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Advances in noninvasive diagnostic testing, widespread changes in the structure of third-party reimbursement, and growth of prepaid health groups have prompted a shift in our focus as clinicians from inpatient diagnosis and treatment to outpatient prevention. Increasing interest on the part of the media has increased public awareness regarding the role of prevention in optimizing health. These are a few reasons this book is a welcome addition to our libraries.
The editors' coverage of a lengthy list of subjects is concise yet comprehensive. The chapters can be read easily in their entirety but are arranged in smaller sections with pertinent
Prevention In Clinical Practice. Ann Intern Med. 1989;110:754. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-9-754_1
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