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Synopsis of the Practice of Preventive Medicine. As Applied in the Basic Sciences and Clinical Instruction at the Harvard Medical School.

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Edited by WARREN SHIELDSDr. . . 194 pages. Harvard University Press; , Cambridge: , 1929..

Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(8):873-874. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-3-8-873_2
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This book has a similar aim, and covers practically the same ground as the Outline of Preventive Medicine prepared by the New York Academy of Medicine. It was not conceived as a text or reference book but merely as a depository for such points as seemed of possible value in emphasizing the importance of preventive medicine for the practitioner. The various chapters represent the composite ideas of many of the faculty, and stress those prophylactic measures that should help the doctor in protecting the health of his patients. The collection represents each department of the school in a presentation of


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