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Manual of Medical and Surgical Emergencies.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1941;67(6):1288-1289. doi:10.1001/archinte.1941.00200060191016.
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Not long ago a farmer in the western part of California wrote to the medical school for advice. It appeared that rattlesnakes were invading his territory and he wished to know what to do if any of his people were bitten. He said that the doctors in his part of the world appeared to know peculiarly little of such matters.

This manual will be useful to all physicians who are forced to meet medical emergencies of any sort. It has been compiled by a group of experts who know of what they write. It is well indexed and is written so simply and clearly that when a sudden juncture demanding immediate medical action occurs, this manual can be pulled from the shelf and referred to, and by its advice, without delay, can make possible intelligent, expert management.

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