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Emergencies—diagnosis

Jon Dallimore and Charles Siderfin

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

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Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199296613
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598892 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199296613.003.0005

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Jon Dallimore, Charles Siderfin

History and examination—an introduction for non-clinicians - Clinical measurements - Illness assessment form -

This guide to the medical history-taking, examination, and measurement of vital signs is designed to assist someone without medical training to obtain the necessary information to communicate effectively with a doctor over the radio. For information on the initial management of an injured person see Chapter 6. For the initial management of serious medical conditions see Chapter 7.

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine ; Emergency Medicine

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