In the Oxford American Handbook series, format is just as important as content. The medical student or emergency physician must be able to quickly access the material, and the content should contain quick-reference features such as bulleted pionts and key, concise infomration for diagnosingand quickly stabilizing the patient. These features are the hallmark of the series. The flexi cover makes the book a rugged companion in the emergency department. Each topic is covered in a two-page spread, offering concise, high-yield information in a quickly accessible format.