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It was an interesting experience to browse through this book because my professional reading has been confined to journals, files, and Scientific American Medicine. This fascinating work represents the combined efforts of a single academic department with a heritage in clinical medicine that began with Osler. The editors have succeeded in coordinating the efforts of 127 colleagues to produce a textbook in which the emphasis is on the care of patients and not on the diseases. Tables are used lavishly, and I found myself wishing they were also available in a separate book for more convenient access, not only to
The Principles and Practice of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:286. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-2-286_2
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