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Emerg Med J 20:110 doi:10.1136/emj.20.1.110
  • Book review

The clinical practice of emergency medicine, 3rd edn

A Harwood-Nuss, editor. ($189). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2001. ISBN 0-7817-1680-2

  1. D Pedley
  1. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, UK

      While it is often said that those that can, do, and those that can't, teach, one gets the impression that the authors of this textbook not only work at the “coalface” of A&E medicine but also teach with authority. The wide ranging subject material is approached from the more clinically relevant …


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      Among patients with minor TBI (GCS 13-15) getting CT scans ≥ 24 hours after injury, what proportion have a traumatic finding?

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