Views And Reviews

Environmental Medical Emergencies

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 12 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1310
  1. J Sloan

    Oxford University Press, pounds sterling 16.95, pp 211 ISBN 0-19-262392-3.

    Sometimes when a book appears, I wonder why no one wrote it before. The topic of Environmental Emergencies is easy to leave to one side during training, and many doctors would need to check a reference book before making any definitive comment on such matters. The problem is that although there have been plenty of publications from North America, very little has been written from within the United Kingdom. As the author points out, the increasing interest in outdoor pursuits has not led to medical understanding of the problems …

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