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Amendments and Errata to Eighth Edition 

Amendments and Errata to Eighth Edition
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date: 26 February 2021

Pages 238-239

The most recent reprint of OHCS 8th Edition has been updated to reflect the new guidelines issued by the UK Resuscitation Council in October 2010. Keep abreast of new guidelines at http://www.resus.org.uk/pages/guide.htm.

Page 531

On page 531, the section on Rimonabant should be removed, as the drug has been deemed dangerous and hence discontinued. Similarly, the section on Sibutramine should be removed, as this drug has also been deemed dangerous and hence discontinued.

Inside front cover

The left-hand page should read Harvey, not Hardy.

Page 6

On page 6, line 10 should read ‘Muscle hypertrophy occurs up to 20 weeks, with stretching after that’, not ‘Muscle hyperplasia occurs up to 20 weeks, with stretching after that’.

Page 7

On the table at the bottom of the text box on page 7, the first line of the first column should read <19.8, not <119.8.

Page 18

The second line of text should read (>5% of body mass), and not (<15% of body mass).

Page 48

On page 48, line 9 should read (fig 1, p15; lower vessels), not (fig 1, p0; lower vessels).

Page 224

On page 224, the bottom line of the Centile table should read (one number per column moving left to right) 18yrs 46 57 75, not greyed out as it is currently.

Page 628

On page 628, the third line of paragraph 3 should read OHCM p153, not OHCM 3.

Page 631

On page 631, the first line of the first paragraph should read Lack of appropriate levels of general anaesthesia, not Lack of inappropriate levels of general anaesthesia.

Page 659

On page 659, the fifth line of the caption for Figure 2 should read <22mm, not <22m.

Page 665

On page 665, the credit line for the radiographs should read Figs 2 & 3, not Figs 1 & 2.

Page 703

On page 703, the credit line for Figure 1 should read “Courtesy of Norwich Radiology Department”.

Page 717

On page 717, the bottom line of the bottom table should read(cell 2) Some active movement and (cell 3)Grade 5, not greyed out as it is currently.

Page 765

On page 765, Figure 3 should read Axillary artery, not Subclavian artery.

Index, page 831

On page 831, the bottom of the second column should read MODY 187, not MODY 156.