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The occidental clinician will find in this brief volume an excellent introduction to the many special problems encountered in the practice of clinical medicine in North China. From the wards of the Peiping Union Medical College Hospital, Dr. Snapper has chosen material covering the entire range of internal medicine. Of chief interest to the Western clinician is the demonstration of geographical influence upon disease. The social and economic environment peculiar to this region likewise are shown to have their influence upon the manifestations of disease. Nutritional problems pervade every clinical picture and are ably discussed here. Numerous case abstracts are
Chinese Lessons to Western Medicine. A Contribution to Geographical Medicine from the Clinics of Peiping Union Medical College.. Ann Intern Med. 1942;16:1027. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-5-1027_1
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