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It has been my long-held perception that the infectious disease caseload in the emergency department is likely to consist only of a traveller returning from the Congo with a horrendous haemorrhagic fever, or strange worms that have burrowed into a patient's feet.
A glance through the logically set out contents page of this book is a reminder that infectious disease in fact constitutes a large proportion of our emergency department caseload and certainly need not be rare, weird or …
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