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As if to reflect the rapid advances in medical knowledge, this book is, at 10.5 lb, 1.5 times as heavy as Cecil and Loeb's Textbook of Medicine published 30 years ago. Unfortunately, the exponential increase in basic science information occurring during this period has not been paralleled by equally dramatic advances in clinical and therapeutic knowledge. In the past 30 years, there have been major advances in restorative surgery. We are now better able to discriminate between the diffuse diseases of connective tissue, which has effected a major improvement in the quality and quantity of life for patients with these
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Textbook of Rheumatology. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:695–696. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-8-695_7
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