July 1968

Treatment of Common Acute Poisonings.

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By Henry Matthew, MD, FRCP, and Alexander A. H. Lawson, MB, MRCP. Price, $5. Pp 144, with few illustrations. The Williams & Wilkins Co., 428 E Preston St, Baltimore 21202, 1967.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;122(1):95. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.00300060097049

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This is a handy little book based on experience gained in the Poisoning Treatment Center and the Scottish Poison Information Bureau in Edinburgh. This handbook, dealing primarily with clinical recognition of poisoned patients and practical methods of management, is remarkably current and comprehensive.

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