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This little monograph has a worthy purpose. "Many physicians and teachers and consequently many medical students pay too little attention to the signs of disease that may be garnered at the bedside by one who is willing to train his senses and keep them sharpened by earnestly attempting to arrive at a diagnosis without laboratory aid. The strongest tendency today is to lean too heavily on x-ray and clinical laboratory techniques and to neglect the use of the senses." The purpose of this text is to marshall for the physician facing an emergency those features which his "eyes, ears, nose
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Urgent Diagnosis without Laboratory Aid: A Discussion of the External Signs of Conditions Which Threaten Life.. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:259–260. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-1-259_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(1):259-260.
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