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Publication of seven editions of any book in a twenty-five year period is most certainly a testimonial to its popularity with students. The author has used signs and symptoms presented by the clinical picture of a pathological process as a means of introducing the fundamentals of diagnosis. Many of the essential facts necessary to an understanding of the principles of medicine are presented in this manner. Doctor Chamberlain has written a compact, well illustrated textbook. Information of this type should be presented to the student at the time he first encounters patients. He is most "receptive" during this period. No
Symptoms and Signs in Clinical Medicine. An Introduction to Medical Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:702–703. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-4-702
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(4):702-703.
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