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I confess a dislike for the term "clinician," which is usually unfavorably contrasted with "scientist" or more specifically "microbiologist." What is wrong with "physician" or, more germane to this journal, "internist"? Couple this question With the first sentence in the preface, that the subject is "one still attended by considerable ignorance and confusion" on the part of "clinicians." Add the gratuitous observation that "fungal diseases receive scant attention in the crowded undergraduate curricula" (this is a double insult: post-baccalaureate education for the medical student is undergraduate, whereas for the Ph.D. candidate it is graduate). The preface ends with "comprehensive textbooks
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A Clinician's Guide to Fungal Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:881–882. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-6-881_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(6):881-882.
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