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The French original and an English translation of Pinel's proposal and rationale for hospitals specifically devoted to teaching. Behind the face of eighteenth century concepts lies a sound focus on the need in clinical teaching for close, careful, and critical attention to small numbers of cases illustrating important principles. The essay proper is introduced with a short biographical account of Pinel that places him in the streams of French history and European medicine. Pinel's main points are still valid for clinical education.
The Clinical Training of Doctors. An Essay of 1793.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:549. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-4-549_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(4_Part_1):549.
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