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Thirty historic articles, reprinted in facsimile, that illustrate the early applications of technical methods to clinical measurement, observation, treatment, and record-keeping. Each of the five sections is introduced by Howell with a short interpretative essay. Of particular interest for internists are the articles on sphygmomanometry, lumbar puncture, hematologic cell counts, electrocardiography, and clinical records. (EJH)
Technology and American Medical Practice 1880-1930: An Anthology of Sources. Ann Intern Med. ;111:1052. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-12-1052_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;111(12):1052.
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