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Books on differential diagnosis covering all of internal medicine present a great problem to the author because of the enormous volume of facts known. Differential diagnostics is within the realm of postgraduate education and requires of the author experience in clinical medicine, a great breadth of knowledge and teaching ability. Dr. Hegglin's success in this formidable task is evidenced by the appearance of a fourth edition of his book, as well as an Italian and a Spanish translation.
The book is well-balanced, though a little over-emphasis of pet subjects is noticeable. So, for instance, dye-dilution curves for the diagnosis of
Differentialdiagnose innerer Krankheiten.. Ann Intern Med. ;45:1243–1244. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-6-1243_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(6):1243-1244.
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