HENRY A. CHRISTIAN, F.A.C.P.
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Since death from old age is inevitable, and since death of the aged in all probability will continue to result most frequently, as at present, from processes of deterioration and degeneration of body organs and tissues, what limitations on preventive medicine should be expected, and how will all of this influence the work of doctors? This is the problem I have set myself for discussion. Let me make it clear at the outset that I write not as one expert in preventive medicine but as one, who has spent his life time chiefly in teaching medicine and directing a medical
CHRISTIAN HA. SOME LIMITATIONS IN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1499–1506. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-9-1499
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(9):1499-1506.
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