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This is a presentation of well-known facts in medicine through the medium of unrhymed poetic form, free verse. The poems, of which there are an even hundred, are given proper names for titles, and in many cases are presented in the names of both husband and wife, or of several members of the family. A large variety of medical subjects are treated, such as delay in diagnosis and treatment, incorrect diagnoses, rheumatic fever, appendicitis, tuberculosis, malaria, cancer, diphtheria, adenoids, patent medicines, the Dick test, horse asthma, mumps, and many others. Abortion and venereal diseases come in for as large a
How It Happened.. Ann Intern Med. ;4:1229–1230. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-9-1229_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(9):1229-1230.
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