Z. BANKOWSKI, M.D.; A. H. T. ROBB-SMITH, M.D., F.R.C.P.
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To the editor: The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences conjointly with the World Health Organization is engaged in a project for an International Nomenclature of Diseases, whose object is to provide a method by which medical practitioners throughout the world, when using a term to describe a disease, would use it in the same way. This, it is believed, would simplify communication and complement the statistical information based on the World Health Organization's International Classification of Disease. The project is receiving support from the United States Public Health Service, and fascicles presenting a provisional international nomenclature of certain
BANKOWSKI Z, ROBB-SMITH AHT. Nomenclature of Diseases. Ann Intern Med. 1978;88:716. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-88-5-716_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(5):716.
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