C. S. LEWIS Jr., M.D.
Medical knowledge and medical literature continue to grow at an unprecedented rate, and most physicians, students, or librarians find it impossible to evaluate all the available texts and journals in internal medicine and its subspecialties. The American College of Physicians first responded to the needs for evaluation of books and journals by developing and publishing "A Library for Internists" (1) in 1973. Because of numerous requests, the list has been updated every 3 years (2-4); "A Library for Internists IV" (4) was published in Annals of Internal Medicine in March 1982. In September 1982, 100 community-hospital librarians and 50 randomly
LEWIS CS. A Library for Internists V: Recommended by the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:423–424. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-3-423
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(3):423-424.
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