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Beyond possessing humanitarianism, a full complement of medical knowledge, and the ability to apply these qualities with precision, complete physicians should be able to recognize rhetoric in the scientific writings of others and to eschew it in their own. They should also be exacting, able to form appropriate generalizations from available facts, and, above all perhaps, emotionally well disciplined. So, at least, claims the author of this fine dissertation on the anatomy of medical logic—and, after reading this book, it is well-nigh impossible to disagree with him.
To avoid being misled by faulty conclusions, physicians must be aware of the methods
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The Logic of Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:695. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-5-695_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(5):695.
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