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This volume has arisen out of the experiences and subsequent convictions of the authors, who believe that no discernment of pathologic signs can be made without a thorough knowledge of the normal. In the usual teaching of Physical Diagnosis pathologic facts are so intermingled with the normal that it is difficult, if not impossible, for the student to differentiate the normal findings. Even the average practitioner is usually inclined to lay stress on abnormal findings, and to lose sight of those signs which occur in the normal individual. There are nine chapters which consider the normal temperature, pulse, respiration, height,
Normal Facts in Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:104–105. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-1-104
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(1):104-105.
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