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I cannot remember the last medical book I raved about, most of them being dry as dust. Here is a simply marvelous exception, a book so full of wisdom about doctoring, of understanding of the doctor-patient relationship, of knowledge of the realities of primary care that it ought to be a best seller, read by every practicing physician. Further, it is small, well-written, and readily comprehensible.
To one who is engaged in a dialogue (polemic?) with the officers of The American College of Physicians regarding the training of a new cadre of primary-care physicians this book was especially welcome.
The Doctor-Patient Relationship.. Ann Intern Med. ;67:1120. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-5-1120_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(5):1120.
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