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After being preoccupied for too long with the marvels of clinical investigation, American academic medicine is beginning to pay some attention to matters having more to do with the quality of medical practice, for example, primary care, care of the aged, care of the dying patient. A recently published bibliography of articles, books, and audiovisual materials on consequences of dying and death lists 3848 titles (SIMPSON MA. Dying, Death, and Grief: A Critically Annotated Bibliography and Source Book of Thanatology and Terminal Care. Plenum Press, 1979). Physicians who are uncomfortable in care of cancer patients and other patients on a
A Physician Faces Cancer in Himself.. Ann Intern Med. ;92:142. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-1-142_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(1):142.
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