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Addressed primarily to the general public and also to various paramedical personnel, this book is intended as a guide to the understanding and treatment of arthritis and back pain. It is well written and factual, has key diagrammatic illustrations, and includes a glossary of anatomical and medical terms; from it the commoner types of arthritis and back problems should be easily understood.
The first part includes a description of the normal joint and a discussion of the various physicians who treat arthritis. I question the advisability of mentioning and almost condoning the osteopath and the chiropractor as "paramedical practitioners" in
Arthritis and Back Pain.. Ann Intern Med. ;79:148–149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-1-148_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(1):148-149.
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