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Now in its fourteenth edition and edited by E. C. Warner, M.D., F.R.C.P., this encyclopedic work represents the efforts of contributors whose names will be unfamiliar to the average American reader.
An introduction written in 1909 by its originator, T. D. Savill, discusses his justification for the work and its organization. Dr. Savill was impressed with the importance of the patients' leading symptoms as the chief clue to diagnosis. He kept records of all his cases, arranging them according to leading symptoms. This book was originally based on those records. Each chapter was divided into three parts: the first part
Savill's System of Clinical Medicine: Dealing with the Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment of Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:181–182. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-1-181_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(1):181-182.
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