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The editors of this book have a lofty view of their enterprise, which is captured in the title of the series, The New Medicine: An Integrated System of Study. Other volumes cover rheumatology, cardiology, otorhinolaryngology, hematology, obstetrics, and gastroenterology.
The editors' stated aim is to provide a text that fulfills three goals: Their first goal, "a more integrated approach to teaching," essentially involves incorporating medical and surgical treatments in the discussion of each disease. Such an approach is hardly novel for an endocrinology textbook. Their second goal is "an increased emphasis on student centered learning." The section on the relevant
Endocrinology.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:890–891. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-6-890_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(6):890-891.
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