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Few medical texts have caused as much stir as the appearance, in 1951, of Harrison's first edition. It was completely different, in many ways, from all predecessors. It attempted a unified approach to sick people by presenting the Principles of Internal Medicine. It began with an "Approach to the Patient," continued with a consideration of biologic fundamentals, followed with descriptions of disease grouped according to etiology, and concluded with a description of disease grouped under organ systems.
The present edition continues with the same general arrangement, but it has been completely reset, considerably re-organized, extensively revised, and many chapters have
Principles of Internal Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;49:1455. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-6-1455_1
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