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Handbook of paediatric emergency medicine
  1. T Beattie

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    P O Brennan, K Berry, C Powell, M V Pusic, editors. Oxford: BIOS Scientific Publishers, 2003, pp 458. ISBN 1-85995-242-4,

    Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification. Martin Luther King, Jr (1929–1968)

    Upwards of two million children will attend accident and emergency departments in the United Kingdom every year. Many thousands more will attend general practice for advice or treatment after acute illness or injury. Large numbers of practitioners in many different settings therefore need to be prepared to deal with children with a variety of urgent and emergency …

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