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A primer of diagnosis and treatment in the medical care of ambulatory patients. Chapters on presenting manifestations of disease, on syndromes, and on aspects of patient-physician relations. Has some good, succinct chapters, such as that on the needs peculiar to care of aged patients. Some sections suffer from stuffy, jargon-laden prose. Acceptable as a quickly read guide for students and beginning house officers to the principles of outpatient practice, but the competent primary-care physician will need more than this big-pocket manual in his or her library.
Manual of Ambulatory Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:940. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-6-940_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(6):940.
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