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Minor trauma in children, a pocket guide
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    Edited by Ffion Davies. London: Hodder Murray, 2004, £19.99, pp 210. ISBN 0340732040

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    For many paediatric doctors the emergency department (aka A&E) is only visited when referrals are made, or the crash bleep summons with its screeching siren. These visits are usually straightforward, especially if the APLS creed can be chanted. However, for those of us who missed the emergency department in a rotation, the intricate management of minor cuts and bruises may evade us. Davies’s guide to minor trauma will help to glue the gaps in knowledge. From the initial child’s drawing on the front cover, there are a number of helpful illustrations, photographs, and x …

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