CHESTER M. JONES, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The presentation of this subject will of necessity involve a discussion of known facts. I shall not have the temerity to think otherwise. What I shall attempt to do will be to marshall these facts in a sequential manner in order to obtain a clinical perspective.
The evolution of chronic liver disease, due to any cause, involves three basic and important considerations which together can be discussed under the general term, prognosis. These three considerations are concerned with survival time, the usefulness of the patient during a given period of survival and finally the ultimate clinical result of reparative processes
JONES CM. THE EVOLUTION AND TREATMENT OF LATE DISEASE OF THE LIVER(THE EVOLUTION AND TREATMENT OF LATE DISEASE OF THE LIVER*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:292–297. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-2-292
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(2):292-297.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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