K. F. MEYER, M.D.
The great honor in the invitation of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians to serve as the James D. Bruce Memorial Lecturer in Preventive Medicine is traditionally interpreted as an opportunity to present to this convocation an appraisal of newer practices in a field of medicine which had its origin in the ancient world. Long before the days of Hippocrates, man sought to stem the tides of the diseases that threatened him, but over all these early efforts in the practice of preventive medicine broods the darkness of man's ignorance and helplessness. The Grecian sculptor, Sosius,
MEYER KF. GLOBAL STRATEGY IN PREVENTIVE MEDICINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;33:275–291. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-2-275
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(2):275-291.
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