L. J. MOORMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The word "clinical" means to lie in bed. Clinical medicine in its broadest sense means that part of medicine which has to do with the bedside investigation of disease in the living body. Clinical medicine is not a school of dogma; it is a school of method. Progress in clinical medicine is not hedged about by fixed limits, but may go as far as the individual's methods of observation and investigation can carry him.
The medical student should be impressed with this fact early in the course of his studies, because there can be no better preparation of the soil
MOORMAN LJ. Clinical Teaching with Special Reference to Bedside Study of Disease12. Ann Intern Med. ;6:289–292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-2-289
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(2):289-292.
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