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This work is an effort to present, in minute detail, the procedure for obtaining a clinical history and performing a physical examination. The book is divided into two sections, the first on history taking and general physical examination; the second on specific symptoms and physical signs of disease localized in organs or body parts.
After a long introduction, the author presents an outline of history and physical examination, then proceeds to an extremely minute analysis of history taking, given in catechism, or question and answer form. The answers are frequently cast in the shape of lists of diseases which may
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Examination of the Patient and Symptomatic Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:557. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-4-557_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(4):557.
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