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Soft tissue injuries: introduction and basic principles
  1. J Sloan
  1. Dr John Sloan, Emergency Department, Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1UL, UK; john.sloan{at}


This is the first in a series of eight papers covering soft tissue injury. Anatomical, pathophysiological, clinical and pharmacological aspects are discussed to give an overview.

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