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Many periodicals and textbooks on pulmonary diseases have appeared in the past few years, some written with the intent of applying physiology and with applying basic sciences to clinical medicine. For the reader primarily interested in a clinical approach to chest medicine, the new edition of Respiratory Disease is one of the best books available.
Drs. Crofton and Douglas have written an old-style clinical disease text with a distinctly British flavor. This edition has been extensively rewritten and is organized by major disease categories. Within each section are subsections on pathogenesis, clinical description, diagnosis, and treatment. Each topic is covered
Respiratory Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:664. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-5-664_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(5):664.
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