Overall, this is a helpful companion study guide to those who have Rakela#39;s text and want to conduct a thorough and detailed review of the many essentials of family practice. ... The first section outlines the philosophy of good pediatric emergency care. ... of the state and local laws...support services within the hospital...and methods for contacting each of these groupsaquot; (page 612). I recommend this text as an important addition to the library of all emergency departments that treat children.