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Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care (Oxford Medic&hellip by Ian Greaves
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3.0 out of 5 stars Errors, errors, errors..., 14 April 2009
The book appears pretty good overall, following the standard, easy-to-read Oxford Handbook approach of one subject per page. The range of information seems comprehensive, and I am led to believe this book is now a core text for revision for the Dip IMC.


In addition to the glaring ALS algorithm error inside the front cover (pre-2005 guidelines)...

p.92 - description of defibrillation still refers to the 3 stacked shocks as per the pre-2005 guidelines

p.146 - rectal diazemuls dose stated at 500g(!) and paediatric diazemuls dose stated as 200-300g/kg...that's 20,000-30,000 ampoules.

...and I've only got to p.180 so far… Read more

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