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A classic but contemporary major textbook on the diseases and disorders that may be treated by surgery. The articles on particular systems, organs, and regions have much of the to-be-expected overlap with related sections in textbooks of internal medicine, but these articles expand usefully for non-surgeons those considerations discussed only briefly in medical texts. Most chapters carry two sets of references: "selected references" (with annotations) to classic and notably useful papers and reviews, and "references" to no less important additional papers. Many articles will be useful for general internists and medical subspecialists who need some introduction to the problems they
Davis-Christopher Textbook of Surgery. The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;95:788–789. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-6-788_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(6):788-789.
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