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Compared with some textbooks on infectious diseases, this new text may seem skimpy, but it has notable qualities: succinct text, generous use of excellent color illustrations, and close attention to practical matters. The text is structured mainly by systems, regions, or organs affected; some chapters cover general principles and methods, diagnostic and therapeutic. Will probably be more effective for teaching the fundamentals of infectious disease medicine than the large general textbooks of medicine. (EJH)
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Diseases of Infection: An Illustrated Textbook. Ann Intern Med. 1988;109:259. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-3-259_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(3):259.
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