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General assessment and preliminary assessment following injuries

Patricia Sylla

in Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies

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Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780198529101
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597529 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529101.003.0001

Series: Emergencies in

General assessment and preliminary assessment following injuries

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History taking and physical examination 2

The significance of the past medical, social, and drug history in assessing emergencies and admissions 8

Assessment of patients undergoing surgery 12

Assessing the elderly 18

Physical examination 20

Differential diagnosis of 'the swollen face' by region 24

Preliminary assessment of multiple-injured patients—general points ...

Chapter.  12761 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Otolaryngology (ENT)

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