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Because the pathology of uncomplicated peptic ulcer is usually so precise, the novice is apt to conclude that our knowledge of the entire subject is equally definite. Standard texts do little other than foster this view with their customarily didactic approach to the condition. The psychological aspect, and even the fundamental principles of dietary and medical therapy, are often buried in a maze of superficial rules and regulations.
The small volume herein reviewed succeeds in avoiding most of these pitfalls. The subject of peptic ulcer is discussed completely, starting with the basic anatomical and physiological features of the stomach and
Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers.. Ann Intern Med. ;15:931. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-5-931_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(5):931.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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