ALBERT J. STUNKARD, M.D.
The "hurricane of new scientific knowledge" discussed in the foregoing editorial has, for the most part, blown into medicine from the physical and biological sciences. It is, indeed, new knowledge, knowledge for which experience in clinical medicine has not prepared us, knowledge which has, in fact, changed the very nature of clinical medicine. Another kind of scientific knowledge, however, is also beginning to make an impact upon clinical medicine. This is a kind of knowledge which is not introduced from the outside, as it were, but is largely derived from clinical experience and consists of refinement or rather, perhaps, systematization
STUNKARD AJ. Psychological Tests and Medical Prognosis. Ann Intern Med. 1962;56:524–526. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-3-524
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