J. R. E.
POLONIUS: What do you read, my lord?
HAMLET: Words, words, words.
Too many words. It is no news to the physician that he is steadily losing ground against the rising tide of medical reading matter that threatens to engulf him. Quite aside from the enormous floods of advertising material, commercial "throw-away" publications, and pharmaceutical brochures that pour in on him daily, the conscientious physician is faced with an ever-increasing number of bona-fide medical journals and newsmagazines that by sheer numbers overwhelm his capacity to keep informed of new developments in his chosen fields of interest. Week by week and month
J. R. E.. Too Much To Read. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:721–723. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-4-721
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(4):721-723.
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