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This book is dedicated to the memory of Horace Dobell, M.D., (1828-1917) in whose writings sixty-five years ago appeared the first reference in medical literature to the periodic health examination. In his "Lectures on the Germs and Vestiges of Disease and on the Prevention of the Invasion and Fatality of Disease by Periodical Examinations," London, 1861, Dobell said "I wish, then, to propose as the only means by which to reach the evil and to obtain the good, that there should be instituted, as a custom, a system of periodical examination, to which all persons should submit themselves, and to
How to Make the Periodic Health Examination. A Manual of Procedure.. Ann Intern Med. 1928;1:852–853. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-10-852_2
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