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Dr. Bockus has written a three volume work on gastro-enterology which has been hailed as a monumental contribution. The first volume which is here reviewed deals with the esophagus and stomach; Volume II with the small and large intestines and peritoneum; Volume III with the liver, biliary tract and pancreas.
The first section of Volume I deals with the examination of the patient and includes history taking, symptomatology, physical examination and laboratory examinations in gastrointestinal diseases.
Section II includes disorders of the esophagus and diaphragm with an excellent discussion of the anatomy and physiology of these structures, which introduces the
Gastro-enterology.. Ann Intern Med. ;25:872. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-5-872
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(5):872.
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