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The French original and an English translation of Pinel's proposal and rationale for hospitals specifically devoted to teaching. Behind the face of eighteenth century concepts lies a sound focus on the need in clinical teaching for close, careful, and critical attention to small numbers of cases illustrating important principles. The essay proper is introduced with a short biographical account of Pinel that places him in the streams of French history and European medicine. Pinel's main points are still valid for clinical education.
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The Clinical Training of Doctors. An Essay of 1793.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:549. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-4-549_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(4_Part_1):549.
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