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Demetrios Demetriades, Edward Newton. Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma. 2nd edn. Cambridge University Press, 2011
  1. Chris Clarke
  1. Correspondence to Chris Clarke, Trauma Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

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This hard-backed large book uses a mixture of clinical, intraoperative, radiographic and schematic images to demonstrate a range of trauma-related conditions in a way that is easy to understand, regardless of the reader's previous experience.

Its 11 chapters are grouped into subsections and follow a systematic ‘head-to-toe’ process, similar to that used in a secondary survey of …

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