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Is getting the complete book actually useful?? or is the pocket guide better?
 

Petypet

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both are useless, borrow bates from library
 

DrEnderW

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Bates is semi-useful as a reference. For example, remembering what the breath sounds are or how to palpate a kidney when you're getting started. Zero reason to read it. Maybe find a PDF copy or borrow as said above.