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This programmed text on the current concepts of thyroid disease written mainly by Drs. Joseph Rupp and Sheldon Gilgore has been developed by Pfizer Laboratories' Spectrum and Basic Systems, Inc. and will have been widely distributed to physicians throughout the country. An initial consideration arises as to whether the reviewer of such a linear, programmed text on thyroid disease should be an expert in thyroid disease or an expert in programmed instruction, or, as in the present case, neither.
To begin with, the subject material is that of a primer; it gives the first principles of the subject. It is
Current Concepts of Thyroid Disease. A Programmed Self-instructional Review for Physicians.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:541–543. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-3-541
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(3):541-543.
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