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The author's stated purpose is to present diseases of the thyroid in such a way that the physician may gain a better understanding of the aims of the surgeon, and that the surgeon may better appreciate what the internist and radiologist can accomplish. This purpose is admirably achieved. Dr. Crile strikes a nice balance between medical and surgical opinion and between new and conservative measures, in a way which gives the reader great confidence in the author's judgment.
The whole field of thyroid disease is covered. The diagnosis of hyperthyroidism and its treatment with iodine, antithyroid drugs, roentgenotherapy and radioactive
Practical Aspects of Thyroid Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:1307. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-6-1307_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(6):1307.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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