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Those who still retain the prejudice that the basic medical sciences are best taught as most of us have learned them—in what seemed to be separate, almost airtight containers—should read this elegant book. It is the best example that I've seen published of the interdisciplinary approach to a specific body of basic medical knowledge. It thus provides strong ammunition for the curriculum planners in our medical schools who wish to eliminate the irrationality imposed by the artificial boundaries of the basic sciences.
Dr. Conrad describes, in meticulous but relevant detail, the structure and function of the arteries and veins of
Functional Anatomy of the Circulation to the Lower Extremities. With Color Atlas.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:928. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-6-928_1
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