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We see increasing attention in the medical literature to topics not strictly medical. Articles and books on social, economic, and ethical aspects of medical care are numerous, and the methods and mechanics of the medical care system have been publicly scrutinized as never before. The title suggests that this book falls into this genre. Some insight into the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee process is gained from the brief, delightfully witty editorial preface, but the book consists of the committee report itself, preceded by the 23 working papers presented by the committee members. The intention in publishing these papers
Arterial Hypertension. The Gestation and Birth of a WHO Expert Committee Report.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:419–420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-3-419_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(3):419-420.
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