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With the increasing emphasis on the quantity and quality of primary care available in the United States, a practical text tailored to such care would be helpful. The British, with their more recent emphasis on general practice, would seem well suited to provide such a resource. This handbook, written by 42 British physicians, provides the generalist with an approach to patients that he would commonly encounter in ambulatory practice. The distinguishing characteristics of the book are its concise, well-written entries and a clinical patient-oriented focus.
Specific conditions encountered in general practice are discussed in one section; a second section deals
A Handbook of Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:134. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-1-134_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(1):134.
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