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Among the consequences of the current information explosion is a shortening of the useful half-life of scientific information to the extent that the usual textbook is losing value as a reference work or repository for large bodies of information and as a teaching aid. The precis in one form or another is assuming increasing importance as an economical source of fundamental principles that may be updated by more frequent printing and may be embellished either in a formal course by extended reading or by personal experience. To serve this purpose well, a book must be concise and well-organized with critical
Outline of Electrocardiography.. Ann Intern Med. ;60:535. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-3-535_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(3):535.
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