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There comes A time in the life of every red-blooded physician, whether he be securely embowered in the groves of academe or imprisoned in the basement of his home by a busy pediatric practice, when he thinks about writing a book. Most physicians sensibly put aside such wayward thoughts and go on doing what they do best—practicing medicine or engaging in research.
Those physicians who don't act sensibly require careful study. What are the motives that might lead anyone in this hard-pressed profession to expend the time, effort, and money required to give birth to the usual medical book? Their
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BUSSY K. So You Think You Want to Write a Book. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:1217–1220. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-6-1217
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(6):1217-1220.
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