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A review of The Year Book of Medicine should point out that this book is one of the more popular efforts to summarize the wealth of literature confronting a reader interested in internal medicine and general practice. This volume of the Year Book can be criticized on some minor points.
Comparatively speaking, hematology is covered excessively, to the point of detail. The cardiovascular and renal diseases, probably the most important fields discussed, receive relatively little space. The cardiovascular section over-emphasizes physiologic and clinical research and skimps the voluminous chemical research going on in the field. Editorial comments concerning gastroenterology are
The Year Book of Medicine (1959-1960 Year Book Series).. Ann Intern Med. ;54:590. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-590_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):590.
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