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Twenty australian physicians who deal regularly with patients and medical students have written this adjunctive guide to clinical problem-solving for students. Although the coverage avoids the customary textbook orientation towards individual diseases, the 123 sections are broadly arranged into 11 chapters, according to the major body system to which a common symptom usually directs initial attention. The authors' approaches are presented straightforwardly without attention to controversial issues. Emphasis is on the importance of patient history and the physical examination, as well as on special areas where students are perceived to have particular difficulties.
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Textbook of Clinical Medicine: An Approach to Patients' Major Problems.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:286. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-2-286_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(2):286.
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