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The clinical sciences present very special problems of selection for investigators of the abnormal processes that occur in sick people: however far studies of pathogenesis may seem to depart from the dialogue at the bedside, they remain in essence a search for points of interdiction at which control may be asserted and the natural sequence of events modified. It remains an artifact of human understanding that knowledge requires to be organized, and the clinical investigator frequently borrows and sometimes masters elements of a wide range of disciplines impinging on his selected problems. This process has been immensely fruitful but sometimes
Fundamentals of Clinical Hematology.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:348–349. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-2-348_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(2):348-349.
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