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This is an interesting but somewhat disappointing textbook, couched in a moderately classical style with many Greek derivations and much historical lore.
After an interesting chapter on pain and the usual stressing of routine, there are excellent discussions of physical diagnosis as applied to the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Other chapters are less adequate.
There is an abundance of pictures, many of them so extreme as to suggest Gould and Pyle rather than anything to be met with in ordinary student experience. None of the illustrations are in color, and where black and white photographs are used in an attempt
Physical Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;14:1728. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-9-1728_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(9):1728.
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