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A monument, figuratively and almost literally, to the vast scope of contemporary medicine and to the labors of its editors and contributors, "Harrison" appears again, now in the fourth edition. Additions, deletions, and revisions, too many to list, express the revolutionary changes in the science of medicine of the past decade. Chapter 46, "Genetics and Disease," now by McKusick, properly reflects, in its expansion, the enormous importance in clinical medicine of a discipline which not very long ago was looked on by physicians as having to do mostly with Drosophila and hybrid corn. Section 5, "Errors of Metabolism," which in
Principles of Internal Medicine.The Principles and Practice of Medicine. A Textbook for Students and Doctors.An Introduction to the Study of Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;57:858–859. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-5-858
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