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In a concise preface that typifies the straightforward approach of this entire handbook, the authors describe their work as a "pocket-size format of diagnostic and therapeutic information and procedures . . . of greatest daily interest and value to the student and practitioner of medicine." The description is highly accurate, and the result of their labors is convenient in size, easy to read, well bound to weather hard wear, and impressive in its scope. Sections on "Emergency Medical Examination" and "The Problem Oriented Medical Record" are unusual but highly valuable additions to a manual of this type. The section on
Physician's Handbook.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:280–281. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-2-280_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(2):280-281.
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