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A new era in medical philosophy has been developing slowly but surely during the first quarter of this century almost unrecognized by the great mass of American practitioners, and ignored even by some of the teachers of medicine in our Medical Schools. Particularly has American Surgery failed to recognize the importance of constitution, in its modern sense, in its relationship to disease and reaction to surgical procedures. In England and in France a similar lack of progress in modern medical conceptions is apparent. Italy, Germany and Austria have paid much more serious attention to the importance of the human biotype
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Constitutional Inadequacies. An Introduction to the Study of Abnormal Constitutions.. Ann Intern Med. 1928;2:580–581. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-6-580
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(6):580-581.
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