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Other acute emergencies
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10.1093/med/9780198570684.003.0003
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date: 01 April 2020

Road traffic accidents and other major traumatic incidents 34

Acute pain in emergency situations 36

Coma 42

Anaphylaxis 44

Shock 48

Bleeding 50

Doctors are not legally obliged to attend an accident they happen to pass—but most feel morally obliged to do so.

Assess the scene....

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