that exact diagnosis is necessary. If congestive failure can be recognized and the correct therapy instituted, there is then time for reference to a complete textbook. I am not certain that this book would be any faster or more informative than a larger volume. For the physician not dealing exclusively with children, this could be a useful text. It covers the emergency syndromes of childhood and concisely outlines good, fundamental medicine in

Journal

A.M.A. Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1960

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